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8.7.18

We have had a great first week of our science fortnight, exploring and investigating our 5 senses. We started our week with a blindfolded taste test - we liked some tastes more than others!! - and thought carefully about what types of taste they were, e.g. sour, salty, sweet or bitter...

We then had a lot of fun listening to and acting out the story 'What the Ladybird Heard' by Julia Donaldson - thank you to the West End Theatre Company for this opportunity...

We had a go at pin the tail on the donkey and discovered we needed to use our sense of touch and hearing more to compensate for our eyes. We also realised we had to put a lot of trust into our peers...

We used our sense of smell and sight to make our own spice paints! We then used them to paint Rangoli patterns...

We were very excited to harvest our own potatoes... there were 32 and they weighed 640g in total! We used these, a round courgette from our garden and some other delicious vegetables and spices to create our very own tasty, healthy vegetable curry...we even wrote up a recipe whilst it was cooking! Everybody enjoyed tasting it and most of us came back for more!!

On Friday we had a go at making slime! We had to help Mrs Wiles with helpful tips as she didn't follow the recipe very accurately...but we got there in the end!! We are looking forward to more scientific fun and experimenting next week! 

26.6.18

We had a busy, fun-packed week last week. We were so proud of all of the children in their assembly - I'm sure you'll agree they were fantastic and delivered their lines and songs beautifully. 

See below for photos of the children making and sampling their own naan bread, enjoying their Indian banquet (thank you all for your food donations) and having a go at some Bollywood dancing! 

Goodbye India - we have loved learning about you!

31.5.18

We have loved our Indian Summer topic so far! We have located it on a map and 'visited' different regions to compare with the UK. We have learnt all about the weather, animals and what daily life is like for children living in the Thar Desert...

23.4.18

This afternoon we discovered our new topic was 

INDIAN SUMMER!

We had a look at where India was on the map and how big it was compared to England. We shared what we thought we already knew, and then had a think about what we would like to find out. We then learnt a little bit about Holi, the Hindu festival of colour. After making Rangoli Patterns, we had our own colourful celebration...!

22.4.18 In class, we have been watching our blue tit(s) on the webcam - it has been busy making a nest and we are eagerly awaiting some eggs! The children are very keen to follow the blue tit's journey at home too - if you would like to, go to http://www.ascotheathinfants.co.uk/curriculum/science and click the link to keep watching...

16.4.18 - Maths week

We've had a great first week to our Summer Term, learning many new skills and consolidating our maths along the way! The children have shown brilliant teamwork, logic and creative thinking and have under-gone all of our activities with their usual enthusiasm! It was lovely to see some of you in school on Friday, watching our maths in action.  

Check out our photos below... 

Learning to play Snakes and Ladders...

Designing and making our own versions...

KS1 maths swap around - maths through geography...

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