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November 11, 2019
This week we have focussed our English learning on the book Fantastic Mr Fox. Children have used adjectives, alliteration and similes to describe characters in the book, making their writing more descriptive. In Guided Reading we have also focussed our learning on this book, selecting and retrieving information and developing our understanding of punctuation. In […]

November 11, 2019
This week we have been focusing on looking at decimals in Maths and developing our problem solving skills. We have been reading ‘Oranges in No Man’s land’ which focuses on a girl called Ayesha who is in the midst of the Lebabnese civil war. She needs to decide whether to cross no man’s land to […]

November 11, 2019
This week in Year 4 we have continued to immerse ourselves into Oz, and study the characters from The Wizard of Oz in particular the Lion. The children have really enjoyed comparing the book from 1900 and watching the 1939 film! Alongside this, Chagall class have begun to debate and discuss topics in class on opposing sides, such […]

November 11, 2019
Last week in Reception we began phase 2 of letters and sounds which involved linking letter sounds (phonemes) to letter names (graphemes). The children have begun learning the sounds quickly and confidently. So far we have learnt s, a, t and p. This week we will continue our learning with the letters i, n, m, […]

November 11, 2019
We hope you have all had an enjoyable half term break! This week, Ayres and Hockney class have started reading ‘Rooftoppers’ by Katherine Rundell. The children have been visualising a scene based on the text and have been creating an original piece of artwork. During Maths lessons, Ayres class have been solving problems involving multiples, […]

November 11, 2019
This week we have began our new science topic exploring everyday materials. The children have enjoyed walking around the school looking for objects made from various materials such as wood, plastic, glass and metal. We then went continued by exploring the properties of these materials, becoming familiar with new vocabulary such as hard, flexible, rigid […]

November 11, 2019
In Maths this week, the children have been looking at 2D and 3D shapes. They have searched around the classroom looking for any different shapes they can spot. They have also identified the properties of different shapes, looking at how many faces, vertices and edges the shape has. In English, some of our children have […]

November 11, 2019
There be dragons’ in Year Two this week as we have started a new English learning journey on fantasy stories. We are looking at the books ‘Dragon Machine’ by Helen Ward and ‘George and the Dragon‘ by George Wormwell. We have been looking back in history to the time of the Gunpowder plot, creating firework […]

October 18, 2019
In English, some children have started creating their own political campaign leaflets, following our policy letters to the Prime Minister last week. In science, the children completed an experiment to see what materials would float and sink. They looked at the definition of ‘buoyant’ and they were able to make predictions. After they completed their […]

October 18, 2019
Year 5 have begun to explore a new book called ‘Black Dog’. This week we have been making predictions and inferring characters feelings and thoughts. The book’s main theme is exploring how a family copes with fear and Hockney Class have used this as a stimulus to create various different images of the ‘black dog’. […]


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