Image of Music in Starlings- Looping and Remixing!
19 April 2024

Music in Starlings- Looping and Remixing!

This week in Team Starlings, in our music lessons, we have become DJs! We have been learning how to create loops of music and how to layer them to create different sound textures. We have very much enjoyed using various software to produce layered tracks with different effects, listening to…

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19 April 2024

DT In Team Starlings- Farm to Fork

This week in Team Starlings, we have been learning about where our food comes from! We have enjoyed hearing about how cattle are raised and how farmers look after both animals and crops in order to produce different foods. In our lesson, we made a story board to show the journey 'From Farm to…

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12 April 2024

STEM in Starlings!

We have had SO much fun during out STEM day this week! We have been competing to make the slowest marble run, using our science, maths, design and technology knowledge around textures, friction, angles and speed to help us. We have created some MASTERPIECES and have really impressed our teacher…

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12 April 2024

Team Starlings learn Semaphore!

In Team Starlings, our current topic is all about coding! We have become experts in both Morse code and Semaphore, and have really enjoyed both encrypting and decrypting various secret messages in our classroom! During our lesson on Semaphore, we made flags and practised sending messages across a…

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12 April 2024

Science in Team Starlings!

This week in Science, Team Starlings have been investigating how the mass of an object affects it's gravity. We had a great time drawing planets on the playground to get an idea of their comparative scaled sizes, and enjoyed researching what the gravity is like on other planets. This half term, we…

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19 March 2024

Starlings learn about The Roman Empire!

This half term in History, we have been learning all about the Roman Empire! We have heard all about how Julius Caesar was brutally murdered on the Ides of March, and have been hearing about other Roman Emperors, including Augustus Caesar, Nero and Claudius. We have enjoyed comparing the leaders…

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15 March 2024

Salut! French in Team Starlings

Who needs to go to France when you can pretend to be in a French restaurant right here in Team Starlings? We have had so much fun pretending to be waiting staff and visitors at a French restaurant this week, using our new vocabulary to order food and drinks. Next week, we will be moving onto…

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15 March 2024

Team Starlings Space Summaries!

In English, we have been researching biographies, as next week we are going to be writing a biography about astronaut Chris Hadfield. This week, we have been reading all about Neil Armstrong, and looking at the features of a biography in order to use them in our own. We have enjoyed researching…

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15 March 2024

Starlings Enjoy Science Week!

This week we enjoyed double science, looking at the life cycle of an amphibian and the life cycle of an insect. We had so much fun hearing about real experiments from real scientists, and discovered that Red-eyed Tree Frog Tadpoles are so intelligent that they can hatch from their eggs early if…

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8 March 2024

Team Starlings- Geography- Migration

This week in Geography, we have been learning about migration; what is is, why people migrate, and how this can affect a population. We have been looking at 'dense' and 'sparse' populations, and the many reasons why people might migrate from dense to sparse, or vice versa. We have been so…

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8 March 2024

Team Starlings- PSHE- Dream Jobs!

In Team Starlings this week, we have been thinking about our dream jobs and researching what we will need to do to get there! We have been researching skills, qualifications, requirements, and even salaries of our dream jobs. It has been very inspiring to hear about all of the amazing things Team…

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1 March 2024

RE in Team Starlings

In RE, we have been learning about Judaism, and hearing the story of how the Jews were brought out of captivity to the promised land, and how Jewish people celebrate their history today. We have heard about where many traditions, festivals, and holy days originated, and have enjoyed hearing all…

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