Welcome to Giraffes!

The children have settled well into the new class and have been excited to learn about our topic: Creeping through Caves (Stone Age).  See if they can tell you how Stone Age people heated their soup!

The children have been fascinated by the cave paintings from many thousands of years ago and have had a go at creating their own paintings of animals.

We have been studying a range of Stone Age artefacts and our writing over the past few weeks has been focusing on this.  We are looking forward to sharing this with you in our open classroom afternoon on 3oth September (a Ping has been sent about this).

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    The children were incredibly well-behaved this afternoon and enjoyed the trip to the River Blackwater to identify some features of a river and surrounding area (although possibly not the walk back uphill!)
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    We all had a great time dressing up as Vikings on Wednesday to find out more about what life was like as a Viking.
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    The children enjoyed writing firework poems to celebrate 5th November.
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  • 16/09/21

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    Our topic this term is 'Raiders of the Dark Ages'.  This half-term our focus is on Anglo-Saxons and next half-term we will be learning about the Vikings.  
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  • 21/05/21

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