Friday 17th January 2020
It's been a fabulous Friday! After getting on with our writing Blue Pen Work, we went on a maths treasure hunt around school. This afternoon, we made farm animals for our project display in the classroom - they look brilliant!
Thursday 16th January 2020
It's been a fun-filled day today. We finished off our poems first thing. When we had finished, we had some time practising our typing skills on the computer. We had a great PE session in the sports hall where we had to test our balancing skills on the benches. This afternoon, some of us went swimming while the rest of us stayed at school and learnt about habitats.
Wednesday 15th January 2020
We have enjoyed writing acrostic poems about elephants today. In maths, we used dog biscuits and number lines to help us with our subtracting skills!
Tuesday 14th January 2020
We have had a busy day full of learning today. We started off by putting an acrostic poem back together after it had been all jumbled up. Then, we helped out a farmer by adding together animal food in maths.
Monday 13th January 2020
It was great to hear about what the children got up to over the weekend.
Today, we went on a hunt to find out which mystery animal was hidden in our classroom (it was an elephant). We had to read the clues before the answer was revealed. In maths, we looked at what the addition and subtraction symbols mean.
Unfortunately, the therapy pony had to cancel as the weather is too wet! We're hoping to get this re-scheduled for another time.
Friday 10th January 2019
Today, we celebrated Maddie's birthday. Although it was a little bit later that her actual birthday, we had a great party and enjoyed playing with balloons.
It's been a fantastic first week back after Christmas and we're all very proud of how the children have settled back into the new term.
Thursday 9th January 2020
What a busy day it's been! We started off by going on an opposite hunt around the classroom. In maths, we enjoyed going on the computers to play some counting games. This afternoon, some of us went swimming while the rest of us learnt all about habitats.
Wednesday 8th January 2020
In maths today, we made giant number posters. We chose a number and challenged ourselves to see how many ways we could represent it. We drew it, counted up to it and even drew around our hands.
Tuesday 7th January 2020
Another action-packed day!
We spent our English lesson gathering ideas for a poem about how to look after dogs. We’ll be starting to write these tomorrow.
In Maths today, we continued to practise our counting. We had to re-organise numbers, words and pictures that had been all jumbled up in the post.
Christmas Week 2019
Wow, what a busy week. Here is a quick update to share what we have been doing in school:
Thank you for all your support to make this term a successful one. The children have had the opportunity to learn lots of new things. We hope you all have a wonderful Christmas break and that you are ready for more fun in the new year!
The IR Team
Friday 13th December 2019
This morning Miss Hubbard joined us and we wrote about our trip to the care home. We had a special surprise baby shower for Mrs Longbottom during lunchtime. We all want to wish Mrs Longbottom the best of luck for her new adventure! We also had a party for Mikhail's 11th birthday.
Thursday 12th December 2019
This morning we visited Bridgedale Care Home. The children loved meeting the residents. We sang Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer and gave out the cards and gifts that we had made.
We have had such a lovely day! We received exciting news about our new teacher, Miss Hubbard, who will be teaching us after the holidays. We wrote to Miss Hubbard, telling her about ourselves and we made cards for the residents at Bridgedale Care Home, who we are visiting on Thursday.
Friday 6th December 2019
We had another fun Friday. This afternoon we helped Mr Wright to celebrate his upcoming birthday.
Thursday 5th December 2019
This morning we used the computers to play telling the time games. We have all been super stars today so Mrs Hall let us all choose a prize.
Wednesday 4th December 2019
This morning we played time games and sorted o'clock and half past times.
What a fab day! We thought about what made us special and the things we liked doing, then we worked with students from the University of Sheffield in a rowing workshop, doing games and exercises to build our core strength and of course some rowing too! We finished it off with a fun birthday party!
Thursday 28th November 2019
This morning we finished our extended writing and then we completed our maths work. We estimated the length of different objects in class and then used blocks and rulers to measure and check.
Wednesday 27th November 2019
This morning we wrote about what makes a good friend and then we measured objects in class. This afternoon we made a start on our Christmas craft activities....not long to go now!
