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Welcome to Robins Class Page 2019-20

Our current topic is......

'Famous Faces'

The knowledge organisers below show the planned curriculum coverage up until Easter. We will continue to learn our topic words and extend our vocabulary using the words in our word lists. 

In Robins Class, we make good choices about behaviour. The document below shows how we celebrate this and how we support children to make good choices if they find it challenging.

Dramatic scenes when acting out the events of The Battle of Hastings!

Dramatic scenes when acting out the events of The Battle of Hastings!  1
Dramatic scenes when acting out the events of The Battle of Hastings!  2
Dramatic scenes when acting out the events of The Battle of Hastings!  3
Dramatic scenes when acting out the events of The Battle of Hastings!  4
Dramatic scenes when acting out the events of The Battle of Hastings!  5

We explored medieval portraits and talked about the style and techniques used. We then painted our own portraits of William the Conqueror using watercolours.

We have been exploring traditional tales this week. We’ve been looking at what makes a good traditional tale and have read some alternative fairy tales. We sequenced and retold the story of Rumpelstiltskin using our voices and bodies to show the qualities of each character.

We have been exploring traditional tales this week. We’ve been looking at what makes a good traditional tale and have read some alternative fairy tales. We sequenced and retold the story of Rumpelstiltskin using our voices and bodies to show the qualities of each character.  1
We have been exploring traditional tales this week. We’ve been looking at what makes a good traditional tale and have read some alternative fairy tales. We sequenced and retold the story of Rumpelstiltskin using our voices and bodies to show the qualities of each character.  2
We have been exploring traditional tales this week. We’ve been looking at what makes a good traditional tale and have read some alternative fairy tales. We sequenced and retold the story of Rumpelstiltskin using our voices and bodies to show the qualities of each character.  3
We have been exploring traditional tales this week. We’ve been looking at what makes a good traditional tale and have read some alternative fairy tales. We sequenced and retold the story of Rumpelstiltskin using our voices and bodies to show the qualities of each character.  4
We have been exploring traditional tales this week. We’ve been looking at what makes a good traditional tale and have read some alternative fairy tales. We sequenced and retold the story of Rumpelstiltskin using our voices and bodies to show the qualities of each character.  5
We have been exploring traditional tales this week. We’ve been looking at what makes a good traditional tale and have read some alternative fairy tales. We sequenced and retold the story of Rumpelstiltskin using our voices and bodies to show the qualities of each character.  6
We have been exploring traditional tales this week. We’ve been looking at what makes a good traditional tale and have read some alternative fairy tales. We sequenced and retold the story of Rumpelstiltskin using our voices and bodies to show the qualities of each character.  7
We have been exploring traditional tales this week. We’ve been looking at what makes a good traditional tale and have read some alternative fairy tales. We sequenced and retold the story of Rumpelstiltskin using our voices and bodies to show the qualities of each character.  8

We are thoroughly enjoying learning about William the Conqueror. This week, we have learnt lots of new facts and have extended our vocabulary.

We are thoroughly enjoying learning about William the Conqueror. This week, we have learnt lots of new facts and have extended our vocabulary. 1

We have been exploring, performing and writing poems in English this week. We can use expression and project our voices in an appropriate way when performing.

We have been exploring, performing and writing poems in English this week. We can use expression and project our voices in an appropriate way when performing.  1
We have been exploring, performing and writing poems in English this week. We can use expression and project our voices in an appropriate way when performing.  2
We have been exploring, performing and writing poems in English this week. We can use expression and project our voices in an appropriate way when performing.  3
We have been exploring, performing and writing poems in English this week. We can use expression and project our voices in an appropriate way when performing.  4
We have been exploring, performing and writing poems in English this week. We can use expression and project our voices in an appropriate way when performing.  5
We have been exploring, performing and writing poems in English this week. We can use expression and project our voices in an appropriate way when performing.  6
We have been exploring, performing and writing poems in English this week. We can use expression and project our voices in an appropriate way when performing.  7
We have been exploring, performing and writing poems in English this week. We can use expression and project our voices in an appropriate way when performing.  8
We have been exploring, performing and writing poems in English this week. We can use expression and project our voices in an appropriate way when performing.  9

Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas! 1
Happy Christmas! 2

We designed and made wooden printing blocks using PVA glue and string. We carefully followed our plans to make sure we cut the correct length of string for each part of the design. We patiently held the string in place to ensure our designs were clear.

