Author Archives: Miss Bimson

PE

  This week in PE we have been playing a team game of ‘Dodgeball’. We were split into two teams and we had to try to eliminate all players of the opposing team by throwing one of four game balls … Continue reading

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Bridges Design Technology Trip

Today we have been on an exciting class trip to the Science and Technology Centre in Bolton. Our DT topic this half term is all about bridges and we took part in different workshops building structures to make the strongest … Continue reading

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Science

This half term in Science we have been learning all about light, sources of light and how light travels. We have also been looking at how light can be blocked to create shadows. This week we planned and investigated which … Continue reading

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Rocket Man

  This morning we had a very exciting Science workshop with the Rocket man! We learnt about gravity and forces and watched how to set off mini rockets in the hall! Lots of the children enjoyed helping out with these … Continue reading

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Stone Age Workshop

This afternoon we had a very exciting Stone Age Workshop!  Last half term we were learning about the Stone Age as part of our History topic and we followed this up with interactive activities.  We took part in groups  exploring  … Continue reading

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Poppy Workshop

This afternoon, we had a very special poppy workshop involving poetry and role play! We were thinking about what happened all those year ago in the war and the soldiers who fought for our country. We looked at a poem … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying Week

This week is Anti-Bullying week and in our PSHE circle time lessons we have been talking about what bullying is, how this might make people feel and what do if we know anyone who is being bullied. Anti-bullying week raises … Continue reading

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Maths

In Miss Bimson’s maths group this week we have been problem solving using our multiplication skills! We have been working out one and two step problems using the grid method to help us. We have also been using our class … Continue reading

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Geography Boat Lift Trip

Today we have been on an exciting Geography trip as we have just started learning about rivers. We went to Anderton Boat Lift, where we did a fun workshop using sand and water to see how rivers can change shape … Continue reading

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Smiley Reward

Today was our very first smiley reward of the year and it was so exciting! In the morning we had a special assembly where we learnt all about dinosaurs and how scientists found out facts about these amazing animals! Later … Continue reading

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Class Assembly

This morning it was our class assembly all about reading. Parents were invited and we presented things we have been learning in class during our Literacy lessons. We had lots of fun learning our lines and songs!   What is … Continue reading

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Art

This week in our Art lessons we have been painting our final pieces of watercolour art. We used watercolours to create a background wash and then used pencils and paints to add the designs onto our cave paintings. We are … Continue reading

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The Stone Age

This week we had a very special textile workshop in school.  We have been learning all about The Stone Age during our History lessons and we created a stone age tapestry piece made up of cave paintings, hand prints and … Continue reading

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Maths

Since starting back in year 3, we have been working really hard learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables! We have been learning to count first and then apply to chant the times tables. We have been using songs … Continue reading

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Sports Afternoon

Today was our sports afternoon and we took part in lots of different races! Our families came to watch us and were so proud of us all. We all worked really hard and cheered on our friends. We had a … Continue reading

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Writing

This week in Literacy we have been working hard with descriptive writing based on the story ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’. We have been using adjectives to describe different characters and then up-staging using a thesaurus. Thesauruses are great to help us … Continue reading

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Art

This week in art we have been exploring the work of our class artist Hugh Templeton. We have been colour mixing and sketching ideas to create our own watercolour painting, inspired by his work! We can’t wait to create our … Continue reading

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History

This week in our History lessons we have been continuing with work on the Stone Age. We have been learning about what archaeologists are and how they explore and find artefacts. In our future lessons we will be looking at … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

I hope everyone has had a lovely summer holiday! This week in year 3 we have been starting our new exciting topics. Our first topic is ‘The Stone Age’ and in History we have been finding out about the Stone … Continue reading

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What a Year!

We have had a fantastic year in year 2! We have worked so hard in all of our lessons and learned so much! We have taken part in 5 smiley rewards and been on 2 class trips too! This year … Continue reading

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Music

This week in music we have been learning a song all about a special boat called a canoe. We have been singing in time with the music and we have also been playing to the beat using the xylophones. We … Continue reading

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