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Recognising money

We are learning the value of all the different coins so we can add and subtract the values. This is very important skill to know so we can go shopping! 
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Forest Schools

We love our lessons in the woods. We found lots of signs of Spring, including bluebells and daffodils. We know the days are now getting longer and we will see more sunshine.
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Spelling

The sounds this week are:  igh, ie, i-e, y ure, are 
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Next week

English -We are looking at explanation text linked to our senses. Maths -We are looking at finding fractions of amounts and symmetry.  Science -We are looking at what happens to our body when we exercise and how to keep healthy.  Next Thursday 23rd March is our last...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Next week 

In English we will be looking at explanation text.  In maths we will be revisiting fractions. Show and Tell is Group 4. The Big Pedal starts next week so it would great to see as many children and parents/carers as possible coming to school on bikes and scooters! Please keep...
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Spellings

Spellings this week will focus on the ‘igh’ phoneme but more specifically the ‘igh’, ‘ie’, ‘i_e’ and ‘y’ graphemes. 
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The senses

The children have been investigating the 5 senses this week and all had a go at tasting different flavoured crisps, smelling spices, touching different objects, listening to sounds and carrying out an eye test.   
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Oliver’s garden

In English the children have been reading a story about a young boy who discovered lots of vegetables for the first time in his Grandpa’s garden. They have been creating their own vegetables patches using watercolour pencils!
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Phonics stay and learn session

Parents were given the opportunity to watch the teaching of a phonics session to gain a greater understanding of how it is taught to their children. The last session is next Thursday (the 23rd) and there are still spaces left for Year 1 parents to sign up.
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Homework 

Spellings this week will focus on the ‘igh’ phoneme in words and variations may include ‘ie’ for fried, ‘i-e’ split digraph for time or ‘i’ on its own for kindly. Also, Abacus homework will allow the children to practise their time...
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Exploring our senses 

As part of our Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes topic, we have been extending our knowledge about the body by learning about our five senses. First, we named and discussed the senses and which part of the body we use for them. We also considered what life would be like if we were...
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English artwork

After reading Oliver’s Vegetables, we began creating our own allotment artwork inspired by illustrations from the story! First, we sketched our pathways then began adding different fruit, vegetables and objects to the surroundings. We’ll be activating the watercolours...
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Fruity lists!

We read the story of Oliver’s Fruit Salad and used commas to list all of the different fruit in the story. Some of us also used expanded noun phrases to describe the fruit too!   
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Next week

Maths – We  will be looking at finding fractions of amounts and symmetry.  English – We will be looking at explanation text linked to healthy eating.  Science – We have looked at body parts, the senses and now we will be investigating animals and...
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Spellings.

The sounds this week are:  igh, ie, i-e, y ear, ure 
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Subtraction skills

We are using the Chrome books to consolidate our subtraction skills. We can find the missing number in a sum by using a number line to count back. It’s great to see how many we get right in two minutes. Class 2 are making such good progress. 
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Recognising money

We love to go shopping and spend some money so we are working hard to recognise and name the different coins we can use. Our next step is to add and take away different values using our money cards. 
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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March 1996 v March 2017 – It’s an Alan thing

March 1996 – Shed Seven played on TFI Friday and Alan Leach is here on the drums – just watch how he somersaults over his drum at the end! Fast forward 21 years – March 2017, Alan Leach, doesn’t look a day older and will be somersaulting over to Park Grove...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Next week…

Next Week In English next week, we will be looking at a variety of features from newspaper reports. Next week in maths, we will be exploring shape, ratios and percentages as well as interpreting data from graphs. Other Notes We are taking part in The Big Pedal this year which...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Next Week…

Next Week In English next week, we will be looking at a variety of features from newspaper reports. Next week in maths, we will be exploring shape, ratios and percentages as well as interpreting data from graphs. Other Notes We are taking part in The Big Pedal this year which...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Homework Project

Thinking back to our topic World War II, for your next homework project we would like you to create a game involving all the facts and knowledge you have learnt about this part of history over this term. It could be a board game, a card game, a game on scratch, memory...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Homework Project…

Thinking back to our topic World War II, for your next homework project we would like you to create a game involving all the facts and knowledge you have learnt about this part of history over this term. It could be a board game, a card game, a game on scratch, memory...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Forest Schools

We loved our nature trail through the wood discovering the first signs of Spring. We discovered bluebells and daffodils. The trees have new shoots and are beginning to wake up. Very exciting! 
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Year 6 Tests!

This week, the Year 6’s having been doing practice tests in the hall in preparation for their actual SATs in May. They have all worked really hard this week and both Miss Platts and I are very pleased and proud of all their efforts. Well done guys!
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Art Enrichment

On Thursday morning we were very lucky to be visited by Mrs Brooks to have a special morning of art. We made our own version of Oliver’s vegetables by using the vegetables to print with. Everyone had a great time and really improved their observation skills.  ...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Next Week in Class 7

Next Week We will be drafting and writing our own stories set in the Second World War We will be continuing our work on fractions Other Notes We will be visiting Eden Camp next Wednesday.  Please make sure you bring a packed lunch, some water and that you wear suitable shoes and...
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Next Week in Class 5

Next Week in Class 5 Next week in English we will be writing a leaflet about Eden Camp, after our visit on Wednesday. In our topic lesson we will be looking at a newspaper report on a bombing in York during World War Two. In our Science lesson next week, we will design our own...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Homework Project

Thinking back to our topic World War II, for your next homework project we would like you to create a game involving all the facts and knowledge you have learnt about this part of history over this term. It could be a board game, a card game, a game on scratch, memo...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Homework Project

Thinking back to our topic World War II, for your next homework project we would like you to create a game involving all the facts and knowledge you have learnt about this part of history over this term. It could be a board game, a card game, a game on scratch, memory...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Homework Project

Thinking back to our topic World War II, for your next homework project we would like you to create a game involving all the facts and knowledge you have learnt about this part of history over this term. It could be a board game, a card game, a game on scratch, memory...
Posted On 16 Mar 2017
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Next Week in Class 6

Next Week in Class 6 Next week in English we will be writing a leaflet about Eden Camp, after our visit on Wednesday. In our topic lesson we will complete our write-up on Purple Mash about bombing in York in World War Two. In our Science lesson next week, we will review our...
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