T4 Art

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WALT : accurately draw the shape of a bird, paint the bird using the correct colours, create a realistic background

Success Criteria
*My bird is life like

*my bird is presented in a way that shows its natural habitat

"This is my kereru (wood pigeon)".

T4 Written English

Narrative Writing

WALT: Write a made up story using many adjectives to make it more interesting for the reader.

Success Criteria: That the reader enjoys the story and provides feedback to me on how I can make improvements.

Term 3 Written English

Instructional Writing

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WALT: To write instructions that are easy for the reader to follow.

SUCCESS CRITERIA: I will know that I have achieved this when people can make popcorn correctly following my instructions.

T4 Maths- Multiplication

WALT: use maths equipment to show what a multiplication (times) equation looks like

Signs of Success
*I can say that x (times) means GROUPS OF or LOTS OF
*I can say how many lots of there are
*My equipment shows the correct number of groups
*I can skip count on the equipment to solve the problem
*I know that 3x5 looks different to 5x3 with equipment

"My Blocks show 5 groups of 2 blocks (5x2)".

T4 Reading

WALT: Work out hard words in reading

Signs of Success:
*Look for chunks in the word that I know
*stretch out the sounds like bubble gum
*think about what would make sense there and start like that word

*make the beginning sound

"I am getting better at thinking and knowing more things like about plants". (Killer Plants)

T4 PE Sprinting

WALT SPRINT- as part of athletics
Signs of Success
*Warm up your muscles
*Be ready with your age group
*At the start, come up to the start line hen you hear "Ready,  Set..."
*at "GO!" run as fast as you can
*Stay in your lane

When you sprint, you run as fast as you can to the end.

T3 Integrated topic

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The spring is stuck to the payload with Sellotape and it's stuck to the canopy with paper clips.

WALT make a parachute that delivers its' payload safely to the ground.
Signs of success
*the payload drops slowly
*the payload is not too heavy
*the canopy is large enough to support the weight

T3 Parachutes

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My payload is a green block.

WALT make a parachute that delivers its' payload safely to the ground.
Signs of success
*the payload drops slowly
*the payload is not too heavy
*the canopy is large enough to support the weight

T3 Toy Making

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I have made a car from a cardboard tube, kebab sticks and lids for wheels.

T2 Written Language

Next steps: Re-read as you write so you do not miss out any words.
Stretch those unknown words very carefully to hear the sounds in the beginning, middle and end.
Remember to use a capital letter for the next word after a full stop.

T2 Reading

We are learning to skim read a text to find specific information and summarise it in our own words.

T2 Physical Education

Learning intentionWe are learning to send and receive objects consistently

Success CriteriaI can successfully catch when I
Move in line with the ball
Stretch arms and hands to meet the ball
Cushion and absorb the ball
Explain what I am trying to do when playing Target Bounce 

Traffic Lights

Catch It

Target bounce


T1 Statistics

Next Steps:
Remember to label what each axis e.g. Number of children  on the side and Subjects at the bottom.

T1 Football Coaching

We were very lucky to get some football coaching from Sport Canterbury for our Physical Education.
The girls learnt soccer from a female coach and the boys from a male coach.
We learnt to control the ball by playing games like Break the ice, Get in the hoop and Rob the nest.
Then we played a game of four a-side without a goalkeeper.

T1 Writing

We are learning to...
·      write a personal recount about something we have done or experienced
·      have an opening statement that tells who, what and where
·      write the events in the order they happened
.    have a conclusion or personal response


We played football and my team won two times. We played Ice and River. You are not allowed to go out of the cones. It was fun and after that we played football. I was in the red and yellow and I won both times and I like it.

Teacher comment:
You have written some good sentences Jex.
Next Step:
Try to add some more details. You could have written what you did to play Ice and River.

2015 Learning plan

We Are Learning To…
Fill in a Lotus sheet so that others can learn a little about ourselves.

We had to draw people so that they were not stick figures and our drawings had to be coloured carefully.

T1 2015 Art with Mr Shaskey

We are learning to follow instructions to draw a sketch of a person, and place the features correctly on the face.


Student voice: