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16 January 2024

Marvellous Myths in Team Starlings

In Team Starlings, we are reading 'Kai and The Monkey King,' thinking all about ancient Chinese Mythical creatures and artefacts. This week, we have been putting ourselves in the characters' shoes, writing letters and diary entries from their perspectives. Over the next few weeks we will be…

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9 January 2024

Starlings PSHE

Today in PSHE we have been discussing rumours, name-calling, and how to deal with bullying. We have created 'Snakes and Ladders' games which show positive actions to overcome bullying, (the ladders), and negative responses, (the snakes.) We have enjoyed playing these games and discussing the…

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19 December 2023

Equivalent Fractions in Team Starlings

We have been working hard in Team Starlings this week, looking at equivalent fractions! We have been ordering fractions with mixed denominators, converting mixed numbers to improper fractions, and putting fractions onto a number line. If you're looking for someone to help you equally divide up the…

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15 December 2023

Starlings RE: Christmas Carols!

In RE, we have been learning about the reason for the season! As well as practising our Christmas songs for next week, we have also been looking atthe history behind carols, and analysing what they mean! We have learnt about the birth of Jesus, the visitation of the shepherds and magi, and talked…

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15 December 2023

Reindeer Run in Team Starlings!

Run, run, Rudolph! Team Starlings really enjoyed their reindeer run this afternoon, with a fantastic cheerful attitude, encouraging each other and smiling the whole time! As a school, we have raised over a whopping £2,000 for St Giles Hospice- your generosity is incredible! 

In PE this half…

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15 December 2023

Representing Streethay in Archery

Some children from KS2 had the opportunity to attend an archery competition at Erasmus Darwin Academy where we were competing against other schools. Miss Haycox and Miss Badger were extremely proud of the children for demonstrating Streethay traits and values in how they approached the activity…

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7 December 2023

Playing the Blues in Team Starlings!

We have had so much fun playing 'The Blues' on our glockenspiels this half term! We've played along to 'The Moanin' Lisa Blues,' learnt the 12-bar-blues, and even improvised our own blues pieces with a backing track! We've learnt all about chords, scales, and rhythm, choosing specific notes to…

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7 December 2023

Pen Portraits in Team Starlings

We have been creating some truly fabulous 'Pen Portraits' in Art this half term, considering the words that we would use to describe ourselves and working them into a self-portrait. First, we used a 'one-line' technique to draw ourselves, then traced over our drawings using a variety of…

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30 November 2023

Coding in Team Starlings!

Team Starlings are becoming expert programmers, using code to make all sorts of amazing creations on 'Scratch.' This week, we have been designing mazes, and programming the 'sprite' ,(in the case, the beetle), to move through the maze without touching the black line. We are looking forward to…

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27 November 2023

Science in Team Starlings!

We have had a wonderful time experimenting with materials in Team Starlings today! We have been investigating which material is the best thermal insulator. We tested felt, bubble wrap and paper, wrote a very detailed method, making sure to include our control, independent, and dependent variables.…

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21 November 2023

Team Starlings- Alexander the Great

We absolutely love History in team Starlings, and have been very excited to dive headfirst into our topic of 'Alexander the Great,' this half term. This week, we have been hearing about the childhood and stories of Alexander of Macedon, in particular, his character trait of determination. Over the…

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21 November 2023

Compter en Français!

Salut! This week in French, Team Starlings have learnt to count all the way up to 31! We have been practising counting shapes, using colours, and even learning French jokes. We are building up towards being able to share our birthdays in French which will be a fantastic addition to the…

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