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What have we been up to this week? (W/C 7th October)

This half term in Class One we have been assisting Queen Elizabeth II by writing instructions to help her catch her hat and make a new one. We have all written incredible instructions and learnt about all the features of an instruction text. This week we finished our second set of instructions to…

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Posted by Miss Allen on 13 October 2019

Category: Year 1


Exploring WW2 Newspapers

Year 6 have been identifying features of a newspaper by exploring a variety of War papers. A wonderful lesson mixing English with History with some fascinating reads! 

 

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 11 October 2019

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Showing our maths

On Tuesday we began addition and subtraction. We used counters to show the place value columns and add on counters to create new 6 digit numbers. This helped the children add mentally in following lessons and understand the difference between numbers.

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 10 October 2019

Category: Year 5


Reading Challenge 2019

Launching the Year 6 Reading Challenge

This week we launched our Year 6 Reading Challenge. It is a brilliant opportunity to explore lots of new books and genres as class. Each child is given a book and our aim is that the class read all of the books in a set time limit. The children were…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 9 October 2019

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Maths Puzzle

Class Three have been working on adding and subtracting mentally using their knowledge of number facts. They were given the exciting task of making a shape by working out the calculations. A really lovely lesson with some excellent teamwork.

 

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 1 October 2019

Category: Year 3


The distance between planets

To show a more realistic distance between planets, we took:

2 steps from the sun for Mercury

4 steps from the sun for Venus

5 steps from the sun for Earth

8 steps from the sun for Mars

26 steps from the sun for Jupiter

48 steps from the sun for Saturn

98 steps from the sun for…

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 1 October 2019

Category: Year 5


Place Value Poker Faces

Today we played with packs of number cards. The children created the largest number they could from their cards and whoever had the largest number won a point.

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 30 September 2019

Category: Year 5


Electricity

This week in Science, Class 6 created electrical circuits. Firstly, they did this to successfully light a bulb, then they added a second bulb to make observations about the affect adding an additional component would have on the brightness of a bulb. They worked brilliantly, using team work and…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 27 September 2019

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Stars of the Week

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Posted by Mrs Hilton on 27 September 2019

Category: Star of the week

Tags: Star of the Week


The Tin Forest

Class Three have been exploring the text of Tin Forest. Yesterday, they were given the task of retelling the story. It was brilliant to see how much the children had absorbed from the text. 

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 27 September 2019

Category: Year 3


Phonics Workshop

Thank you to those who attended the Phonics Workshop. Here are the slides with useful websites and information.

 

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Posted by Liz Veverka on 26 September 2019

Category: Reception Class


Rainforest Art

Class 5 have practised their art techniques by creating a rainforest scene. We looked at artist Henri Rousseau and his focus on drawing plants larger than they are.

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 26 September 2019

Category: Year 5