Passionate Performers

Passion Projects are a project-based learning experience where the group’s interests, strengths and passions are developed with guidance from the teacher.

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Delectable Dazzling Dinosaurs

We also learnt that dinosaurs became extinct about 65 million years ago, before humans even existed! Our minds found it hard to comprehend exactly how long ago this really was.

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Natural Disaster (Lemon Volcanoes)

Room 5 nearly had a natural disaster on their hands as they did a scientific investigation to create lemon volcanoes. The results were delightfully messy.

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Fingerprints and the Police

Before reading they talked about what they might already know about fingerprints (activating prior knowledge).

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Awesome Real life learning

To further their exploration of this idea we arranged for them to construct and build a kitset desk by themselves without any adult intervention, using the instructions and their own amazing skills.

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Will It Dissolve?

We also talked about making predictions. We learned that a prediction is a guess

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Mathsmatters - Keen Students in Training

Students to warm up with a number based mental agility problem before tackling some themed, real-life math word problems.

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Magnetic Science

This links to our mathematics focus of giving and following directions and our science focus of investigating to extend our experiences and personal explanations of the physical world.

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Sharing is Caring

In Room 9 we have been practising being kind and caring - helping others by sharing what we know, being patient and understanding.

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