Lightning Bolt Class

Taught by Miss Allanson assisted by Mrs Greening and Miss O'Hara

Olympic medals in Lightning Bolts

posted 26 Jun 2016, 14:10 by Philippa Dancey

This week in Lightning Bolts we have been painting our clay Olympic medals and created our own Olympic stadiums out of Lego. We have also had our first visit to forest school as a whole class. The children enjoyed exploring and making dens as well as hammocks. In literacy we have been exploring descriptive techniques for our diary writing and in Maths we have been identify different angles.

Story Writing in Lightning Bolts

posted 24 May 2016, 09:02 by Philippa Dancey

Lightning Bolts have produced some brilliant Jungle stories over the last couple of weeks. We have focused on using lots of description, action and using speech in our stories. The children have been very creative and produced some excellent results!! Well Done.

Lightning Bolts Reward Trip to Bristol Zoo

posted 14 May 2016, 04:40 by Philippa Dancey

Lightning Bolts have had a fantastic trip to Bristol Zoo today. Everybody was superbly behaved we are very proud of them! We listened to a talk about the Lion feeding's and watched an animal show during our lunch. All the children enjoyed walking around seeing the animals that we have been studying for our Jungle topic. It has been an amazing break following a busy week of SATs. Well done Lightning Bolts!

Jungle Music in Lightning Bolts

posted 1 May 2016, 04:46 by Philippa Dancey

This week Lightning Bolts have been looking at Jungle music to match our topic. We have been exploring different instruments and how they can create noises that reflect things that occur in the Jungle such as trees swaying and monkeys fighting. We got into groups and started to create our own jungle music story.

Easter in Lightning Bolts

posted 25 Mar 2016, 06:27 by Philippa Dancey

For our last week of term in Lightning Bolts we have been preparing for Easter. We have looked at the Easter story in R.E, we have made rice crispy nest eggs, made some bunny face Easter cards, created bunnies using origami and made stained glass Easter eggs. It has been an brilliant last week and we hope everyone has a lovely Easter break!

Lightning Bolts Multiplication

posted 12 Mar 2016, 06:08 by Philippa Dancey

In Lightning Bolts this week we have been learning how to multiply. Some of us were using hundred squares to multiply one digit numbers and other were using the column method to multiply two digit by one digit numbers. We are now looking at how to use these methods to solve number problems that involve multiplication.

Stone Age Lightning Bolts

posted 3 Mar 2016, 10:11 by Philippa Dancey

Lightning Bolts have been finishing making the classroom environment look like the Stone Age to fit in with our new topic. We have been decorating our T-Pee tent, making cave paintings, making stone age jewellery and pottery as well as producing some amazing aborigine art.

BFG Literacy in Lightning Bolts

posted 22 Jan 2016, 03:27 by Philippa Dancey   [ updated 22 Jan 2016, 03:30 ]

Look at the wonderful poems done by the pupils in Lightning Bolts about the BFG.

Lightning Bolts BFG

posted 19 Jan 2016, 10:21 by Philippa Dancey

Lightning bolts have had a great start to the third term. We are learning all about the BFG for our new topic. We have started looking at using imagery to write powerful poems to describe the BFG story. We have also been making dream jars, dream catchers and creating Snozzcumber sandwiches and Fizz bottle sundaes to understand the story more. We are also looking at doubling and halving in maths. Over the next few weeks we will be learning about how sound is made in Science and learning about reading and creating maps in geography.

Space and Police Cubs for Lightning Bolts

posted 19 Nov 2015, 10:02 by Philippa Dancey   [ updated 1 Dec 2015, 10:18 ]

Lightning bolts have had a great start to the second term. We are learning all about space for our new topic. We have read a space themed story in English and we are planning to become journalists and write a newspaper. We have been getting into role using lots of drama techniques such as hot-seating. We have also started Police Cubs which is really exciting. The children have their own uniform and every week we have marching practice and learn about different issues such as bullying. The children have their own folders to keep all their important information in that they learn about.

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