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Have a Wonderful Holiday!

You’ve all worked incredibly hard this half term so please have a lovely holiday with your families and friends! As it is a holiday, there will be no homework set this week. Please remember that you come back to school on Monday 27th February. With Best Wishes from Mr Mastrelli...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017
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Chicken Clauses…

On Tuesday morning, Class 8 looked at the differences between main and subordinate clauses. Then in pairs, they wrote a short, creative description using a picture stimulus (of three chickens!) to show their understanding of these clauses, particularly focusing on the accurate...
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3d shapes

In maths, the children have been looking at 3D shapes and their properties this week.
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Library visit

The children visited York Library this week and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Who would have thought that you can take 20 books out at once?!
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Proper Propaganda!

Today in class 9, we continued to explore the role of women during WWII and looked at different propaganda posters encouraging women to take up the jobs previously done by men. We found many common features of the posters and then tried to apply these to our own poster designs!...
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Library trip

We really enjoyed visiting the library on Tuesday afternoon! When we arrived, a gentleman explained all of the different areas of the library and how you need a free York card to take out books; we learnt that you can take up to 20 books out of the library at one time! He then...
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3D shapes

We’ve been learning all about 3D shapes and their properties this week. First, we began by naming them confidently before starting to describe their properties. To do this, we had to look at the shape carefully and count how many faces, vertices and edges each shape had. To...
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Battle of Britain 

In our topic lessons this week we have been learning about the Battle of Britain. We looked at key events during this battle and the dates linked to these events to create a timeline. We then pretended to be an eye-witness of a ‘dog-fight’ and we wrote an account of...
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Multiplication Mosaics

In class 5 this week we used our super times tables knowledge to create a Valentine’s Day themed mosaic. We had to work out the answers to then find which colour to use in each box. We found that the mosaic was a bunch of flowers.
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Magnetic or non magnetic?

We had fun playing with iron filings and magnets this week. The children loved looking at the shape of the invisible magnetic force field! The children also worked in small groups to complete the scrap heap challenge. They identified a pile of materials and then tested them with...
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Prepositions 

This week in English we have been looking at prepositions and using them in sentences. We used a Valentine’s Day picture to help us use prepositions in our writing.
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