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Beluga 6

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Beluga Class Weekly News

 

 

Monday 2nd March 2020 – Friday 6th March 2020

 

 

What a wonderful week it has been in Beluga and indeed across the school, as of course it has been World Book  Day  (week!).

 

Celebrations started with the launch of The LNSPS Great Spelling Bee and the customary dressing up and jollity that comes with the actual World Book Day. On Wednesday the children were greatly inspired by Ellie Irving, a local author, who ran workshops on creative writing with particular emphasis on characterisation. Children came up with all manner weird and whacky personalities. After making an initial thumbnail sketch of their character, children then went on to investigate character’s motivations, obstructions and hopes and dreams. The master-class was thoroughly well received by the children. Who knows ….a literary- giant- to- be, might be about to germinate from the fertile soils of Beluga Class!

 

Can you guess the characters from their photos?

 

 

 

                                        


Monday 24th February 2020 – Friday 28th February 2020

 

                                               

 

 

                                                  

 

Monday 27th January 2020 – Friday 31st January 2020

 

 

                                             

 

Monday 13th January 2020 – Friday 17th January 2020

 

 

                                                

 

Monday 6th January 2020 – Friday 10th January 2020

 

 

 

                                     

 

Monday 25th November 2019 – Friday 29th November 2019

 

 

                                                  

 

Monday 18th November 2019 – Friday 22nd November 2019

 

 

                                                      

 

21st October 2019 - 25th October 2019 

 

 

                                                    

 

Monday 14th October 2019 – Friday 18th October 2019

 

Here are some of photographs from our recent trip to Duxford!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                  

 

Monday 7th October 2019 – Friday 11th October 2019

 

 

                                            

 

Monday 30th September 2019 – Friday 4th October 2019

 

 

                                           

 

Monday 23rd September 2019 – Friday 27th September 2019

 

 

                                                        

 

Monday 16th September 2019 – Friday 20th September 2019

 

The children of Beluga have turned in another fabulous week here at North Street!

In history, we have sought to have an in depth look into the true causes of World War 2 and have begun to realise that in order to understand the Second World War we need to examine the first war – the war to end all wars. As a consequence we have examined the Treaty of Versailles and it’s contributing factors to the mood of the German Nation leading up to the conflict. Additionally, children have continued to look at the erratic and capricious character of Adolf Hitler whose dark charisma persuaded so many to follow his repugnant and catastrophic ideology.

 

Our English studies have shed light on WWII but from  the domestic, home-front  perspective. Children have been reading Michelle Magorian’s Goodnight Mr Tom. From the initial reading there is much evidence to suggest that its sensitive themes and incisive writing style are having a positive impact on their own diary compositions.

 

Children made papier mache╦Ő models to support their wartime diaries writing.

 

 

 

 
   


In science, we have been posing philosophical as well as scientific questions about the definition of life. We challenged ourselves to devise a set of test to prove that something is living or non- living. This is our first rung on the ladder to the understanding life processes.   

 

                                                       

 

Monday 9th September 2019 – Friday 13th September 2019

 

The children of Beluga could not have made a more purposeful and determined start to their very last year at Leigh North Street Primary!

From the outset, they have shown an immense enthusiasm for furthering their learning by posing insightful questions, participating in discussion and debate, and by listening intently. As you may well be aware, the first two days of the new term have been dedicated to our commitment to reflecting on how we learn. During these Learning to Learn days, children have been investigate the necessity for laws in society to keep us safe and applying this knowledge to making and understanding our new class rules. In order for us to fully understand how to create an effective code of conduct we engaged in role play. One of the scenarios we investigated was what happens if laws and rules break down in the city….the results were pretty devastating!

Other activities packed into the two days were portrait painting, quick-fire maths, spellings and practical first aid! Phew..! Please see what we’ve been up to below.

 

 

A lawless society!

 

 

Children attending to an unresponsive patient….what would you do?

 

 

In dramatic full flow!

 

 

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