English - The Three Little Pigs
Science - House Building
We built houses from straw, sticks and bricks and tested them to see which one was the strongest...
Design Technology - Birdhouses
We have painted our bottle birdhouses...
In Year 4/5 we practise being Mindful. This involves taking time to use our senses to notice things around us. We practise being calm and focus on calm breathing. We use a range of activities to promote Mindfulness such as visualisation activities, mindfulness colouring and using our senses to explore different things.
We have made pinwheels to practise calm breathing.
We enjoyed the 'Melt the snowman' visualisation activity. We then felt some ice from the playground.
We have tried something new this term...
Mindful Food Tasting
Year 4/5 pupils will be taking turns to be apart of a weekly SMILE Sensory Session, as part of our school SMILE ethos. We will be focusing on all aspects, such as Socialising, Movement, Interest, Learning and Engaging pupils in a variety of sensory activities.
Session 1 - Bubble Wrap Bingo
Session 2 - Sensory Walk
Sessions 3 - Sandpaper Colouring
Session 4 -Spinner Game
As our topic for this half term is Homes, we visited the Back to Back Houses in Birmingham for our trip. The children had the opportunity to dress up in vintage clothing in order to get a feel of what it would have been like to live in those days...
W/C Monday 4th February 2019 - Children's Mental Health Week and National Careers Week
Thursday 7th March 2019 - World Book Day and Time to Talk Day
Thursday 14th March 2019 - Trip to Back to Back Houses
Friday 15th March 2019 - Red Nose Day (Non Uniform Day)
Friday 12th April 2019 - Break up for half term