Outdoor learning at Donnington Castle

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Inspired by exploring Donnington Castle, Poplar class walked down to the woods and, in our teams, built a fort using natural materials. First, we needed lots of big sticks! Our forts looked fantastic – such great team work! We found … Continued

Poplar Class trip to Donnington Castle

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Poplar class had a fantastic morning at Donnington Castle.  First, we spent time exploring the castle to extend our learning of our castle topic.  We loved learning about arrow slits and finding out about bows and arrows. Looking through the … Continued

Maths reasoning challenges

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Poplar class are really enjoying maths challenges.  Today, we were put in pairs or threes and first asked to solve this: https://nrich.maths.org/8123  Count-the-Dots-Reasoning-Problem We decided the best way was to cross or tick the dots off as we counted.  One pair … Continued

Poplar class Maths

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We’ve had so much fun in the first weeks of Poplar class learning Maths.  Here are some pictures of our learning. Year 2 have been measuring to the nearest centimetre using metre sticks and rulers: Year 1 have been finding … Continued

Our castles are finished

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Poplar have had a fantastic time making castles using junk modelling.  We have learnt how to follow a plan, select from a range of tools and materials, how to build structures and make them stable and how to join in … Continued

Topic Web – Poplar Class

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Welcome back! We have had a wonderful start to the year in Poplar class.  Please have a look at the Class Letter to find some information that I hope you will find useful and at our Topic Web to find … Continued

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