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Archive for January, 2012

This Week’s Makaton

Our makaton signs for this week are; ‘today’ and ‘tomorrow’. Please click on the links below to see a short demonstration video. today tomorrow

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Australia Day

On Thursday we celebrated Australia day. Leo had brought in a Boomerang and some pictures of Australia to show us. During the day we made Damper bread. Damper is traditionally a simple Australian unleavened bread baked in the hot coals of a campfire. The dough was wrapped around a stick and cooked or put into […]

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Chinese New Year Shadow Puppets

We have created our own Dragon shadow puppets. We listened to a story about ‘Herb’ – a Vegetarian Dragon. We used our puppets to make up our own Dragon stories with shadowy effects!

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This week’s makaton

Our makaton this week is themed around our celebrations of the Chinese New Year and our Chinese cooking. Our signs are ‘Rice’ and ‘Noodles’. Please click on the links below to see short demonstration clips. Noodles Rice

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Kung Hei Fat Choy!

  Happy Chinese New Year from all in HG! This year is the year of the Dragon. We have celebrated the New Year by doing various arts and crafts and cooking. We made a Chinese stir fry. It smelt and tasted delicious! We made the whole school feel very hungry. Have a look at us being Master Chefs in […]

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HG in a spin!

In HG, we have recently purchased our own class Diablos. We are learning how to spin them and perform tricks. We are sharing our skills and teaching each other. We have only just begun to master the Diablo – click on the links below to see some clips of how we are getting on! We […]

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This Week’s Makaton

Our Makaton signs for this week are following our recent work on maths. They are ‘time’ and ‘money’. Please click on the links below to see a short demonstration clip. Time Money


HG go shopping!

In HG we have been practicing our maths skills using money. We put this in to practice by asking some members of staff if they needed to buy anything at the shops.  This is what they asked for; Mrs Brown in the office needed stamps for the office, an egg sandwich for her lunch and a TV […]

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This week’s Makaton – Part 2

Our makaton this week is ‘Happy New Year’. Click on the link below to see a short video demonstration clip. Makaton happy new year


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