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23 May 2024

History in Team Starlings

This week in History, team Starlings have been learning all about the Roman Town of Aquae Sulis, named after Ancient Roman God, Sulis. We have enjoyed learning all about the Roman Baths, and the importance of public baths to the Romans. Next week, we will be learning all about Hadrian's…

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17 May 2024

Starlings visit a Synagogue!

We had a fantastic time this week at the Birmingham Progressive Synagogue where we learnt all about Jewish faith, traditions, and festivals. Here we are playing 'dreidel', which is a game often played in Jewish families. We were very lucky because we also got to see some beautiful scrolls, see the…

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17 May 2024

French Descriptions in Team Starlings

In French, we have been enjoying learning how to describe physical features, including hair colour and eye colour. We have also learnt how to change descriptions based on whether a noun is 'masculine' or 'feminine' and have been applying these rules when describing both fictional characters and…

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17 May 2024

Team Starlings English Work

This week in English, Team Starlings have created some beautiful leaflets all about Landfill. We have researched the pros and cons of landfill, suitable alternatives, and what we can do to help the issue! We have been very impressed with the colourful, neat presentation, and the children's effort…

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7 May 2024

Saving Lives in Team Starlings- PSHE- Emergency Aid!

In PSHE, we have been learning how to use the recovery position to help a person in an emergency situation. We carefully followed each step and had a go at putting our friends into the recovery position. This is a fantastic life skill and we are very proud of how sensibly Team Starlings approached…

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7 May 2024

Coastal Landforms: Geography in Team Starlings

This week we have been learning all about Coastal Landforms, including beaches, bays, headlands and cliffs. We have enjoyed hearing about how these different coastal landforms are caused by erosion, and have drawn beautiful pictures to demonstrate our learning! Next week, we are going to be…

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2 May 2024

Geometry in Team Starlings

We have been enjoying Geometry in Team Starlings this wee! We have looked at angle facts, shape facts, the difference between regular and irregular polygons, how to find missing angles, how to use a protractor, and even how to spot parallel and diagonal lines within polygons! 

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2 May 2024

Tag Rugby in Team Starlings

This half term we have been learning how to play tag rugby! We have enjoyed learning about how to use short sprints within a team game, how to effectively pass the rugby ball, and how to work as a team. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will continue to build our knowledge base as we work…

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2 May 2024

RE in Team Starlings

This week in Team Starlings we have started a new topic looking at the 'Life, Death and Resurrection of Jesus.' We have been learning all about what happened on Palm Sunday, how Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey and flipped tables over in the temple! We have been enjoying linking our new…

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19 April 2024

Music in Starlings- Looping and Remixing!

This week in Team Starlings, in our music lessons, we have become DJs! We have been learning how to create loops of music and how to layer them to create different sound textures. We have very much enjoyed using various software to produce layered tracks with different effects, listening to…

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19 April 2024

DT In Team Starlings- Farm to Fork

This week in Team Starlings, we have been learning about where our food comes from! We have enjoyed hearing about how cattle are raised and how farmers look after both animals and crops in order to produce different foods. In our lesson, we made a story board to show the journey 'From Farm to…

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12 April 2024

STEM in Starlings!

We have had SO much fun during out STEM day this week! We have been competing to make the slowest marble run, using our science, maths, design and technology knowledge around textures, friction, angles and speed to help us. We have created some MASTERPIECES and have really impressed our teacher…

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