Kate

This author Kate has created 34 entries.

01 Oct

Visit from Uganda Cranes

This week is Uganda week and we have had the Uganda Cranes Rugby Team come in to visit and teach us some new skills. The children had a fantastic time learning about the game and the need for the personal learning goals such as resilience and respect.  ...

01 Oct

Problem Solving

On Friday’s we focus on problem solving using our Maths knowledge, in order to deepen our understanding. This week we were matching times written in 24 hour clock, in 12 hour digital and in words. The same time can be written in many different ways,  making it particularly challenging to solve problems.  ...

19 Sep

Time….

This week we are looking at time in our maths sessions. The children have been creating clocks in the playground to practice using the minute hand to tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes. They had a great time pretending to be clock hands! ...

11 Sep

Design and Technology

During DT we have been designing and making carriers for our egg babies. The children have been testing and using materials that will cushion a fragile object and thinking about how to join these materials to make a box or bag that is easy to carry their egg around in.  ...

04 Sep

The Generation Game

We had great fun looking at different photos sent in by the parents and guessing who the people were in the photographs. Some of the photos were especially challenging! The photo of Phillip’s dad as a baby and his granddad as a young man as well as Karim’s dad when he was younger kept everyone guessing!  This was the entry point of our new IPC unit, The Generation Game, where we will be talking about different age groups and the needs...

31 Aug

Reading Buddies

Year 3 have joined with Reception class to enjoy books together. The year 3 children are taking responsibility to choose books that may be of interest to the Reception class children and then read stories to them. So far the children have really enjoyed spending time with their buddies, increasing in confidence and also getting to know children from other classes.  ...

23 Aug

Brainwaves!

Our first IPC unit is Brainwaves and to open our topic discussions we talked about the types of learning which can take place in the brain. The children felt a jelly brain, delved their hands into it to find types of learning and also observed learning around the school. This week the children are coming up with their own definitions of learning and ideas about how to make our learning in school more effective! ...

22 Aug

Meet the team!

There will be a meet the team session on Thursday 23rd from 5-6pm in 3Mabira. We look forward to seeing many of our class parents! ...

22 Jun

Maths Games!

During the last week of term we have been consolidating on our maths learning by playing number games. The children had a great time teaching our puppet Matty how to play!  ...

08 Jun

We Are What We Eat- THE TRIP!

We had the most wonderful time learning Indian cookery (and eating it) at Khazana Verandah this week. The children showed their great understanding of food groups, food hygiene and practiced healthy eating. ...