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Archive for May, 2013

Masterchefs making pizza

We had a go at making pizza from scratch this week. We started with the dough first. We mixed the flour and water to make the sticky, springy dough that needed a lot of pulling and kneading. We left the dough for an hour before we could flatten it and add our own favourite toppings! […]

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This week’s makaton

In HG this week, we have been busy making our own pizza’s from scratch. We have learnt the Makaton for pizza, sandwich and bread. Please click on the links below to see short demonstration clips. Makaton – Pizza Makaton – Bread Makaton – Sandwich

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River studies in Selborne

The Upper School went to Selborne this week. They were looking at the river flow through the village. The children carried out some investigations on the river flow, which direction it went and how fast. They used the equipment to take various measurements. They also took part in some fun woodland activities. This included making […]

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Circuit Training

Intensive circuit training took place in HG this week…. no, not in PE …..   in a Science lesson! We looked at what is needed to make a circuit. We used the equipment to make a light bulb shine. We investigated what happened when we broke the circuit or added other elements. When we felt […]

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HG’s Sporting Heroes

We congratulate Billy on his award for Most Improved Boxer. Billy has recently taken up the sport of Boxing. He has shown courage and determination during his weekly lessons at his club. Well done Billy!

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“Down at the Post Office……….”

Last week we wrote some letters to our families, and friends at Shakespeare Junior School. We looked at how much it would cost to send our letters and worked out which tariff we needed. Then we had to work out how much money we would need for everyone to send their letters. We thought about what we […]

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This week’s makaton

This week, we have written some letters to our friends at Shakespeare Junior School. We walked to the post office and bought our stamps. Our makaton signs this week are Postman, Post Lady, Post box. Please click on the video links below to see short demonstrations of the signs. Postman Makaton Post lady makaton Post […]

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Competition time!

We have launched a ‘playtime’ competition in HG. We have challenged everyone in their circus skills. Some people are practicing their Diablo skills, some people are going to practice spinning plates, some people are going to practice their juggling skills. We will be holding a competition to see who can do the most exciting tricks, […]

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Marvellous Multiplication

In HG, we have been looking for patterns on 100 squares and multiplication squares. Some of us have been practicing completing our multiplication squares in super speedy time. We have got so good at it, that a challenge has been set….. Who can complete the table in the fastest time. Brandon was our champion with […]

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Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb!

After the sunny weather last week, and then the rain, our crop of rhubarb has really come on in our school garden. We remembered how Alison at Durleighmarsh farm showed us how to harvest the rhubarb. We carefully cut the stalks and thought the big leaves were like umbrellas! We brought them into the classroom […]

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