During Engineer’s week we participated in a range of activities. We completed posters entitled ‘Engineering our Future’, we tried to make bridges, buildings, windmills, machines and vehicles using a variety of equipment. We even had fun making paper planes. Below are some pictures of the constructions we made.
Chinese New Year was celebrated on the 8th of February this year. This year is the Year of the Monkey.
World Book Day: March 3rd 2016
In class the children completed a Book Swap and we also completed a ‘Show and Tell’ activity on our favourite books. We also made bookmarks and received a book token to buy a book. Happy Reading everyone!!!
During Science week we learned about the ‘The Water Cycle’. We worked in groups to make a display, we conducted some experiments on the theme of water and also learned a song about the water cycle.
We carried out an experiment called ‘Magic Water’ to show some of the stages of the water cycle.
We tested different liquids to see what would happen them when placed in a freezer overnight.
We drew a picture map of Scotstown. We had great fun improving our mapping skills!
In Maths we learnt about 2D shapes.We made some wonderful 2D shape pictures.We cut out shapes and created different designs.What shapes can you spot?
We made 3D shapes. It was tricky getting them to stick together. It involved alot of concentrating! At home we had to look for examples of 3D shapes . There are lots of examples of 3D shapes in our environment. Can you think of any?
Looking and Responding:Pablo Picasso
We are preparing for our First Penance.It will take place on the 8th of March. We read a story called The Good Shepherd. We are very busy learning the Prayers for and after Forgiveness and the Act of Sorrow.
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