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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 12:50
This week we started reading The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Today, we wrote a letter as a class to The Tiger. We thought about what the little girl in the story, Sophie, would say to the tiger. We also practised writing with question marks to include a question in our class letter. On Friday we will be... Read More »
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 17:15
On the last week before half term, we were visited by Jeremy from Tunbridge Wells Museum. He showed us a variety of old toys and explained how they were used. The children each got to hold all of the toys, and learned interesting facts such as Lego being the most popular toy... ever! It was lovely... Read More »
tags: toys, museum, Visitor, History, Tunbridge Wells
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 16:59
Elephant class worked hard in the last couple of weeks of term to design, make and evaluate their own puppets. From Minions, Harry Potter and Voldemort to LFC footballers and princesses, there was a wide range of different puppets.  On the last day of term, we celebrated their hard work by planning... Read More »
tags: DT, design, technology, puppets, toys, topic, puppet show
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 14:51
On Monday (5th) we investigated kites and the forces that make them fly. We made predictions about which shape of kite would be the best at flying, and discovered that solid shapes such as rectangles and the traditional diamond kite shape. The best way to test it was to actually use them of course... Read More »
tags: Science, investigation, kites, snow, forces, predicting, predictions
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 16:12
What a wonderful day! We have created a gallery to show all the pictures that were taken yesterday. Everyone looked amazing and had an awful lot of fun too. Thank you for helping create such amazing costumes. We started off the day with a costume parade and photoshoot in the hall with Year 2, where... Read More »
tags: toys, costume, dress up day, History, victorian toys, victorian games, topic
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 17:12
Many thanks to those of you who supplied old plastic bottles last week. Today, we used them for our experiment! Together, we planned how we would investigate our question ('Does the shape of a plastic bottle affect how far you can squeeze water out?'), conducted the experiment, and recorded our... Read More »
tags: Science, investigation, forces, materials, bottles, plastic bottles
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 17:02
Today we started a new unit for computing on algorithms- or very precise instructions. I pretended to be a jam-sandwich making robot, and the children quickly learnt that computers do not think  the same way that people do...  Pictured here are the instructions "put the butter on the bread" and (... Read More »
tags: Computing, algorithms, jam, sandwich, jam sandwich
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 13:26
Burglar Bill came to visit us in Year 1 today! Despite initially trying to steal a pair of trainers, Bill convinced us he'd seen the error of his ways and answered the questions we wrote for him yesterday. I personally was very disappointed that I missed Bill's visit as I was trying to find him in... Read More »
tags: Burglar, Bill, Burglar Bill, Visitor, Questions
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 14:11
Have a listen to the wonderful poem we wrote about Grandma Swagg from Cops and Robbers last week. We think she is very naughty indeed! Read More »
tags: Cops and Robbers, Grandma Swagg, Poem, Poetry, Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 15:51
This afternoon we heard the Christian story of Creation. Have a look at the video we made to show the story.     Read More »
tags: RE, religious education, creation, Christianity