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Banyan Class Blog Page

Take a look at what Banyan class have been doing...

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  • Banyan's Maths Fluency Sessions

    Published 16/12/20, by Dani Barrett

    Afternoon maths fluency sessions: Making sense of numbers and processes

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  • Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen

    Published 16/12/20, by Dani Barrett

    Dulce et decorum est - it is sweet and fitting (to die for one's country)

    An interpretation of Wilfred Owen's beautiful and tragic First World War poem by Banyan class.

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  • Banyan's Beautiful Watercolours

    Published 16/10/20, by Dani Barrett

    Based on Charles Mackesy's beautiful, thought-provoking book 'The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse', take a look at the beautiful watercolour painting produced by Banyan class.

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  • The Golden Age of Islam

    Published 09/10/20, by Dani Barrett

    Welcome to 'The Golden Age of Islam' - Baghdad, circa 800AD - 1250AD

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  • Maths - Power Maths and Developing Fluency

    Published 09/10/20, by Dani Barrett

    Autumn term focus for maths - place value, four operations, fractions and all things fluency-wise!

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  • English - 1001 Arabian Nights

    Published 09/10/20, by Dani Barrett

    The Story of Ala al-Din

    Have you heard of Disney's version of this historical story - you know, Aladdin and His Magic Lamp? 

    Well, Ala al-Din and Aladdin are, in fact, the same person - and no, I didn't know that Aladdin's name was originally Ala al-Din either!

    'The Story of Ala al-Din' is part of a collection of mythical stories, set in the Middle East during the 'Golden Age of Islam', called 1001 Arabian Nights. It is a warning tale told by Scheherazade, our quick-minded, imaginative main character and wonderful story-teller of 1001 magical tales. 

    It sounds great - 1001 exciting stories... But scratch beneath the surface and you will find deceit, greed, laziness, ignorance, bribery, corruption, heart-break, death, destruction and a fight for survival!

    So that's what Banyan class are studying in English throughout the autumn term!

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