We wrote christian poetry and shared our poems with the class.

We wrote christian poetry and shared our poems with the class.  1
We wrote christian poetry and shared our poems with the class.  2
We wrote christian poetry and shared our poems with the class.  3
We wrote christian poetry and shared our poems with the class.  4
We wrote christian poetry and shared our poems with the class.  5
We wrote christian poetry and shared our poems with the class.  6

We used our science and geography knowledge when designing and making carnival floats for each continent of the world.

We used our science and geography knowledge when designing and making carnival floats for each continent of the world.  1
We used our science and geography knowledge when designing and making carnival floats for each continent of the world.  2
We used our science and geography knowledge when designing and making carnival floats for each continent of the world.  3
We used our science and geography knowledge when designing and making carnival floats for each continent of the world.  4
We used our science and geography knowledge when designing and making carnival floats for each continent of the world.  5
We used our science and geography knowledge when designing and making carnival floats for each continent of the world.  6
We used our science and geography knowledge when designing and making carnival floats for each continent of the world.  7

Our commitment: Five times each day, we will stop what we are doing, all face the same way and move together to music. We will consider if this has a good impact on our day.

Our commitment: Five times each day, we will stop what we are doing, all face the same way and move together to music. We will consider if this has a good impact  on our day.  1
Our commitment: Five times each day, we will stop what we are doing, all face the same way and move together to music. We will consider if this has a good impact  on our day.  2
Our commitment: Five times each day, we will stop what we are doing, all face the same way and move together to music. We will consider if this has a good impact  on our day.  3
Our commitment: Five times each day, we will stop what we are doing, all face the same way and move together to music. We will consider if this has a good impact  on our day.  4

Super subtraction!

Super subtraction!  1
Super subtraction!  2
Super subtraction!  3
Super subtraction!  4

We have been working very hard in our art lessons. We used printing, line drawing and collage to make pictures of animals and the continents they can be found on.

We practised and performed poems in groups. We added our own actions and used expression to entertain the listener.

We practised and performed poems in groups. We added our own actions and used expression to entertain the listener.  1
We practised and performed poems in groups. We added our own actions and used expression to entertain the listener.  2
We practised and performed poems in groups. We added our own actions and used expression to entertain the listener.  3

We have been exploring the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction.

We have been exploring the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction.  1

We wrote poems about ourselves today. We used similes and alliteration.

We wrote poems about ourselves today. We used similes and alliteration.  1
We wrote poems about ourselves today. We used similes and alliteration.  2
We wrote poems about ourselves today. We used similes and alliteration.  3
We wrote poems about ourselves today. We used similes and alliteration.  4

What makes a good friend? We thought about this question and recorded our ideas inside an outline of our hands.

What makes a good friend? We thought about this question and recorded our ideas inside an outline of our hands.  1
What makes a good friend? We thought about this question and recorded our ideas inside an outline of our hands.  2
What makes a good friend? We thought about this question and recorded our ideas inside an outline of our hands.  3

We used our new editing zones to edit and improve our instruction writing. We checked our spellings, added different punctuation, used words to ‘wow’ the reader and added conjunctions to extend our sentences.

We used our new editing zones to edit and improve our instruction writing. We checked our spellings, added different punctuation, used words to ‘wow’ the reader and added conjunctions to extend our sentences.  1
We used our new editing zones to edit and improve our instruction writing. We checked our spellings, added different punctuation, used words to ‘wow’ the reader and added conjunctions to extend our sentences.  2
We used our new editing zones to edit and improve our instruction writing. We checked our spellings, added different punctuation, used words to ‘wow’ the reader and added conjunctions to extend our sentences.  3
We used our new editing zones to edit and improve our instruction writing. We checked our spellings, added different punctuation, used words to ‘wow’ the reader and added conjunctions to extend our sentences.  4
We used our new editing zones to edit and improve our instruction writing. We checked our spellings, added different punctuation, used words to ‘wow’ the reader and added conjunctions to extend our sentences.  5

We visited prayer stations in the church this week.

