Wednesday 6th February - Easy Lemonade Scones
Could they really be that easy to make? Just 3 ingredients.
This week we were learning to really measure accurately both using the scales and weighing our flour and using the jug to measure in millilitres. We also learnt about what to do when the mixture got a bit too sticky and we couldn't use the cutters very easily. Despite the problems we encountered we were determined to make our scones!
The end result with some lemon curd was really tasty! Why not try making these at home?
Wednesday 30th January 2019 - Fruit Tarts
For our Scrumdiddlyumptious Topic this week, we learnt how to make fresh fruit tarts. We learnt new skills for preparing our fruit - including peeling kiwis and coring strawberries. We also learnt how to make a custard (crème patisserie) to go onto our tart base before we put the fruit on. We learnt how to crack the eggs and to use an electric whisk to combine the eggs and sugar. We think they looked and tasted really good and are looking forward to making them again.
GOOD HEALTH WEEK
As part of our Good Health Week and thinking about Healthy Minds and Healthy Bodies, Moore Class took part in 3 days of yoga sessions which they loved. They are already asking for more!! The focus and concentration was really good which lead in to focused lessons afterwards.
On Monday morning we went for a Healthy Walk up to The Cross on the Hill. It was a bracing walk but the lighting was amazing when we got to the top!
MOORE CLASS BAKERY - WEEK 3 - BLUEBERRY MUFFINS
Having mastered bread making last week, Moore Class branched out this week to make Healthy Blueberry Muffins. As part of our Good Health Week and our topic, these low sugar blueberry muffins were an ideal recipe. As well as building on our measuring and instruction reading skills from last week, this week we learnt how to cream together sugar and spread. We think many of the top chefs would be proud of our creaming!!
MOORE CLASS BAKERY - WEEK 2 - BREAD MAKING
As part of our Scrumdiddlyumptious Topic this term we baked some bread. We had to use loads of different skills to do this including: reading a recipe (we looked at the different features such as bullet points, numbered steps and imperative verbs); careful measuring and weighing; learning how to knead and teamwork. We made 4 different flavoured bread rolls each - plain, cinnamon, raisin and cheese. When we came back to school the next day we evaluated our bread rolls - cheese and cinnamon were the strong favourites!!
PIZZA EXPRESS - FRIDAY 11TH JANUARY
As a great introduction to our new topic this term - Scrumdiddlyumptious - which is all about food, we went on an exciting trip to Pizza Express in Sevenoaks, to take part in a pizza making workshop.
Whilst the adults may have thought 9:30am was a little early for making pizzas, it did not deter our enthusiastic Junior Pizzaiolos. As well as making pizzas we had an interesting tour of the restaurant and learnt about how orders were sent by computer and how they grind the coffee. It was a really exciting morning. By the time we left at 11:10am with our pizzas in our hands we were all feeling really hungry. Not many pizzas made it back to school whole!!! Thank you very much Pizza Express in Sevenoaks for running the workshop for us. It was really interesting and good fun!
WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL - JANUARY 2019
Welcome back to school and a Happy New Year. We hope you have all had a lovely holiday and are now ready to start the new year and new term afresh.
Attached below are the new spellings for this term and our topic homework grid sheet.
NO PENS DAY!
Monday 17TH December was No Pens Day! Moore Class went into Spellers Wood to collect sticks which they then had to join to create a 5-point star. They also then made Marshmallow Snowmen - no pens were needed in either task! In the afternoon we played a range of Maths Games and made Rice Snowmen!
BATH BOMBS AND CHOCOLATE BAUBLES
For part of our DT and Science work for our Potions topic we have been busy planning, making and designing Bath Bombs and Chocolate Baubles. We were looking at the changes in the States of Matter and experimenting with different combinations of ingredients to see what would happen. We then had to design our labels for our products making sure we included the ingredients and any possible warnings or allergies. The Bath Bombs smelt so good that we had to be careful not to eat these by mistake!!
WHERE HAS MISS FITCH GONE?
Moore Class arrived at school today to discover a skeleton wearing Miss Fitch's glasses and sitting at her desk. What was happening? They then had to embark upon a morning of Potion Making under the guidance and direction of Professor TOO and Professor Fan. Moore Class successfully all achieved their Level 1 Potion Making Certificate through making the following potions: Exploding Elixir, Dancing Unicorn milk, Fleeing Spiders and Mandrake's Restorative Draught. They also observed the making of Liquid Elements and Magic Mud. There was fizzing, bubbling, changing of colours and retreating liquids. Moore Class observed carefully and learnt a lot about the art of potion making.
Mr Little's Film and Sound Presentation
Wednesday 31st October
Moore class had an amazing treat today when Mr Little came in to speak to us about 'Sound and Film editing.' Everyone was fascinated by how the sound is added onto a film and how long it takes to put together one film. Moore class were able to ask some excellent questions, such as: If you have bigger ears can you hear better? How do you become a sound engineer? How do they make the music sound scary in a film?
KENT LIFE - ANCIENT GREEK THEMED DAY - OCTOBER 18TH
Moore Class have spent their last day of the first term consolidating all their knowledge and learning about the Ancient Greeks as well as learning a few new facts. We found out more about: Gods and Heros, Arachne's Web (and made our own webs), Children's Games in Ancient Greece (We can now play these on the playground at school and make use of all the conkers that are around), Home Life, Greek Warriors, The Theatre with Aristophanes and finally Magic to Medicine (You don't want to know some of the ways the Ancient Greek doctors checked to see what was wrong with you!).
Ancient Greek Temples
We spent an afternoon researching and investigating Ancient Greek temples. We learnt there are 3 different types of column - Doric, Ionic and Corinthian. We also learnt how big they were and that friezes were often sculpted around the top.
We then took part in 4 activities: building an Ancient Greek temple with multilink and books; researching as many facts about temples as we could using books; investigating temples through the British Museum website and creating our own temples using art straws and black paper.
Have a look at some of our work.
We thought about the importance of sculptures in Ancient Greece, then had a go at making our own. Even with soap it was hard work and took a long time to do. We are getting there but we haven't finished yet!
GREEK GODS USING PEBBLING
Working in groups we made 3D images of some of the Greek Gods. Can you guess who any of our Gods are?
Welcome back to school and we hope you are looking forward to a great year in Moore Class. We have lots of exciting new topics to learn about.
Keep checking our class page to see what we are doing.