World Music Day!

World Music Day!

On Sunday (21st June), it is the annual celebration of World Music Day! In many cities and countries, people take to the streets and parks and offer free concerts and performances in their neighbourhoods. Those of you that are in school, and part of a bubble, will be taking part in a variety of fun, musical-based activities this week to celebrate this event! For those of you engaging in Home Learning, here are a few suggestions of how you can take part in the day:

 

  • Watch and follow Just Dance videos on YouTube.
  • Host a performance or talent show to your friends and families.
  • Write and perform your own rap song!
  • Watch episodes of Albert's Band on YouTube and learn all about different kids of instruments.
  • Create a body percussion band and learn a new song (e.g. 'The Cup Song' by Anna Kendrick)
  • Ask someone you know what their favourite band or musician is and research them.
  • Continue listening and researching our own Musician of the Month - Frank Sinatra! 

 

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Y4 Home Learning Update

Y4 Home Learning Update

Hello Class Edison!

 

Welcome back to the new half term – the last one of this year before the summer holidays! This year has gone very fast but I want to say a big well done for all the work you’ve been completing at home! You worked exceptionally hard last half term and I am very proud of you all!

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Let's Get Physical!

Let's Get Physical!

Good afternoon, Class Edison!

 
Another big well done for all the work you have done this week! Not only on Seesaw but other home learning activities you are completing. If you watch our first Friday Celebration Assembly on Seesaw, you'll see how you have all stood out to me in individual ways! I will continue to film celebration assemblies ever Friday, so stay tuned!
 
Miss Davis and I have set up a TTRockstars battle between all Y4 and Y6 pupils, which will end this Friday. We have been almost unbeatable up until now, let's see if we can keep this up! I will also be giving a shout out to our most valuable players in our Friday assembly too!
 
I also want to say a huge well done to everyone who has been checking our blog post weekly and are sending me pictures of some of the activities you have chosen to do. As previously stated, you are not expected to complete all of them, but are able to pick and choose any activity that takes your fancy - hence it being called a 'menu'!
 
Attached to this post is your new weekly Home Learning menu. This week's optional activities are all to do with PE, focussing on areas such as sportsmanship, orienteering, wellbeing and balance through yoga and dance!
 
Also on our website, you will find some helpful documents with regards to the potential reopening of school on June 1st. If you have any questions or queries about any of the documents, please email me and I will endeavour to help as best I can. My email is: e.blenkin@maltonprimary.org
 
Well done again everyone!
Miss Blenkin

Positivity!

Positivity!

Hi Class Edison,

 
Another huge well done for all the work you've been completing on Seesaw this week! Every single person has stood out to me for different reasons and you should all be incredibly proud of yourselves!
 
In this tricky time, you have all shown great resilience and positivity! Not only have you been completing the assigned activities through Seesaw, but you've also shown that you've applied yourself in other areas of talent and interest - please keep this up! From baking, to writing, to drawing, to making a roller-coaster out of straws (!), you have gone above and beyond and it has brightened my day to see you sharing your photos on Seesaw for us all to see!
 
It is important that we sustain this sense of positivity and resilience over the next few weeks and a great way to do this is to prepare 'treat times' in either the day or evening! Some ideas that I have seen other friends and families do are:
 
1. Make an at-home cinema screening with entry tickets, sweets, popcorn and home-made milkshakes!
2. Make your own ice cream parlour or restaurant/Cafe! Replicate their menu and start your own business!
3. A Bowling Alley in your hallway!
4. Throw a dance party with balloons, fairy lights, karaoke (via YouTube) and party snacks! You could even do a themed costume party!
5. Host your own sports day!
6. Build a den or a camp sight inside or outside your home!
 
These are really lovely ways to stay positive and give us something to look forward to - and even work towards - as we continue in lockdown.
 
By bringing much-loved external activities inside, it's ensuring vital family time and takes good care of our mental health!
 
Please see the attached images for ideas and (hopefully!) some inspiration!
 
Have fun!
Miss Blenkin

VE Day Celebrations

VE Day Celebrations

This Friday (8th May 2020) will be a Bank Holiday, which means there is to be no formal schooling in Class Edison. The reason for this, is because it marks the 75th Anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day).

 

VE Day is a day we remember because Germany surrendered and we won the Second World War. After 6 long years of fighting (from 1939-1945), Europe was finally at peace! This year, will mean that this happened 75 years ago! It is important to remember this day for all the people who worked hard for our country and for those who tragically lost their lives.

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