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Using Maths to raise money

On Friday, Rowan Class made cakes to raise money for kitchen equipment for our friends at our twinned school, Kafuro Primary School. But this was no ordinary cooking lesson. Mr Stanley gave the children basic recipe cards and then the … Continue reading

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Rowan trip to Ure Museum

Yesterday, Rowan Class visited the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology at the University of Reading. The trip to the university was smooth enough, but trying to find the museum on the campus was a bit of a nightmare. After an … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with Reading Cloud

On Friday Rowan Class had their firsdt session in how to use some of the features of Reading Cloud, our new library system. The children learned how to create their own avatar, a brief biography of themselves and to also … Continue reading

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Blackout Poems using Stormbreaker

In shared reading we have also been studying Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz. We asked the children to create blackout poems from one page of the novel. The children had to decide what text to cross out (the blackout) and what … Continue reading

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Stormbreaker – Style Spy Stories

In Rowan Class this term we have been studying the novel ‘Stormbreaker’ by Anthony Horowitz. Activities we have carried out include writing a scene with plenty of tension, designing their own gadget and , over the last couple of weeks, … Continue reading

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Baking for Kafuro

Congratulations to four pupils in Rowan Class at Liss Junior School: Jessica, Jake, Gemma and Scarlett who have been baking all week. The wonderful cakes they  made were sold on the school playground today and after school. The  £106.76  (512,000UGX) … Continue reading

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