Heroes in Villains

This term, year three have been learning all about Heroes and Villains! We have explored both real life and fictional heroes and villains through story writing and descriptions. We have also looked at twisted fairytales and acted out some well known fairytales. Science In science we have explored both light and forces, we looked at what materials are reflective and why and we also
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Dartford FC

On Saturday 17th March, children from year 5 and 6 went to Dartford Football Club to watch Dartford play Hemel-Hempstead, they won 3-2. Before the match we got to sit in the players bunker and meet the manager and some of the players, we also got to be the guard of honour as the players came onto the pitch. During the first half Dartford scored
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Astronappies!

Year 1 learned that astronauts need special space nappies to wear on spacewalks. We were asked to find out which materials might be best to use to make an absorbent nappy. Can you see what equipment we used to test what would happen when the materials got wet? We tried four different materials: paper towel, printer paper, toilet paper and clingfilm. We counted how
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Sea Life Adventure

Both classes in Year 4 had an amazing day in Southend, at the Sea Life Adventure Centre. There were so many exciting things to see and do, along with the beach to run off our excess energy before getting back on the bus to return to school. The fish, lobsters and jellyfish started our journey through the underwater world, followed by the rays, eels
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Augmented Reality Mini Beasts

In Dahl Class we have been reading about some fascinating facts about spiders and created a fcat file about them. Then we used the app Augmnetfyit to look at pictures of spiders we stuck on our fact sheets. To our amazement they turned 3D and looked so realistic. Some of us even got scared as we were able to zoom in and out using the iPad. The app
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Orchestra Day

Our Recorder groups from year 3 and 4, along with some of our school instrumentalists, joined the Dartford Primary School Orchestra day on 15th March at the Mick Jagger Center and represented our school in the festival. All children were well behaved and able to play as a team with other primary schools and few children from the Grammar Boys. We are very proud of their
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Learning about Food

As part of Science week, we have been learning about healthy and unhealthy foods. We learnt that healthy foods are good for you and that unhealthy foods are bad for you and that you should eat them in moderation. We looked at the difference between fruit and vegetables and learnt that we should be eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. Callum
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World Book Day

Thank you to all those children and adults that took part in helping celebrate World Book Day 2018 this year. As always the children looked fantastic and there were some ingenious costumes this year. Some characters were very popular, Where’s Wally especially! I know how time consuming it can be to either find or make a costume for your children but the excitement, enthusiasm and
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Break Out!

Today we bring you new updates from the Morpurgo classroom. On Wednesday afternoon we were excited to see a small crack in one of the eggs. Then on Thursday 8th March, all of Morpurgo class were delighted to see the first of the newly hatched chicks waiting for us in the incubator. To get out of the egg, the chicks have to use their
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Chicks in Morpurgo

This week in Morpurgo class we are watching lots of growing. When we came into school on Monday we discovered that the seeds we planted in week 1 had all grown a lot over the snow days. Our peas, cress and spinach are nearly ready to be eaten! We have to make sure we water them a little bit each day and put them
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