Riley Class Learning Story

Anti-bullying week in Riley Class

This week is anti-bullying week and Riley Class have fully embraced the theme.  We've created posters, a poem and even a song with the help of Lucy from Wigmore Hall.  Click on the links to view our singing! I am sure you'll agree the message of anti-bullying is very...

Year 4 Maths Leaders

Today, 8 children from Riley Class delivered a 20 minute maths lesson to 24 teachers from various schools in Tower Hamlets.  All children planned, prepared resources, rehearsed their lesson plan and delivered with confidence, clarity...

Maths Leaders in Year 4

In Year 4, we are creating maths leaders to support each other during learning time and also providing additional support during lunch.   This week our focus has been on using precise language, sentence stems and using cuisenaires to help support addition and...

Science in Riley Class

In Year 4 we have been learning about Habitats and exploring what Vertebrates and Invertebrates are, through analysing physical and non-physical features.  When collecting our data, we recorded these in our project books using mixed media to create individual and...

Riley Class Reading for Pleasure

There's nothing better than to unwind in a quiet place and a good book.  Our school library provides the perfect sanctuary and Riley Class made the most of our time there, simply reading for pleasure.  The library is one of our favourite places, relaxed, comfortable...

Peer support in Riley Class

In Riley Class we believe in supporting one another in all of our work and we regularly discuss our challenges.  If we feel really confident with our challenges, we are able to become 'mini-experts' and support our friends. Today we were helping with the bar model.  ...

We are an Artsmark Gold school

We are very happy to announce that we are now an Artsmark Gold school. Creative learning is at the heart of our school, and we are very proud of our commitment to developing the whole child. There is lots of evidence that shows learning through the arts supports...

House of Parliament – Vote class Riley!

Wow - what an amazing trip!  The Palace of Westminster is an incredible building full of history, royalty and law! Today we visited the Houses of Parliament as a class to see where our MPs and peers meet to represent us and debate new laws. During the morning, we...

Everyday Counting

We all know how important a secure understanding of number is - we rely on our number sense daily; shopping, collecting equipment, attendance register and money to name a few. Here in Riley Class we have be practising our number skills daily by supporting one another...

Parliament in Year 4

Our topic this half term is Parliament.  We believe it is very important to know and be aware of how parliament works and to discuss and actively explore the fundamental principles of democracy and British Values. We worked in groups and created our own political...

Bar Model Year 4

This week we have been exploring part-part whole by using cuisenaires.  We have attempted to solve problems by identifying the 'known' and the 'unkown' and applying this to the bar model.  We have found this quite challenging, but have persevered and never gave up. ...

Year 4 Place Value Immersion

This week Riley Class began our new unit of work on Place Value.  We explored reading, writing and recording numbers in numerals, words and roman numerals.  Some children explored 'match attack' cards to include information in a creative way, whilst others looked at...

Permission to measure, Sir!

Year 3 are learning all about Lengths and Perimeter for the next couple of weeks. We got immersed into our learning on Thursday when we had to work in groups on some fun activities linked to lengths and perimeter. Goldilocks and the Bears of different lengths! Did you...

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...

Roman Treasure found in Poplar!

Hepworth class, year 3, worked with a partner manipulating clay to construct a base for a sculpture inspired by Roman coins. They then joined pieces of clay together, using slip, creating very detailed coins with heads of emperors on such as Caesar. Finally, they...

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...

Multiplication and Division Day

Learning multipli cation and division has never been so much fun! Yesterday, Hepworth Class spent the morning exploring how to multiply using different resources such as multiplication grids, bead strings and multi-link cubes. Learning to multiply is actually really...

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