Welcome to Eagle Class!
In Eagle class you will find Miss Giles (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and Mrs Newbury (Thursday and Friday), alongside Learning Support Assistants Mrs Stokes, Mrs Meadowcroft and Mrs Budd-Lowe.
PE is on a Monday. However, we may do extra sessions as and when we can so please ensure PE kits are named and always available at school.
Reading - at least 5 times a week to be recorded in their reading diary.
Spellings - children to choose 5 random words (10 if they want to) off their individual word lists. Please encourage your child to think about writing exciting sentences by using different openers, adjectives and varied punctuation. These are set every Thursday and are due in the Thursday after, when we will complete a spelling test on 10 random words off the list.
Maths- every Thursday new activities are set on Studyladder to be completed by the next Thursday. All children have a copy of their username and password provided in a letter and written in their reading diaries however please come and ask us if it has been misplaced.
If you have any important messages please pass these on to one of the staff members within the class first thing in the morning, alternatively if you need a longer discussion you can always make an appointment to come and speak to Miss Giles or Mrs Newbury at a more convenient time.
Happy New Year!!
For this half term we will be answering the question "What forces does Iron Man use and is he magnetic?" Please see the attached overview to find out more about what we will be learning.
Parent Overview Spring 1
FUN WITH HERBS
We enjoyed trying different herbs before making our own tea bag from different herbs. We learnt about the different qualities of herbs such as chamomile is calming.We then designed our own boxes to advertise our tea.
Andy Seed - Author Visit
Today we had the pleasure of having Andy Seed talk to us about being an author and his most recent book "The clue is in the poo". We thoroughly enjoyed being detectives to identify animals from different clues such as foot prints, nibble marks and poo! We also enjoyed listening to jokes and riddles.
COOKING STEWED FRUIT
After gathering different fruit, people living during the Stone Age would stew the fruit to preserve it. We cut and prepared fruit to be stewed thinking about safety in the kitchen. We will try them once cooled!
We looked at the diet of people who lived during the Stone Age and how they didn't grow their own food. Instead they had to be hunter-gatherers. We learnt about the tools they used and then went off 'hunting and gathering' on the school field.
HOW TO MAKE A WOOLLY MAMMOTH
We read and followed instructions to make our own Woolly Mammoths. Come and look at them displayed in our classroom.
How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth
We are reading the book 'How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth'. We have washed some toys using imperative 'bossy' verbs to help us. We have then read and followed some instructions to make our own Woolly Mammoth (Thank you for all the milk cartons!).
After watching a virtual tour of the caves at Lacsaux Caves and looking at a variety of pictures of cave painting, we went in our 'caves' and used charcoal to recreate designs. Some of us thought about what story our designs were telling. We also blew powder paint to create an outline of our hand.
This Autumn we will be answering the question "What could we find if we took a journey to the centre of the earth?" during our Quest work.
Please see the half termly overview and our class timetable below for more details.
Please see below information about what we will be up to during Focus Week.
Escape From Pompeii - Newspaper Articles
After reading the story, Escape from Pompeii, the children became reporters and wrote a newspaper article about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Italy. Please come and have a look on our writing wall to see more examples.
Ukulele and Music lessons
So far this half term we have been developing our knowledge of place value. This has included learning about Roman Numerals, comparing numbers and ordering them.
As a class we thought about what 'ingredients' make a good friend. We added these to our jars and they are displayed in Eagle classroom as a reminder. We then thought about applying these 'ingredients' in to different scenarios that may happen during the school day.
Before we told the class what our Quest topic was this half term, they completed a range of experiments to give them some clues.