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Creating an Information text

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In Literacy and History we have been learning about the Sutton Hoo Burial that was discovered in Suffolk. In 1939, archeologists discovered large mounds and discovered a ship buried in the mound. Edith Pretty and Basil Brown was some of … Continue reading

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Identifying the Population of Shropshire

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Today in History we have been using our math skills, particularly our place value skills. Did you know the population of Telford is 148,487! To find out which place in Shropshire has the most and the least population we had … Continue reading

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Construction and Coding Kit

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The lucky leaders in Class 8 have been set different challenges today. These leaders were the first children to use the construction and coding kit! The children used their team working skills to communicate effectively and work well as a … Continue reading

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Learning About an Anglo Saxon Burial

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Today we have been involved in an Anglo Saxon Burial. We have used our scientific knowledge and understanding in order for us to study skeleton bones and artefacts particularly focusing on the burial at Sutton Hoo. Today we found out … Continue reading

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King Alfred the Great

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Today in history we have been learning about King Alfred the Great. Did you know he was the only king to be called the Great? We have consolidated our learning in literacy and applied it to our learning in history. … Continue reading

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Good Friday

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Today we learnt about the key events in Holy Week. We focused on Good Friday especially, we recreated symbols of good Friday using our art skills. On Good Friday Christians remember the day Jesus was killed on the cross. Did … Continue reading

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Designing a Saxon Village

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Today we designed a Saxon Village. Anglo Saxons lived in huts, which were made from wood and had thatched straw roofs. We re-created the Saxon huts and made straw roofs. We also created rivers so the villagers could get water … Continue reading

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Carrying out an historical enquiry!

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This afternoon we became detectives! We used clues based on artefacts to discover the mystery at Sutton Hoo. We worked in small groups to generate questions that we wanted to find out about the burial at Sutton Hoo, for example … Continue reading

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Coding Skills

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This afternoon we have used our debugging skills using WeDo 2, we made a cooling fan using lego and using code we were able to change the speed of the fan and the direction it went in.     What … Continue reading

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Cooking Bread and Butter Pudding

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Today in class 8 we have been cooking bread and butter pudding, this is a war time recipe. We consolidated our maths learning over this week, to work out how much ingredients would be needed by adding and subtracting fractions … Continue reading