As we have been working really hard there is no official homework to do over the half term break. Have fun and enjoy the holidays! If any children would like some extra maths practice, Mrs Tate has some sheets prepared that they are welcome to take.
Maths: Complete the sheet as directed by your class teacher. English: Complete the ‘Grammar Hammer’ sheet, skill check 3. Stage 6 Check 3 – Answers
In Science, we have been learning how to construct an electrical circuit.
To kick-start our new topic, Express Yourself, Kingfisher Class made some ephemeral art to display different emotions.
Kingfisher Class made their own electrical circuits.
Today we were really sad to say good-bye to our student teacher, Miss Taylor. We’ve really enjoyed her time with us, particularly the Mayan topic when we made these musical instruments.
In maths, Kingfisher Class have been looking at 3-D shapes. We constructed our own, using cocktail sticks and jelly sweets.
To kick off our science topic of “classification”, Kingfishers were taxonomists for the afternoon, classifying different species of animals for a zoo.
To complete our topic ‘Go with the Flow’,Kingfishers welcomed a real life engineer a.k.a. Mr. Thomson, (Lizzie’s dad), to share his expertise on bridge building. After learning about some ‘bridge disasters’, we had a competition to build the longest and safest structures. A huge thank-you to Mr Thomson for giving up his time.
We carried out parachute experiments, ensuring a fair test, to investigate air resistance.