Friday 22nd November 2019
Hola! This afternoon we enjoyed learning how to ask and answer "how are you?" in Spanish. We enjoyed singing and dancing along to our goodbye song. Adios!
Thursday 21st November 2019
This morning we continued to write fact files about pets. We explored symmetrical shapes using paint and printing. Our Year 5 children enjoyed a trip to the Wonderdome Planetarium to explore what life is like in space.
Wednesday 20th November 2019
This morning we started to write fact files about pets. We also gave directions to the emergency services using different 2D shapes.
Tuesday 19th November 2019
We've had a lovely day! We went on a vocabulary hunt to describe our paints, made pictures out of shapes and finished our paper mache pets!
Friday 15th November 2019
Today we celebrated Children in Need in school. We were very comfortable in our pyjamas and onesies. We also celebrated 'Switch Off Day'. We turned off the computers and lights all day.
Thursday 14th November 2019
This morning we used the computers to type up kind actions for a class kindness jar.
Wednesday 13th November 2019
Another super busy day. Some of the Year 4 boys enjoyed a trip to Pizza Express. The children in school wrote about kind and unkind actions and then worked on some Children in Need addition problems.
Monday 11th November 2019
This morning we used bottles, red paint and black card to create our own poppies. We took time to think about how the soldiers helped other people.
Friday 8th November 2019
This morning we finished working on our class Kindness Tree. It has lots of lovely ideas about how to be kind. We are very proud of the work that the children have done. Have a lovely (hopefully dry) weekend.
Thursday 7th November 2019
What a wet day! This morning we played number games on the Topmarks website. This afternoon we started to make charity Christmas cards.
Wednesday 6th November 2019
This morning we explored ways in which we can be kind....see our kindness chain on the English display. We counted sparklers that were left from last night. We also had a party to celebrate Mrs Nunn's special birthday.
Thursday 24th October 2019
This morning we visited the Zero-Waste Shop at the University of Sheffield Student's Union. We had a great time looking at the different items that you can buy there. We filled up one of our containers with hand wash for the classroom and bought ginger for baking next half-term.
This afternoon the Year 5 children participated in Viking Day and joined in a battle in the hall.
We hope you have a lovely half-term break. We will see you all on the 4th of November.
Wednesday 23rd October 2019
This morning we played coin bingo and talked about the coins that we know. This afternoon the Young Scientists came to visit us to teach us a lesson. They helped us to make our very own lava lamps using recycled plastic bottles.
Today we had a bit of a Hallowe’en theme! We thought about autumnal celebrations and created our own spooky creatures that we chose vocabulary to describe. In maths we started exploring money and later on Mrs Kirbyshaw treated us to some pumpkin tasting!
What a fantastic day! We finished off our Artworks project and had a party to celebrate!
Some children went to Boccia and represented the school really well!
We are so proud of all the children and all the effort and enthusiasm they have put into this week - well done everybody!
Thursday 17th October 2019
Another brilliant day with the ArtWorks Project. This morning we designed more sea creatures, and this afternoon we designed a slogan to go on the display. Kat from the project has started to put up the display, it already looks amazing!
Wednesday 16th October 2019
Another busy day with our ArtWorks friends. This morning we made large sea creatures for our display. This afternoon we designed coral for the bottom of the sea.
Tuesday 15th October 2019
Wow, what a busy day. This morning we played curling at Ice Sheffield....it was very cold. This afternoon ArtWorks came to visit us again. We made jellyfish. We can't wait for you to see the finished product.
Our visitors from the Artworks Project were very impressed with all the recycling we’d collected. Today we began by designing and making the fish for our coral reef scene.
Friday 11th October 2019
This morning we worked hard to perfect our letters. We also worked hard on our maths assessment. Have a lovely weekend!
Thursday 10th October 2019
This morning we sorted o'clock and half-past times and completed our recycling fact files. The swimmers had to do lengths of the pool and try to put their face in the water, they all worked very hard.
