Thursday, 31 January 2019

Young Voices concert at the O2

On Tuesday the Key Stage 2 choir went to the O2 Arena to perform as part of the Young Voices choir.

There were over eight thousand children singing together.

We performed with a live band and professional dancers. 

Our parents and carers came to watch.

We had a great time!

Saturday, 26 January 2019

Apollo Music Project

This week musicians from the Apollo Music Project came in to work with Year 4. 

The children listened carefully to the music and asked lots of questions. 

They identified patterns in the music and talked about how the music made them feel.

Apollo will be visiting us again soon. We can't wait!

Friday, 25 January 2019

Pen Pal letters

Our Pen Pal letters from Year 3 and Year 4 are ready to send to Spain!

They look amazing!

Excelente job!

The language Magician

Las Friday in Year 6 we enjoyed playing the Language Magician game on the iPads.

It showed us our level in Spanish, we worked on:
writing, reading, listening and translating.

We got really good results and also a certificate!

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Spanish Display

Come and see our Spanish display. You will get to see the best work of Gainsborough students during Autumn 2 term.
It is all about descriptions:

Year 3 described themselves as monster.
Year 4 learnt the zoo animals.
Year 5 described people in their class.
Year 6 we learnt about some naughty Santa's helpers that stole all the Christmas presents, they helped the police to find them by describing them.

Sunday, 20 January 2019

A special concert for Years 3 and 4

Last week the Albion Quartet visited us and gave an interactive concert to Years 3 and 4. 

We heard some incredible music.

We learnt about dynamics and tempo.

The Albion Quartet will be coming back later in the year to work with us again. We can't wait!

Saturday, 19 January 2019

Year 5 Choir Creation

Last week Year 5 started their Choir Creation project. 

Both classes singing together formed an amazing choir!

They worked on repertoire and singing technique.

They are looking forward to their next session. 

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Texting Story in Spanish

This term in Spanish club we created our own role play in Spanish and we pretended we were texting our friends, have a look to our videos: