Pantomime Visits Holbrook ~ Jack and the Beanstalk!

This afternoon, Jack, the Giant and his wonderful mother Dotty visited Holbrook for a Pantomime afternoon of fun filled madness!

Children were entertained with Pantomime dancing, singing and the wonderful Muriel the Cow! Singing along with the “Bravery Song” and “Muriel’s Song” the children were captivated by the performance, getting the school ready for the Christmas celebrations.

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An exploding start to Y1 half term.

Year 1 Newsletter – Autumn 2

We have been having a bang, pop, whizz of a time in Angelfish these last few weeks. We have been learning all about Guy Fawkes and using some fantastic language to describe our fireworks in English. Mr Charman lit a bonfire for us and we had sparklers to help us develop our word banks in class.

Today, we have just started learning about Little Red Riding Hood. We found some wolf footprints in Jellyfish class and Granny asleep in her house. She was a little scared but we made her feel safe.

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In science we are learning all about materials and their properties. Can you look around your house and find out what materials different objects are made of? We have also got a need science lab in our role play area to help us get into the role of a scientist. Please ask us what we have learnt about wood, metal, plastic and glass.

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We are looking forward to…….CHRISTMAS, yay. We have started to learn the songs for our KS1 performance and are very excited to show you. Watch this space for more updates from Angelfish.

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Clownfish Class Assembly!

Today saw Clownfish class from Year 2 perform their class assembly,Image result for clownfish cartoon based on their learning this term. Children from the class spoke about their work on “How Does Your Garden Grow?”

The children spoke about drawing still life images of flowers and plants, growing runner beans in their greenhouses and their writing on Jack and the Beanstalk!

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Year 5 and 6 Macbeth Workshop!

“Double, double toil and trouble;

Fire burn and cauldron bubble.”

Did you know that it has just been Shakespeare week? Shakespeare is one of the most famous writers and in Year 6 we have been studying his play ‘Macbeth’. We were intrigued by Lady Macbeth’s powers of persuasion over her husband and so we wrote a persuasive speech from her point of view, encouraging Macbeth to kill the king.

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Jellyfish Class Assembly!

This morning, children from Jellyfish class in Year dscf26982
performed their class assembly to the school and parents. Children presented about their work on “Hotwheels” and vehicles in history!

Pupils explained how seeing the vehicles at Beaulieu Motor Museum had helped
them to investigate how vehicles had developed over thImage result for beaulieue years – from the penny farthing to the famous Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car!

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Egyptian Theatre at Holbrook!

Today, children across Year 4 and 5 took part The Openbox Theatre Companyin an OpenBox
Theatre Workshop, based on the Egyptians. Workshop team (Ken and Alma) explored life in Ancient Egypt with the children… recapping the learning from our History work before providing children with a chance to take part in daily life back in Egyptian times.

Children were given the opportunity to dress up in Ancient Egyptian outfits while learning about the Egyptians. Covering topics such as oatmeal-deodorant, dung beetles, Ra and even animal-fat-perfume, children were enthralled by the many topics covered by the OpenBox team!

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