Archive for March, 2012

World’s fastest sandwich?

What is the world’s fastest sandwich?

 

The bagguetti Veyron of course!!!

 

(thanks to Matthew, Alex and Josh for this one!)

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cake making!

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Awesome Maths games website

We have been having great fun learning maths using a website Mr T has found. Loads of games, quizes and videos explaining how to do maths!

 

Click on this link to go there

 

math playground games 

Let us know what you think of it by leaving a comment.

New 100 word challenge!

YES! It’s that time of the week already.

Take a look at the new challenge. Quite interesting this week….. all about spiders.

Everyone is welcome to have a go, especially grown ups and particularly our Quadblog friends in Canada, Wales and New Zealand.

Here is the link

100 word challenge blog

Mothering Sunday

Just as a gentle reminder, Mother’s Day is this Sunday!

Why is it called  Mothering Sunday?

Most Sundays in the year churchgoers would worship at their nearest church or “daughter church”.

In olden times it was considered important for people to return to their home or “mother” church at least once a year. So each year in the middle of Lent, everyone would visit their “mother” church.

The return to the “mother” church became an occasion for family reunions when children who were working away from home returned. (It was quite common in those days for children to leave home to work in service from ten years of age.)

The majority of historians think that it was this return to the “Mother” church which led to the tradition of children, particularly those working as domestic servants, or as apprentices, being given the day off to visit their mother and family.

This special day has now become a time when people give thanks to their mothers and offers an opportunity to express both love and thanks for the work that they do.

What special thing will you be doing for your Mum on Mother’s day?

What makes YOUR Mum so special?

more pics of our trip to Selly Manor

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Live blogging from trip to Selly Manor


So far on our trip we have learned loads of things about Tudors.

Ellis – we have leant about what Tudors like to eat.

Tyreace-2 pence every month if you work on the farm

Adel – it takes 8 hours to cook a pig

Liam-They had to grow their food

Jess: We learnt that Tudor children only went to school if they were boys and were rich.

Lucy: We learnt that a small cup full of sugar was £200.

josh – the tudors drank lots of beer, so did the children.

Lots of things so far! Wonder what we will learn this afternoon?