15th October 2018

Our attendance this week was 97.7% so we were unable to collect a third Good Attendance Voucher.

Leon & the Place Between: As part of our English work, we are exploring the idea of using magic to place and time slip to another world. Within our drama activities, we took on the characters’ roles and began to think as they would!

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Topic Book Teaching Partnerships: We have been making use of our Fairgrounds and Forces topic book collection. We produced a mind-map of ideas that interested us and then created partnerships to share our new knowledge.

8th October 2018

Our attendance this week was 100% so we were able to collect a second Good Attendance Voucher.

Carousel Construction: As part of our Scream Machine Topic, we are building merry-go-round style rides which formed the Victorian starting point for our modern theme park rides.

Maths: We have been aiming to boost our confidence prior to our Place Value Hot Task. Within groups, we recapped on the ten skills that we need to have at our fingertips!

1st October 2018

Our attendance this week was 94% so we were unable to collect a second Good Attendance Voucher.

Greek Day: We looked for the ‘flavours of Greece’ by tasting some traditional foods, describing Greek landscapes and by trying out some Greek words and phrases.

Maths: We have been investigating how negative numbers are used in real life situations. For example, as the climbers went higher up the mountain, the temperature fell by 1 degree Celsius for each 100m of height gained. We knew that the base camp temperature was 4 degrees Celsius, but as we climbed, the temperature fell below freezing point.

Poem of the Moment: We have explored the scene described in Walter de Mare’s poem entitled Silver. Watch our video so that we can share it with you.

24th September 2018

Our attendance this week was 99.1% so we were able to collect our first Good Attendance Voucher.

We have been developing our Reading Comprehension skills by collecting and organising information from a biography about Usain Bolt.

Place Value: We became peer mentors while guiding ‘rounding’ decisions.

17th September 2018

Our attendance this week was only 94.7% so we were unable to collect our first Good Attendance Voucher.

Maths: We have been extending our understanding of Place Value. Our column diagram is helping us to read numbers with up to 7 digits and is helping us to identify the value of digits according to their position.

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Biography: We have collected and organised biographical information about JK Rowling so that we can create an Early Life, Career and Legacy framework.

Elections: In time honoured British tradition, we have been holding elections to select our School Council representatives. Well done to all 4 children who put their names forward and congratulations to Lana & Ruby who were elected.