Pirate Entertainment

A sailor went to sea, sea, sea... You know the rest! We decided that the pirates would need some time out from all that rowing so we rehearsed a traditional hand clapping game and even worked on a few new moves!

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Parachute Pirates

Retelling of sea shanties through the use of the parachute!

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Hardtack sampling

The children are true explorers of the New World ... They loved hardtack and asked for seconds, I'm unsure if they could eat it day in and out after days and weeks at sea! I think the contrast of bananas came as a welcome relief to the early explorers on encountering the Americas.

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And the winners are...

Well done to this weeks award winners ... Lewis, Louie, Davy and Heidi, keep it up!

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iPads and eye patches

We used the app make me a pirate to transform ourselves into the ultimate pirate with very authentic looking facial hair!

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The pirates are coming

We scrub up well for landlubbers!

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Hardtack Production Line

Christopher Columbus ate a diet of hardtack biscuits when exploring the world. This comprised of flour and water. Some biscuits have been known to last up to 50 years in an airtight box. The children have used this traditional historical recipe to create their hardtack ready for pirate day‚Ķ

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Fabulous Findings

The children excitedly looked at each other's learning logs, children supported each other and asked each other how they had discovered new facts. Thank you for everyone's support with their child's learning log it has really enhanced our learning in class.

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Christopher Columbus Fact Finding

We used our learning logs and information found in class to find answers to our Columbus challenges.

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Super independent learning!

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Research in action

Excellent use of our class topic books, applying skills developed in our daily English lessons.

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Symmetrical Success

Today we have explored symmetry in a range of ways. Libby delighted the class when she identified bi- lateral symmetry can be spotted along a vertical or horizontal line. I was left speechless! 

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