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Mr Tzen
Dart Class

Welcome to Exe Class!

Our day starts at 9am and finishes at 3.15pm

PE is every Wednesday morning (come in PE kit) - Outdoor Learning is every Thursday (bring wellies!)

Please make sure book bags are bought into school each day.  A waterproof coat and a drink bottle (with water only) are also essential.  

Home Learning - try to read 5x a week, and homework will be posted on the Google Classroom every Tuesday   

Come and chat to any of the adults in class if you have any questions or anything we need to know, thank you! 


A little bit about me


1. My favourite Film is.... 

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King


2. My favourite Author/Book is.... 

Becoming Wild by Carl Safina, or maybe Centennial by James A Michener


3. My favourite Music Playlist is... 

I've made too many to choose from! 


4. When I’m not at work you will find me... 

exploring on foot or in our Land Rover, meeting up with friends, listening to music or in the sea!


5. The place I would most like to visit in the world is...

anywhere around the Himalayas. 


6. My favourite food is...

either Enchiladas or Pizza, but I'm really not fussy.


7. Three words I would use to describe myself... 

Empathetic, patient and energetic. 

Interviewing a baby

Dart Class have been learning about life in the 1950s, as well as changes to humans as they grown, and so Mr Tzen asked his nephew Finley to pop in to teach us a few things! First, we learnt about caring for babies and we had the chance to ask Finley's mum Beth loads of questions. Then, Finley showed us some of his favourite toys, helping us to think about which toys have stayed the same since the 1950s and which ones are quite different. 


Preparing the vegetable patch

Dart Class have been busy prepping their vegetable patch for the growing season. We have dug through some compost and cleared the weeds, leaving space for our potato plants to grow. Let's see which other plants we decide to grow to fill the rest of the space... 


Science week, Engineer talk

On the 13th March, as part of Science week, we were lucky enough to spend some time talking to Mr Steel who joined a Zoom call to talk with our class. The children sat so well, showing respect and listening eagerly, and then followed this up with some great questions! They asked things like, "how do planes stay in the air?", "how do they land safely?" and "how can they go so fast?" It was lovely hearing their curiosity and interest, and seeing planes appearing in their play in the days that followed! 

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Planting out

We've been carefully looking after our seedlings outside our class for the last few weeks, and after all of our care we've got some plants that are ready to plant out. We have beans and peas growing up the canes as well as some radishes, strawberries and carrots in the ground around them. Our next challenge is keeping them watered in this hot and dry weather! 

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