Lower Key Stage 2

Learning in Year 3

Unity Week in Y3

Year 3 on: Learning in Year 3

In Year 3 this term, we have been learning about and celebrating unity and black history.  We have been looking at Janice Sylvia Brock’s art work.  We worked as a united team to create our own representations of the masterpiece. 

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The British Museum

Year 3 on: Learning in Year 3

As part of our 'Invasion' topic, we went to visit The British Museum. We found out amazing facts about the Romans like what they ate, weapons they used, what they wore and so much more!

The British Museum

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Year 3 Amazon Adventure!

Year 3 on: Learning in Year 3

In DT, we designed and made animal sock puppets! We learnt how to use the blanket and running stitch. We had great fun!

Sock Puppets!

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Animal Shape Poems

Year 3 on: Learning in Year 3

During Spring 1, we created our own animal shape poems linked to our Amazon Adventure topic. It was lots of fun!

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Trip to Hindu temple

Year 3 on: Learning in Year 3

As part of our RE unit of work, we visited the Mandir in Neasden to find out more about Hinduism.

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Learning in Year 4

Making Our Own Apps

Year 4 on: Learning in Year 4

This term, Year 4 have been busy learning how to code using Espresso Coding. We have learnt about creating timers and stopwatches in apps. We then used this knowledge and our skills to create our own gaming apps which we played with our peers.

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Making Gingerbread Biscuits!

Year 4 on: Learning in Year 4

This half term, we have been busy baking gingerbread biscuits. We have learned some essential life skills such as being able to follow a recipe, work within a team and carry out a process carefully. As a result, we made some delicious biscuits which we decorated and enjoyed during our Christmas parties!

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Celebrating our Similarities for Unity Theme Week

Year 4 on: Learning in Year 4

This term, we have been discussing what is meant by unity. We started by remembering a time where we felt included and how this made us feel. We then explored why it is better for us and the world to be united. We looked at the artwork 'UK School Report' by a black artist named Tam Joseph. Using this piece as inspiration, we created our self-portraits to reflect our positive qualities. We then put these together to form a class collage. We also celebrated our differences by having a Unity Party in Year 4.

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Designing Anderson Shelters

Year 4 on: Learning in Year 4

In Year 4, we have been learning all about life during World War 2. Our learning in DT has been particularly exciting as we learnt about Anderson shelters, what they were used for and analysed how they were built. We then designed and created our own model Anderson shelters, paying close attention to the materials we use to ensure they were strong and durable.

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Exploring Unity in Black History Week

Year 4 on: Learning in Year 4

For Black History week, we have been exploring our theme of Unity. In Year 4, we looked at the artwork of Sonia Boyce. We studied a range of paintings and unpicked the key themes that feature in her work such as family, identity and self expression. 

Having studied her work, we chose the Memory Ticket Machine and created our own version. We then created individual memory postcards, with pictures to depict our favourite memories. We also used our learning in English and wrote kenning poems to describe our memories, before sharing our work collectively with the whole school.

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