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No Pens Day

As part of No Pens Day (where the children put their pencil cases away and develop their speaking and listening skills) we used resources to prove our place value reasoning questions. Some of them really got the children thinking, changing their minds to agree with their partner and then…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 3 October 2018

Category: Year 4


No Pen Day

Class 5 had an unbelievable No Pens Day! They put their active listening and speaking skills to great use so that we could all enjoy the day fully. As a whole, our favourite activity was voting with our feet.

The children were given the statement: 'Anyone can be a positive role…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 3 October 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5


RAG the vocab!

This week, we've been able to reap the rewards of using Spellodrome and daily spelling lessons. Our spelling rule was -ure words. We started the week with using our RAG the vocab table; put the words you don't know in Red, words you've heard but are unsure of in Amber and words you are secure…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 28 September 2018

Category: Year 4


Parent Phonics Workshop

Thanks to all who joined us for the phonics workshop, here are the links to the videos that were shown;

Articulation of Phonemes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqhXUW_v-1s

Jolly Phonics Songs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ei0iFs5uF6w

 

You may find these websites useful to use…

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Posted by Mrs Pelc on 27 September 2018

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Art Attack!

We had a brilliant Art session on Friday focusing on complementary and harmonious colours, and mixing different shades and tones like the artist Paul Klee. This is in preparation for designing our own class logo representing brand 'Class 6', linking to our topic about the Global Economy and how…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 27 September 2018

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Stars of the Week

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Posted by Mrs Hilton on 27 September 2018

Category: Star of the week


Where in the world?

As part of our Geography topic, we have been looking at the locational knowledge of Europe. The children have been using maps to identify the different countries and then look in depth at the United Kingdom; in particular county border lines. We look forward to learning more about Europe and …

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Posted by Miss Ings on 26 September 2018

Category: Year 4


Speaking and Listening Skills

In Year 5, we have been learning why speaking and listening skills are so important. Speaking and listening skills are super important for our debating units of work but in Class 5, we know that the more we actively listen, the more we learn and by following our speaking skills, we can help embed…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 26 September 2018

Category: Year 5

Tags: Class 5


Practical Maths work in Class 2

Place Value? No problem for Class 2!

The children have been working with lots of different practical equipment and written models to demonstrate their knowledge of place value. They are beginning to show some super verbal reasoning skills. Keep up the hard work, we are very proud of…

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Posted by Mrs Stroud on 25 September 2018

Category: Year 2


How are Christian babies welcomed into the world?

To enhance our learning in RE, Reverend Young kindly welcomed us to St Paul's church for a mock Christening service.

The children chose to name the baby doll Luke, meaning 'light giving'. We chose parents, Godparents and Grandparents for the baby. We all wore our special clothes and…

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Posted by Mrs Stroud on 21 September 2018

Category: Year 2


Stars of the Week

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Posted by Mrs Hilton on 20 September 2018

Category: Star of the week


I'll Be There

It's been another busy week in Year 6 and the children have been doing lots of different activities and learning. With assessments out of the way, we've made a start on our normal curriculum and in Maths have been looking at 'Place Value' and numbers up to ten million. We've linked this learning…

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Posted by Mr Rugg on 18 September 2018

Category: Year 6