Riley Class Learning Story

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...

The Inspiring October Gallery

On Thursday, Hepworth Class visited the October Gallery. We had a brilliant time there, learning so much about migration and saw amazing artwork by Romuald Hazoumé, who is from Benin. We made our own class art using cut out of sandals. We even got to design and paint...

International day

Once again we had a fun afternoon at Lansbury Lawrence celebrating the cultural diversity of our school. Thanks to the mums who came and ran the stalls at the International Market. The variety of food made by the mums was delicious and everyone enjoyed tasting it. We...

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