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July 20, 2016: Movie Time
Over the past term the children in class 7 and class 3 have been planning special film projects in their computing lessons. Every pupil in each class has been involved in one way or another, as we initially began with a discussion about what type of film should be made. The children watched some examples that children had created in previous years - the brilliant silent movie films, some examples of greenscreen films, and also how SpecialFX could be used within a film. As a class they each came up with the idea for science fiction films (at this point Mr. W quietly shook his head thinking this would be too difficult to do). In class 7 they chose Lewis to storyboard their ideas and put it together to tell a story, and then began to write a script involving a range of characters. A director was chosen (Mollie) who then had the role of listening to budding actors audition before selecting a group of children to take on the roles in the movie. Other children were given other roles as part of the project; there was a prop master who needed to make sure we had the items mentioned in the script. there was a cameraperson whose job was to record all the scenes for the movie. there were editors who would have to put all the scene clips together, cut bits out, add extra sound effects and make the film look awesome and of course there were 'extras' who would be needed within some of the scenes of the movie. Well, it's taken a little longer than we anticipated - mainly due to other events that have taken our computing time away - but I'm pleased to say they've completed their masterpieces.



April 27, 2016: Creating fraction word problems in maths
This morning my maths group created some amazing fraction word problems on whiteboards. We took some pictures to remember their questions - can you work out the answers to any of these problems? (Some of these are a one step problem, some are two step) George asked: "Josh has 25kg of snow in his garden. He uses 1/5 to make a snowman. How much snow has he used?" Katie asked: "Mrs Parr has 16 cakes. She gives 1/2 to Katie. How many does she have left?". How many rings does she get?" Molly asked: "Leon has 50 rings and he gives 1/5 to Molly. How How many does she get?" Owen asked: "Zak had 40 cookies. He had eaten 1/4 of them. How many did he eat?" EvieT asked: "Freya has 28 lollies. She sells 1/4. How many does she have left?"" Leon asked: "Rosy has 25 puppies. She feeds 1/5 of them. How many were fed?" Zachary asked: "Zachary has 15 video games. he throws out 1/3 of them. How many does he have left?" Ellie asked: "Sammi has 20 hats. He sells 1/5 of them. How many does he sell?" Luke asked: "Brendon has 15 sweets. he gives 1/3 to Cole. How many does he have left?" ...and finally, Fred asked a tricky question: "Tommie has 500 marbles. Tommi sells 1/5. How many marbles does he have left?"



March 2, 2016: Can liquids damage our teeth? (The results)
We left the experiment we started last week for 7 days and today we looked at what had happened to each of the eggs. We were really surprised by what had happened to some of the eggs, and so spent a lot of time talking about what we thought had happened to each egg.



July 22, 2015: A time to say Goodbye



July 21, 2015: Une excellente journée du français au Porchester
We held French day on the 20th July. The children were able to sample traditional French activities throughout the day. The activities included a game of Pétanque, Cubist art inspired by Fernand Leger, learning and singing the French song 'Savez vous planter les choux', asking for sandwich ingredients in French, creating their version of the Eiffel Tower and learning traditional French dances. Here are a few videos and photos from the day. Thank you to our PTA for helping towards funding this fabulous day. Class 3 from Porchester Class 7 on Vimeo. Class 6 French Traditional Dancing from Porchester Class 7 on Vimeo. Class 6 French Folk Dancing from Porchester Class 7 on Vimeo. Posted with Blogsy



July 13, 2015: A brilliant dress rehearsal ...
Upper school congratulations on a brilliant dress rehearsal to our special guests this afternoon. Your singing was absolutely beautiful and your acting was amazing all your heard work has paid off. Well done. Posted with Blogsy



July 11, 2015: Upper schools performance " Aladdin Trouble"
We are very excited about our performances next week. On Monday we will be having a dress rehearsal to some special guests. Thursday we have two performances 1:30pm and 6pm. All the children will need to be back in school at 5:45pm dressed in their outfits which they will bring home that day. The children have worked incredibly hard and we are very proud of them all. We look forward to see you at the performances. Mrs I, Mrs W, Mr S and Ms G. Posted with Blogsy



June 26, 2015: Porchester Junior School's Summer Fair
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May 29, 2015: Junk Amnesty
Whilst you're on half term can you all please collect kitchen roll insides, plastic bottles, boxes of all shapes and sizes and any other useful bits you might have lying around at home. Please send them washed and clean to any lower school teacher. We will be using them as part of a Literacy session on the first Tuesday back. Thank you and enjoy the rest of your half term. :) Posted with Blogsy



May 9, 2015: A message for year six
Year six, hope you have having a relaxing weekend with some early nights. SATS begin on Monday, remember we have yoga at 8:10am followed by toast if you would like it. We are incredibly proud of you all. You have worked so hard and shown great determination, dedication and resilience. It's your turn to "show off" , show everyone what you can do. Your turn to shine. Go for it year six. We are right beside you :) Mrs I, Mrs W , Mr S and Miss G. :) Posted with Blogsy


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