Weekly Newsletter & Blog Posts

This week  Edmund Waller celebrated Chinese New Year.  You can find out about this and other important information about our school community on our Weekly Newsletter, here.

The children across the school have also been working with increasing skill and independence to share their learning on the school blog.  You can read their posts here.

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PANKEY?

 

LIVES: This exotic animal lives in the jungles of Thailand up in the rooftops of the trees.
EATS: It amazingly makes some sort of pancake made out of leaves, mud, and fruit. It eats this raw and cooked (Somehow makes a fire).
LOOKS: The animal has the body shape of a monkey but has the fur and stomach of a panda, it eats A LOT.
SPEED: Slow on the ground but ridiculously fast up in the trees unfortunately the speed option is very noisy, hence, usually moves on ground to  avoid the attention of predators.( A GLASS PANOG - mix between a panther and a glass frog.)
WEIGHT: 2 tonnes. As I said before it eats A LOT.
 You are probably wondering about what a Pankey is well it just so happens that a Pankey is a cross between a monkey and a panda. My two favourite animals.

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hunger gamesLove this book so much so interesting! Lots and lots of trauma which I love especially the mental trauma (but I am a bit mad) you wold probably prefer the physical trauma. She is about to die all the time.

Totes awesome recommended for 10-13 year olds :)

 

twilightThis is the best series of books in the world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Twilight again lots of mental trauma but instead of being worried about her own life Bella is worried about her loves which is basically extremely dumb because he is a vampire so he can’t actually die

Again awesome recommended for 10 – 15 year olds :)

AKT

 

HOW TO BE AMAZING AT BUBBLE WRITING/BLOCK WRITING

  • First I am going to show you how to do block writing…all you need to do first is write the word you want to write for example HAPPY you can.
  • Then either free-hand or use a ruler to draw around it like this…naima block writing naima H picture
  • Next all you need to do is rub out the letters inside the block writing

Depending on the thickness you want the writing to be you can make it slim or fat.

  • Now I am going to show you how to bubble write…first do the first 2 steps of HOW TO BLOCK WRITE
  • But then you need to add curves to the edges so that it looks quite circley and bubbly.

And yet again depending on the size you can change it.

WOLVES

Wolves are my second favourite animal! They are wild, fun and energetic animals. They are interesting to watch even though I have never watched them. If you do not like wolves then bye, bye to you because this is obviously not the write blog for you. So as I was saying… wolves are FABULOUS everybody knows that??? Why do people hate wolves? I don’t see how they can, can you? Sorry I’m asking lots of questions.

FUN FACTS

  • Wolves are the largest member in the dog family.
  • Wolves are legendry because of their spine-tingling howl, which they use to communicate.
  • Wolves live and hunt in packs.
  • Once a wolf has found a mate they usually stay together for life.
  • Wolves only have one breeding season a year. For them it is winter.

So back to talking! Aren’t they amazing! Who can’t like wolves? Like come on, you have to admit that they are so BRILLAINT! So I hope you like you like my blog and I hope I persuaded you to LOVE wolves! If I didn’t then I hope you learnt something new. See you next week with my new blog about art, sketches, and manga!

Top 10 Things To Do In The Summer!

Hi again, it’s me. Okay, enough of the silly stuff, but we’re back again with a Top 3! Okay, it’s not always going to be a Top 3, but still, it’s gonna be a Top something.

So this is the Top 10 Things To Do In The Summer!

  1. Watch TV.
  2. Watch More TV.
  3. Watch Even More TV.
  4. Raid the kitchen for snacks.
  5. Play some sports.
  6. Chat with friends.
  7. A lot.
  8. Play some games.
  9. Go bike riding.
  10. And last of all…

EAT ICE CREAM!!!

So thanks for reading and..

BYEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!

A guide to being a coward

Welcome to another 3-step guide of being an epic human. Today, COWARDS! (If you don’t know what a coward is, look in a dictionary, unless you are scared of paper cuts.) Anyway, let’s get on with this!

 

Step one: Don’t be afraid to be afraid

 

If you want to be a fully qualified scaredy-cat, then you need to clear your mind and watch as many horror movies as humanly possible (whilst making sure that you hide behind a cushion.)

 

Step two: Practise to be scared

 

Think about something that you hate. Now be scared of it. Simple.

 

Step three: Make your choices

 

There are two types of fear- rational and irrational. Choose. Rational= something that is normal to be scared of i.e. heights or darkness. Irrational= WEIRDNESS i.e. cucumbers or eyeballs. Make your choice. Abstract or at one with the normal.

 

That is all you must know, my fearful apprentice. (P.S. I am sorry if this blog was not as funny as my last one, A.M.)

Home Learning 26.1.17

2-Week project, due back Monday 6th February

As part of our topic this term, we have been sketching and drawing teddy bears before modelling them using clay. Over the next 2 weeks, you need to be researchers, using books and the internet to find out as much as you can about teddy bears…

  • How were they invented?
  • What famous teddy bears do you know about?
  • Why do people like them?
  • How are they played with?

Here are some internet links you might find useful:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUpEm7OaAEc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2gfGp4avkc

http://www.history.com/news/ask-history/who-invented-the-teddy-bear

http://inventors.about.com/od/tstartinventions/a/Teddy_Bear.htm

http://www.cymruted.com/html/started.html

Remember! Think carefully about how you will present your work. It should be clear and easy for the reader to understand, with:

  • Neat with good layout and your best handwriting
  • Full sentences with lots of interesting description
  • Well-structured so the information makes sense

Good luck! We can’t wait to hear what you find out!