Sunday, 27 April 2014

Home Learning Week beginning 28th April

Each week we are hoping to provide pupils with a blog post full of video clips and questions to help extend learning in West Base. This will give parents the chance to have an understanding of what pupils will be discussing in West Base along with providing the pupils with an understanding of the days activity before attending the lessons.


This week in maths we will be focussing on Subtraction.

Pupils will be subtracting using number line (Circles,Triangles, Squares, Rectangles, Oblongs and Pentagons)

and subtracting using partitioning (Hexagons, Octagons, Parallelograms and Quadrilaterals)


We have been looking at Fantasy stories. This week in literacy we will be looking at good v's evil characters. This video will be helpful for our work on Thursday.

We will also be looking at ways of travelling into fantasy worlds.

Saturday, 26 April 2014

Welcome to our Film studio

After watching the great film 'Dangle' yesterday we have been making our own short films. However the task was to create silent movies so we had to communicate without saying a word.

Here is our finished masterpiece, we hope you enjoy it!

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Cabeza, hombros, rodillas pies

Every Thursday we enjoy Spanish lessons in West Base. No doubt one of our favourite things is learning new songs in spanish.

In case you want to join in here are the words!

Cabeza, hombros, rodillas pies

Cabeza, hombros, rodillas pies

Ojos, oidos, boca y una nariz

Cabeza, hombros, rodillas pies

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Media Magic

We have started the summer term with a great topic - Media Magic.

West Base have been looking at a variety of ways in which we can communicate with each other. We watched a great film called Dangle and enjoyed the facial expressions of the actor who played the main part. Here is the film for you to enjoy.

Isn't it great how much we one can communicate with you without even saying a word!

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Sensational Topic - What we know now!

We wanted to share with you some of the things we have learnt from our sensational topic.

Binary Numbers

We have been learning to count in Binary this week. We had a fantastic time learning this new secret code and have enjoyed learning more about how the computers we use talk to each other.

It was exciting trying to count all the way to 32 on just 1 hand and we are looking forward to confusing everyone by writing the date in binary in our workbooks!

Here we are counting with 5 bits - we had only learnt it for the first time 20 minutes before and we were understandably very proud of ourselves!

We wanted to share some of the things we learnt from our lesson and have added them below. 

Friday, 4 April 2014


Our topic this half term has been Sensational.  We have been thinking about all the great things we have been learning and have collected our ideas into a Wordle.

We hope you like it!

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Easter Bonnet Parade

Today saw our first Easter Bonnet Parade at Osprey Quay.

We managed to escape the rain and really enjoyed displaying and showing off our fantastic Easter bonnets. Children had worked incredibly hard at home to produce their amazing bonnets and I think you will agree they all look amazing!

It was great to see so many parents come and watch the parade.

A big thank you to the Friends group who gave us all a present for our hard work.

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Beach combers

We had a great day yesterday with a trip to the beach.

We were using our senses to discover what we could see, hear, smell and touch at the beach.