Blackbirds' Blog 13.3.20

This week, the children have worked very hard on a series of assessment activities. The results of these will feed into my teacher assessment of where the pupils learning is at the moment and give a further indication about what we need to work on for the remaining of the year . Well done to the…

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Blackbirds' Blog 6.3.20

This week has been another jam-packed week in Blackbirds.

Thank you to all who brought in their ‘treasures’ in boxes. We used these to write ‘Our Stories’ having read the story of emigration told through a collection of artefacts in the story ‘The Matchbox Diaries’. We will be learning more…

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Blackbirds' Blog 28.02.20

Thank you to everyone who has sent in boxes containing the children’s treasures. We will be using these on Monday to inspire the children’s writing. If your child has not brought in their boxes could you talk to them about what they could include so they have something to write about.

There was…

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Blackbirds' Blog 14.02.20

To finish our work on The Selfish Giant, this week the children have chosen a different character and setting to write their own story following the same theme. We have worked on applying all the all the language we have focused on this term, including paragraphing, personification, similes,…

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Blackbirds Blog 7.02.20

The focus for this week has centred around preparing and practising our assembly. This work obviously paid off as Blackbirds did themselves proud yesterday morning. Thank you to you for helping your child to learn their words and I am sure you are all proud parents this weekend.

At swimming…

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Blackbirds Blog 31.01.20

This week has seen us begin our second text of the term, The Selfish Giant, We are however still exploring the topic of Darkness and Light, both in terms of Winter to Spring and bad to good.

In maths, we have looked at recognising and counting tenths and how this links to dividing by…

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Blackbirds' Blog 24.01.20

This week we have continued exploring the theme of winter through our text, including using cool colours to create winter pictures in art. We then planned and wrote a sequel to Winter’s Child which we called Spring’s Child.

In maths we have continued working on multiplying, learning how to…

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Blackbirds' Blog 17.01.20

This week we have explored the theme of winter through our text. We have developed the use of expanded noun phrases and looked at how to record dialogue. We have written a postcard and a letter.

In maths we have focused on multiplying and dividing by 10, learning how we move the digits one…

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Blackbirds' Blog 10.01.20

Happy new year to you all.

Blackbirds settled back well on Wednesday and worked hard.

We have begun our new text this week. This is called Winter’s Child by Angela McAllister.

We used ideas from the text as part of our STEM day learning on Friday. We also participated in an ‘Inventors…

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Blackbirds' Blog 20.12.19

Another busy week began on Monday with a visit from the Pop Project who took us musically through the decades (making some of the staff feel very old!).

This was followed on Tuesday with KS2 children watching Owls and Eagles Christmas play. This had a very poignant message of helping others…

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Blackbirds' Blog 13.12.19

Well done to all the children for a fantastic performance of Gold for Bethlehem on Wednesday. We were so proud of how they spoke, sang, danced and acted. We know we couldn’t have done it without the help of parents and carers who practised with the children and provided brilliant costumes so a big…

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Blackbirds' Blog 6.12.19

The hard work has continued for the children as practices for our Christmas Play are in full swing. Please continue to work with your child as they learn their lines, songs and dances for the performance. We are now script free in rehearsal, although there is still a lot of prompting…

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