Choir Performance at the 02

On Tuesday 6th February, the Edmund Waller School Choir headed to the 02 to perform as part of a 7000 strong children’s choir.  The children have been working very hard since September to learn 16 songs that lasted an hour!  They took part in a 3 hour long rehearsal in the afternoon, followed by the concert for an audience of over 10,000 people in the evening.  They sang absolutely brilliantly and they performed with great energy and enthusiasm!

 

Net Investigation

This morning, we’ve extended our learning from yesterday by investigating how many different ways we can combine six squares to create a net of a cube.  We also found lots of ways to join six squares that don’t make a net of a cube!

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Modelling Mayhem!

This afternoon in class we are experimenting with bulbs, motors and wires…we are making circuits.  We are also modelling and building our machines that we have created.  We have cardboard boxes, wooden sticks and many more materials to make our machines.  Our machines are inspired by William Heath Robinson, who drew complex inventions.

Written by Xanthe

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Building 3D Shapes

This morning, we explored 3D shapes, thinking about their properties and the 2D shapes we could see on their faces.  After that, we tried to build them using straws and plasticine.

We then learnt about nets of 3D shapes and Ms Boxall challenged us to draw nets of cubes and other 3D shapes.  We only found out if our nets were accurate when we tried to build the shapes.

 

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Later this week, we are going to use this learning to help us build our prototype models of the inventions we have been designing.