Prayers in Poplar

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Following on from a wonderful time at Prayer Spaces, Poplar have been learning to write a prayer. Here is Jake’s prayer.  He read it out loud so beautifully, the classroom was so still and peaceful and we all took time … Continued

Maths reasoning – Sort Them Out

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Poplar have been using their reasoning skills to solve addition and subtraction number sentences in groups and then sort the answers.  https://nrich.maths.org/6885 For example, one group sorted by more than or fewer than 20. I was so impressed by the teamwork … Continued

Alien Invasion!

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This week we were very surprised in Poplar when Mrs McDaid was reading the story of Beegu and she had to stop because there was a flash of light.  Two brave children went to investigate (we assumed it was lightning) … Continued

Fire service visit

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The fire service came to visit us this week in Poplar.  We found out about the importance of smoke alarms and how loud they are! In an emergency it is so important that we know to ring 999 and the … Continued

Narnia prayer space – Poplar

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Poplar were so fortunate this week to take part in prayer spaces.  We walked through the wardrobe and were in Narnia! We took part in various activities that made us think and reflect.  It was a really lovely and relaxing … Continued

Awe and Wonder day in Poplar

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Last term we took part in a very exciting Awe and Wonder day.  A very special box arrived in our classroom.  We sat in a circle and tried to guess what could be inside…it was a fairy door! We decided … Continued

Adding in Poplar

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We have been learning to add using the column method. Here is an example of our work: We have also completed word problems and worked on our reasoning skills by thinking of riddles for a friend to solve.  For example, … Continued

Making fruit skewers

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Our topic this term is Food and each week we are going to be preparing healthy meals.  This week we made rainbow fruit skewers and we would love it if you could help us to try and make them at … Continued

Partitioning and adding in Poplar

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In Maths we have been learning to partition two-digit numbers into tens and ones. We have also been learning to add two numbers together, using a number line…. ….and we are starting to learn to add two numbers together by … Continued

Instruction writing in Poplar

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We have been learning to write instructions using adverbs, imperative verbs and time conjunctions.  We used this website to learn the technique of how to wash your hands properly: https://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/homehygiene/Pages/how-to-wash-your-hands-properly.aspx  Then we wrote instructions to explain how to wash your hands. … Continued

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