Year 3 - Rock and Roll!

Our new topic in Year 3 is “Rock and Roll”, throughout the Spring term we will be learning all about rocks and soils! Before we start exploring, we have made mind-maps of everything we already know about rocks and have written some insightful questions. It will be interesting to see if our ideas…

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Year 3 PE - gymnastic shapes

Our gymnastic challenge this week was to make different shapes with our bodies. We tried hard to mirror our partner’s balances and to hold each shape for 5 seconds. Which shapes can you see?

 

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Year 3 PE- brilliant balances!

In PE, we have been developing our balancing skills as gymnasts. This week we tried steep balances on apparatus, core strength challenges and Sports Coach Steve challenged us to a very tricky partner challenge on th benches!  

 

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Remembrance Day

I have a little poppy, 

as red and red can be,

to show that I remember

those who fought to make me free.

 

To mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of WW1, we spent some time discussing Remembrance and the symbol of the poppy. Every child from Year 3 and Year 4 created their…

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Year 3 PE- gymnastics

Year 3 are doing PE with a sports coach from Blackpool FC this half term. We are working on gymnastics and this week he focus skill was balancing. We made our way round a balance circuit which included travelling balances, balancing on a beam, stretching balances, floor balances and the rather…

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Year 3 - Heritage Week

Year 3 have celebrated Heritage Week by looking at maps of Blackpool, Moor Park and the Bispham area through the years. We were intrigued to find that our school has changed in size over the years and that Moor Park Avenue used to be much shorter! We also enjoyed finding familiar landmarks…

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DT project- Healthy wraps

We have been learning about keeping healthy in Science and we tasted a selection of foods from the different food groups. Once we had tasted everything, we designed a healthy wrap which aimed to include a protein, dairy product and vegetables. Here are some pictures of us enjoying our creations!

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Prepositions

In Year 3, we have been learning about prepositions. We have found a good way to remember what they are and how to use them in a sentence… take a look!

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Year 2 Science Week

Wow, what a busy week!

Year 2 have thoroughly enjoyed Science Week 2018.

We used the book ‘The Great Explorer’ by Chris Judge as a focus for all our activities. We started the week by predicting, reading and asking questions about the story, then ‘packed our kit bags’ ready for the…

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A visit from author Andrew Green

On Monday we welcomed local author Andrew Green to Moor Park. He treated us to a reading of his new book “Who’s Taken It?” and some of us got to be the animals from the story.

Later we took part in some creative workshops with Andrew and his wife Carly. We made up our own stories, played…

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Andrew Green Author Visit

As part of our World Book Day celebrations, Yesterday we had a visit from Andrew Green, an author and illustrator. He talked to us about being an author and illustrator and read one of his books to us. In the afternoon we then did a workshop with him. There was lots of rhyming, illustrating…
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Investigating materials in Year 2

This half term we have been looking at different materials in Science. Today we investigated which materials were absorbent or waterproof and which materials we could change the shape of. We worked collaboratively and had an interesting discussion about our findings. 

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