Balloon rockets! In science this afternoon, we had balloon rocket races and made predictions about which balloons we thought would go the furthest and the fastest and why.
Tasting astronaut food!
As we have been learning about the story Whatever Next! in which Baby Bear has a picnic on the moon, we decided to have our own picnic in the classroom today! We had juice, grapes, cucumber, breadsticks and chocolate biscuits :)
Sparrows had lots of fun making straw rockets this afternoon and seeing how far they could get them to fly!
Term 3 Topic Web - Space
Sparrows have worked hard over the past couple of weeks to design and make a model of a house for the Three Little Pigs. We think they have done a brilliant job!
On Friday (13.12.19) Sparrows and Doves enjoyed a short walk into town to spot signs of Christmas. We saw lots of beautiful wreaths, some big Christmas trees and lots of other things as well.
Thank you so much to those who attended our Phonics Workshop either Wednesday or today (29.11.19) All the names of those who attended and those who returned the reply slips will be entered into the raffle for a book token. It was great to see so many of you there. I have attached the presentation below and will post some links to useful websites.
Yesterday (9.5.19) in class worship Sparrows were thinking about teamwork and in threes came up with a freeze frame that they thought illustrated good teamwork.
On Wednesday 1st May Sparrows took part in a cricket taster session where they all had a go at lots of different activities such as batting, bowling, throwing and catching.
At the start of this term, Sparrows followed a trail of treasure and shiny scales left by Daisy the Dragon which led them to her 3 dragon eggs. We took them back to the classroom where we could look after them.
Summer Term 1 Topic Web
World Book Day 2019 (7/3/19) We had a fantastic selection of costumes on show in Sparrows for World Book Day - well done. It was lovely to learn about all the different books Sparrows enjoy reading in school and at home. We had lots of fun taking part in 'drop everything and read' and enjoyed sharing stories with one another. In the afternoon, Sparrows painted portraits of themselves dressed as their character.
On 6/3/19 Sparrows were lucky enough to take part in a dance workshop led by West End in Schools, based around The Iron Man by Ted Hughes. They all took part brilliantly and enjoyed being dragons and iron men!
Sparrows had a lovely afternoon taking part in some different sports activities at St. Edmund's School this afternoon. There were 3 other primary schools taking part and Sparrows were a real credit to St. Martin's - they even won a certificate for showing great teamwork!
Yesterday (10.01.19), Sparrows used a wax resist technique to create rainy day pictures as part of our weather topic.
As part of our weather topic, Sparrows went on a weather walk around the school (9.01.19) to see what signs of the weather they could spot. As it was a nice sunny day, they had a lot of fun drawing around each other's shadows on the playground.
Have a look at what Sparrows will be learning this term...
Sparrows enjoyed using their sense of taste to try 3 different hot chocolates on Wednesday (28.11.18). Lots of Sparrows weren't too sure about the white hot chocolate but the caramel hot chocolate was very popular!
A snapshot of what Sparrows have been, and will be learning this term.
On Thursday last week (8.11.18) Sparrows and Doves walked down to the guildhall in Salisbury to see the beautiful poppy installation. We enjoyed looking up close to see how the poppies had been made. We also spotted lots of Remembrance displays in shop windows on our walk down.
Today (22.10.18) Sparrows have been working in pairs to play some different Maths games. They really enjoyed this and all worked well with their partners to play fairly.
Yesterday (22.10.23) Sparrows went on an Autumn adventure around the school and collected lots of things to make 'journey sticks'. We had lots of fun swishing through the leaves.
Last week, Sparrows enjoyed using clay to create models of coral. Yesterday we used acrylic paints to paint them. We think they look fantastic!
Sparrows have been busy baking and decorating biscuits ready for the bake sale for Hello Yellow tomorrow.
Have a look at what we will be learning this term in Sparrows: