Mrs Hurt

Mrs Hurt

Reception rice sorting!

Today Reception’s fine motor skills were tested as they were challenged with sorting rice grains by colour for Mrs Langley. They had a huge tray of rice which they could use tweezers, spoons or their fingers to sort into separate…

Superb sonnets in Six Red!

This week children in Year 6 have been learning about and writing sonnets. Today they published their work – what beautiful presentation and quality writing! Read them here and be impressed! What are you most proud of in your poem?…

Perfect patterns in Reception!

Today Reception worked hard to create shape patterns using multi-link cubes following a pattern. The cubes are really tricky to put together so their fine motor skills and their muscles were really tested as well as their noticing skills. What…

A pitch perfect afternoon in Year 4!

This afternoon, Year 4 investigated the volume and pitch of sound. We learnt about the unit of measure for sound (decibels) and learnt about the how pitch is affected by the medium the sound is made in. Try this quiz…

TTRS champions of Maths Week!

Some fabulous progress this week made by children who have moved up one or more levels on the leaderboard! We have also seen the launch of the gorgeous new badges – could this be you next week? I see that…

TTRS Superstars!

Each week we monitor which children have played TTRS, how much they have played, who has climbed up a level, which class has the most players and earns the most coins! We have a new team of TTRS champions who…

Reception order numbers to 10

Today in Reception we were consolidating our knowledge of the order of numbers. We used Numicon to create a pattern which showed the order of numbers from 1-5. Some children were able to order further 1-10. Children also discussed the…

The sun shines on Lady Godiva!

Our young ambassadors spent a wonderful morning in the city centre celebrating Lady Godiva Day. They joined the Hu procession carrying their decorated umbrellas, enjoyed the entertainment and even joined in with the dancing! Which part of the morning did…

Counting objects to 5 in Reception

Today in Reception we were consolidating our knowledge of counting objects to 5. Children were tasked with rolling a die, identifying the number (starting to subitise) and finding that number of objects. We then explored adding two amounts together and…

Broad Heath’s Young Ambassadors’ latest mission!

On Friday 16th September our Young Ambassadors will join ambassadors from other schools to support at Lady Godiva’s Day in the city centre. They will be handing out programmes and hosting VIPs. To prepare for this event, we have been busy…

Reception Shape Hunt!

Reception classes had a fun morning, joining in a competition to see which groups could find the most 2d shapes and describe them. Children were very creative with their investigations. In addition to the usual shapes (triangle, square, rectangle, circle)…

Reception help Mr Hurt!

Reception did a fabulous job this week helping Mr Hurt sort out his tools. They had to use their fine motor skills to unscrew a nut and washer from a bolt and put it back together! They then used their…

Year 4 Science – bee a saviour!

Today we have been learning about the pollination process and the importance of it and the pollinators for the environment! Sadly, bees are endangered. Can you find out why and explain why this is a disaster for the environment? What…

Maths + PE = FUN!!

12 children from Year 3 enjoyed a fabulous sunny afternoon at Whitmore Park Primary School where they participated in fun activities combining Maths & PE. What a great way to develop skills in both areas. What fantastic ambassadors for Broad…

Making shapes in Reception

Reception had fun this morning working with geoboards and elastic bands this to create 2d shapes and patterns. They created shapes of different sizes and orientations and were able to describe the properties using the words “side” and “angle”. Some…

Year 3 Maths event at Whitmore Park

The following children have been selected by their teachers to enjoy an afternoon of ”mathletics“ at Whitmore Park Primary School on Thursday 19th May. The afternoon competition will combine all of the skills the children love to exhibit in their…

A “cheerio” morning in Reception!

This morning Reception practised their fine motor skills and maths skills. They counted out 10 Cheerios and one by one transferred them to a spaghetti pole, recalling the number bonds to 10 after each move. Children spoke in full sentences…

Reception make 10!

Today Reception have been working on the number 10 and making the number in lots of different ways! Have a look at the video and answer the questions as you watch!

Keeping squeaky clean in Year 1!

Today, we acted out different ways of how to keep our bodies clean and healthy. Looking after our bodies is important and we discussed a variety of ways to do this. Have a look at the video and follow our…

Flood-proof model making in 4 White

On Monday afternoon, 4 White started making their models of flood-proof houses. They worked in teams of three to decide whose plan they were going to follow (most groups chose a mix of designs!), then followed the plan and, using…

Florida Schools Thursday 24th March

The focus for our March 24th meeting is: is the UN International Day of Happiness. The theme this year is “Build Back Happier” thinking about the impact of the pandemic on mental health and happiness. We would like children in…

Water fun in Reception!

Today children worked on developing their fine motor skills. They were challenged with drawing out water from a container using a syringe and transferring the water to a different container. This required hand – eye coordination also. They then poured…

Elephant Teacup drama in 4 Red!

This morning in Guided Reading, we used drama to infer the thoughts and feelings of characters at a certain point in the story “Elephant Teacup”. What strategies did you use to find out the thoughts and feelings of the characters?…

Year 5 Aspire Maths Challenge!

A group of children in Year 5 had a fabulous Thursday afternoon combining their maths knowledge and skills and excellent teamwork to take part in a maths challenge with seven other schools in the Aspire network. Their challenge was to…

Developing fine motor skills in Reception

This morning in Reception, children have worked hard to develop the strength in their hands and their ability to manipulate small objects. They used multi-link cubes to create patterns from a given model. This activity also developed maths skills looking…

Florida Schools 10th March

The focus for this week is International Women’s Day (which is on Tuesday 8th March). The theme this year is “break the bias” and we would like children in the club to think about a woman / women who have…

World Book Day staff book swap!

Adults in school embraced the opportunity to broaden their reading horizons by bringing in a wrapped book to school and exchanging for another! The secrecy of the wrapping meant that they received a book which they possibly would never have…

1 Red World Book Day fun!

What a fabulous day! In 1 Red, we celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as our favourite book characters. During the day, we focused on the book, The Tiger Who Came for Tea. We created Tiger artwork, made food…

Young Ambassadors are trained and ready to go!

What a fabulous afternoon these Year 4 children had at the Coventry Young Ambassador training at Woodlands Sports Centre. They worked with children from other schools to learn about the young ambassador role, the values and skills which are important,…

Half term trivia!

Today’s date – 22-02-2022 – is both a pallindrome (reads the same forwards and backwards) and an ambigram (reads the same upside down – try it!) Words can also be pallindromes, e.g. racecar (it is the same forwards and backwards!)…