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Mega multiples and fab factors!

In maths, we have developed our knowledge of factors and multiples. In pairs, we played a game identifying each – the winner had to identify either a correct multiple or factor of the previous number. Class 9 – can you write a definition for factors or multiples? What...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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Morgianna’s story…

Last week English we read the tale of Ali Baba from the Arabian Nights, and now this week we are focussing on rewriting the story from the point of view of Morgianna, Ali Baba’s servant girl. To help us step into Morgiana’s shoes and see the story from her...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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Homework Projects

We have looked at our fabulous homework book covers this week. Each child thought carefully about why they chose to include each item on their book cover with some very interesting reasons provided.  If you want to see the thought patterns of Class 8, they are now on display...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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Catalogue Change…

We have been applying our learning of addition and subtraction this week in a real life context, as the children in pairs calculated change from £20,£50,£100 and even £1000 after choosing items to buy from a classic Argos catalogue. I was very impressed with your precise...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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Around the World…

On Monday afternoon, Class 8 learnt about the names of several capital cities from across a range of countries and continents. Class 8- What new information did you learn from this session?   
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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Measuring

In maths this week, we are learning about how to measure the length of different objects. Some of us built cube towers then counted the cubes to find out how long the object was, whereas others used rulers to measure in centimetres and millimetres. Here are a few pictures of us...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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Academy consultation

Please keep your questions coming! We hope to see you for the drop in meeting tomorrow.
Posted On 26 Sep 2016

Radius and circumference

Today some of the children looked at circles and what the maths words ‘circumference’ and ‘radius’ mean. The children, many for the first time, practised using a compass to draw accurate circles. It’s very tricky making the pencil move around whilst...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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