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This week in PSHCE we have been learning about how to keep ourselves safe and discussing where and when we feel safest and who helps us to feel and keep safe.
This week we have had a lot of fun celebrating Christmas. We even had a special visitor pop in and see us!
This week in DT we have completed our moving vehicle project and made our cars! They all look amazing and we are really proud of ourselves.
This week we have had a virtual visit from author and illustrator Nick Sharratt! We had so much fun listening to him read some of his stories and he even showed us how to draw some of the characters from his books.
This week we have been learning about Hanukah which is the Jewish festival of light. It starts on Sunday 28th November and will last for 8 days.
This week we have been learning a lot about how to be a good friend and what qualities we would like to see in our friends. We talked about the Golden Rule: Treat others how you would like to be treated.
This week we had our class spelling bee! All our super spellers worked so hard and all did an amazing job!
This week we learnt about Diwali celebrations around the world. We got to try some special Hindi treats and made a Diwali card for our families.
This week in Science we carried out an investigation to find out which material would be best to make a parachute out of. .
This week in History we used the i-pads to research the Rochdale Pioneers
This week we celebrated National Poetry Day. We performed Rope Rhyme by Eloise Greenfield. You can watch our performance on the Hopwood Facebook page.
In computing this week we had a go at adding a sprite and a stage to our Scratch games. We also created our own algorithms to direct each other around the classroom.
This week in science we have been classifying objects by their materials and their properties.
This week in maths we have been using cuisenaire and numicon to help us understand place value.
This week in History we used the i-pads to carry out research and create posters on LS Lowry, Emmeline Pankhurst and Robert and George Stephenson.