Cedar Class

Thank you for visiting the Cedar Class webpage. We are a mixed class of Year 2, 3 and 4 students. This page will hopefully show you what we get up to in our classroom and show you how much fun we have while learning.

 

The adults in our class:

Miss Alice Wines- Teacher                                                Mrs Sue Parry- Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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Mrs Sharon Harris- Higher Level Teaching Assistant                Mrs Sharon Bell- Higher Level Teaching Assistant

 

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Our learning

 

Spring term

This term our topic is the Stone Age, including the Bronze and Iron Age. We will be learning how people lived at that time and how they developed. It is also a great opportunity to think about where we learn about these people and what sources we can use to find out about their lives.

March

Year Twos and Threes

While The Year Fours were at Kilve Court for three days the Year Twos and Threes found themselves stranded on a desert island!! They only had the clothes they were wearing, a bag of food, string, material and some canes.

First of all they had to draw their island, some had volcanoes and even a waterfall! The children then had to plan a shelter to keep them warm at night. On wednesday, they spent the morning building their shelters then had a hot chocolate with a biscuit inside their shelter. What great teamwork to build a shelter! Fortunately, on Wednesday afternoon, just in time, a boat came past and rescued them!

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Kilve Court

Wednesday 27th March

Here are the photos from our final day at Kilve. The children have continued to impress all the adults over the past three days. They have taken on every challenge in all the activities and tried their best. What a fantastic residential!

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Tuesday 26th March

All children have had a good nights sleep and were up with the sunshine at 5.30 to face the day! (Breakfast is not until 8.30) The girls are winning with the tidiest room compared to the boys. Lots of fun activities to look forward to this morning including a walk on the Quantocks and shelter building.

 

We’ve all had a fab day with absolutely beautiful weather. Here are some photos of the different activities our groups have got up to.

 

Monday

We have arrived at Kilve! We were very lucky to arrive in bright sunshine this afternoon. We are all in different groups so have done a range of activities this afternoon. Here are just a few photos from today, Orienteering to look forward to this evening!

 

 

The Year Fours had a fantastic trip to Wells Cathedral. They learnt what a Pilgrim is and how they are starting their own journeys to middle school. We had a tour of the Cathedral, a drama activitiy and a music/art activity. Here are some photos.

February

Amazingly, we had snow this month! This was a good chance for us to learn about what causes the seasons. Here is a picture of us out in the cold!

In English this term we have learnt about Non-chronological reports. To start the topic we learnt a report about a Stone Monster. To help our learning we made models of Stone Monsters out of natural materials found on the field.

January

This month we celebrated Christingle a fantastic service in candle light!

In topic we have learnt about Stonehenge. We recreated this incredible structure out of lego looking at the different stones and where they are in the circle of stones.

 

Autumn term

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This term out topic is ‘Our Great Britain’. We are starting the term focusing on the Geography of Britain and our world. We will then learn the history of World War One and use the story of Warhorse to help us.

Here is a link to the termly welcome letter and topic web:

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December

Lots have been happening this month! December is always a busy time of year. We have had our whole school nativity, Christmas disco and even a visit from Father Christmas! Here are some photos of the highlights.

 

October

Today we had a fantastic visit from Carymoor Recycling centre. Karen came in to talk to us about how we can help our environment. Ks1 became Eco pirates and Ks2 looked at the waste in their lunchboxes. It was a fantastic morning with lots of fun singing and activities. Thank you for visiting us!

 

Today is National Poetry day. We worked together to perform The Owl and the Pussy-cat. Some of the Year Fours read a piece of a poem they had enjoyed during Guided Reading.

       

 

For our instruction writing wow starter we made Trench cake. This is cake that would have been made during World War 1 and then sent to the soldiers on the front line. Most of us liked it as it was lemon flavored and filled with raisins.

HARVEST TIME!

 

Today we celebrated Harvest with harvest activities. We made pictures using leaves from the outside area and picked the apples from our apple tree. They were sweet and juicy.