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Next Week…

Next week in English we will write a creative poem based on Park Grove’s rights and responsibilities. In maths, we will convert between fractions, decimals and percentages in different ways. Other Notes On Wednesday, some of the Y6’s will be visiting NatWest bank as part of...
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Homework Project

Imagine a book is being written about the rights and responsibilities of the children of Park Grove Primary School. Your task is to design a cover for the book. You will need to think carefully about how you present the cover because you want people to pick up your book to read!...
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Life with Jibo…

On Tuesday morning, Class 8 watched a video clip about a family friendly robot called Jibo. Each child then wrote a diary entry from a child’s perspective explaining what life was like living with Jibo, thinking carefully about the benefits as well as potential drawbacks.  
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Art Attack…

Class 8 were lucky enough to have a special art morning taught by Louise Brooke, an art specialist from EBOR Academy. The children started to create World War 2 themed boxes using a range of very creative ideas.
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Quiz Club!

On Monday afternoon, Class 8 completed a general knowledge quiz. The children coped well with the array of questions which covered subjects such as science, maths and geography. I wonder which children will represent Park Grove at the annual Quiz Club competition…
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Next Week in Class 5

Next Week in Class 5 Next week in English we will be looking at prepositions and adverbs. We will also be telling you about the 500 words competition! In topic, we will be looking at the Battle of Britain and completing work linked to this. In our Science work next week, we will...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017
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Homework Project

Imagine a book is being written about the rights and responsibilities of the children of Park Grove Primary School. Your task is to design a cover for the book. You will need to think carefully about how you present the cover because you want people to pick up your book to read!...
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Poetry Performances

In our English work this week, we have been reading poems about the Second World War.  We have been analysing each poem, looking for themes and rhyme schemes and have also been working in groups to perform them.
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Super Symmetry

In maths, we have been studying symmetry, have been drawing our own symmetrical patterns and have been using mirrors to check our accuracy.
Posted On 08 Feb 2017
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Homework Project

Imagine a book is being written about the rights and responsibilities of the children of Park Grove Primary School. Your task is to design a cover for the book. You will need to think carefully about how you present the cover because you want people to pick up your book to read!...
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Persuasive Posters

This week we’ve been researching the role of women during the Second World War.  We have found out about the jobs that women took on during the war and have been designing persuasive posters to encourage women to join the Land Girls, the WAAF and factories.
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‘Lovely’Decisions 

It is not long now until our Valentine cake stall and pre-loved sale. Do we have any cake designs yet? There is a toss up between choc hearts and fondant red hearts on cup cakes at this end. Decisions, decisions!!
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Homework

Spellings this week will focus on the ‘ear’ phoneme in words. Alternative spellings may include ‘eer’ for deer’ ‘ere’ for here and ‘ier’ for pier. Abacus homework focuses on fractions of shapes this week. The children must...
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Bridge building

As part of our topic Happily Ever After, we built our own bridges like in the Three Billy Goats Gruff! Before we began making them, we discussed what our aim of the investigation was and thought of a prediction of which material we thought would be the strongest and why. We then...
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Behind the scenes at John Lewis!⭐️

As part of our Children’s University project with John Lewis, we have explored different business models and job roles related to companies creating and establishing a business plan. To start with, we learnt about some different models, such as John Lewis being a Partnership, and...
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Marvellous magnets! 

Class 6 designed and carried out Magnet strength tests to decide which magnet in our school collection was is the strongest. We had lots of fun experimenting with paper, paperclips, cardboard and rulers! If you would like to find out which is the strongest magnet, please come and...
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Shape sorting! 

This week we have been looking at properties of shapes in maths. On Wednesday we created our own Venn diagrams to sort a range of 2D shapes.
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What’s in the suitcase of an evacuee? 

This week we have been looking at what an evacuee would need to pack in their suitcase. We have started by looking at pictures of the different items and then describing them. We are then going to use this work to create a poem.
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Phonics

The children had a visit from some students who played different phonics games with them to help develop their reading skills.
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Fractions

This week we have been looking at fractions. We have used objects to help us find halves and quarters (and sometimes thirds!) and also found fractions of quantities.
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