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Ways to be kind in grade 1/2

Ways to be kind in grade 1/2

Today at school we thought about some different ways that we can be kind to each other. Here are some of the ideas that we came up with:

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Shapes within shapes

Shapes within shapes

Did you know that there are shapes WITHIN shapes? We were amazed!

The grade 1/2 classes have been learning all about 2D shapes this week. We have learnt about the different properties of shapes, their names, and how many corners or edges they have. Today we looked at how some shapes can be constructed by other smaller 2D shapes.

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Watch It Grow!

Watch It Grow!

Our integrated topic this term has been Watch it Grow! As part of our studies, we have learnt all about plants and the things that they need to grow – such as soil, sunlight and water.

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Awesome Ordering (of numbers)

Awesome Ordering (of numbers)

Today in maths we ordered numbers from smallest to largest.

Firstly, we cut out all of the numbers that we needed.

Then we put all of the numbers in order from smallest to largest. To work out what number went first, we looked at the first digit. If the first digits were the same, then we looked at the second digit. If the second digits were the same, then we looked at the third.

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Our exciting excursion to Edendale Farm!

Our exciting excursion to Edendale Farm!

We went to Edendale farm which is in Eltham. At the farm we fed some animals like chickens, goats and sheep. We got to pat some sheep, the calf and the guinea pigs. We also learnt about plants, compost and the environment. Here are some of the things that we learnt today:

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Problem Solving in 1/2

Problem Solving in 1/2

This week in Maths, we have been looking at different strategies that we can use to solve problems. One of these was the Draw a Picture strategy. Using this, we had to work out how many different ice cream combinations we could create. Here is some of our great work!

 

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Should we have a canteen at Belle Vue?

Should we have a canteen at Belle Vue?

Should we have a canteen at Belle Vue? That is the question that grade 1 & 2 have been developing opinions about!

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India … at BVPS!

India … at BVPS!

On Wednesday 16th of March we celebrated Multicultural Day. In the morning we had a parade to look at everyone’s fantastic traditional clothing and then we broke into groups to do lots of different activities such as playing games, learning about different countries and their traditions and cooking activities.

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Sustainable Learning in Grade 1/2

Sustainable Learning in Grade 1/2

We are having a great time learning in grade 1/2! This week we are trying hard to reduce the amount of electricity that we use by turning off our fans, lights and cooling. Today we took our maths outside and worked together, without needing to use any electricity.

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