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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 11smiley

 

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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! 

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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! 

 

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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!

Week beginning 1st October

 

This week in English we wrote a full report on Fairtrade, including adverbials, relative clauses and emotive language to persuade the reader to buy Fairtrade products. In Maths we looked at the formal written method of subtraction including decimals and in RE we made invitations to a Sikh wedding, 

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! 

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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.  

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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. 

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Chocolate 

This term our new themes are Chocolate and Properties of Materials. 

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