Author Archives: Miss D

Cats of Cairo

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After weeks and weeks of rehearsals, practicing, song singing, dancing it was finally the night of the concert. The children all performed magnificently; the show really couldn’t have gone better. Well done to Mr Booth for writing and directing the show and a big thank you to all the parents for coming and supporting your children and the school.

 

 

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Pictograms and Block Graphs

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In maths this week we were doing data handling. The children were learning how to design and make pictograms and block graphs, how to place data on them and also how to read and analyse information from these kinds of charts.

The children always enjoy this type of work as it is quite interactive. The also love being able to go around the classroom asking their friends, teacher and assistants what kind of fruit, vegetable and a host of other thing

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Literacy using the work of Julia Donaldson.

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This week we explored some of the work of Julia Donaldson under our theme of ‘Oceans and Seas.’

Donaldson is an amazing and creative children’s story teller; I have yet to read a book of her’s that both myself and the children didn’t thoroughly enjoy. We used her books ‘Tiddler’ and ‘The Snail and the Whale’ to explore her underwater worlds and meet her inventive and imaginative characters.

 

 

 

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Treasure Island Maps

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As part of our ‘Oceans and Seas’ theme the children designed their own Treasure Island maps. They really enjoyed this and each map looked very original and creative.

The children learned about the features of maps, common symbols on maps, directional language and how to use a key to read a map. Afterwards we ripped the maps a little bit and dipped them in tea to make them look old.

Overall a lot of learning and a lot of fun.

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