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On this page we will be sharing class news and some of the learning which we are doing. You will also find links to the term’s Learning Overview and some Home Learning activities linked what we are learning in school - in case you need it if you are absent from school.
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Mrs Rivett & Mrs Greatrex
Under the Canopy
Science - Living Things and their Habitats
We have been learning about food chains. Here are some that we created in small groups:
In English we are using the book 'What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?'
We are going to innovate a new story called 'What Do You Do With a Hat Like This?' So we have been thinking about hats: different types, who wears them and why? Here is our hat collection. We enjoyed parading them for Mrs Noble and the Office ladies....
Design and Technology: Cooking and Nutrition.
We spent some time looking at different fruit and vegetables naming them and discussing if we had tasted them before and what they were like. The children then had to sort the fruit and vegetables into those that grew above the ground and those that grew below the ground. At the end of the session we discussed our thoughts and findings.
We discussed the principles of a healthy and varied diet. We looked at an example of an Eatwell Plate and thought about how we could get 5 fruit and vegetables a day into our diet. We discussed how sometimes we can get a number of vegetables in one dish like a salad. The children then had a go at tasting Coleslaw, Potato salad and Beetroot Salad. The children thought about what vegetables were in each and where they grew, linking back to our previous learning. The children voted for their favourite.
The children have been using the skills of peeling and chopping to make their own Potato Salad which they really enjoyed. It was delicious!
We then went on to make our own fruit salads, the children really enjoyed making them and especially enjoyed eating the watermelon!
Yellow Day (Mental Health Awareness Day) - Friday 9th October