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Archive for October, 2013

Theseus and the Minotaur

Over the past few weeks, we have been retelling the Greek Myth of ‘Theseus and the Minotaur’. We have used dance, drama and writing to share our work. Brandon and Charlie have written the Myth, working really hard to include powerful verbs and adjectives. Their work has been transcribed below; ‘Theseus and the Minotaur’ by […]

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Solar School launch event – Sponsored Walk

On Friday, we took part in our launch fundraising event for our Solar Schools project. We walked 5km around the school grounds for sponsorship donations from our supporters. It took us about an hour to complete the challenge. Mary and Ella kept us going with leading some motivational songs. It was lots of fun and […]

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Harvest Time! Part 3 – International Bake Off

We took inspiration from BBC 2’s ‘British Bake Off’ and held an ‘International Bake Off’ in HG this week. We split up into 3 teams; The ‘Sweet Potato’ Team, the ‘Blueberry’ Team and the ‘Strawberry’ Team. We used ‘Sweet Potato‘ in our Technical Challenge as this was the most successful crop in Kafuro, Uganda. We […]

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Horse Riding – How are we doing?

Each week, we have a horse riding lesson at Hewshott Farm. The RDA instructors help us with our riding skills and tell us how to look after the horses. Our riding lessons really help with our balance and co-ordination. It is really good for improving our core strength too. This is important for being able […]

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Harvest time at Durleighmarsh Farm! – Part 2 with Class HG

On Monday, we visited Alison at Durleighmarsh Farm. We wanted to find out from Alison about the crops grown at the farm this year. We knew it has been a ‘Bumper Harvest’ this year with many fruits and vegetables growing particularly well. We wanted to find out which crops had grown the best and anything […]

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This Week’s Makaton

We have continued with our harvest theme for Makaton this week. We have learnt/revised the signs for Farmer and Vegetable. Please click on the links below to see a short demonstration clip. Makaton – Farmer Makaton – Vegetable

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Harvest time! Part 1 by Class HG

Hello friends in Kafuro! Thank you for your blog about harvest in Kafuro. We found this really interesting and helpful in our learning about crops that have grown well in Kafuro ¬†and in Liss. We noticed your questions about foods used in our community. I asked the children in Class HG to answer your questions. […]

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Fantastic Work of the Week

Our Fantastic Work of the Week award goes to …… (drum roll)………. BILLY GOODYEAR! Billy has been really concentrating on his work and listening to instructions. This has helped him to be noticed by lots of adults that work with us and helped him to finish his work really well. Well done Billy I hope […]

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Cake Sale update – the Total.

We have been thrilled with the support everyone has shown towards our Cake Sale and the RDA charity. A MASSIVE THANK YOU to everyone. Our cake sales are now finished and we have had to do lots of maths to count up the money raised so far. After our counting, the money is taken to […]

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This Week’s Makaton

We have learnt 2 signs to help us with our ‘Cake Sale’ theme this week – Money and Cake. Please click on the links below to see a short demonstration clip; Makaton – Money Makaton – Cake

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