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Winter poems

In DT, we have been designing and making playground equipment. We thought about how we could make it move and what objects were best to use. We have been writing poems, here are some examples of our Winter poems by Anna, Oscar and Aiza.

Elvis the Elf is back

We have been using our tens frames in Maths to group objects. Elvis the Elf arrived back in school!


This week in computing, we have been recreating the work of Wassily Kandinsky using iPads. We have learnt which tools are better to use. We have also been practicing our Christmas songs ready for the Christmas play!

Piet Mondrian inspiration

In Computing, we learnt about the artist Piet Mondrian. He uses line, shape and colour to create his art. We used the iPads to create our own versions.

“Mr Big” by Ed Vere

We have been reading the story ‘Mr Big’ by Ed Vere. In the story, Mr Big plays the piano because he is feeling sad. We used role play to imagine how Mr Big is feeling!

Guiseppe Arcimboldo

This week, we have been looking at the artist Guiseppe Arcimboldo who uses flowers, leaves and fruit to create pictures. We had a go at creating our own versions.


In English we have been looking at recipes and instructions with the help of ‘Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes’. We worked in groups to listen to and follow the recipe instructions to make ‘Terrible Tusks’. In Science this half term, we have been learning about materials. We went on a ‘Material Hunt’ around the classroom …

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This week we have been busy bees learning all about how special bees are. The children have learnt about different type of bees and how they all work together. They have made their own paper mache bee, Eliott choosing to make a honey bee. 

Stanley’s Stick

We have been reading Stanley’s Stick by John Hegley. The children used their imagination to think of different things the sticks could be. Cecilia used hers as a fishing rod.