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Thank you to all the parents who contributed towards my very generous present.

Thank you to Mrs.Dreblow for organising and making a great present. 

Will miss Onyx Class 

Love Ms.Pomeroy 

XXX

Scientists from Centre of the Cell

 

Today, Onyx class were lucky enough to have a visit from 'Centre of the Cell' scientists.

 

In the first session we learnt about the roles of cells, muscles and bones. We learnt how our skeleton changes as we age and problems that can occur with our bones.

 

In our second session we found out about how the body fights off harmful invasions. Our snot collects harmful bacteria and viruses to stop it going into our bodies. Apparently our bodies produce 250ml of snot every day! 

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Drumming workshop

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Onyx class had lots of fun drumming to the beat today!

D and T bread making

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Matilda Playing Piano in Assembly

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A selection of Roman villas made by Onyx class as a homework task

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Below is a sneak peak of our Roman Artwork this term.

Collage techniques and water-painting with a focus on the Roman God of Love - Venus.

 

Our Roman Trip to Verulamium

Cultural Week

This morning we had a lesson about Jewish religion and we shared some Jewish artefacts, showing us how Jewish people celebrate some aspects of their religion. We saw Mr Conway's kippah, tallit and Siddur, Joe brought in some Shabbat candles and challah to share with the class.

We learnt a bit about the importance of each of these things and how they were used by Jews. After that we lit the candles and ate some of the bread after we had said the blessings together.

During the morning we researched about Shabbat candles, using the iPads, and put this information into a poster.

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Crocus Planting on Bradmore Green

 

Preventing polio

On October 21st Onyx class went on a trip to the village green. We went there to raise money by planting crocuses. The people who were helping us were called the Rotary Club. The rotary club were hoping to get rid of a disease called polio [which is still affecting people].The people who get treated get there little finger died purple so that they know who has been treated and who has not. It only happens in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In our school if we bring in a pound [100 pence] we get a crocus badge.

Thank you Mr Conway and the Rotary club for letting us go we had a good time.

 

By Katherine Thomas and Eva Phillips

 

 

Crocus Planting

On  Friday the 21st of October Onyx class went to  Bradmore  Green to help the Rotary Club to raise money. We raised money for special medicine that will be given to some children in Afghanistan and Pakistan. We were planting some crocus corms so we wore wellies and trainers instead of our school shoes so that our school shoes didn’t get dirty. Fortunately, some adults in the rotary club dug some holes for us before we came because we didn’t have dibbers to dig the holes by our self ,therefore we only had to put them in the holes. We put the corms in by hand and patted and pushed them into the holes with some spades. That was the end of our experience. On the way back we walked happily to the school  knowing that we had done something good for all of the children in Afghanistan and Pakistan.                                                  

 

This recount was written by : Elizabeth Colman and Reuben Smith.          

Crocus Planting on Bradmore Green

Mr Conway's Cocktail Masterclass!

 

Today we all had great fun using the measuring skills that we have learnt throughout the week. We were challenged to follow the recipe for Mr Conway's fruity cocktail and select the most suitable equipment to measure the different volumes of drink that were required.

 

Once we had created our masterpieces we were allowed to drink them whilst we carried on with our work.

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Thank you to all of you who attended the parents' meeting last night.  It was lovely to meet you all.  If you want to check any information we shared, please see a copy of the Powerpoint presentation below.

Parents' Information Meeting

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