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Week beginning 15th October
This week we had our learning together session. We used the Mayan hieroglyphs to write our name. In Design technology we evaluated the properties of different types of flour. In English, we worked on improving our inference and deduction skills to uncover the culprit in The Hound of the Baskervilles-with a little help from Sherlock Holmes.
Week beginning 8th October
This week we have written some versions of The Hound of the Baskervilles, some of which can be viewed on our blog. In Science. we looked at the process of separating solutions using evaporation. We made salt water solutions and we will record results daily.
Week beginning 1st October
This week we have been looking at the different processes of separation, including filtration, distillation and evaporation. We looked at the process of chromatography to investigate the separation of coloured dye from Smarties. We have also looked at the Mayan number system and used it to answer a range of calculations.
Week beginning 21st September
This week we conducted an experiment into properties of materials using maltesers. In English, we have written Fairtrade reports and researched using information stations.
Week beginning 17th September
This week,Freddie Fit has been in to put us through our paces, the children enjoyed his high energy fitness class. In PSHCE, we looked at how we can keep our minds and bodies heathy,
Week beginning 10th September
This week we have been looking at how chocolate fits into a balanced and healthy lifestyle. As part of our R.E lesson we made commitment trees that showed our understanding of dedication to a belief. We have also been using relative clauses to write a piece of descriptive writing based on a Mayan myth. In History, we had to try to discover what Mayan objects were and to whom they belonged.
Throughout the Autumn terms we will be looking at our new theme-Chocolate. It will be a cross-curricular theme that looks at properties of materials (including melting points of chocolate ) as well as the Mayan civilisation ( who were responsible for discovering cacao beans.)