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Owl Class talk about Money: Needs or Wants?

Today, Owl Class had their second workshop on money by My Bnk.  In this session the pupils had the opportunity to discuss whether things that they buy are needs or wants.  For example, is a mobile phone something we need or something we want? We also discussed budgeting and how we could budget better, looking at ...

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Year 6 Sparrowhawk Class

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Bannister – House Challenge

All of the children in Bannister house have been working together to make decorations for the Christmas Bazaar. Look at the fun they have had: See you all at the Christmas Bazaar tomorrow!!!

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Rabbit Class – Children in need 2017

Children in need 2017, thank you for the donations.

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Rabbit Class – Yellow Week

This week our book focus has been ‘Wobble bear says yellow’ By Ian Whybrow. All of our activities have been linked to the colour yellow, here are a few pictures of what we have been up to:

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Year 6 Sparrowhawk Class

After a few technical hitches over the last couple of weeks, Sparrowhawk Class Blog is up and running .(Thanks to Mr Johnson!)   We have had a busy week in Maths, investigating perimeter and area of compound shapes, triangles and parallelograms. We have been thinking about algebraic formulas to work these out. Finding area and ...

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Hummingbird Class – E-safety and Anti-bullying week

In Hummingbird class, we have been learning about cyber bullying and e-safety. It is also Anti-Bullying week, so we have thoroughly explored different scenarios to see how people were being bullied online and what they could do to stop. We have even done some drama and created responses to agony aunt posts! Have a look ...

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Woodpecker Class show respect for the fallen: Remembrance Day (10.11.17)

This week,  Woodpecker Class’ IPC lessons have been based around Remembrance Day.               We wrote poems and a letter showing thanks to servicemen and women who helped in the army. Our class also made poppies with messages to the soldiers and stuck them on our class wreath for our Remembrance Day ceremony. ...

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Rabbit Class – Red Week

This week our book focus has been ‘The big red bath’ By Julia Jarman and Adrian Reynolds. All of our activities have been linked to the colour orange, here are a few pictures of what we have been up to:

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Parsloes Primary School – Remembrance Day Assembly!

Today Parsloes Primary remembered all those that fought in the war and lost their lives. Poems were read by the Year 6’s and every class made a poppy wreath to lay. Songs that we’ve been learning in music were sung. It was lovely to see all our parents attend. We will always remember and never ...

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Money Matters in Year 5

In Owl Class this week, we had a visit from a charity called My Bnk.  It started with an assembly, followed by a workshop in our class.  It was based on whether we thought we were a ‘Super Saver’ or a ‘Big Spender’.  Think about which category you would fall under…     Following on ...

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Butterfly class remembers

For our remembrance assembly we had to make a memorial plaque. We coloured in our poppies and cut them out to make the plaque. This was taken out by our class ambassadors to the front during assembly.     The children showed great respect during the whole assembly. Well done butterflies!

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Year 5 become newspaper editors

On Thursday 9th November, 24 pupils from Year 5 had the opportunity to visit the Guardian Newspaper in London, where they became newspaper editors. During the afternoon,  pupils were given different tasks to complete, starting with a newspaper scavenger hunt. They then had to edit a newspaper of their own, thinking about a number of things, including: ...

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Crickets English Fantasy Stories

This week we have planning our own fantasy stories. During English we used our story plans to retell our stories in our groups using our plans. We made sure we included lots of expanded noun phrases and expression. We had lots of fun listening to each others stories and becoming story tellers.  

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And when all is said and done, the sources remind us of our past (31.10.17)

In today’s IPC lesson, Woodpecker Class handled primary sources as they tried to understand events from the past.                 With no introduction, they were given artifacts and asked to discuss what they could be and what they could have been used for?             They were ...

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Robin Class – Hey Big Spender!

This week we had a visit from a charity called MyBnk to teach us about spending and saving. We learnt new key terms to do with finances and learnt how to resist temptation of impulse buying. Are you a Big Spender or Super Saver?

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UFO’s Spotted in Robin Class

This week, we’ve made UFO’s to help decorate our reading corner and IPC display wall. Take a look at some of our designs…

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Year 5 – Mission to Mars – Entry Point

This week we had a great opportunity to talk to someone based in a space station via a video conference call. He told us a lot of facts about Space to set us in good steed to start out new topic on Mission to Mars.

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Debating in Hummingbird class

In English, we looked at how people had different opinions, and if they agreed or disagreed with other children in the class. Yesterday, we explored some very controversial issues that have two dilemmas in them, and formed for and against arguments. As tables, we then debated one of these five issues: education, animal testing, bullying, ...

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Badger Shopping Money

The children have enjoyed learning about all the different shops in our local area and role playing buying items in the shop with real money. Most of the children can identify a 1p, 2p, 5p, and 10p coin. They are starting to understand that 1p has the least value and 10p has the highest value. ...

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Rabbit Class – Orange Week

This week our book focus has been ‘Winnie’s Amazing Pumpkin’ By Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul. All of our activities have been linked to the colour orange, here are a few pictures of what we have been up to:

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Creating city skylines – Centipede class

In Art this week, we researched city skylines and looked carefully at the different shapes we could see. We cut paper into lots of different shapes to make our buildings.     We are all very proud of our work 🙂  

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Bumblebee class visit Tropical Wings.

