Monthly Archives: October 2011

Red group’s biography of Alexander the Great

This week in Literacy we have been working on our own biography’s of the famous Greek king, Alexander the Great. We examined his life and tried to write biographies in the third person, past tense, with good connectives and some … Continue reading

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Maths Olympics

  Today was a special day at Liss Junior school as each of the four upper school classes got to take part in a Maths Olympic challenge. The class was split into six teams with each team having a leader … Continue reading

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Olympic and Paralympic Values

In PSHE we have been looking at the Olympic and Paralympic values. They underpin the philosophy of Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympics. In class we watched a short film about the Olympic and Paralympic values and … Continue reading

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Ancient Greek Leitmotifs

  In Music this term we have been looking at leitmotifs (themes from characters in films). We examined the leitmotifs for Darth Vader, Superman, Indiana Jones and James Bond. We examined rhythm, tempo, dynamic and pitch.   Our next step … Continue reading

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Desert Disaster character descriptions: Alex M

  Fernando   Fernando, who is mad on sport, is always playing football in the park. Fernando is Jeremy’s uncle. He was taking him on holiday but the plane crashed. Luckily, he had a tent, food and drinks for the … Continue reading

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Desert Disaster character descriptions: Josh NB

  Dave   As worried as a rabbit, Dave is a very scruffy man at 24 year old. Dave doesn’t have a very good style sense because he wears baggy ripped jeans at the knee. Dave isn’t very good at … Continue reading

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