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Latest developments in the Murder Mystery… /

This afternoon we have been taking another look at the evidence that we collected from the crime scene on the decking. After compiling the evidence we spent some time discussing what we believed may have happened and how the murder might have unfolded… From this, we began to create our suspect list, using the evidence to guide our investigation. We have come up with our final line-up, some of us

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An exciting adventure… /

We are very excited to start Arts Week and the week long journey to new skills and exciting opportunities. To start us off we would like to use look closely at these photos. This dragon was discovered while we were out exploring. Can you tell us about him? Where does he live? What is he on the look out for? How does he move? Remember this blog is a showcase

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Amazing animators! /

WALT: create a short animation WILF: Achieve: I can create a short animation. (Level 1) Challenge: I can plan my animation using a comics strip. (Level 2) Aspire: I can export my animation and import it into iMovie (level 3) Where were you working today? Some examples of our finished animations. We did them independently and have thought about how we would improve them. We have discussed that it would

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Do you know how to spot great learning? We do! /

Our mission today has been to recognise the characteristics of a great learner. We talked about what great learning would look like and sound like. We discussed what it might feel like if we walked into a classroom where great learning was happening. We wrote our ideas on post it’s and worked together to agree which we’re the most important. Once we knew what we were looking for we set

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Dragons den pitches /

What a fantastic day! We have all presented our pitches to Mrs Paddock, Mrs Harrison, Miss Smallbone and even Mr Banham made an appearence! We were very nervous but spoke confidently in our designs!   Have a look at  The amazing sweet packet clip! presentation by Madison and Chloe Gabby and Oliver presented their inventions special feature using this!  

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Invest in me… /

Today Mrs Paddock announced she had £1000 to invest in a brand new product! We had to use the skills we have practised throughout our ‘How is it made?” topic to be the best inventors. We even had a visit from a local investor, Mr Ravenscroft, who was very interested in our ideas! Take a look at this collection of photos taken throughout the day to track our progress! What

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Up for a challenge /

Wow, we can not quite get over getting a comment from the real Wallace and Gromit! They asked us to design an advert for their Bread-o-matic which is perfect because we have learnt all about persuading people when we looked at The Shirt Machine. We were set free to create an advert using anything we wanted. Some of us chose to draw posters, some used iPads to record a voice

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Rising to the occasion /

  This week we have been working on a secret mission for Wallace and Gromit! We were sent a letter asking us to help them with their latest creation! The Bread-o-matic is top secret and we have been lucky to play an important part in it’s creation. We have learnt about how bread is made on a industrial scale and then used our knowledge to help us write an explanation

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Steaming along at Elsecar! /

Year 2 have been learning all about the history of trains today. We visited Elsecar Heritage Centre to see the steam trains and learn all about them. The volunteers at Elsecar were working very hard painting and repairing the old trains. We saw the driver shovelling the coal into the fire box, it looked really hard and dirty work. We stood on the bridge and watched the train go by,

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