Children’s Work At the end of every week our Celebration Assembly is a chance to share some of the best work from each class. We are very proud of our children’s efforts and we will share the good news with you as we go through the year!
Reception have been writing addition sentences and making poppies to commemorate Remembrance Day. Year 1 have written bonfire poems and made ‘lever mechanisms’ this week. In Year 2, Evan explored why we remember different events through the year and Asa worked hard to find 2d shapes in 3d shapes. In Year 3, Poppy wrote a detailed recount of our visit to ‘Dinosaurs in the Wild’ and Tilly showed excellent understanding of fractions. In Year 4, Maisie wrote about our dinosaur encounter and Katy and Elexa made a good start to our money container topic. In Year 5, Eloise showed good reasoning about prime numbers and Sophie worked hard on her prime number poster. In Year 6, Madeline gave a great recount of our trip to Tatton Park and Charlie produced an excellent page about children at work in Victorian times.
Our Reception children have done some lovely writing this week and created firework pictures. Year 1 have created beautiful firework pictures to begin our ‘The Gunpowder Plot’ topic and created sliding mechanisms in our ‘moving pictures’ topic. In Year 2, Oliver H produced detailed information about the different types of places where people can live and Keira worked well in a group to sort shapes. In Year 3 Ethan wrote a detailed description about a new dinosaur. In Year 4, after our brilliant day out with the dinosaurs, the children created their own dinosaur nest! In Year 5, our new book study is “The Firework Maker’s Daughter” by Philip Pullman. Finlay W produced a gorgeous pastel picture of Lila – the lead character- surrounded by fireworks. Also in Year 5 Polly worked incredibly hard on the first phase of our DT project – “Good Vibrations”.
In Reception, Nina really impressed us this week; she wanted to make something to help her little sister count to 10! Reception also visited a Hindu temple in Bolton and enjoyed making Rangoli patterns using coloured sand to celebrate Diwali Year 1 have written their own versions of ‘Oi Frog!’. Lucas M worked hard with Mrs Lane to complete his story and Louis worked hard on his handwriting. Year 1 also had a fantastic time at St Andrews Church and were very well behaved. Well-done! In Year 2 Ilithyia worked hard to solve word problems and Myles explored the key features of each country in the UK In Year 3, Joe worked through column addition confidently and his presentation was superb. Also in Year3, Olivia and Amber showed us how to survive in the Stone Age! Year 5 created Louise Bourgeois inspired pictures of “Maman” the spider. In Year 6 Joshua and Charlotte wrote superb biographies of Queen Victoria. Year 4 have just completed their intensive swimming course – well done to all our super swimmers and we look forward to seeing some more of your work next week!
Reception have been practising writing CV & CVC words in phonics! Alexander and Nina’s were superb. They also had a visit from Inspector Jane this week to tell them all about what the police do and they had great fun making their own police cars! In Year 1, Demi-Leigh worked hard to answer questions about daylight in different seasons. In Year 2 Jamie impressed us with his concentration to complete the tricky missing number problems and Eloise wrote a fantastic character description of Traction Man! In Year 3, Tom showed excellent understanding in science in his story ‘The day I woke up without my skeleton’ and Sophia-Mae wrote a wonderful story about a stone age girl time-travelling to the modern times. Year 5 have written to their American penfriends. In Year 6, Jamie and Lily worked collaboratively to coach one another through some missing digit problems and Sophia wrote an excellent recount about in the role of a mountain climber.
Reception did lots of autumnal art on Art Day. They printed leaves on trees, mixed colours to make round autumn trees and then made hand-printed owls! They also had a fabulous time at Ramsbottom Fire Station! Year 1 read a story called ‘The Dot’ on Art Day. They created beautiful watercolour dots and weaved dots. They then filled their watercolour dot with a dot poem! In Year 2 Rory worked well independently to create his draft version of a postcard, and Emily B and Charlie created a colour wheel and turned it into an eye! Year 3 used the skills learned from our Art Day to create new characters and Alec worked very hard to improve his writing this week. In Year 4, Izzy used her senses to create a vivid setting for a story and Joe was very successful when finding answers in Guided Reading. Year 5 studied the French-American artist Louise Bourgeois. She created a series of work on spirals, so they did too! In Year 6, Sophia, Grace, Nancy and Erin created detailed ink drawings using lines to create a landscapes.
