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Sharks - Using Mirrors to walk!!

This week in science the children learned about how mirrors work and how light travels. They had the complicated task of using the mirrors to see there feet and try and walk around the maze on the playground without looking down they had to keep looking through the mirror. As you can see from the […]

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Science in Hermit Crabs

Hermit Crabs completed a challenge to prove the law of reflection. The children learned all about angles of incidence and reflection using paper, masking tape and a torch.  

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Making progress

We have got to the final stages of our lantern construction this week. Last week, we drew detailed plans for the lantern, including the dimensions and how we planned to join all the pieces together as well as a final design for the decoration. We have spent one lesson constructing the frames for our lanterns, […]

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Animal Encounters came to visit!

We had a visit from Chris at Animal Encounters. He brought us a selection of animal types to see. We had so much fun! We met a tortoise called Hump, an owl called Misty, a blue-tongued skink called Blue, a pair of tenreks, stick insects, a snake called Athena and a millipede called Milly! We […]

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Verbs, imperative verbs, adverbs... so many verbs to learn in Dolphins!

We have been learning about verbs, imperative verbs and adverbs this week. We know that verbs are a doing words. Verbs show an action, something we can do. Here is a game for finding the verbs in space: https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/verbs.htm We have been using imperative verbs, or bossy words, to write instructions. We were very good […]

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