Woodpeckers

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Parents leaflet – Woodpeckers 2018-19

Routines in Woodpeckers Adults in Woodpeckers
PE Indoor — Thursday Mrs Pass
PE (Y3) Swimming (Y4) — Tuesday Mrs McAteer
Spellings — Tuesday Mrs Dolan
Times tables — Tuesday  Miss Allison
 Mrs Papworth
Miss Saunders

This Week’s Homework – Click the title for more.

LKS2 Homework 17-12-18

There is no English/Maths homework this week. Instead, we would like to set the Christmas Challenge – to have as much fun as possible! We have attached some ideas for inspiration. The children may choose to do none, some or all of the ideas suggested (or even some of their own ideas).  Some of the …

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This Half-Term’s Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers – Click the title for more.

Y3/4 Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers Autumn 2

Paintings, Pictures and Photographs Homework Grid – 2018 Knowledge Organiser – Painting Pictures & Photographs 2018 Autumn 2nd English Knowledge Organiser 2018 Autumn 2nd Maths Knowledge Organiser 2018

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Latest class news – Click the title for more.

Brilliant Buddies for Bluebirds and Woodpeckers!

Today was the first meeting of class buddies between Bluebirds and Woodpeckers.  The children met up after lunch and got to know each other and then they took on the challenge of making a giant paper chain!  The paper chain reached from one side of the classroom to the other.  It was lovely to see …

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LKS2 Art Gallery

In Years 3 and 4 we are very much looking forward to our exit point next week and to inviting our parents in to see the wonderful art work we have been creating! Please can we kindly remind all Year 3 and 4 children to bring in an A4 picture frame by Monday 17th December. …

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Woodpeckers – Friday Drama!

The class have been acting out fables today. They performed them to the class and everyone had to identify the moral of the story. Here are some of the rehearsals…

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Woodpeckers – Remembrance Day Haikus

Last week, we wrote haikus about Remembrance Day, created watercolour washes and 3D poppies, putting them together make a stunning gallery of poems and art combined. Here they are!

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Woodpeckers – States of Matter (do matter!)

The children acted out being the particles in solids, liquids and gases in science today. A few of them (as gas particles) even tried to escape out of the door! Nice try Woodpeckers! Solid: Liquid: Gas:

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LKS2 Muddy Puddle Day – Tuesday 20th November

Tuesday 20th November is Muddy Puddle Day for LKS2. We will be outside for the morning come rain or shine so please send your child in appropriate warm clothing (non-uniform). Please ensure that your child has a waterproof coat in school and that they are wearing wellies (as we will be on the grass).  Thank …

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Tropical world – Years 3 & 4

All three classes had a fantastic trip to Tropical World last Friday. All of the children behaved impeccably and several members of the public commented on their lovely manners. Whilst we were out and about, we took the opportunity to do some more outdoor “muddy puddle” learning in Roundhay Park too so as not to …

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Y3&4 Tropical World

Just a quick reminder for our trip tomorrow that children should be in school uniform but will be outside for part of the day so will need a coat and comfortable shoes. Also, don’t forget your packed lunch!

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Year 3/4 Muddy Puddle Day

This morning all of the children in years 3 & 4 took part in the first ‘Muddy Puddle Day’ of this academic year. We took part in loads of activities including rainforest trails, team building activities, maths activities and ephemeral art. We developed skills of team work and learnt a lot of interesting facts. Here …

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Woodpeckers – Help Our Habitats!

Today, Woodpecker Class explored the habitats in our school grounds to see what wildlife might live there. We started thinking about how these habitats could be in danger if there were ever any changes to the buildings and grounds of the school.

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