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The songs for our upcoming play: 

Tonight's the Night

Friend Like You

03 It's Not All It's Cracked Up To Be.mp3

I'm So In Love With Me!

You're Going To The Ball

There's a Party Here Tonight

A Ton Of Love

If I Had One Wish

You're Feet Are Too Big!

Happy Ever Afters

Kites helped Year 1 do some amazing Andy Goldsworthy inspired Art

A huge well done the Semley Kwik Cricket team who competed against 6 other schools today. We came 3rd, winning 3 out 5 games, and showed fantastic team work and sportsmanship - well done!

Last Friday, we had the best time on our theatre trip! First we arrived at Poole park - where we had some delicious fish and chips and were swarmed by hungry seagulls! We also got some time to play in the park - Mrs Miles even went soaring off the end of the slide! Finally we went to see the wonderful Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World! It was a brilliant show and we all had big smiles on our faces throughout! The bus ride home was definitely quieter as our late night started to take it's toll!

Bikeability was a huge success!

As part of developing our working scientifically skills, we have been observing the changes that happen to a slice of bread over time. Our first experiment (leaving the bread on a windowsill uncovered) did not give us the results that we expected. We thought about what mould was and decided that we would redo the test with the bread sealed, to keep in the moisture. We are very pleased with our results - even if they're a bit smelly!

HOORAY!! We are just so so proud of the Year 6s who have been absolute superstars this week during SATs. You were all wonderful!

The Summer term is here already! I hope you all had a brilliant Easter holidays - it has been wonderful to see the children back this week and hear about their adventures. Our next topic is a bit of a mystery... please see our topic map for more details!

We had a shocking time!

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We kicked off science week with a wonderful workshop exploring static electricity - I'm sure you will love our new hair styles!

Exploring cube numbers!

Sunshine at last! We took our reading outside today :)

We took up the Red Nose Day Lego challenge to create our own habitats - we had lots of fun!

World Book Day! Well done for all of your fantastic outfits Kites!

Today we have been learning about Sir Isaac Newton's theory of light. We learnt how different colours have different wavelengths, and this means that they are refracted at different angles. This allows us to see all the colours that make up white light when directed through a prism. We also created out own colour wheels - we had varying degrees of success!

We have been exploring reflection by creating our own ray boxes and periscopes. We used these periscopes to try and spy on the other classes - unfortunately we're much better scientists than spies!!

This term we are learning how to use spreadsheets. We have begun by exploring Excel and learning how to use formulas to solve sums for us.

We have been exploring optical illusions caused by refraction of light

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! Please see our class letter and topic map for this term!

Christmas Jumper Day - Merry Christmas everyone!

Mrs Miles set us a brief for building Anderson shelters - they had to be waterproof, fit a lego minifigure inside and hold 1kg of weight! They all came out fantastically!

To round off our learning about Henry Mooore, Briony came in to teach us about sculptures - we even had a go ourselves!

Children in Need - Crazy Hair!

Our wonderful trip back in time as evacuees at Nothe Fort!

We went over to the church to look at the features that we could see. We were particularly impressed with the stained-glass windows.

We have been exploring which materials are soluble and which are insoluble.

We have been continuing our learning about materials this term by testing to see which materials are a conductor and will complete a circuit.

We have kicked off our learning about materials in science by testing different materials to see if they were magnetic, transparent or permeable, as well as testing their hardness and flexibility.

This morning we got to go to Wrens - we were very excited to get messy and dress up!

Welcome back Kites!!


I am so pleased to be the new Kites Class teacher and can't wait for all the adventures that lay ahead of us! 


Please see below for our class letter and topic map for more details about this term. 


Mrs Miles smiley

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