Welcome to Foxes
Today we took part in the Big Schools' Birdwatch. We looked out for the different types of birds whilst munching on human friendly bird food. We spotted red kites, crows, blue tits, starlings, magpies, pigeons and sparrows. Have a look at the photos below.
Foxes have started a sewing project where they will be creating a dinosaur hand puppet and they need your help. The children will be sewing a simple running stitch and we would really like some help to re-thread needles, hold the material and help tie the knot at the end! If you are available on Wednesday 28th February at 1.20p.m please let me know. More dates to follow.
Today the school took part in Safer Internet Day. We started off the day by thinking about how to be kind online and how it would feel if someone said something mean to us. We learnt that we can report things we see online that we don't like. We painted pictures of dinosaurs and then left positive comments on our Learning Partners work using post-it notes (not forgetting the emojis!). The children said they felt proud and happy when they read the comments left on their work.
This afternoon we thought of the different ways we are connected together and made a big web to show our connections. The children were able to think of lots of different connections they had to people in the class, such as being born in the same continent, going to the same ballet class, enjoying football and even liking pizza!
We then thought about our digital footprint, the children learnt that what you do on the Internet can leave a trace, and builds up a picture of your likes and interests. The children then used the pictures of apps and website to create their own digital footprint. Have a look at the pictures below.
Last week we created Stop Motion Animations of our dinosaurs. We used the LearnPads to bring our diorama's to life.
This week we have been becoming dinosaur experts! Did you know that the brain of a Stegosaurus was only the size of a walnut?
In a couple of weeks the children are going to be using the LearnPads to create their own stop motion animation using the dinosaur figures. This week the children worked together to create the dinosaur scenes they will use for their video backgrounds. We used different joining methods to make objects stand up and the children worked really well together to create some real masterpieces!
A dinosaur has been spotted in Ascot and we caught video footage of it as it stomped across the field. We suspect magic is at work because dinosaurs have been extinct for millions of years.
No teachers were harmed during the making of this video
Happy new year! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas.
Auld Lang Syne
This week we have been very busy. We have written our Christmas news, learnt about 3D shapes and set ourselves New Year resolutions. Lots of the children have decided their resolutions are to always make their bed, help wash up or play with their siblings nicely!
Have a look at the photos below of the children working with their Learning Partner to make the 3D shape skeletons, they used plasticine for the vertices and straws for the edges. Olivia and Harry worked particularly well together, working hard to build their shapes.
Next week the children will be finding out their new topic, so watch this space!