It’s Maptastic!!!

This week class 11 have been working hard in theme getting to grips with the difference between cities, counties, countries and continents! They have mastered the difference and used an Atlas to plot countries and cities as well as being able to identify human and physical features. Outstanding!

Fraction fun

Our new learning topic for maths over the next few weeks is fractions. Today, we kick started our learning by working together to equally divide up our strips of paper to make our very own fraction walls.  From this we can easily work out and understand what equivalent fractions are. 

Well done Keira!

Well done to Keira who had her beautiful, long hair cut short at the weekend in aid of The Little Princess Trust.  The charity provides real hair wigs free of charge to children and young adults who have sadly lost their own hair due to cancer treatment and other illnesses.

We are all very proud of you Keira on doing such a kind thing for others.  We all think your new hair style is gorgeous too and you look very grown up!  Well done!

Take a look at the before and after photographs below.

Family learning

The children continued, with the help of our parents and carers,  to develop our classroom by making their very own individual stained class windows for our church area. We got a little messy but had fun!

Developing our classroom

The children got stuck in a shared their ideas on how to further develop their classroom for their new theme. From rolling up balls of paper to create rocks, painting on shops to represent Thorne and Doncaster to building a wall out of boxes for our church area and decorating it to become our vocabulary wall.

Trip to Thorne

This week the children enjoyed a short trip out of the school gates to see more of their local community.  They enjoyed seeing the older buildings a learning about some of the history Thorne has to offer. They were a credit to the school and a pleasure to take.

We are hooked!

The children have made some really fantastic predictions into the plot and following chapters of their new class book! Well done guys, can’t wait to read more with you.

 

Visit from Thorne Mayor.

Today, Year 3 & 4 were visited by the Mayor of Thorne, Susan Durrant. The Mayor answered some very challenging and interesting questions from the children. Susain explained the many roles of her job and especially how she enjoys helping Thorne community. The children then used this information to create a poster about the Mayor. A fantastic end to a fantastic week!