May 2021

For our topic exit point we enjoyed visiting Jorvik to discover the sights, sounds and smells of the Viking Age. We also visited The DIG which gave the children a hands-on experience of being an archaeologist by digging for evidence in the digging pits and putting their enquiry skills to the test. There were many …

This Friday, as part of water safety awareness, all Year 4 swimmers will need to bring their pyjamas in addition to their usual swimming kit. Thanks,  

Tranmere Times 25.11.22 | 25 Nov 2022

This term our topic has been ‘Toys’. As part of this unit, the children have learnt about old and new toys and how toys have changed over the years. As our exit point, we went on a trip to Abbey House Museum in Kirkstall, where the children were given the opportunity first hand to explore …

This week in Topic, we have been studying the work of Henri Rousseau to help us create some of our own rainforest art. To begin with, we learnt all about Henri Rousseau and discussed some of his famous pieces. We looked specifically at how he used different techniques to create layers and texture in his …

Exit Point – Year 1 Visit Abbey House Museum | 22 Nov 2022

This term our topic has been ‘Toys’. As part of this unit, the children have learnt about old and new toys and how toys have changed over the years. As our exit point, we went on a trip to Abbey House Museum in Kirkstall, where the children were given the opportunity first hand to explore …

In Herons, we have been estimating numbers to 100 on a number line. We used blank number lines in pairs and challenged one another to predict where the number(s) would go. We gave each other clues, if needed, by working out the middle number and/or deciding which two multiples of 10 it would fall between.

In Herons, we have been looking at comparing and ordering objects and numbers to 100. We have used base 10 to help us make the numbers and comparison symbols to help us understand which is greater than and which is less than. We have also learnt how to order the numbers smallest to greatest and …

Tranmere Times 17.11.22 | 17 Nov 2022

Currently in Woodpeckers, we are learning all about recounts. Yesterday, we read a recount together, then discussed and answered questions about it. Today, we have recapped the recount by sequencing the events into chronological order, then putting each of the steps into a dramatic performance! Whilst sequencing the steps, we looked carefully at the language …
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