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Learning in P4B

‘We have gone out to the woods at the school and collected sticks for our showcase on Tuesday – we have turned them into magical wands’ Leah C

‘We have been painting characters from Harry Potter. My team, Team Voldemort created the character Hagrid’ Lewis

‘We have been making our own shields and we also created bigger shields for the houses of Hogwarts’ Rebecca

‘We were word building with playdough, hamma beads, magnetic boards and pasta shapes’ Caitlin E.

‘In outdoor learning we were creating bridges out of yellow boxes and wooden planks. We were also trying to get the ball past some tubes we were holding and eventually we bet our score’ Eli

Learning in P4B

This week we have been continuing our learning with Harry Potter and have related it to our work in science – creating potions using dissolving, have jelly races and looking at a ‘magical snake’ appearing from the fire.

‘We needed sand and a blowtorch to make a snake rise from the fire with Mr Hogben’ Thomas

‘We were drawing a picture of Harry Potter using the description from the book. He has messy hair, broken glasses and a scar’ Kai

‘ We have been looking at scripts. The person who tells the story is the narrator. I got a certificate for my reading’ Ethan

‘ We have continued grid references with bibs with numbers and letters. I learned how to use a grid reference and we had races to reach a point outside.’ Eli

‘ We have been doing some more music with Conor and Stewart and we have been learning some Scottish Country Dancing with Mr Barrie’ Megan

Learning in P4B

‘We were writing newspaper articles from Harry Potter where there was a Boa Constrictor snake who had escaped from London zoo!’ Leah C

‘We have been counting our money in our piggy banks and my team got to make wands’ Aimee

‘On Monday we were working with Conor and Stewart and we were finding the rhythm from the song ‘We Will Rock You” Caitlin T

‘We were doing outdoor learning and we put waterproofs on because it was raining and we were learning about grid references’ Eva

‘Eli and I went to outdoor learning with Mr Stone and we were looking at measuring water from the rain. We used a coat hanger and some cups.’ Corin

Learning in P4B

‘We were duelling this week with Conor and Stewart – we had to use the boom whackers to make rhythm and our partner had to copy. If they got it wrong they were turned into a frog!!!’ Neve

‘We created our own front cover for the book Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone based on the blurb.’ Leah D

‘We were doing P.E with Miss Smillie and we swapped gym halls so we could do different activities related to badminton’ Rebecca

‘We have been writing letters from Hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry for people at home.’ Lucie M

‘We were using the laptops for ICT using colouring in and join the dots to help with our mouse skills’ Connor M.

Learning in P4B

‘This week we have been learning about Newspaper Articles and we were writing our own. We wrote about P5’s Fruit Frenzy Tuck Shop. It was quite tricky but in the end we were successful’ Liam

‘We finished off reading Matilda and in the end we were all surprised at the plot twist. We all enjoyed it and have created some Facts and Opinions about the novel’ Lucy A.

‘When we were with Connor and Stewart (our musicians), we were trying to protect ourselves from magical trolls and some people survived!’ Lewis

‘ We have been learning some songs from Matilda the musical like ‘Naughty’ and ‘When I grow up’ and some of us really enjoyed it.’ Leah D

‘We have also been learning Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in French – next week we will learn – eyes, ears, mouth and nose!’ Victor.

A few children are taking part in a range of competitions over the weekend so P4B wish them lots of luck!