Wednesday 9th October 2019
Today the Year 3 children have enjoyed an Egyptian day with their mainstream class. The children working in the resource went on a clock hunt and then sorted the times that they had found.
After a fun game of clock bingo we got to hear all about Mr Lomas’ amazing adventure at the weekend! He went to Germany and won 2 gold medals and a bronze for orienteering mountain biking! Well done Mr Lomas!
Y4 had a fun afternoon trying Greek food and on Wednesday Y3 have an Egyptian themed day!
What a lovely day! We made our own watches when we looked at how clocks work. We started making plans for our fact files about recycling too!
Friday 4th October 2019
This morning we finished writing our stories based on our book 'Somebody Swallowed Stanley'. We are really proud of our writing this half-term.
Have a wonderful weekend!
Thursday 3rd October 2019
This afternoon we had fun making our own slime to use during sensory time.
Wednesday 2nd October 2019
This morning we continued to explore capacity. We used recyclable materials to decorate our capacity bottles. We also started to write our own stories based on 'Somebody Swallowed Stanley'.
Friday 27th September 2019
This morning we completed pronoun jigsaws. During our Enrichment Time we had fun playing with the sensory beads in class.
Thursday 26th of September
This afternoon the children who stayed in school worked together to create a giant art masterpiece. It was very messy but good fun.
Wednesday 25th September 2019
This morning we went on a pronoun hunt around school. We used our photographs to make sentences. We then used playdough and 2D shapes to design a new recycling factory.
Tuesday 24th September 2019
This morning we used paint and 2D shapes to design a new recycling plant for Sheffield. It was messy but fun.
Today we investigated what happens to plastic, paper and glass when we recycle. We discovered that our new benches are each made out of 22,000 plastic milk bottles!
We also worked hard identifying 2D shapes and we’ll be using this to design our own recycling factory tomorrow!
Friday 20th of September
This morning we completed English blue pen work and a maths assessment. This afternoon we continued to learn new words in our Spanish lesson.
We hope you have a sunny weekend.
Thursday 19th of October
What a busy day!
This morning we met with Emma from the ArtWorks Project to talk about an upcoming recycling project....keep your eyes peeled for more information. This afternoon the children that didn't go swimming used junk material to make models. At the end of the day we had a party to celebrate Morgan's birthday.
Wednesday 18th of September
Today we used bottle tops to solve addition and subtraction problems.
We compared polluted and clean environments and found vocabulary to describe them. After break we had fun with addition and subtraction maths games!
Monday 16th September 2019
Happy Monday! Today we thought about how we could could help our local environment so we went litter picking around school!
Friday 13th of September
Today we practised saying "hola" and "adios". We made some fabulous posters to display the Spanish words.
Thursday 12th of September
The Year 3/4 boys had a brilliant first swim at Goodwin. They were working on their splashy feet. The Year 5/6 children stayed in school and worked on the bird feeders we are making for the Autumn Fayre.
Wednesday 11th of September
This morning we made big number sheets. We used recyclable materials to explore numbers to ten. Take a look when you next visit the classroom.
Today we started reading our story, ‘Somebody Swallowed Stanley!’ We looked at videos and images of jellyfish and described them - we don’t think Stanley looks like a jellyfish do you?
What a lovely start to the week! We started thinking about our recycling topic and collected and sorted rubbish. Then we counted what we had collected as part of our maths learning. Everyone was fantastic in mainstream! There were lots of busy brains, well done!
Friday 6th of September
We have had a fabulous Friday. This morning we played games which helped us to get to know each other better. We hope you all have a lovely weekend.
Thursday 5th of September
What a busy start to the year. We have been doing lots of fun things this week; making new posters for our 'Golden Rules' display, designing new labels for our pegs and exploring the swimming rules. We have also spent time in mainstream every day getting to know our new teachers.
Welcome back everyone!
We loved sharing our holiday news and meeting our new friends!
Mrs Longbottom was so impressed with the fantastic attitudes of everyone after 6weeks off and Mrs Hall is so excited to see you all!