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Y3 Gardening Show

Year 3 carried out many different investigations about plants.  Each child devised their own investigation in order to answer questions about how plants grow.  They presented their findings in the form of a short video.  Click on the picture below

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Delightful Design Project

Year 3 children had a nice D&T challenge this term. They used a 60 cm stick of wood to create their very own picture frames. They handled a mini-hacksaw and double-sided bench hook using a careful technique. They used a

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Amazing Advice

Before embarking on their Design Technology project, Year 3 sought advice from their peers in Years 4&5 who had recently carried out a similar activity involving wood and various tools.  Year 3 listened intently as Year 4&5 offered tips and

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Winners!

At Calpe School, our KS1&2 pupils have access to the Active Learn website which allows them to read English books, play maths games and enjoy online grammar, spelling and punctuation activities to further their learning at home. As an incentive,

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Puzzling Dinosaurs

Year 3 enjoyed putting their puzzle skills to the test when they were given wooden pieces to assemble for making dinosaurs. This was a fun challenge to conclude their unit on Fossils in Science class.

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Winners!

Calpe School children are winners!  The pupils from Years 1-5 recently entered a competition which was run by NABSS (National Assosciation of Schools in Spain). The task was to create a storyboard (KS1) or write an essay (KS2) which projected

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Soil Permeability

In Science class, Year 3 tested Soil Permeability. They collected 5 different types of soil from the local area for their experiment. They used careful observation skills to see how quickly water would go through each type of soil. They

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Fantastic Phone Cases

In their Design and Technology lessons, Year 3 children have learned 4 different kinds of stitches: running stitch, back stitch, whip stitch and blanket stitch. The children each designed a phone case for a specific market and used felt, thread

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Where Would You Like To Live?

To conclude their Literacy Unit on countries, Year 3 children wrote reports to answer the Big Question: Where Would You Like To Live? They had to research their countries, write 5 paragraphs and select pictures to illustrate each page. In

Posted in Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Amazing Astronaut Food

Year 4&5 have been learning about The Solar System and were lucky enough to try some real, freeze-dried ‘Astronaut Food’ all the way from America.  They had 3 different flavours – Strawberry, Peach and Apple & Cinnamon – and overwhelmingly

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