Monthly Archives: January 2017

The day the firemen came to visit.

This week the West Midlands Fire Service came to the school to teach the children all about fire safety.

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The base children were all very excited and answered some very interesting questions and made some excellent comments about fire safety, what the firemen do and how important their role is in society. They were even more excited once the sirens started blaring and really felt like they were part of what was an important demonstration.

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Year 5&6 Sportshall Athletics Competition.

Following on from our success earlier in the day our year 5&6 athletes tried to replicate our year 3&4 athletes by competing in their own competition. Again they had to compete in track and field events with the team consisting of 9 boys and 9 girls. There were 8 teams that took part  on the day with the winning school going onto represent South Birmingham at the school games finals in February. We competed brilliantly and again our attitudes and behaviour was fantastic, always encouraging each other and congratulating the other teams once the race/event was over which was nice to see. We finished in 4th place overall just missing out on a medal spot by 4 points which the children were massively disappointed by.  Nevertheless is was a great competition and all involved had lots of fun! IMG_3533 IMG_3536 IMG_3540 IMG_3542 IMG_3544 IMG_3545 IMG_3546

Year 3&4 Sportshall Athletics Champions!

Yesterday we took part in our first Athletics competition of the year, the competition was held at the Billesley Indoor tennis centre as it offers fantastic facilities. We were one of 8 schools to participate on the day with all teams consisting of 9 boys and 9 girls who competed in either a track, field or both track and field events. The standard of the competition was very high and the children on the day were second to none, their attitudes, behaviour and competitiveness saw them finish in first place by a massive 42  points! Well done to everyone involved, another competition won this year.

 

 

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Spy Kids!!!

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This week the children are trying to solve a mystery. A strange suitcase has arrived in RB2 and it has been up to the boys to rummage through the contents and find clues as to who the owner could be.

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We found some hi-tech binoculars,

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Some earpieces,

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a camera, clothes and a notebook containing case files for a very interesting case.

The boys compiled all of their clues and in true Sherlock Holmes style deduced that the owner of this mysterious package is a 12 year old child under cover in a school called Ashley.

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To delve into this mystery, the boys are going to write their own story to determine what actually happened to Ashley and bust this case wide open!

 

We are scientists.

In science this term, RB are learning all about light. So far we have been studying the sources of light and where it comes from…

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We also did an experiment to test how large shadows get the further away a light source is…

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Here are their findings;

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We will continue to shine a light on this phenomenon and research further to see where this exciting topic can take us.