This week, on Wednesday, we all enjoyed our Christmas dinner together, We had fun pulling crackers, wearing our Christmas hats and telling silly jokes. A huge thank you to the Friends of Hartsbourne, for providing us with the Christmas crackers.
During DT this week, the class painted the base coats onto their Christmas ornaments. We have a mixture of Christmas Trees, Candy Canes, Robins and Angels. We’re all excited to finish them next week! Also this week, during maths lessons, the class have been exploring parallel and perpendicular lines. In this lesson, the children were […]
In our DT lesson, we began work on our Christmas ornaments. We have been designing these over the last few weeks and this week we made the bases of our ornaments using salt dough. Once we had made the bases, they were placed into the oven, for 2 hours, in order for them to harden. […]
This week, we continued our work on developing oracy, with a debate about road safety. Should we have speed limits on roads? After a debate, the children concluded that although driving fast can be fun and gets you to where you are going quicker; it is better to arrive safely, rather than quickly. Also this […]
A focus for Hartsbourne at the moment is giving the children opportunities to work on their oracy skills. In class we will be having class debates throughout the year; looking at the pros and cons of different topics. This week we debated whether or not we should recycle. The children were given some of the […]
With remembrance Sunday coming up this weekend, the class have been creating some art work in honour of the occasion. The class used silhouettes and charcoal to create a scene; in tribute to the men, women and animals who have lost their lives fighting in wars.
This week, the class have been busy with assessment week, however this hasn’t stopped them from finding time to present some superb half-term projects.
This week, the class have been donating food for a local homeless shelter. In addition, they have been learning about the importance of a harvest and how it is celebrated in different ways around the world. In maths, the class have continued the theme of harvest; solving addition problems by using different (efficient) mental strategies. […]
This week, as part of out Autumn themed work, we made paper leaves in art. This involved using some origami skills to fold the paper into the correct shape. Also this week, we were fortunate enough to have a visit from Nick, from Bushey Synagogue. He brought with him a mobile Sukkah and explained how […]
This week, the wet weather on Tuesday, gave the class the chance to have a Speed Stack competition during PE. The children spent the lesson practicing, building and dismantling different tower formations, before trying out their skills in a mini competition. Congratulations to Freddie, who finished in the quickest time. In science this week, the […]