Welcome to our Beech class page
Our topic this term is Muck, Mess and Mixtures.
Dear parents please click on the icon below to open the letter which details expectations and routines for the Autumn term.
We’re warning you; this is going to get messy! This half term, we’ll have a messy morning to investigate mixtures, from paint and toothpaste to jelly and shaving foam. We’ll enjoy the story of George’s Marvellous Medicine and write recipes, leaflets, lists and stories of our own. We’ll use our science skills to explore everyday materials, investigate soap products and understand why mixtures freeze and melt. We’ll learn how to measure using scales, measuring jugs and cylinders accurately. We’ll taste a wide variety of foods, learn about healthy eating and follow recipes to make some yummy treats! Our artwork will also rely on our mixing skills. We’ll use marbling inks to make unusual patterns, create food landscapes inspired by Carl Warner, paint with ice cubes, model clay into exciting shapes and use a variety of materials to make mixed media collages.
Maths & Literacy
Our current focus in maths is addition.
Our current focus in literacy is exploring the text George's Marvelous Medicine. We will be making predictions and learning lots of new vocabulary.
Our current focus in Science is creating mixtures and investigating changes of state.
Please click on the icon below for generic information about homework expectations for each year group.
Our Class Photo Gallery
To get into Beech Class you may need to go through the jungle!
We love learning maths in Beech Class. We have all sorts of ways of learning and can find lots of ways to show what we know and how we are thinking.
Castle and the Sun
As part of their topic on Castles, Beech Class looked at Paul Klee's oil painting 'Castle and the Sun'. They created their own beautiful pictures inspired by this, using oil pastels and watercolours.
Learning outside - Art in the Environment
The children in Beech Class went out and about in the school grounds to create artwork by arranging natural objects that they found. The low winter sun cast shadows that became part of the some of the finished works. They worked carefully and thoughtfully, with some lovely results. And...it was great fun!