Welcome to Hedgehogs!

Junk Modelling - making rockets!

Book Day!

25th  March 2019

This week we have been:

  • Participating in drama workshops with FASBAT and West End
  • Recreating our own pictures from the story How to catch a star using marble inks
  • Revisiting properties of 3D shapes
  • Exploring light in science using day and night  
  • Making our own rockets out of junk modelling

Art Week

11th March 2019

This week we have been:

  • Consolidating our knowledge of subtracting using a 100 square
  • Investigating capacity and volume of different sized objects
  • Discussing the meaning of Palm Sunday and writing about how we celebrate Easter Sunday
  • Creating our own palm leaves using an origami technique (Paper folding) 
  • Using oil pastels to draw portraits of an inspirational figure

Making superfood smoothies!

4th March 2019

This week we have been:

  • Adding two 2-digit numbers using our 100 squares
  • Collecting data about our class using a tallying system
  • Finding the missing numbers in a number sentence
  • Discussing what is healthy and unhealthy in our lifestyles
  • Using the learnpads to teach us how to login  to purple mash and save our work safely

School trip - The Living Rainforest

25th February 2019

This week we have been:

  • Solving repeated addition number sentences
  • Learning how to use the multiplication sign
  • Exploring the 'Living Rainforest' on our school trip
  • Writing a recount of our trip using connectives, capital letters and full stops
  • Creating our own animal craft using a range of resources
  • Using the learn pads to understand how to use apps safely

Dog visit!

11th February 2019

This week we have been:

  • Learning how to add and subtract two 2 digit-numbers using a 100 square
  • Exploring the map and flags of the United Kingdom 
  • Discussing how to look after a dog and having a special visit from Mr Somers dog Roo
  • Creating our own dog pictures out of newspaper and card
  • Consolidating our number bonds to 10 and 20 

Have a wonderful half term!

4th February 2019

This week we have been:

  • Learning how to draw a birds eye view of the wild garden
  • Exploring physical and human features around the school grounds
  • Creating our own pirate and designing a wanted poster with a character description
  • Consolidating our doubles to 10
  • Recognising, finding and naming a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape and quantity

Making Bird Feeders

21st January 2019

This week we have been:

  • Solving mixed addition and subtraction problems using a 100 square
  • Learning how to measure and record time
  • Working in groups to solve practical problems
  • Investigating how the seasons change
  • Researching about different species of birds and making bird feeders
  • Using drama to support our recount of a story

Making friendship bracelets

14th January 2019

This week we have been:

  • Recapping on our place value knowledge and using full sentences to describe 2-digit numbers
  • Investigating the number patterns on a 100 number square and learning how to use them accurately
  • Applying our increasing knowledge of mental and written methods for addition and subtraction
  • Learning all about the meaning of friendship and making friendship bracelets
  • Writing sentences about how to be a good friend focusing on capital letters, finger spaces and full stops
  • Acting out parts of our stories about friendship

Happy New Year!            7th January 2019

This week we have been:

  • Learning all about different number patterns, consolidating our understanding of place value and practicing counting in our 2s, 5s and 10s
  • Discussing how to set simple goals and identifying successes and achievements
  • Using adjectives and verbs to write sentences based around the book 'We are going on a bear hunt' by Michael Rosen
  • Developing balance and core skills in yoga
  • Designing flower pots to plant in our garden
  • Talking about our 'Stepping stones to a goal' and creating our own stretchy flowers using various materials