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Archive for October, 2012

Fantastic Work of the Week

Writing continues to be a chance for us to shine in HG! This week’s ‘shining star’ is Eddie who has been awarded Fantastic Work of the Week. Eddie has worked hard and written about his weekend with his family. Well done Eddie, hope you enjoy your treat for getting ‘Fantastic Work of the Week’!

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Cooking with Numicon

This week, we spent a morning of maths in the kitchen. We had a go at making Numicon biscuits. We used our Numicon shapes (washed first!) to press in to the biscuit dough. We then made a digit to match the Numicon shape. When they were baked and cooled, we iced them using coloured icing […]

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Fantastic Work of the Week

In HG, we’ve been working very hard on our personal targets. Well done to Ella who showed ‘determination’ to try her best in achieving her target with writing. She has really deserved the ‘Fantastic Work of the Week’ slot. Hope you enjoy your treat Ella!

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Inspiration, Courage and Determination.

We were lucky enough to have a special visitor to HG this week.  Tracy Donegan completed the London Shine Marathon in September. Shine is Cancer Research UK’s night time walking marathon that uses light as a symbol of hope and the progress they are making in the fight against cancer. Tracy walked all night to complete […]

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It’s National Curry Week!

In HG this week, we have celebrated ‘National Curry Week’! We have been finding out how sweetcorn is farmed and harvested. We have compared the farming of Sweetcorn in the UK and in Uganda. We have also been finding out how the UK and Uganda use the sweetcorn crop in different ways. We followed a […]

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This week’s Fantastic Work of the Week

In literacy, we have been writing our own familiar stories, using adjectives (Wow words). We used the familiar stories of ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ and ‘We’re Going on a Lion Hunt’. We used our trip to Durleighmarsh Farm to make the stories our own, based on our own experiences. There was a lot […]

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Our Torah Scrolls

Following our work about books that are special to us, and the Bible that is special to Christians, we have been finding out about The Torah. The Torah is very special to Jewish people.  A Torah scroll is made from sheets of parchment, which is made from the skin of a kosher animal. It is written […]

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The iPad has landed!

On Tuesday, we received our iPad that was very generously donated by Mr Shilling at Shilling Communications. Everyone was very surprised and excited when Mary unwrapped the mysterious package!  We are looking forward to being able to use the iPad in our learning. It will make communication with the world outside our classroom a lot […]

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