February 13, 2014:
Class4 have been completing their introduction to using Scratch to make computer games and animations. Here is Caitlin's hard work; Use your skills to stop the cat catching the mouse
February 5, 2014:
Class four hold interviews
After completing our application forms, the children interviewed prospective candidates for the vacant position of super hero. The children asked open ended questions and demonstrated excellent speaking and listening skills. My Movie from Porchester Junior on Vimeo. Well done class four you are all super heroes in my book. I am very proud of you. :-) Posted with Blogsy
February 5, 2014:
Application Letters for the postion of Superhero...
The children have been busy composing letters of application to the King, they have been applying for the post of superhero with the sole purpose of slaying the deadly Hydra. Have a listen to the superb applications. listen to ‘wanted super hero’ on Audioboo listen to ‘elliott application’ on Audioboo listen to ‘caitlin application’ on Audioboo listen to ‘josh g batman application’ on Audioboo listen to ‘frances super strength application’ on Audioboo listen to ‘josh d application’ on Audioboo listen to ‘jacob superhero application’ on Audioboo listen to ‘james superman application’ on Audioboo
February 5, 2014:
Theseus and the Minotaur
Myths Theseus and the Minotaur from Porchester Junior on Vimeo. We have been looking at myths in literacy. Have a look at some superb descriptions of Theseus and the Minotaur. Posted with Blogsy
January 31, 2014:
Porchester packs punctuation punch.
We are busy preparing for our spelling, punctuation and grammar sats tests. We have been learning punctuation Kung fu style... Can you guess what these chants mean? Ha Shi Shi shi shi ha Haaaaaaaaaa Shiiiiiiii Posted with Blogsy
January 22, 2014:
Year 4 and 5 had the fantastic opportunity of working with Rama Drama today. They went out in groups and took part in a variety of short drama tasks. I can see some future actors and actresses in the making! Posted with Blogsy
January 17, 2014:
Class four reporters.
This week we have been looking at fables. We have explored the key features of fables and looked at three fables this week. The tortoise and the hare, the ant and the grasshopper and finally the lion and the mouse. Today the children have been reporters... My Movie from Porchester Junior on Vimeo. Posted with Blogsy
January 15, 2014:
This afternoon, Class 4 and Class 6 came together to take part in shared reading. Class 4 have made some fantastic moral stories that they shared with Class 6. I was very impressed with all of the stories, well done everyone. Class 6 were then given the opportunity to share their amazing reading skills with the year 5/6 children. Everyone involved loved this opportunity and we can't wait to do it again. Posted with Blogsy
December 19, 2013:
App Creation, Story writing and decision trees
Class 4 have been working hard recently, planning out stories with decisions within them - in the style of a "Choose Your Own Adventure" tale, before turning their stories into web apps. We have 6 wonderful CYO adventues for you to try out... "King and Castle" by Cristina "Island Trouble" by Frances "Marshmallow Meadow" by Bethany "Where Am I?" by Keiran "Snow Joke" by Caitlin "Desert Danger" by JoshG Or, if you prefer, try our library app featuring all of the CYOA apps created by pupils; Just scan this QR code and the app should appear on your phone / tablet
December 11, 2013:
Making maths fun....
Today in Mrs I Maths group we have been solving problems to complete a treasure hunt. We followed our word problem rules... Superb team work, excellent peer support and brilliant problem solving. Making Maths Fun from Porchester Junior on Vimeo. Posted with Blogsy