This week we visited Tropical Wings zoo. The children had a fantastic day looking at all of the animals and listening to a keeper talk.

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Bumblebee class sort shapes into Carroll diagrams.

This week in maths we are learning how to sort shapes into a Carroll diagram. The children enjoyed getting to go outside to explore this concept. They also worked hard at cutting and sticking shapes into the correct boxes of the Carroll diagram.

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A fun day at Tropical Wings

This week, year 1 children went on a school trip to Tropical Wings Zoo. It was so much fun seeing and learning about all the different animals.     Feeding time..  Some climbing for us too.                 

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Year 6 act out the tales from Odysseus (20.10.17)

      On Friday 20th October, year 6 showcased their performance on the book they have been reading – Odysseus. Across their English and IPC lessons, year 6 have been reading, analysing and discussing  the book; decoding a range of difficult concepts in order to follow Odysseus’ journey back to his home (Ithaca).   ...

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Woodpecker Class take part in the Harvest Assembly (9.10.17)

On Monday 9th October 2017, Mrs Morris led a harvest assembly for years 5 and 6 in the afternoon.     The year 5 and 6 ambassadors had to go to the front to make words out of the letters “H-A-R-V-E-S-T”. The words they made were: ‘HAVE’, ‘REST’, ‘STARVE’ and of course ‘HARVEST’.   Some ...

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Crickets Creative Day Creating our Own Fantasy Worlds

This week in English we were introduced too our new English unit, The Selfish Giant. We discussed the setting of this book was a ‘Fantasy World’. We than had the opportunity to create our own fantasy worlds We first discussed lots of different worlds we could write create. We then began creating our worlds using a ...

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Year 5 – Exit Point – The Tudors

For our exit point, Year 5, decorated the all with everything Tudor. There were workstations with children teaching parents how to do Tudor script, Tudor portraits, make Tudor Roses and play Tudor games. Also, all of our IPC books and homework were on display to show off all our hard work. What’s more, towards the ...

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Woodpecker Class show off their creative flairs using Microsoft PowerPoint (4.10.17)

Today, Woodpecker Class presented their PowerPoints about Ancient Greek Lifestyle. We have been researching about Ancient Greece and the lives they lived and had to put the information into a presentation to be delivered to the entire class.   Some of us were excited about doing this but some were also really nervous. The order ...

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Bannister House Challenge – Knowing me, knowing you

For our first House Challenge of the year, Bannister house learnt lots of important facts about Roger Bannister and his reason for becoming famous. We watched clips of him running the Miracle Mile in just under 4 minutes. We compared him to different athletes known today. Then we created our own action/movement to represent Bannister ...

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Oak Class – Baby Food (Exit Point)

As we have come to the end of our first IPC topic ‘The Generation Game’, Year 3 looked at how babies grow and stay healthy by eating nutritious food. We chose a selection of three different fruits that were soft enough to mash together in order to make it edible and appropriate for a baby. We ...

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Robin Class – Trip to Eastbury Manor House

This week, Robin class took a trip back in time to live s Tudors for the day at Eastbury Manor House. We learnt how the Tudors would dress, what they would do in their spare time. We learned how to act and talk like them as well as learning about other Tudor customs. Take a ...

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Science Trip – Centipede Class

On Wednesday, Centipede Class went to the Science Museum.  We went on the District line to South Kensington.  It was a long journey but we had fun!   We enjoyed looking around the museum and liked the rockets and missiles!     We took part in a workshop where we learned about astronauts and how ...

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Certificates winners in Butterfly Class

This week we had many of children who received certificates for lots of different reasons. Well done children. Keep up the good work!   These children got all their spellings correct and moved to the next colour band.   Emily has shown golden behaviour all week and has achieved a gold award.   These are our writer and ...

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Owl Class visit Eastbury Manor House

At Parsloes we are very lucky that we have access to a Tudor house, which is so close to our school, so on Tuesday 17th October, Owl Class visited Eastbury Manor House as part of their IPC topic – The Time Tunnel.    The children were very excited during their visit and not only found out new facts about ...

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Crickets Science Museum Trip

On Wednesday we visited the Science Museum.  We first went to watch the Space show, where we discussed clothing astronauts needed when traveling to space.  After the show we went to the space zone,  where we saw a full-sized replica of Eagle—the lander that took astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin to the Moon in 1969.  

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Maths in Ladybirds Class

We have been learning to read and write numbers to 20 and beyond. 

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Rabbit Class – Green Week

This week our book focus has been ‘The hungry caterpillar’ By Eric Carle. All our activities have been linked to the colour green, here are a few pictures of what we have been up to;

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Reading Gladiators – Year 4

This half term, the Reading Gladiators in Year 4 have finished reading the book Word of Mouse by James Patterson. Read below to see what some of the fantastic readers thought… The book was good because it doesn’t matter who you are, if you are different you are still special. – Yao-Yi I liked the book ...

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