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Welcome to Foxes Class Page.

 

We hope you enjoy looking at all the exciting things we have done.

 

TERM 6:

Topic - 'Land before time!'

'Power of Reading' - The Brave Beast.

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TERM 5:

Topic - 'KAPOW'

'Power of Reading' - Traction Man.

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TERM 4:

Topic - 'Ahoy Ship Mates'

'Power of Reading' - How to find gold.

 

 

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English:

We have really enjoyed our topic of pirates and reading 'How to find gold'. 

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We drew our own treasure maps using a key and labels. 
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Working as a group we wrote some descriptive phases and put them together to make a poem.
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On 'World Book Day' we dressed up as book characters, shared our favourite books and wrote a book review.
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Fire Service Visit:

This term we had a visitor from the Fire Service who told us what to do in case of a fire.

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Theatre Royal Visit:

This term we were so lucky to be invited to 'The Theatre Royal' to watch 'Babe'. It was amazing!

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Design and Technology:

We made our own treasure chests and pirates.

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Science:

In science we explored materials. We made boats from different materials and tested which was the best using marbles. We also tested what material would be best to stop chocolate from melting.

 

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Assembly:

Our assembly on 'Pirates' was great fun!

TERM 3:

Topic - 'Poles apart'

'Power of Reading' - Lila and the secret of rain.

 

English:

Our working wall for 'Lila and the secret of rain'. We made our own books and wrote poems.  

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We thought about how Lila was feeling and wrote thought bubbles.
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When we had read the whole story we drew story maps and retold the story in our own words. Our talk partners also helped us proof read and edit our work.
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We researched Africa using websites and books before writing our own fact files.

 

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After we had learnt about the hot continent of Africa we compared it to the cold continent of Antarctica and read the book 'The penguin who wanted to find out'. This book was all about a cute penguin called Otto who kept asking questions and we learnt lots about Antarctica from him. We wrote fact files on penguins and retold Otto's story.

 

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Safer Internet Day:

On Tuesday 7th February we took part in Safer Internet Day. To help us understand how to stay safe online we read a story all about Smartie the Penguin, who was given a new tablet for his birthday, and needed help with lots of different things. We then wrote our own film strips before acting out our stories about staying safe online. Please take a look at our films about keeping safe online.

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If you would like to share this story again visit Childnet.com/resources/smartie-the-penguin , or look at the powerpoint, bellow, that we shared together.

 

Design and Technology:

We really enjoyed making small worlds to show the story of 'Lila and the secret of rain'.

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Look at our water colour paintings of penguins and our pastel drawings of 'Lila and the secret of rain'. WOW! We are artists!
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We have designed and made our own penguins using socks. We used rice and stuffing to fill old socks, cut out felt flippers, beaks, tummies and feet. We then finished them with a snazzy hat and scarf to keep them warm. We were amazed at how well they turned out and cant wait to take them home!

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R.E:

We have learnt about the parables of; The Good Samaritan, The lost sheep, The lost coin, The Great Feast and The talents. We thought about why Jesus might of told them.

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History and Geography:

We have been learning about Captain Scott's exploration and had a visit from Ian (KIC theatre).

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Science:

We have been looking at plants and what happens when plants have too much or not enough water. We planted three pots of cress seeds and gave one of them no water, one of them a little water and the other one lots of water.

 

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Science Day (Super Heroes):

For Science day we worked with the other year 2 class and both year 5 classes. Our teachers mixed us all up and put us into four groups  called, Super Heroes, Bat Heros, Spider Heroes and Captain America Heroes. Then in our group we visited each class during the day and explored different science activities. We made slime, made a circuit, made an explosion and found out about friction.  

TERM 2:

Topic - Fire! Fire!

'Power of Reading' - The Sweetest Song

 

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After we read 'The Sweetest Song' story we made puppets and acted out the story before drawing a story map and writing our own version of the story.

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Maths:

In Maths we have been learning how to multiply. We have used cubes to find lots of and put playdough petals on the flowers to help us. We have also been learning how to measure accurately with a ruler  and a metre stick. To help us practise our weighing and measuring liquid we made soda bread. 

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Science:

We have been learning about the properties of materials.

 

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RE:

We have been learning about Hinduism and Diwali. We used drama to act out the story of Ram and Sita. 

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Our Nativity was called 'It's a baby' and we were fantastic! We remembered all our lines and practised the songs.
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History:

In History we learnt all about 'The Great Fire of London'. We learnt some interesting facts and made a time line to show the order of the events.

 

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TERM 1:

Topic - Seaside

'Power of Reading' - The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch

 

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We have been reading books about the Lighthouse Keeper Mr Grinling and his cat Hamish. We have drawn story maps and retold a story from a different characters point of view. 

 

 

 

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During phonics we have been learning all about 'homophones' and played a matching game to help us understanding the different spelling patterns.

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Maths:

In Maths we have been working with the hundred square and learning about place value. We have also been adding two digit numbers.

 

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After reading the story 'One is a snail, Ten is a crab' we investigated the different possibilities of how we could make 12.

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Science:

We have been learning all about sea creatures; their habitats and food chains.

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We have also learnt how to make a circuit to light a bulb.

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Design and Technology:

Look at our amazing Lighthouses! We even added circuits to make them light up like a real lighthouse.

 

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Language day:

On language day we learnt about Bulgaria. We looked at the alphabet and wrote our names.We also found where Bulgaria was on a map and learnt some key phases.

 

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Trips:

We went to a pop up theatre in Margate and watched a show called 'I got super powers for my birthday'. It was very funny!

 

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Our trip to South Foreland Lighthouse was amazing! We went up to the top of the Lighthouse and a man told us lots of interesting information. From the top of the lighthouse we could see the Goodwin Sands and the ferries coming and going. At lunch time we had our lunch in the lighthouse keepers cottage. The last things we did was roll down the hill and then fly kites. We had a wonderful time.

 

 

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We have been on a visit to the Turner centre to look at the wonderful Turner paintings.

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We visited St Georges for prayer space activities and reflection.

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