Welcome to the Perfect Penguin class with Miss King and Mrs Molyneux
This term our P.E lessons will take place on Tuesday and Thursday. Please can you ensure your child has their P.E kit in school on these days. Please could we also ask for long hair to be tied back and any earrings to be removed.
Any Homework which is set, will be sent out with your child on a Friday. We ask that this is completed by the following Wednesday.
16/3/18- To support Science week, at Long Row School this week’s homework is to collect several items to help support the investigations we will be undertaking. I have posted a copy of the letter sent home on Friday for anyone who has misplaced or not received a copy of it. Many thanks Miss King.
This term our new topic is called ‘Rio De Vida’. For our memorable experience the Perfect Penguins participated in a range of activities. The class tried a mixture of Brazilian street foods, created their own rainforest bunting and discovered the location of Rio and Brazil using Atlases.
As part of the Street Detectives topic the Perfect Penguins went for a walk around Belper, to look at a variety of local buildings, places and streets. After, the children all drew their favourite place from the walk. Some of these pictures were used to highlight on a map the route which was taken and the places they passed.
On Friday morning, Mrs Kerry, a local resident, visited the class to answer any questions from the children about Belper town in the past. During the afternoon the class designed their own paper chain people to show the different job roles within their community.
During the last week at school the Perfect Penguins took part in creating their own Christmas crafts during arts week.
Last week the Perfect Penguins won golden time as a reward for earning the most class cubes in KS1. As a result, we spent this Friday afternoon, eating cookies, watching Kipper the Dog and painting our own Belper rocks. Well done to the Perfect Penguins for all their hard work.
Friday 17th November 2017
To help raise money for Children in Need the Perfect Penguins participated in crazy hair day. Thank you for your kind donations.
Beat Bang Boogie Bottle Shakers
For the last two weeks we have been looking at instructions in our English lessons. To start the sequence of lessons we created and decorated our own Bottle shakers to help support our writing.
On Friday the children all participated in an African style music workshop, which started this half term with a bang! The class were able to join in by dancing and trying to play different musical instruments. This experience will help support this half terms topic- ‘’Beat, Bang, Boogie’’.
We would also like to thank you for all the contributions that were made towards helping this experience possible.
Here are a few photos of the children enjoying the outdoors. These were taken from last half terms topic ‘’ The Enchanted Woodlands’’. During the experience day we explored the school grounds, discovering the different types of trees and finding the magical creatures hidden in the woods. During the afternoon the class participated in creating mud faces and tree rubbings.
Here are a few useful links to help support your child at home:
This week we have been learning about the world. The children have been learning all about the different continents. To help them learn the different names we have been singing some songs in class.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6DSMZ8b3LE - Seven Continents Song.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqsCWZtZlk4 - The Seven Continents Song.
Here are two videos to help your child recognise seconds, minutes and hours:
Interactive division games
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no5Sf0MfMZw Alexis Deacon-
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