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Miss Lavery’s Class Blog

Easter Day 2018

Yesterday, the whole school took part in Easter Day. This included: Two Collective Worships, in which Mrs Neale, with the help of a few volunteers, told the Easter story. We also sang our Easter songs, which we have been practicing over the last few weeks. An Art competition, in which children had to recreate scenes […]

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Having Fun On Our First Day Back At School

We had lots of fun on our first day back at school. All the year 3/4 classes were given a D&T challenge – to build the tallest tower using only spaghetti and marshmallows! It was tricky but we were determined to succeed…

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Fun in the sun …… walking 500 miles

What a great day we had yesterday on our school walk! Well done every one on hiking at least 500 miles without a single moan.      

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Electrical Investigations

Well done for super investigations about electrical circuits :D

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Extra empathy!

Well done on producing a great diary entry in our shared write today. All you shared great ideas about the feelings that our character might have after his first day in a Victorian workhouse. We thought about our paragraph structure and ending with short sentences for effect. We also used a thesaurus to uplevel  word choices. […]

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James and the Giant Peach and Pecan Cobbler!

Yesterday we were lucky enough to be treated to a rather tasty piece of home learning! We shared a peach and pecan cobbler which had been inspired by Roald Dahl’s story of James and the Giant Peach. It was scrum-diddly-umptious!!!! I am looking forward to seeing more home learning this term…… especially as Roald Dahl […]

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Looking forward to seeing you all :)

Hello Just a quick note to say that I am looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow. I hope that you have had a relaxing break. I have seen lots of you over the holidays, so I know that you have been busy reading, spelling and practicing your times tables as well as playing on […]

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Exploring food from World War 2!

Today we learnt about rationing and the type of foods that were eaten during World War 2. To help us get a taste for how different our daily menu would have been, Miss Brown also kindly prepared some authentic dishes from the 1940s for us to taste. It was a great afternoon :) Which was your […]

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QR codes are go!

This afternoon we have been carrying on our World Book Day theme by writing a short book review about our favourite book. We learnt how to create QR codes and tested some of them with the ipad in our classroom. All of the QR codes are ready to go up on display so that we […]

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A WOW moment with World War Two Memories

A BIG thank you to the Moore family for sharing their family’s World War II medals and photographs with us this afternoon. It was moving to hear about the heroism that resulted in the medals being awarded, as well as to see the incredible photographs of German streets just after the surrender. Thank you so much! […]

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Miss Lavery's Class Blog

Hello! I am Miss Lavery. Welcome to our class blog. Here you will find news and information about our class and our learning. I hope that you find it useful.


This term our topic is ‘At the Zoo’ and we will be learning about healthy eating, bones and muscles in Science. In RE we be exploring different places of worship.

Our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday. However please make sure that you have your PE kit in school all week as there may be other sporting opportunities too. Remember that ear-rings need to be taken out for PE lessons.

Please also remember to read regularly and to practice your spellings and times tables. These will help you to success in our Super Spelling and Super Hero challenges.

Thank you!