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Light and Dark

It’s all light, dark – and a dash of colour this week. Y1/2 have been helping Orion overcome his darkest fears, Y5/6 have been exploring how light behaves and Year R have been celebrating the lunar new year. Meanwhile, Year 1/2 have been adding colour to the week in their art lessons.

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Mastering Geometry

Year 3/4 have been learning about geometry. They discussed the features of each angle type and looked at identifying them in different shapes – and they were allowed to draw on the tables!

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Found poetry

This week, in our blog, you can read all about ‘found poetry’, be dazzled by some fruit art in the style of Cezanne, check out some balance-bike action and indulge in some very delightful designing.

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It’s cold out there

To start this term, our Year 5/6 children have been learning all about the ‘tundra biome’ as part of their geography lessons. They learnt about its human and physical geography as well as the negative impact humans are having on that environment. The children produced stunning posters to show their learning. You can read about all of our learning from this week right here.

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Happy Christmas

It has been a truly wonderful run up to the Christmas break. We have had many occasions to be together and celebrate. The children’s performances have made us all so proud. Huge thanks to all the adults who have helped to make this happen. We wish you all a very merry Christmas and happy new year- From everyone at Team Rownhams

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Gardening Project

Mrs Karen Terzer, one of our brilliant parents and diligent member of RSA, has been driving forward a project to improve our school grounds and to get our children growing. You can read Karen’s latest update here.

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The whole school enjoyed making Christingles and learning more about what the different parts represent. On Wednesday, we were invited by Reverend Graeme to attend St John’s Church for a Christingle Service as part of our advent celebrations. In this week’s blog, you can read all about our Nativity preparations, which we have now performed twice with one to go on Monday, plus building of all sorts in Year 3/4 and net exploration in Year 5/6.

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Carols Around the Tree

With two doors open on our Advent Calendars and a fabulous Carols Around the Tree this afternoon, we can be sure that Christmas is on its way! Well done to our choir for their beautiful singing and Christmasy performance. Meanwhile, in our blog this week, you will be able to find out all about Year R’s Moving Pictures, Year 1/2’s Super Sewing, Year 3/4’s Mapping of the World and Year 5/6’s Controlling circuits.

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