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Winscombe Primary School

Yellow

Welcome to Yellow Class

Our teachers are Mrs Crawshaw (Monday and Tuesday) and Mrs Axton (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday).  We also have Mrs McCarthy and Mrs Henry helping us in our classroom. 

 

This term we will be learning all about "Life on the Ocean Waves".  We will be having fun with pirates, sharing lots of stories, making treasure maps and learning about real pirates.  

 

 

 

 

In PE we have been creating a Pirate Dance with Ms Rees from Churchill Academy.

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We have been exploring the school grounds looking for signs of spring.

Zumba fun for Sport Relief

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Mrs McCarthy kindly came into school to teach us some Zumba. We had so much fun!

We have so much sporting talent in Yellow Class!

Harry brought in a Fijian Woven Mat for Show and Tell. We all managed to sit on it - it's beautiful. Harry explained how it was made.

Look how well our sunflowers are growing!

Look how well our sunflowers are growing!  1

What wonderful hats for World Book Day. We enjoyed showing them to our reading buddies and sharing our books.

We are very excited because some of our seeds have started to germinate.

We have planted sunflower seeds. We are learning about the life cycle of the sunflower.

We have planted sunflower seeds. We are learning about the life cycle of the sunflower. 1
We have planted sunflower seeds. We are learning about the life cycle of the sunflower. 2
We have planted sunflower seeds. We are learning about the life cycle of the sunflower. 3

We have been looking at the work of Van Gogh. We are very proud of our sunflowers.

We have been looking at the work of Van Gogh. We are very proud of our sunflowers.  1

In Science we have been learning at plants. We looked carefully at daffodils to find out the special job of each part of the plant.

This week has been Science Week.

The theme has been 'Discovery and Exploration'. 

 

 

 

We did lots of discovering and exploring with FizzPop Science. We made our own rockets ready for blast off!

We worked with our families to make structures using spaghetti and marshmallows. Sweet fun for everyone!

Bubble fun in Year One!

Making goo in Year Two!

We have had great fun at Outdoor Explorers with Miss Hardwick.

Handa's Surprise

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We have been learning a Swahili song called Jambo Bwana. Jambo means 'Hello' in Swahili and Bwana means 'Sir'.

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We had so much fun with our African Dance and Drumming Workshop. We made a lot of noise too!

We are great drummers!

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We are great dancers too!

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Miss Longstaff and Mr Coombs looked wonderful in the traditional African clothes.

We have been reading Handa's Surprise. We tasted some of the different fruits from the story - papaya, mango, orange, passion fruit, banana and avocado. We thought of different adjectives to describe the fruit.

In PE we have been learning how to gallop.

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Our reading buddies have been sharing their comic books about Ancient Egypt with us. They showed us how they made the comic books on the laptops. We all agreed they have worked very hard!

Just like Aladdin, we have been making our own wishes on our magic carpet,

Children in Need fun.

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Children in Need fun. 2

We have been making some new magic carpets for Aladdin and Jasmine. We had to think carefully about the materials we used. The magic carpet had to be waterproof, comfortable and look beautiful. We are looking forward to testing our magic carpets to check they are waterproof,

We have been looking at the work of Gary Hodges. We have used special drawing pencils to create different effects, just like Gary Hodges.

We have been learning the story of Aladdin. Mr Coombs and Miss Longstaff helped us to create a story map and actions to retell the story.

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This is the beginning of our story.

We are delighted to welcome Mr Coombs and Miss Longstaff to Yellow Class. They are currently studying at Bath Spa University and will be with us until February. We are very excited that they will be working with us as part of their teacher training,

We are delighted to welcome Mr Coombs and Miss Longstaff to Yellow Class.  They are currently studying at Bath Spa University and will be with us until February.  We are very excited that they will be working with us as part of their teacher training,   1
We are delighted to welcome Mr Coombs and Miss Longstaff to Yellow Class.  They are currently studying at Bath Spa University and will be with us until February.  We are very excited that they will be working with us as part of their teacher training,   2

In mathematics we have been investigating odd and even numbers.

Meet our School Councillors.

Meet our School Councillors. 1

Meet our Digital Leaders.

Meet our Digital Leaders. 1

We are enjoying reading with our Year 4 Reading Buddies.

We enjoyed using mark making to create Mr Brown the Circus Clown.

In mathematics we have been working with numbers to 20.

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