Violet Year 6 2018-19

Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits

ABCD Dance Show

This morning the street dance and drama after school clubs put on a spectacular show for the whole school and parents too! It was amazing to see how confident even the youngest children were. What a treat it was! Take a look at the photos…

Spectacular Science!

Yesterday, we became scientists to celebrate ‘British Science Week’ which is taking place until 13th March.  Mrs Lee kindly came in to support our children in learning Physics, Chemistry and Biology across a series of experiments. Year 5 and 6 used microscopes to explore how things look close up such as hair and their own skin cells!  They had to make sure the light
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Chinese New Year

To celebrate Chinese New Year on Tuesday 5th February, KS2 classes completed a carousel of activities to learn more about the celebration and also to get our creative juices flowing. All children completed all activities throughout the morning. In the Year 3 classroom, we had a go at some Chinese writing and then made our work into scrolls. In the Year 4 classroom, we
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Mr Beckingham

We had a special treat today with Mr Beckingham leading assembly. He retold the nativity story, but not in any old way he brought his easel and paint brushes! It is always an assembly we look forward to and remember especially as he leaves his painting for us to look at and admire. Take a look at the photos below.

Evolution and Inheritance workshop

We’ve had a packed morning in Violet class today, with our evolution and inheritance workshop. Mr B came in to work with us, recapping what we’ve learnt this term and challenging us further! We were very lucky to get to handle some real fossils and complete tasks working as palaeontologists. We found it really interesting and learnt lots! Have a look at some of
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Jazz workshop!

We’ve had a jazz workshop in Violet class this afternoon and what a lot of fun we’ve had! Alex, from Z-arts, visited us in school to teach us all about jazz and show us how we can compose and improvise our own music. We listened to various styles of jazz music, including some pieces performed by Alex’s own band! He talked to us about
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The Piano by Aidan Gibbons

Violet Class have been looking at the animation ‘The Piano’ by Aidan Gibbons. We’ve looked at the motions portrayed in the film through the flashbacks of the man’s life, and written some wonderful narratives based on it.  Here are just a few examples of our writing.   

Autumn 2 newsletter

Autumn 2 newsletter violet class 2018

Mr Beckingham’s visit

We always really look forward to Mr Beckingham’s visits. He brought his painting easel today which is always a treat! He told us a story about the parable of the greedy son, who only thought of himself as depicted in Luke 15. He painted as he was talking and the words came to life!!! We can’t wait for the next time Mr Beckingham visits
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