Christmas Jumper Day!

Thank you everyone who supported Christmas Jumper day in aid of Save the Children. 

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Christmas Jumper Day

Thank you to everyone who supported Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Save the Children. 

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Christmas Card Competition

Congratulations to Gurtej Singh (Y2) and Libby Stinson (Y6) for winning the Christmas card design competition organised by our local churches.

Their cards are being printed and delivered to people across the town.

Our in school winner was Adolphus Connor (Y2)

His picture of the Nativity…

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Food Bank Collection

Thank you to all the pupils who contributed to the Food bank this term.

Most of all thank you to Isla and Emily for arranging the collection.

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Enterprise Week

Today we all got into our teams and began working together to make the decorations that we hope to sell at Friday's Christmas Fair.  We had a very interesting discussion about how much we should sell them for and some interesting conversations about how people earn money and what happens if you…

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The Big Race!

We have a winner!!! Billy and his big, smooth plastic wheeled moon buggy went the furthest.  Elsa and her wooden wheeled buggy came a very close second.  The qualifying races and finals were all held with a great competitive spirit and complete fairness, so a big well done to all of…

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The Big Re-design

It took a few days but everybody worked so hard adding detail to their moon buggy and then testing to check it still worked well.  I am so proud of how independently and imaginatively the children worked, so much problem solving and persevering until they had finished them perfectly.  There were a…

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Investigating which wheels worked best.

Today we investigated which wheels worked best.  We wanted to make the test fair so we decided to use a ramp and make sure no-one pushed their moon buggy.  We tested each type of wheel ... card, wood, plastic, metal.  The we tested bumpy and smooth.  Finally we tested the buggies that had…

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All ready for testing.

These are the start of some of our amazing Lunar Roving Vehicles.  We have made the chassis and attached the axle and wheels.  When we have tested out which wheels work the best then we can complete our final design.  

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Developing our making skills.

We found out lots about moon buggies and discovered that it is called a Lunar Roving Vehicle.  We knew that we needed to have a strong chassis and that the wheels and axle must be able to turn otherwise our 'Rover' wouldn't work.  We had to carefully measure and cut the wood and then join it to…

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Marvelous Moon Buggies

As part of our topic 'Moon Zoom' one of the children's independent learning challenges has been to see if they can use the construction kits to build a moon buggy.  There has been fantastic teamwork, lots of having a go and trying our different ideas but most of all absolutely tons of…

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Welcome to the Year One Blog

Welcome.  We are just starting to learn about how to blog! Hopefully this will be a great way for you to keep up to date with what we are busy learning in school.  This is my very first test post.  Hopefully it will work and I can get going with sharing all the super learning that your amazing…

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