A change of shoes can be sent for outdoor play if you wish.
P.E. days are Tuesday and Wednesday.
All items must be named.
Meet the class.
September Enjoying working in groups for Activity Based Learning. We were ordering the school address and designing a classroom in Lego as part of our World Around Us topic 'Our School Environment'. Another group was ordering the days of the week and some children were practising addition and subtraction on the iPads.
September. Mrs White hotseating as Horrid Henry. Was she really pretending?
September. Practising telling the time.
September. Practical maths activities. Ordering numbers. Making amounts with 2 coins.
3rd-7th Oct. Maths Week Fun! We played + and - Bingo and we had a Beetle Drive. In P.E. we made sets of numbers and number shapes.
Our elected members of the Eco Council.
September Class Awards Winners. Well done!
10th Oct. Our Town Environment. As part of our World Around Us topic we went for a walk around Portadown to look at some of its main features. We also looked at some old photos to see what had changed and what had stayed the same.
We wrote a recount of our town walk in groups. Each group wrote about a different part and then we put all the sections in order.
October. We made models of some important buildings in our town - St Mark's Church, Town Hall, Police Station, Railway Station, Library, Fire Station and of course Mackle's Ice-cream Shop.
October Class Awards Winners. Well done!
Nov. Maths investigation in pairs adding and subtracting dominoes. Sorting for odds and evens.
Nov. Oral storytelling of the Three Little Pigs, using story maps and alternative endings.
Nov. We went out into the streets around school to look at house types and recorded what we saw for our Homes topic.
We sorted pictures of our own houses into Venn Diagrams.
Nov/Dec Task Box activities for our Homes topic. Program the Beebot to go to the right house, follow instructions to play a game, act out 'The Three Little Pigs' and draw homes for different animals.
November Class Award Winners. Well Done!
Christmas Jumper Day
We were very creative making models of our houses.
Our fantastic Christmas nativity 'It's a Party'!
December Class Award winners. Well done!
Participants in the Reading Booster Programme during term 1. Keep reading everyone!
January. Practical tens and units using Base 10 material.
January. We made puppets and used them to retell the traditional tale of The Princess and the Frog.
January. Estimating and measuring. in groups we had to make a shark about 1 metre long.
Our W.A.U. topic is Weather. We dramatised a windy story called Mrs Mopple's Washing Line.
3rd February. Two ladies came to talk to us about walking to school safely in the dark mornings and evenings and travelling safely in the car. We each were given a high visibility vest and stickers.
February. Handa's Surprise is a story from a hot climate in Africa. We had great fun acting it out to help us remember the order of the animals and fruits to make a story path.
January Class Award winners. Well done!
February. Activity Based Learning to investigate finding half of a shape or half of a number.
March. Practical addition of tens and units with exchanging.
March. Using right-angle policeman to check for right-angles.
March. Science experiment to watch how ice melts in 5 minute intervals and see how salt affects it.
5th April Freddie Fitness came to Millington.
April/May Task Boxes. Teddy Puppets, speckled frogs, tulips and weighing with non-standard units.
April Class Awards Winners. Well done!
2nd & 4th May. Help for Swaziland. We collected coins in water bottles to help the H2O project which will help bring wells and tanks for water to Swaziland. On Tuesday we dressed in the colours of the flag. On Thursday the Khulula Choir from Swaziland came to visit us and recieve our donations. They were amazing!
Look at what our teddies got up to when they had a sleepover in our classroom!
We made a timeline of our teddies from youngest to oldest.
Tuesday 16th May Y3W went to the Argory. We found out what life was like for little Tommy Bond 100 years ago. We dressed up and saw inside the house. We played with Tommy's toys. The playground was great fun.
5th June Sports' Day at Brownstown Community Centre.
May Class Awards Winners
June. As part of our bread topic we tasted bread from around the world and made a tick chart and block graph.
June. We made soda farls for our bread topic. Baking soda reacted with the acid in the buttermilk to make the bread puff up. It was yummy!
16th June Crazy Hair day to raise money for Mrs McClimmond's charity trip to Romania. In assembly we handed over a cheque for the Swaziland Water project for £4060! Wow! Thanks again for everyone's generosity.