Rain didn’t stop play for us today! We used our new batting and catching skills to play indoor cricket.

Rain didn’t stop play for us today! We used our new batting and catching skills to play indoor cricket.  1
Rain didn’t stop play for us today! We used our new batting and catching skills to play indoor cricket.  2
Rain didn’t stop play for us today! We used our new batting and catching skills to play indoor cricket.  3
Rain didn’t stop play for us today! We used our new batting and catching skills to play indoor cricket.  4
Rain didn’t stop play for us today! We used our new batting and catching skills to play indoor cricket.  5
Rain didn’t stop play for us today! We used our new batting and catching skills to play indoor cricket.  6

We made fantastic observations in science today. We used the terms floating, sinking and dissolving to describe what we saw.

We made fantastic observations in science today. We used the terms floating, sinking and dissolving to describe what we saw.  1
We made fantastic observations in science today. We used the terms floating, sinking and dissolving to describe what we saw.  2
We made fantastic observations in science today. We used the terms floating, sinking and dissolving to describe what we saw.  3
We made fantastic observations in science today. We used the terms floating, sinking and dissolving to describe what we saw.  4
We made fantastic observations in science today. We used the terms floating, sinking and dissolving to describe what we saw.  5
We made fantastic observations in science today. We used the terms floating, sinking and dissolving to describe what we saw.  6
We made fantastic observations in science today. We used the terms floating, sinking and dissolving to describe what we saw.  7

We loved using the iPads this afternoon. We researched different habitats to discover animals that we had never heard of before.

We loved using the iPads this afternoon. We researched different habitats to discover animals that we had never heard of before.  1
We loved using the iPads this afternoon. We researched different habitats to discover animals that we had never heard of before.  2
We loved using the iPads this afternoon. We researched different habitats to discover animals that we had never heard of before.  3
We loved using the iPads this afternoon. We researched different habitats to discover animals that we had never heard of before.  4
We loved using the iPads this afternoon. We researched different habitats to discover animals that we had never heard of before.  5

We thoroughly enjoyed cricket coaching this week. We worked on our throwing and catching skills and are looking forward to our next session on Tuesday.

We thoroughly enjoyed cricket coaching this week. We worked on our throwing and catching skills and are looking forward to our next session on Tuesday.  1
We thoroughly enjoyed cricket coaching this week. We worked on our throwing and catching skills and are looking forward to our next session on Tuesday.  2
We thoroughly enjoyed cricket coaching this week. We worked on our throwing and catching skills and are looking forward to our next session on Tuesday.  3
We thoroughly enjoyed cricket coaching this week. We worked on our throwing and catching skills and are looking forward to our next session on Tuesday.  4
We thoroughly enjoyed cricket coaching this week. We worked on our throwing and catching skills and are looking forward to our next session on Tuesday.  5
We thoroughly enjoyed cricket coaching this week. We worked on our throwing and catching skills and are looking forward to our next session on Tuesday.  6
We thoroughly enjoyed cricket coaching this week. We worked on our throwing and catching skills and are looking forward to our next session on Tuesday.  7
We thoroughly enjoyed cricket coaching this week. We worked on our throwing and catching skills and are looking forward to our next session on Tuesday.  8
We thoroughly enjoyed cricket coaching this week. We worked on our throwing and catching skills and are looking forward to our next session on Tuesday.  9

Thank you to everyone who came to the meet the teacher session this week. It was great that so many of you could make it. Please see the document below if you need a reminder of any of the content.

We have been exploring the text ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ this week. We have been telling the story in different ways. Today we made puppets of the characters and retold the story using different voices.

We have been exploring the text ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ this week. We have been telling the story in different ways. Today we made puppets of the characters and retold the story using different voices.  1
We have been exploring the text ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ this week. We have been telling the story in different ways. Today we made puppets of the characters and retold the story using different voices.  2
We have been exploring the text ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ this week. We have been telling the story in different ways. Today we made puppets of the characters and retold the story using different voices.  3
We have been exploring the text ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ this week. We have been telling the story in different ways. Today we made puppets of the characters and retold the story using different voices.  4
We have been exploring the text ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ this week. We have been telling the story in different ways. Today we made puppets of the characters and retold the story using different voices.  5