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We would like to say a HUGE thank you to the PTA for making and delivering afternoon for us today. We would also like to say a HUGE thank you for delivering afternoon tea to those who are isolating.

This week in Red Kites, we have turned into news reporters, reporting on the latest volcanic eruptions happening on Earth! To begin with, we learned all about how volcanic eruptions happen, discussing each step from the beginning in the magma chamber, to the final eruption out of the main and secondary vents. Then, we set …

Before starting our new Maths unit in Red Kites, we have had a recap session on grouping and sharing. In this session, we reminded ourselves that to multiply, means to create groups of / lots of and to divide, means to share. To do this today, we used hoops and cones to create groups of …

Over this half-term we are learning all about careers and money in PSHE. Today, we had some special visitors that helped us learn lots about a range of different jobs. Before they arrived, we thought about the different questions we could ask them to enable us to understand more about their careers (hours, pay, skills …

So far in our English unit, we have looked at the settings of the evacuee house and Mr.Tumnus’ cave in Narnia. After reading chapter 3 today, we had a go at describing some different settings of our own. We tried to think about all of our senses to create our descriptions and even used thesauruses …

This afternoon, we finally erupted our volcanoes! Over the course of this term as we begin to learn more about volcanoes, earthquakes and tectonic plates, we will determine what creates bigger and better eruptions. Stay tuned for (hopefully) some much bigger explosions.

In Maths this morning, we have learned all about perimeter. To begin with, we discussed what this word means and how we could use our previous learning to help us work out the perimeter of different shapes. Then we put our skills to the test and had a go at measuring the perimeter of various …

Our new topic this term is Planet Earth. In this topic we will learn about volcanoes, earthquakes, tectonic plates, the Ring of Fire, rivers and the water cycle. To kick our new topic off, this afternoon we created our own volcanoes. We watched a short video to learn how to create a volcano using black …

Please find attached the Homework Grid for our topic this half-term, Planet Earth. The Knowledge Organisers for Topic, English, Maths and Science are also attached. Maths Knowledge Organiser Spring 1 Topic (Planet Earth) Knowledge Organiser Spring 1 LKS2 Planet Earth Homework grid 2022 States of Matter Science KO Copy of Spring 1st English Knowledge Organiser 2022.docx

Before beginning our new topic Planet Earth, we’ve spent a morning recapping on our previous knowledge from KS1. We’ve looked into the continents and oceans, the UK and, the seasons. We’re now ready for our Year 3 unit.
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