Church of England VC Junior School

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Mrs Christie’s Class Blog

A Science Supernova!

Today in our Science lesson we learnt all about stars. We looked at how they form, how they can burn out and at how they form constellations. After looking at our star signs, we recreated them using pastels and chalks. Can you spot your star sign? Thanks for looking. Mrs Christie’s Class.

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Y6’s solve murder!

On the 26th September, the Year 6’s embarked on a mission at Heanor Gate Science College to solve the murder of Lord Pi. Part of our detective briefing was to inform us of the 4 suspects, based on evidence from the scene. Using this evidence, we had to use our math, science and English skills […]

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John Lennon Song!

Today in our English lesson, we created a tribute song for John Lennon. This was based on ‘See you again’ by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth. I’m sorry that MDC had to take you away, Why did you have to go? Why couldn’t you just stay? Oh I’ll tell you all about it when I […]

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Our prayer for John Lennon

During our English lesson this morning, we learnt about John and his unfortunate death. We decided that in memory of John Lennon we would write him a prayer: Dear God, We will remember John from the beginning to the end. Please whilst he is with you, can you protect him no matter what. Thank you […]

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Historical Heanor

During our English lessons we have been researching the History of Heanor. The children have compiled the following information on our Town. Do you know when the first car was driven in Heanor and who owned it? In 1886 by Dr Turnton. We think it was a Rolls Royce. How much did food cost back […]

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Superb Stonehenge!

This week in our Topic lesson we learnt all about Stonehenge. We discussed all the possible reasons why Stonehenge might have been built, we even got the opportunity to create our own mini Stonehenge out of play dough. Next, we had a class debate about how Stonehenge got there, why it is there, and what […]

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Exotic English!

Today in our English lesson we went around in a carousel. We used our sense (see, taste, touch, small and hear), to experience exotic fruits and fruit juices, as well as examining shells, sand and different crustaceans. This allowed us to come up with adjectives, which then enabled us to create our own similes. Here […]

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Sparkling, Stone Age!

The class has accomplished making clay stone age jewellery as well as painting them in brown, red, green, orange and black (Which were colours mainly used by people from the stone age). Over the next few weeks we shall thread our beads onto leather string, this will either take form as a necklace or bracelet. […]

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Great Gymnastics

Some of our children have been having great gymnastic lessons using our fantastic equipment in the hall. “We loved working on the cool apparatus!” – Robyn & Mia :) Miss Brown’s Class

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Flanders Fields Cinquain

In todays English lesson, we have been looking at Flanders Field by John McCrae 1915. Hampton adapted the poem and turned these into cinquain poems. These poems follow a pattern of 2 syllables, 4 syllables, 6 syllables, 8 syllables and 2 syllables. This forms the shape of a diamond. Here are a few examples from […]

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Mrs Christie's Class Blog

Hello. This is Mrs Christie’s class page. Here you will find information about our topics and other useful details.

This term our topic is Great Britain.


Our PE days are Fridays, where we currently swim –  however it is useful to have your PE kit in school all of the time.

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!

Mrs Christie