We have been creating Willow pattern plates because they are produced in Stoke-on-Trent, also known as The Potteries and it ties in with our theme of Birmingham and Beyond. The designer of the Willow pattern was a gentleman, Josiah Wedgwood.
Happy New Year With the start of the New Year, a new theme begins. Today Year 3 became detectives to solve clues to identify their new theme – Birmingham and Beyond.
This morning we have been preparing for 2019 by creating our calendars. We are very pleased with our creations. We wish you all a prosperous 2019.
Today (28.11.18) all of Key Stage 2 went to watch the adaptation of David Walliams – Awful Auntie, at the Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham. It was a great experience enjoyed by all. Click to see the theatre.
This afternoon in Emerald class we have been learning about temperature. We first started by discussing our prior knowledge of temperature. We discussed degrees, Celsius, Fahrenheit etc. We then had time to explore and use a thermometer. Afterwards we looked at temperatures around the World and then created a collage to depict a hot…
Today we went on a mammoth hunt! We pretended that we were Stone Age people and threw spears and attacked with axes. It was good fun but many said that if it was real they would be very frightened.
In Emerald we learnt about the soldiers in the war and the significance of the poppy in relation to Flanders Fields. We then created our own mark of remembrance.
In Science we have been investigating a variety of rocks. We have looked at limestones, granites, sandstones, marbles and slate. We performed a scratch test to find out the durability of rocks and then a water test to investigate the permeability of rocks. We had great fun.
Year 3 spent the whole afternoon creating woolly mammoths. We are so pleased with our efforts. We worked in partners and had great fun and success. Here are our finished mammoths for you to admire.
What a fantastic assembly. Emerald class you were amazing, clear voices, excellent acting, dancing and singing. Mrs Millward is very proud of you all for achieving such a high standard today in Perryfields’ 1st class assembly of the year. I hope all your parents were proud too.