Lichtenstein Class Learning Story

Minsmere Nature Reserve

We're having a great second day in Suffolk! We've been to Minsmere nature reserve where we went pond dipping. We had to classify the different organisms we collected. Next we used binolculars to identify several birds that call the reserve home. We're currently on the...

5B’s Residential Adventure

Hi everyone! Apologies for the very late blog post. I have been trying to get an internet connection all afternoon and have only just been able to get online (at 11:30 at night). 5B have had an incredible first day in Suffolk. I am so proud at how positive, confident...

Poplar Partnership Spelling Bee

Yesterday afternoon Tanvir, Abdullah and Tasnia from Year Five competed in a Spelling Bee at Manorfield. They competed against all of the other schools in the Poplar Partnership and were excellent ambassadors for the school. All three worked together as a team, kept a...

Angel of Poplar

Yesterday we went on a local area walk to the Angel of Poplar statue at Poplar Recreation Ground. We visited the site of the original Upper North Street School and stood where the bomb was dropped. We all found the experience very moving and touching. We couldn't...

Poplar during World War 1

This morning, Year Five were lucky to have a visit from Dee, the Head Teacher of Mayflower Primary School. She talked to us all about the bombing of Upper North Street School during World War One. In 1917 a bomb fell on the school and passed through three floors...

Bow Arts Celebration Event

This afternoon was the Bow Arts Poplar Partnership Celebration Event at Spotlight, a creative youth service based near our school. This is the third year that schools within the partnership have worked with Bow Arts on projects designed specifically for each school....

Google Virtual Reality!

WOW! What a day we had last Wednesday 1st March. Who would have thought that Google would come to our school? Well they did.. and they brought in their Google Cardboard Virtual Reality (VR) equipment to give us an experience of a lifetime. It was amazing! We went to...

Glass Fusing by Michaella

Today Ms Sellens taught us how to fuse glass to make our own jewellery. First we made a pattern with pieces of coloured glass, by sticking them on top of each other. After that Ms Sellens put it in the microwave for 7 minutes to melt and dissolve, then took it out....

Bready, steady, bake!

Our theme this half term is Ancient Greece. In science we have been learning about changing materials. In maths we have been learning about decimals, fractions and units of measure. In order to show off our learning, we thought why not bake some Pitta bread! As doing...

Fraction exploration – 5B

This morning the children explored fractions in all different ways. The children created fraction walls, fraction representation using resources (double sided counters as well as folded paper), saw fractions in real life context (battery life) and matched decimals to...

Artsmark

At Lansbury Lawrence we are incredibly proud of the opportunities and experiences we offer children within the arts. We regularly organise exciting trips around current learning themes, have visitors in to inspire our creative thinking, and provide continued...

Spectacular space

At the beginning of the year, we learnt about space. We made replicas of the solar system including the eight planets and the sun in groups of 4 or 3. Our challenge was to make the planets orbit the sun - we all tried to tackle this in different ways. When the space...

Junk modelling

As 'Planet Protectors' we transformed junk into anything we imagined. We recycled recyclables to create something new to decorate our classroom. We created a PS4 out of a cereal box and scrap paper. We also created a piggy bank out of a jar, a plastic bottle and scrap...

Wiltons Music Hall

As part of the Charles Dickens Museum / Wilton's Music Hall partnership, Year 5 visited this wonderful building to take part in the second part of their Charles Dickens workshop. Each group presented scenes and used dramatic conventions such as mime, tableau, scenes...

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