Today in 3W we looked at how to ‘orally retell a story’. We read the first chapter of ‘A bear called Paddington’ by Michael Bond. We discussed the importance of capturing the audiences attention and keeping them intrigued to listen to your recount of the story. In many ways, retelling a story is similar to […]
To make inferences and predictions about a text. Hi Year 3, for your homework this week I would like you to read the extract and answer the questions for your colour group in your homework books. Please write in full sentences. Chapter Three: PADDINGTON GOES UNDERGROUND Paddington was very surprised when he woke up the […]
During the week we research an entrepreneur named Anthony E Pratt. What did he invent? Tell me 3 facts about him. The children worked in a team to collect market research and then designed their own games.
Hi Year 3. In Summer 2 we are going to be sharing the stories of Paddington by the author Michael Bond. Please read the extract below from the story ‘A Bear called Paddington.’ Bronze What does it say on Paddington’s suitcase? (page 1). List two adverbs that are used on Page 2. Why was the […]
Today the children in Year 3 were lucky enough to be visited by the Guide Dogs UK Charity and the lovely assistance dog Freddie! The Guide Dogs charity helps blind or visually impaired people across the UK through the provision of guide dogs. We learnt lots of important facts about the charity including the large […]
Today in Year 3 we had the opportunity to visit three different countries from different continents; Nigeria, the Netherlands and Iran! We were lucky enough to learn all about the countries and their culture. What new facts did you learn about these countries? Can you compare the similarities and differences between these countries? Which would […]
Myself and Miss Dhariwal have had a fantastic time this half term leading the Dance Club for Skills Academy. The children have shown resilience, hard-work and determination to improve their dancing each week. I hope you have enjoyed your time at Dance Club and enjoy the video. What was your favourite dance move you have […]
Today in 3White we had the opportunity to use the Green room to create a drama to understand how a character is feeling. We looked at our body language, voice and pitch to convey this. Please take a look at our video.
In Autumn 2, there will be Ball Games Club for KS1. This will begin on Wednesday 7th November and will run from 3.15pm to 4.00pm. We will be playing ball games whilst developing our hand eye co-ordination, balance/agility, and our throwing, catching and kicking skills – whilst having lots of fun! If you are interested […]
Today we had the pleasure of visiting Conkers for their Stone Age day. We took parts in lots of different activities, learnt and laughed lots! A big massive thank you also to our amazing parent helpers, Shabaz’s mum and Danyaal’s mum. What was your favourite part of the day? What else can you now tell […]
To understand and order the fossil formation process. To investigate where fossils can be found. To make observations about fossils. To research one Mary Anning, of the first fossil hunters. In 3White the children where learning all about how fossils are made. We had a round robin of activities which included; making clay fossil models, […]
To create a piece of drama to support writing a playscript. This morning in 4 Blue we acted a scene from Harry Potter in groups. We needed to ensure we followed the key success criteria for an effective dialogue, including; clear tone and voice, appropriate gestures, pitch and use of a narrator. This afternoon we […]
2 Red’s Great Debates In the UK, discussions are held by members of the government about important issues. These issues are called debates and usually happen in the House of Lords or the House of Commons. Today in 2 Red we participated in our own debates. The children were given debate cards and had to […]
2 Red visit Dudley Zoo Today Year 2 visited Dudley Zoo! It was a fun packed day which included seeing numerous exotic animals – and even walking amongst them. The children were superb ambassadors for Broad Heath. A massive thank you to all of our lovely adult helpers and Mrs Frankish for allowing us to […]
Year 2 SOLE – Healthy Heart
Health Week in Year 2 This week Year 2 have been looking at the Heart as part of Health Week. Today the children’s challenge was to estimate and measure the capacity of ‘blood’ in our bodies. A few litres of water and drops of red food colouring later, the children were able to measure the […]
This week Mrs Street’s Maths group has been learning all about fractions. At the start of the week we had little understanding of fractions and now we can solve lots of fraction problems. Today we had a special fractions lesson where the Simpsons required our help in solving some problems. We had to recognize, compare […]
This week in English we have been looking at different stories by the same author, Francesca Simon. Part of our learning journey is to be able to identify a characters thoughts and feelings. Today the Bee group explored how Horrid Henry might have felt in Francesca’s Simons book, ‘Horrid Henry and the demon Dinner lady.’ […]
This week Mrs Street’s Maths group have been working hard to understand how to use the inverse for addition and subtraction. By using the inverse, we can solve mathematical problems with missing numbers. Today we worked in teams to solve a very special problem. We were chief inspectors and had to use the inverse to […]
This morning a very special discovery was made in Reception….A very large egg was found on the playground. We have created a news report from the Broad Heath news room to help our investigation. Where could this egg have came from? What could be inside the egg? Why do you think this? We will keep […]
Today in Science we looked at how to create the perfect pirate ship boat. We provided the suitable materials and your challenge was to make a boat that was waterproof, light-weight but sturdy and most importantly – could float! Here is a short clip of our findings. If your boat did not float – what […]
This week Mrs Frankish has asked to know who has been trying their very hardest in school to be the best they can be.
Mrs Shergill and I had a lot of children to choose from in Reception White, but this week our winner is……
Leon has been trying super hard this term in literacy. He is applying his phonics knowledge when writing and reading. This is evident in his work. Leon has progressed that much he has jumped up two groups! He started off in orange and is now in blue.
We are so proud of you Leon and know you will keep on gaining in the future. Well done!
This week in Science, One Blue have been observing, describing and comparing the changing seasons of the year. Yesterday we were able to go on a nature walk around the school to see for ourselves how our world changes. Together we ticked off the signs of Autumn such as acorns and orange leaves that fall […]
In literacy we have been looking at using personification to really bring a setting to life! Today we used the green room to create some descriptive phrases for a forest setting. What does ‘personification’ mean? What examples of personification can you find in the video? What other phrases could we use to improve our work? […]