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Spring Term 2
This half term we will be looking at the invasion of England, by the Anglo-Saxons and Celts. We will look at where they came from and why they invaded and settled. We will also look at Anglo-Saxon laws, Kings, religion, writing using Runes as well as the challenges of daily life at this time. In Science, we will look at Earth and Space, the Solar system and the phases of the moon.
Week beginning 25th February
This week we have studied the text Beowulf and created character descriptions using 2 pair sentences. In science we researched our own facts about the solar system and in maths we have continued to build our knowledge on fractions ordering and comparing them from smallest to largest using bar models. In Computing we looked at the different features of a platform game and thought about sequencing movement within a game, different file types we would need to use and copyright issues.
Week beginning 11th February
This week we made moving toys in DT! We created characters and used instructions to build our toys, we then evaluated them considering how we could have made improvements.
Week beginning 21st January
This week in English we created our own sentences identifying the subject, verb and object. We have also written first person narrative's of Arthur, The High King of Britain using outside, inside sentences. In maths we have focused on long multiplication and short division. In geography we created a timeline of how World War II changed Britain.
Week beginning 14th January
This week in ICT we have been working on creating Tessellating patterns ,which is when shapes fit together in a pattern with no gaps or overlaps, In Science we looked at air resistance acting on various objects. In Maths we have been calculating percentages of amounts. In PSHCE, we looked at the daily mile and the positive impact it has on our well-being.
Week beginning 7th January
This week in Class 11 we have been converting fractions into decimals in maths, in English we have been writing ad, same ad sentences to describe the story of Arthur, High King of Britain. In science this week, we made paper helicopters to prove gravity!
Week beginning 10th December
This week we have read Why the whales came by Michael Morpurgo, in Maths we have consolidated our learning of fractions and in English we have looked at fiction writing. This week we made bread which was fun and tasty! Another great week from Class 11
Week beginning 3rd December
This week in Class 11 we wrote reports using formal language on the Ancient Mayan Cities. In maths we looked at multiplying improper and mixed number fractions by whole numbers and in Geography we compared the UK to Brazil. We watched wonderful PIP's on Brownies, Gymnastics and the planets of the solar system!
Week beginning 26th November
This week we have started looking at fractions as our new topic in Maths. In English we wrote some excellent short reports about animals. We listened to some more interesting PIPS about pets, Gran Canaria and space!
Week beginning 19th November
This week we performed our amazing class assembly on chocolate! We really enjoyed showing off our acting, dancing, singing, poetry and artwork to friends and family. In addition we watched great PIP's on Badminton and guitars and were even treated to wonderful demonstrations! A big well done to everyone
Week beginning 12th November
This week in Maths we looked at dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1000. In English, we drafted our plans to write a recount of Pinkie the elephant story. We also had a wonderful PIP's on fish! We loved learning about all the various types of fish and listening to facts.
Week beginning 5th November
This week in Maths we have been looking at the area and perimeter or regular shapes, we used our garden and fence analogy to help us remember the rules. In English we wrote our own poems based on Coraline. In science we took part in a classroom hunt looking at different materials and their effectiveness, we answered questions such as why wouldn't we use a wooden umbrella? We had the pleasure of listening to our class members present their PIPS presentations, we learned about the Xbox, under the sea, how chocolate is made and how to make chocolate chip cookies! Another excellent week from Class 11
Week beginning 29th October
This week in computing we collected data of our favourite chocolate brands and made pie charts using Excel. We started our amazing PIPS presentations looking at drumming and lego! In English we produced some excelling character descriptions on Hagrid from Harry Potter. A great start back from half term Class 11!
Week beginning 15th October
This week we had our learning together session where we studied the Mayan writing system to write our names!
In English, we worked on improving our inference and deduction skills by becoming detectives for the lesson. In Maths, we looked at squared and cubed numbers using cubes to help visualise numbers, we then created our own song to remember up to 15 squared!
Week beginning 8th October
This week in English we have been looking at suspense writing and reading 'The Hound of the Baskervilles', we have written 3 ed sentences in our short desciptions based on the story. In maths we have been looking at prime numbers, statistics and reasoning problems. In science we investigated whether surface area effects the rate of evaporation, we mixed salt into water and placed it in different sized cups, we will monitor how long it takes for the water to evaporate!
In Science, we discovered different ways of seperation and took part in an experiment looking at Chromotography! We seperated the colour from smarties using water. It looked great and we even want to try this at home using skittles and m&m's!
Week beginning 24th September
This week in English we researched facts on Fairtrade using a market place activity with different information on each table. We worked our way round the tables gathering as much information as possible to help us in writing a chronological short report.
Week beginning 17th September
This week we have been looking at the Langar In R.E and how to stay healthy in PSHCE. We also started our presentations and we learnt the Greek alphabet.
Week beginning 10th September
This week we have been looking at nutrition and healthy lifestyles and looking at where chocolate fits into a balanced diet. We have also written descriptive pieces of writing about a Mayan myth of creation.
This term our new themes are Chocolate and Properties of Materials.