29 September 2017
Reception have been drawing some fabulous big pictures on the yard! Year 1 baked gingerbread men last week. They have written instructions for how to make them. In Year 2 Jordan wrote a brilliant diary entry in the role of Beegu and in Year 3 Nina wrote a fantastic new story opening. Year 4 had a great time with our visiting basketball coach and Harrison was a super-speedy mathematician. In Year 5 Aurelia worked hard in French to say where she came from. In Year 6 Jack B and Annie wrote excellent persuasive letters about poor conditions in a tea plantation.
In Year 1, Will and Elliott described how they adapt to different seasons brilliantly, and Lucas P and Felicity drew great self-portraits. In Year 2, Eloise and Emily C worked well together to order the events in ‘Beegu’. In Year 3, Darcie and Alfie showed excellent organisation in maths and Amber worked very hard on her diary entry this week. In Year 4, Leo did some super maths and Max was quick and accurate when identifying different types of words. Congratulations to Year 5 for a very entertaining French assembly! “Fantastique”! In Year 6, Corey and Reuben produced excellent posters, using the editing features we had learned about in computing.
In Year 1 Megan J did some lovely handwriting and Daniel and Emily showed great understanding when finding number bonds to 10. In Year 2 Keira was able to locate continents and oceans on a map and Isabella put great effort into counting in fives. In Year 3 Beth produced some great descriptive writing and Isabelle did some excellent editing to improve her work. In Year 4 Harry worked well with his maths and Harrison wrote a silly story containing possessive apostrophes! In Year 5 Nyesha and Joseph P created a great pieces of Peter Max style art for our New Beginnings topic. Finally, in Year 6 Mrs Knowles was proud of the way everyone wrote and performed their class assembly this week!
Year 1 have written about their summer holidays and created rainbow fish for their reading corner. In Year 2, Oscar put 100% concentration into producing a beautiful and accurate straight line robot using a ruler and Maizie worked hard to compare numbers. Year 3 have been learning about the different food groups in science and Freddie produced super neat diagrams. Also in Year 3, Lauren wrote a fantastic letter about an imaginative place she had been to on a pretend holiday. Year 4 were experimenting with different types of drawing materials. Christopher chose to use charcoal to create textures on his vase. Bonnie and Izzy worked carefully with their place value work in Maths. In Year 5, Grace showed good atlas skills identifying countries within the USA and Edward impressed us with brilliant number system work this week. In Year 6 the children worked together to build a bridge across a ‘canyon’ with a limited budget for supplies. Charlotte, Annie, Tom & Finn came joint first and Sophia, Toby & Luke were the other winners.
Reception went Pizza Express to make pizzas. They had a fabulous time and when they got back to school they wrote about their trip. Year 1 were challenged to research a country of their choice. They created superb information posters! Year 2 have enjoyed making funny penguins! Year 3 have been creating Egyptian masks and writing super shape poems In Year 4, Molly created brilliant similes and Joe P was a whizz at formal division! In Year 5, Madeline worked hard to explore royal burials from the Shang Dynasty and Grace put 100% into calculating the perimeter of shapes Year 6 are sharing a selection of volcanoes that they made for their topic Extreme Earth.
Reception have been learning about India this week. The made Peacocks. The national bird of India is the Peacock. Year 1 have been building castles and creating ‘Maths art’ using turns and repeated patterns. In Year 2, Isabelle M. and Beth put lots of effort into their bird poems. Year 3 – Tia wrote a detailed explanation about how to use a Snowmanatron and Daisy wrote a great explanation about how a Bully-proof vest works! In Year 4, Charlotte made a fact-file about leopards and Joshua learned to identify clauses within sentences. In Year 5, Jessica and Annie put great effort into comparing fractions, decimals and percentages. In Year 6, Eve and Emily have been researching facts about earthquakes for our topic, Extreme Earth.
Reception have been learning about Mexico – they designed Sombrero’s and Ponchos! Year 1 have been designing castles. They had to think about who they wanted their castle to be for, what they want it to look like and what they want it to be made from. In Year 2, Bella thought of questions that she would like to ask Christopher Columbus and wrote how she thought he would answer and Alec produced some lovely writing using synonyms for the work ‘fly’. In Year 3, Katy wrote the story of Ganesh as a cartoon strip and Lucas wrote a synopsis of the story of Dragon Days, which we are performing in the summer concert. In Year 4, Zach produced an excellent piece of work in data handling and Grace R and Charlotte designed posters to remind us how to protect the environment. In Year 5, Sophia and Jack B put great effort into understanding the human life cycle. In Year 6, the children have been exploring extreme weather!