Maze builders

Today Sparrowhawks have been designing their very own mazes. Lots of different ideas have been drawn and we are all looking forward to trying to find our way around all the mazes. Keira, Alex and Jake designed their mazes using Lego and the other Sparrowhawks had lots of fun trying to solve them!

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Spellings

To be tested on 20th November

Europe

unjust,struck,summit,suspend,suspect,subject,umbrella,disgust,budge,grudge.

America’s

achieve,leisure,shield,deceit,receipt,niece,neighbour,weight,their,eight

Africa

hand,sand,spat,bang,bank,cramp,trap,tramp,sprang,scraps.

Antarctica

clothes,disclose,explode,episode,loneliness,hopeless,whole,tomatoes,potatoes.

Mazehunters

We are looking at amazing mazes. This is linked to our topic on the ancient Egyptians and architecture. We have talked about different types of mazes and worked our way around 2D mazes. Later on we’ll be making our own!

Look out for more details………soon.

Fabulous Fables

Our work on fables in writing is almost over. Currently we are writing a letter from Lion to his son or daughter about how a tiny,weak mouse saved him. We’re working up to writing our own version of a fable.

Spellings

Americas

gem,large,agile,urgent,orange,cottage,regiment,gypsies,strange,village.

Europe

expel,extinct,electric,electricity,electronic,hectic,credit,empty,embankment,edge,

hedge,ledge.

Antartica

acquire,require,advertise,advertisement,recognise,definite,definitely

indefinitely,excitement,excitedly

Africa

should not, shouldn’t, would not, wouldn’t, was not, wasn’t, is not, isn’t,

you are, you’re

Invasion games

Sparrowhawks tried out 4 different invasion games during PE yesterday. The children enjoyed learning two new activities- curling and bowls, Yes that’s right curling and bowls! Look at the fantastic pictures below of Sparrowhawks showing off their new and old skills.

Pyramid engineers

Sparrowhawks have been building their very own pyramids. They have used a large variety of items to build their pyramids with, these include Lego, cardboard,paper,wood and even flapjack.The children has really enjoyed working with all these different materials to make such fantastic pyramids. They are displayed outside the classroom , see the fabulous pictures below.

Spellings

Spellings to be tested on 3rd November.

Antarctica

chocolate, desperate, persuade accommodate,evaporate,evaporated,exaggerated,fortunate,fortunately,dilapidated,separately

Africa

can’t ,cannot,did not,didn’t ,has not, hasn’t ,could, couldn’t ,shall not, shan’t , will not,won’t

America’s

office,cygnet,twice,fence,accident,celery,centipede,century,certificate,pencil.

Europe

mistake,misfit,misprint,minimum,dismiss,distrust,distinct,district,bridge,fridge,victim,liquid