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Week beginning 20th November

This week we have been working on our class assembly.  We have created pieces of recycled art as well as written our own poems and even adapted an original song! Well done Class 12!

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What we have been learning week beginning 13th November 

This week has been Anti-Bullying week in school and we have looked at what bullying is and how we can make sure we are good friends with each other.  In English this week we have looked at the text, 'Born free" and written recounts in third person.  As part of our whole class reading, we have looked at Macbeth and the works of Shakespeare.  In Maths, we have learnt our prime numbers as well as worked with multiples and factors.  It was also our whole school spelling Bee!  Class 11 just beat us with their excellent spelling skills.  

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Our new themes ...

 

Our new topics for after the half term are "Global warming" and "Living Habitats". Over the holidays please explore these topics with your children and make use of the resources we have put on the "resources" webpage. 

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What we have been learning this week beginning 6th November. 

This week we completed the final part of our Bikeability training.  We have also looked at different aspects of performance poetry and rap including writing our own poems based on our theme of Global warming which we then performed.  In Maths we have continued to work on division and multiplication  problems.  As part of our new topics we have created beautiful pieces of display work for our classroom based on Habitats and Global warming.  

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What we have been learning the week beginning 30th October.

We have made a very busy start to the term! Year 5 have started the first day of their cycling proficiency test.  We spent time on the school yard checking our bikes, making sure we were safe to go out on the road.  In the afternoon we then took our cycles out on to the road for the first stage which involved u-turns and road safety.  In English we have looked at different types of poetry and in Maths we have been looking at multiplication and multiples. 

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What we have been learning this week beginning 16th October.

This week we have been looking at creating pieces of drama based on the fable, 'The Lion and the Boar".  The moral of the story is 'United we stand, divided we fall".  In English we have written narratives based on The Hound of the Baskervilles.  In Maths we have been looking at reading and interpreting a table and we used T.V guides to create our own tables and set of questions.

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What we have been learning 9th October

In Science this week we designed and created streamlined boats to test how water resistant they were. We looked at the idea that the shape of the boat affected the speed.  In English we have explored further "The Hound of the Baskervilles " and produced some excellent pieces of suspense writing using inverted commas for speech.  We have also worked on Co-operation this week and the idea that "United we stand, divided we fall". 

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What we have been learning 2nd October 

This week we have been looking at our new genre of suspense writing and using ellipsis and short sentences to create tension.  In Maths, we have continued our work on addition and subtraction and all of the different methods we can use.   As part of our Science investigation into forces, we made parachutes to test if size affected air resistance,  .  art we have completed our recreations of 'The unnnamed'.  

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What we have been learning 25th September 

This week we had a visit from the NSPCC.  They taught us all about how we can stay safe and where we can go if we need help.  In English we have written our own Kennings and we have looked at the features of poetry and figurative language.  As part of our Maths lessons we have been working on addition and all of the methods you can use for calculations.  We ended the week by taking part in an experiment for Science where we had to measure the mass of objects using newton meters.  

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What we have been learning this week beginning 18th September. 

 

This week we continued our role plays about caring for people with dementia. We have also been working with negative numbers using the numicon as well as rounding numbers using multilink cubes and placemats. In English,we have done some descriptive writing looking at using conjunctions and linking paragraphs. Freddie Fit also had us working out and looking at health and fitness. In Art we have been looking at the painting 'untitled' and trying to recreate it.  

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What we have been learning week beginning 12th September 

This week we have been doing some amazing writing based on our genre-Myths and Legends.  We have learnt how to use expanded noun phrases and relative clauses to add detail and make our writing more interesting.  In maths we have continued to work on our understanding of place value.  We have also been looking at how we can show caring and compassion for others by looking at how we can help people in our community.    

What we have been learning week beginning 4th September. 

This week we have been celebrating British Values week.  We have been looking at all of the British values and what being British means to us.   

 

Anglo- Saxon Life

 

This term we are going to b e looking at the Anglo-Saxons.   We will explore their journey and invasion of Britain, as well as look at settlements, village life and the impact they had on England. 

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