Willow Tree Warriors introducing our vlog πŸ’»

Welcome to our introductory vlog – The Willow Tree Warrior team at RJI have been monitoring computing chat on the playground and bring you their latest news and advice… πŸ’»

Willow Tree Warriors go liveπŸ‘©β€πŸ’»

Your Willow Tree Warriors are listening on the playground to find out what current ICT issues our children are having in school and at home. You will notice our shiny, red badges that show we are listening and willing to help πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»

KS1 enjoy a digital author visit with Catherine Rayner on World Book Day πŸ’»πŸ“–

KS1 enjoyed lots of lovely stories and illustrating tips from the lady author herself. We will be able to have a try at drawing lions and giraffes with our new skillsβ€¦β€‹πŸ“šπŸ“–

Eye witness interviews are big news in 2WB πŸ‘€

As part of our topic learning about The Great Fire of London, the children used their interviewing techniques to make a news report video. After carefully thinking about suitable witnesses and questions to ask, they worked as a team to record each other as roving reporters. Here are a couple of examples: Children’s news reporting […]

Dotty or square in 2WB? πŸ”ΊπŸ”Έ

We have been using geo boards to draw examples of basic 2D shapes. We then moved on to drawing shapes, using a set of instructions: Draw a large rectangle on squared paper or dotted paper. Draw a square inside the rectangle.  Draw a triangle below the rectangle. Draw a pentagon that is bigger than the […]

ICT Christingle preparation work in 2WB πŸ’»

As part of our understanding of British Values, we acknowledge that not everyone will celebrate Christingle or Christmas. Children who do not celebrate this festival had an alternative task, to create an image of what this time of year means for them πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜€

2WB go live with Antarctica ❄️

Yesterday we attended a live webinar all about Antarctica – as part of #AntarcticaWeek Festival 2020 (@GlacierThwaites). We loved learning facts about what animals live there and how to keep warm. Thank you Mrs Burkinshaw for organising this for us! πŸ§πŸ³πŸ¦­β„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈ

2WB re-telling Tinga Tanga tales electronically πŸ’»

We used story maps to help us retell ‘How Giraffe became so tall’ Using Chromebooks, we made an electronic version of our story. Children were working between home and school to complete the full 15 parts to their Tinga Tanga tale. Amelia’s E-book: https://www.purplemash.com/?~c3c9MjU4NTc1MyZzZz05YTUwYjE1YjYyNTM0ZmQ5NGIxM2RhZTFmYzQ2NjAxMg== Carter’s E-book: https://www.purplemash.com/?~c3c9MjU5NjMzNiZzZz03ZGVjZmRmMzIyYzkyYTU0NGE3MTgxMDAyMjI5NGYwMg== Darcie’s E-book: https://www.purplemash.com/?~c3c9MjU4NTc3MyZzZz02YTUwOTBlNmIxYjdhMGNhMjBmZGM3YzczOTM5NzgzNQ== Grace’s E-book: https://www.purplemash.com/?~c3c9MjU4NTc3NyZzZz03NjMyYjVhYjRjNDI3NjE2M2FjZjNmOWE0MWQwMzViOA== Khalifa’s E-book: […]

πŸ“§Emailing Twanda in 2WB

Today we continued to practice our emailing skills. We safely replied to messages from a new friend called Twanda, who asked us about our celebrations. We can now reply with emojis and symbols, attached pictures and our own drawings. We messaged Twanda about birthday parties, eating pizza with our families and decorating with balloons. What […]