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Week beginning 3rd December 

This week we have been writing reports about Maya civilization using formal language and relative clauses. We have also completed our hour of coding as well as comparing weather and climates between Brazil and the UK in geography. We also looked at the tropical rainforest areas across the world, particularly in South America. 

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Week beginning 26th November 

This week we have been report writing and working on Maths reasoning problems. In ICT, have also looked at using appropriate strategies for identifying files and resources to use in our work. 

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Week beginning 19th November

This week we have been looking at all aspects of road safety for National Road Safety Week. We have also written our recounts based on Born Free and planned our writing in Kagan groups. 

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Week beginning 14th November

This week we have performed our class assembly and as part of anti-bullying week we have looked at the difference between being an upstander and a bystander. 

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Week beginning 7th November 

This week we have been rehearsing for our class assembly as well as continuing our fantastic PIPS presentations. 

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Week beginning 29th October

This week in computing we collected data, made tally charts and produced graphs using Excel.. Over the half term some of class 12 have completed some amazing homework also. 

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Week beginning 15th October 

 

This week we had our learning together session. We used the Mayan hieroglyphs to write our name. In Design technology we evaluated the properties of different types of flour. In English, we worked on improving our inference and deduction skills to uncover the culprit in The Hound of the Baskervilles-with a little help from Sherlock Holmes. 

 

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Week beginning 8th October 

This week we have written some versions of The Hound of the Baskervilles, some of which can be viewed on our blog. In Science. we looked at the process of separating solutions using evaporation. We made salt water solutions and we will record results daily. 

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Week beginning 1st October 

This week we have been looking at the different processes of separation, including filtration, distillation and evaporation. We looked at the process of chromatography to investigate the separation of coloured dye from Smarties. We have also looked at the Mayan number system and used it to answer a range of calculations. 

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Week beginning 21st September 

This week we conducted an experiment into properties of materials using maltesers. In English, we have written Fairtrade reports and researched using information stations. 

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Week beginning 17th September

This week,Freddie Fit has been in to put us through our paces, the children enjoyed his high energy fitness class. In PSHCE, we looked at how we can keep our minds and bodies heathy,  

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Week beginning 10th September

This week we have been looking at how chocolate fits into a balanced and healthy lifestyle.  As part of our R.E lesson we made commitment trees that showed our understanding of dedication to a belief. We have also been using relative clauses to write a piece of descriptive writing based on a Mayan myth. In History, we had to try to discover what Mayan objects were and to whom they belonged. 

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Chocolate

Throughout the Autumn terms we will be looking at our new theme-Chocolate. It will be a cross-curricular theme that looks at properties of materials (including melting points of chocolate ) as well as the Mayan civilisation ( who were responsible for discovering cacao beans.)

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