As part of our London topic, we had a workshop yesterday to enjoy interactive learning activities about the Great Fire of London. The children did freeze frames, bucket relays and re-enacted various parts of the historical events. It was a fabulous opportunity to apply and embed the learning we have done in class. […]
Today, the children used chalk pastels to create a fire effect by buildings layers of colour and texture. We then created skyline silhouettes from our research of London in 1666.
In our DT lesson today, we explored and evaluated a range of vegetables in preparation for soup making. We tried new things and let our senses guide us. Using cocktail sticks to handle the food items, we described what they smell like, feel like and gently put them on our tongue to see what flavour […]
We are really looking forward to continuing our art projects next week!
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! 🐧🐳🦭❄️❄️❄️❄️
Today we continued our silhouette art work with Mrs Robbins. We have been adding patterns and geometric shapes to our silhouettes, I wonder what we will add next…
We have been exploring examples of Asian poetry in 2WB. Poetry has included storytelling, shape poems, Haiku, rhymes and even nonsense. We have been thinking about what we like and using our oracy skills to justify our opinions. Here are some examples: Alexie Oracy Amelia Oracy Darcie Oracy Eliza Oracy Khalifa Oracy Kieran Oracy a […]
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 […]
Today we practiced our shading skills, with a focus on tone. We enjoyed making different tones, without pressing on the page with our pencil. Instead, we learned how to hold our pencils properly as artists to get the desired effect on our page. We learned to use a new word – ask us what […]