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September 20, 2019

We have been exploring Florence Nightingale and her influence on nursing. We looked at the nurses unirforms that they wore in the 1800’s compared to the uniforms nurses wear today. We then worked in groups to design and create a nurses uniform that could be worn by a future nurse.

September 17, 2019

This week we have been focusing on place value. We partitioned numbers using the base ten models which helped us to show how many tens and ones are in two digit numbers.

September 17, 2019

We used dictionaries to look up words we didn’t know the meaning of from the story ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’.

We had to look carefully at the letter the word began with, find this in the order of the alphabet then find it in the dictionary.

The more we practised the quicker we were at finding the definitions.

September 17, 2019

Whilst exploring the significance of Florence Nightingale, we experimented using modern day hospital equipment and compared this to the equipment they would have had during the 1800’s. We used bandages, rubber gloves, safety goggles and even listened to each others heart beat using a stethescope!

We used this equipment...

September 17, 2019

We have been researching why Florence Nightingale was known as the ‘Lady of the Lamp’. We found that when she went to check on the patients during the night in the war she carried a lamp to be able to see. We also found out that inside the lamp was a candle, this was because there was no electicity in the 1800’s. We ma...

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