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About 80 children brought their bikes early to school in order to enjoy playing games and then tucking in to a picnic breakfast. Later on each year group cycled in a circular route around school. We had about 20 wonderful parent marshals, some of whom also cycled with the children.
We also had a visit from Strider, who was encouraging the children to walk, scoot and cycle to school.
Finally year 6 completed their Bike-ability training through that week and achieved their Bike-ability award 1 or 2.
Thank you to all the parents that helped. We couldn't do it without you!
Year 3 made their own poppies to wear on Remembrance Day to show their respect.
Years 4, 5 and 6 had a Macbeth workshop. Many of the children had a chance to act out the main character roles.
" It was hilarious" said Aiyang (Year 6).
"It was good to have a chance to act like the characters" (Hayley Year 6).
"It was a fun way of learning" (Aidan Year 6)
Following on from this, children have been writing using Shakespearean language and in role as Banquo and Macbeth.
Year 3 have been learning lots of different ways to help them learn their times tables. These are all games they can also play at home:
- Chanting to rhythms (clapping and moving our bodies in different ways)
- Games on the iPad and computer
- Times table grids
- Fizz Buzz game
- Completing a sheet of random times table questions using a stop watch
- Colouring matching activities
- Tricks using fingers (9 x table) double, double again (4 x table)
- Rhymes that can help us remember tricky times tables - 8x8=64…I ate and I ate and I was sick on the floor (yuk!)
The children who knew all of their times tables moved on to investigations involving times table facts.