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A walk in Paris

Bonjour! As part of our English focus, we have been looking at 'A walk in Paris' to help us write a postcard. We launched our book today and completely immersed ourselves in everything French; listening to tradition music, eating french food, speaking french and joining the characters on their…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 18 October 2018

Category: Year 4


Affect vs. Effect

Effect and affect are a pair of really tricky homophones that we have been trying to learn in Class 5 this week. 

We came up with the class rule of:

  1. Effect is a noun, it can be replaced by consequence and the sentence will still make sense.
  2. Affect is a verb, it can be replaced by…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 18 October 2018

Category: Year 5


Autumn Explorer Day

Reception class enjoyed a whole day exploring the school grounds and looking at the way nature changes in Autumn.

We explored life in the pond by doing some pond dipping, we kept really quiet while we looked for birds and then we built shelter from the wind.

There were lots of things falling…

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Posted by Mrs Pelc on 17 October 2018

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Our First Few Weeks in School!

Reception Class have made a fantastic start to the school year and we are very proud of how they have settled into their new classroom.

Here they are exploring their new surroundings and making lots of new friends!

 

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Posted by Mrs Pelc on 16 October 2018

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


A musical end to the week

After a week where we: learnt about and used co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions in English, honed our division skills in preparation for Long Division in Maths, looked at what happens in a Sikh Gurdwara in RE, and continued with our reading challenge reviews, we finished with some…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 15 October 2018

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


The Jolly Postman

Our focus text this half term has been The Jolly Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg.  This week the children have written their own versions of the story, made maps of the postman's route, recreated the fairytale village and made puppets of the characters.  A busy week…

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Posted by Mrs Barrett on 14 October 2018

Category: Year 1


Mental Maths

This week in maths, we have used the formal written method to check our mental maths.

Children wrote 2 random numbers on their whiteboards. They then had to work together to mentally add their numbers together. Children then used the formal written method to check their answers. 

Next week…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 12 October 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5


Stars of the Week

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Posted by Mrs Hilton on 12 October 2018

Category: Star of the week


Believe in Your #SELFIE

We're learning how important it is to believe in yourself and your abilities in Class 5. We've discussed why it's so important that we always try our hardest in every lesson whilst making sure to not compare ourselves to others around us. We know that if we have tried our very best, then we…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 11 October 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5


The science of sound

Class 4 have really been enjoying their SITE topic of 'Sound'. Today, we looked at the pattern of the volume of sound and the vibrations made. Each table was given an instrument and sugar, they had to hit the drum creating a quiet, medium and loud volume - whilst doing this they had to observe…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 10 October 2018

Category: Year 4


Spelling

In Class 5, we believe that practising our spellings can be fun. Over the past couple of weeks, we have tried a few different strategies including: pyramid writing, rainbow writing, drawing a picture around the word and even some mnemonics. These are all strategies that can also be used at home to…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 9 October 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5


How are Muslim babies welcomed into the world?

Today, we welcomed two of our lovely Class 2 parents into school to help us with our RE topic.

The children listened really carefully to the information about the Adhan, a special prayer which is whispered into the ear of the baby when he or she is born. We even got to try some delicious…

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Posted by Mrs Stroud on 8 October 2018

Category: Year 2