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Attenborough Class Blog 2018-2019

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  • 11/01/19

    Bay Labs Trip

    This week Attenborough class had the opportunity to travel to Reading to Bay Labs. Bay Labs combines deep learning, a type of artificial intelligence, with cardiovascular imaging to help in the diagnosis and management of heart disease - the leading cause of death in the world. They hold sessions fo...
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  • 20/12/18

    Sock Snowmen

    Today the children had the opportunity to design and make their own sock snowmen. Today they drew out and labelled their two diagrams, then filled their sock with rice and formed it into a snowman shape. For many learning how to pour rice out of the bag and then tie a knot in some string was a big c...
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  • 19/12/18

    Christmas Flower Arrangements

    A parent very kindly came in to school today and helped the children make their own individual flower arrangements. They really enjoyed this session and are very proud of their achievements. Please look in the gallery for further images.
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  • 17/12/18

    Shuffle Dance

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  • 13/12/18

    Chocolate Tasting

    After working hard to understand Fairtrade and where cocoa beans are grown this half term the children had the exciting opportunity to taste some different chocolate. They started by smelling it and looking at it, then tasting it with their nose pinched to stop their sense of smell. Then they let th...
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  • 13/12/18

    Science Scarecrows

    In Science the children applied their learning on electrical circuits to make scarecrows that really would scare any birds away. When the birds land on the shoulder of the scarecrow it will cause pressure on a switch making the scarecrows eyes light up without any warning. The children had a fant...
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  • 30/11/18

    Pantomine Workshop

    The children had the opportunity to create their own Robin Hood puppets and masks today using a range of media from plastic pots, felt, pom poms and paint, as well as much more. They had great fun and it was a fantastic session. They then enjoyed the Robin Hood performance in the afternoon perf...
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  • 23/11/18

    Little Life Savers

    The children had the opportunity to learn some basic first aid including the recovery position and CPR this afternoon. Initially they started discussing the signs of when someone is choking, then leart about what to do to try and help them. They were all given scenarios and talked through what...
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  • 09/11/18

    Icky Doo Dah Storyboards

    Following the visit from Simon Murray the children have been creating their own version of Icky doo Dah and have written their own storyboards of some of the adventures he has got up to. Please take a look in the gallery on the class page to see some examples of our work. When they are all finish...
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  • 07/11/18

    Icky Doo Dah

    We had Simon Murray join us in school yesterday. He is the author of the book 'Icky Doo Dah'. He began the day explaining to the children how he came up with the idea of his character and then how he goes about illustrating his books with all of the mischievous things the character gets up t...
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  • 10/10/18

    Science: Forces

    In Science this term, Attenborough class have been learning all about Forces. The children began this unit by exploring the effects of air resistance that acts between moving surfaces. We then investigated the effects of friction and water resistance, before finally investigating the effects of...
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  • 19/09/18

    Maths - Bar Model

    The children have been working really hard on place value, addition and subtraction the last few weeks and are learning how to develop their problem solving using the Singapore Bar Model. The homework being sent home uses this method and if any parents would like some support or advice on how to use...
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