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Spring 2 Year B - Pharaohs


Spring 2 - Pharaohs

Let's travel back 5000 years to the dusty realms of ancient Egypt. Cruise along the Nile, entering a world of mysteries and curses, mummies and kings. Find out about life on the river's fertile banks, discovering Egypt and its fascinating culture. Become an apprentice and work for Ramose - he's the chief embalmer at the Beautiful House. Help him prepare a body for its journey into the afterlife.
Now open the doorway to ancient Egypt - who knows what treasures you will find? 

In English we will be focusing on: Non-chronological reports; explanation texts; narrative - mystery stories.

In Mathematics we will be focusing on: the four operations - adding; subtracting; multiplying and dividing (including decimals); fractions; percentages; line graphs; pie-charts; statistics and measurements. 

In Science we will be focusing on: Human circulatory system; Animals including humans. 

In R.E we will be focusing on: Death and New Life. 

In History we will be focusing on: Ancient Egypt.

In Geography we will be focusing on: Human and Physical features of Egypt; The River Nile; Tourism. 

In P.E we will be working on: Games and Ball Skills. 

In Art and Design we will be focusing on: Drawing Artefacts; Headwearl Hieroglyphic amuletsa. 

In Design and Technology we will be focusing on: Clay water carriers; Egyptian food; Model tombs and pyramids.

In Music we will be focusing on: Charanga. 

Mathematics - Volume

In Mathematics, we have been looking at 3D shapes and their volume. We have been using cubes to help us build and calculate the volumes of different shapes.



English - World Book Day

For World Book Day we discussed our favourite childhood books and compared them to the books we love today. We also worked as a class to complete a World Book Day video to try and inspire other children to love books just as much as we do!!

World Book Day

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P.E - Ball Skills

In P.E we have been learning and consolidating our ability to control balls in different ways. We have utilised our skills within relay races to compete against each other and try and beat each others scores!! 



History - Ancient Egyptian Artefacts

As part of our topic on Ancient Egypt, we have been looking at artefacts from the Ancient Egyptian times and using those artefacts and research to identify history from our past! It was interesting to see the artefacts in real life!! 




Monday 18th March 2019

Today we were given the privilege of meeting Mr Philip Walker who is both a comedian and an author. Philip came to our school to read to use his new book - The Snots! It was so funny and inspired us to use our imaginations more freely when writing our own narratives. We also were given the opportunity to ask Philip questions about his life in a gathering on 'The Throne of Words' chair! The answers given were also very inspiring and taught us a lot about his life!