We had such a great experience on Puffing Billy on Friday the 16th of March. We were so lucky to have this amazing experience!
Look at these websites with information about Puffing Billy. See if you can find out:
What is Puffing Billy?
Where is it?
Find a map of where the train makes its journey.
What is the history of Puffing Billy?
What makes a steam train move and how does it work?
Record anything you find out about how steam trains work.
Story from ‘Getaway’
Behind the news story about a 13 year boy who is saving a train
Information about Emerald Lake
How do steam engines work?
Animation of how a steam engine works
Wikki stix activity
Maths- looking at timetables, measurement etc
In week 5 we are preparing and presenting the school Assembly. It will be on Friday at 2:35- we hope you can make it!
Here is the song we are presenting- please practise at home if you can:
This term we are working on improving our skills in place Value. the year 3s are focussing on building their Place Value knowledge to 10,000 and the Year 4s are building on their knowledge of numbers beyond 10,000 (e.g hundreds of thousands.) Below are some activities to try at home to improve the student’s skills in Number and Place Value. Let me know how you go!
Another range of Place Value activities to try:
On Monday the 5th of February we had visitors from the St John’s Ambulance service come to school and teach us a little bit about First Aid. First Aid is important because it helps us in times of emergency.
The most important number we need to learn is 000. This will put us on the phone to the Ambulance, Fire or Police. We also need to know our address and our home number.
We also learnt about DRSABCD.