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Welcome to Kestrels Class at Greenleas Derwent Road. Both myself, Miss Bligh (Class Teacher) and Mrs Tippite (Class Teaching Assistant), are pleased to welcome you to our class page. Please come and talk to us to discuss your children's celebrations, achievements, and we are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Alternatively, you can communicate to us through your child's home school link book and we will happily reply. Please find below a photo learning journey that shows some of the exciting activities we have been getting up to.

Investigating Shadows

Investigating Light

History: ordering the steps of the mummification process

Science: investigating how water is transported in plants

Maths: measuring time in seconds

RE: designing our own creature to understand the concept of stewardship

History: finding out about everyday life in Ancient Egypt

Computing: creating posters on communicating safely using technology

Maths: telling time to the minute

Art: decorating our death masks

Science: testing the different properties of rocks

Art: painting our sculptures

Art: putting mod roc on our sculptures

Art: creating the base of our sculptures using recycled materials

Maths: showing amounts of money

Twin Town visitor

English: using different conjunctions

English: identifying features of an information text

English: researching Coulommiers to write an information text

Maths: measuring volume

English: identifying the features of adverts

History: researching and presenting facts about The Great Train Robbery

Google Internet Legends Assembly

Computing: filming using tablets

History: using primary and secondary sources to understand how locality has changed over time

English: using language to paint a picture

Maths: investigating length

Art: Take One Picture, painting final pieces

Art: creating primary and secondary colour wheels

Geography: researching aspects of Tudor exploration for our presentations

English: identifying features of an information text

Computing: debugging programmes

Maths: multiplication and division families

Maths: dividing by 4

Children in Need

Skypeathon: video calling a second grade class in Nebraska, USA

British Values Day

Science: learning the parts of the human skeleton

Practising our times tables using Supermovers

Geography: creating maps of the school grounds

R.E. - Interviewing Mary and Joseph

Science: testing the strength of magnets

Programming animations using Scratch

Column subtraction

Investigating magnetic and non-magnetic objects

Representing addition in different ways

Planning our Tudor playscripts

Column addition

Practising our number facts

Wow day drama workshop- A Midsummer Night's Dream

English- performance poetry

Maths- addition and subtraction families

Science- exploring movement