Author: Miss Cammiss


Forces Day

On Friday, children all took part in a SITE extravaganza.

We started the day by revisiting everything we know about forces so far including gravity, air resistance, water resistance, friction and upthrust. 

Children then chose their pairs and began to plan their SITE project for this half…

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Posted on 9 December 2018

Category: Year 5

MAYAN DAY

The children had a fantastic day on Wednesday when we fully immersed ourselves in the lives of the Maya through drama, speaking and listening. 

We were joined by the year 5 class from Bramham for the day and the children were put in to mixed groups. By the end of the day, the children had made…

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Posted on 29 November 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5

Cubed numbers, a visit from the Fire & Rescue service and Newton metres!

Class 5 have had another hard working week learning about:

  • Relative and embedded relative clauses in English
  • Squared and cubed numbers in maths
  • How the Maya lived in topic
  • What gravity is in SITE
  • Why Jerusalum is a special place to different religions in RE
  • Fire safety in…

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Posted on 15 November 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5

How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth

This half term children are learning all about the Stone Age, with a focus on safety and protection.  We have begun our topic by reading the book, How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth.  The book is a hilarious instruction manual for how to clean your pet mammoth.  We began our topic by discussing how…

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Posted on 10 November 2018

Category: Year 3

Tags: Class 3

Great Homework Year 3!

Mrs Howard and Miss Eales would like to say a huge thank you to children in Year 3 for a tremendous effort with the last Learning Log challenge that was set for them!  We really enjoyed sharing the work that children had been doing at home and everybody learnt a lot from each other. Well done…

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Posted on 10 November 2018

Category: Year 3

Making maths practical

Throughout this term the children in Class 3 have been getting to grips with formal methods for addition and subtraction.  Children have been impressing Mrs Howard and Miss Eales with their resilient approach to their new learning.  Using practical equipment to model the principles of column…

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Posted on 10 November 2018

Category: Year 3

Year 3 No Pens Day

On No Pens Wednesday, Year 3 enjoyed participating in a range of activities to develop speaking and listening skills.  Children used a range of resources to work on maths, English and art activities.  

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Posted on 10 November 2018

Category: Year 3

Tags: Class 3

Poppy Art in Class 3

On Friday children learnt about the importance of Armistice Day and shared ideas about remembrance.  Children read the poem, In Flanders Field, and discussed how the image of the poppy is used widely to remember sacrifices made by others.   Children used glue and pastel to create art work…

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Posted on 9 November 2018

Category: Year 3

Tags: Class 3

First Week Back

Class 5 have had a successful first week back to school and we're hoping their hard work and high efforts will continue throughout the half term.

Here's a few things we have learnt this week:

  • How to use co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions correctly (with help from our new…

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Posted on 9 November 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5

PLANET BUGGYS

Well done to Class 5 who have had a successful start to the year and are now settled in to being fully fledged Year Fives!

We finished off the half term by completing our SITE project of 'Planet Buggys'.

The children used a saw and a glue gun to create the base of their buggy before adding…

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Posted on 26 October 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5

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 on 18 October 2018

Category: Year 5

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 on 12 October 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5