Willow Class 2017

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Savage Stone Age

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January 11th, 2018 Posted 10:06 pm

Today, we started our new topic – Savage Stone Age. We completed different activities throughout the afternoon. We had an archeological digging tub with different artefacts to discover … We then recorded our findings in our topic books. We created our topic front covers and completed our KWL grids to say what we know about […]


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December 14th, 2017 Posted 4:50 pm

In Willow Class we have looked at Graffiti art, focusing on the UK artist Banksy to link with our topic There’s No Place Like Home. We looked at different Banksy art work and then created our own version of his picture ‘There is always hope’… We used the tags we had created in our previous lesson […]

UK Landmarks

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November 14th, 2017 Posted 9:07 pm

Over the half term holidays, Miss Connor set us homework to research and present a UK Landmark. Last week and this week, we have presented our models, power points and posters to the class… We all have learned a lot and worked hard on our presentations and enjoyed sharing our work with the class. Miss […]

There’s No Place Like Home…


November 10th, 2017 Posted 1:20 pm

Yesterday, we had a fun packed afternoon to start our new topic on the UK called There’s No  Place Like Home. We dressed in red, white and blue, the colours of the Union Jack flag. We had a carousel of activities which included, making sandwiches and decorating cupcakes in red, white and blue for our UK […]

Walk Like an Egyptian

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October 26th, 2017 Posted 4:32 pm

Willow Class have really enjoyed our first topic, Walk Like an Egyptian. We have done lots of amazing work including learning about: mummification Tutankhamen Egyptian Gods hieroglyphics  Nefertiti the river Nile the location of Egypt and its famous places what life was life for Egyptians in the past Here is some of our work… Our topic […]

Nefertiti Art

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October 2nd, 2017 Posted 9:04 pm

Today we learned all about Nefertiti, the wife of an Egyptian pharaoh. She has a very special and famous piece of art that was made for her called the Bust of Nefertiti. It is kept in a German museum in Berlin. In class we made our own version of the Nefertiti Bust… We looked at […]

Egyptian Pyramid Dance

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October 2nd, 2017 Posted 8:58 pm

To link with our Egyptian topic, we have been doing some dance linked to our topic. We worked in pairs to build pyramids. We split the dance into different sections following the structure Egyptians used to build their pyramids. We started by leveling the ground. Then, we aligned the pyramids with the stars and dug […]