Today, we decorated our Stone Age settlements and they look amazing! Take a look…
This week, we have begun exploring Rocks in Science. We have learnt the 3 different types of rock: sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic. We have been looking closely at different rocks to see if we can predict how they were formed and group them accordingly.
We are lucky enough to have the Wildlife Garden as the perfect […]
We are engrossed in our new Stone Age topic and it is filtering it’s way through all of our learning!
In Literacy, we have begun reading Ug: Boy Genius of the Stone Age by Raymond Briggs to help us understand speech and we are really enjoying reading a comic strip style book.
In topic, we have begun using our […]
In Guided Reading, we focused on the chapter Mrs Twit. Roald Dahl explains that:
“A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams […]
Today was ‘No Pens Wednesday’ – a day dedicated to putting our pens and pencils down and prioritising speaking and listening.
We had a great time participating in all of our normal lessons… but without writing tools!
In Maths, we played addition and subtraction games, multiplication bingo and did hundred square puzzles.
In Literacy, we learnt a setting […]
Oscar winning film maker, Steve McQueen is in the middle of an exciting new project involving every Year 3 child in London. At Heathbrook, we were lucky enough to be able to take part and today we welcomed the Tate Britain staff to our school to take a photograph of us all.
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Today was ‘Get Singing’ – a day organised by BBC Music to encourage everyone to have a good old sing-song!
We celebrated Heathbrook’s musical abilities by organising songs wherever possible throughout our school day.
Year 1 came to visit Blackbirds (Year 3/4) to learn a song together and perform individual class songs to one another too.
We had […]
This week, we have been reading the story of Moon Man and using this to write poetry.
We worked in groups to think of adjectives and similes and then wrote a few descriptive lines of the poem each.
Next, we pieced it all together, rehearsed it and wrote it up into our books.
It was amazing to see all of […]
Year 2 put on a fabulous show this week to round up a wonderful year of learning. We are so proud of all they have achieved – everyone was brave enough to get up on stage in front of both children and adults and sang and danced beautifully. Some had lines to learn and performed […]
Year 2 had an amazing trip to Battersea Park Zoo today, made even better by the glorious sunshine we are having!
It was a fantastic start to our Animals topic and we loved every second! We saw a range of animals – from emus to monkeys, snakes to wallabies. We even got to stroke a guinea […]