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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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Resilient superheroes!💥⚡️💫

This Wednesday afternoon, we had a hugely important workshop all about resilience: we learnt exactly what it was and the different skills, qualities and even sayings you can use in order to develop resilience. We created our own superheroes that all had to be...
Posted On 15 Mar 2017
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Experimenting with air resistance…

As part of our science work on forces, in class 9 this afternoon we have learnt about air resistance and how Galileo’s theory stated that regardless of mass, objects will fall at the same speed. We even saw astronaut David Scott do this with a hammer and feather on the...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Perfect Peer Reviewing!

In class 9 we have been planning obituaries on our own fictional characters and today we looked doing peer reviews on these plans to make sure we were using successful features. We watched a very funnny video about all the bad things to do in a peer review: Whatever William,...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Next week…

In English next week, we will be writing out our fictional obituary from our plans. Next week in Maths we will be revising Roman numerals and using them in different contexts.   Other notes Please remember to bring in your Eden Camp slip as soon as possible, if you...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017
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Homework Project

Remember that our next homework project will have a P.E. theme. We would like you to write and lead a short warm-up activity of approximately five minutes for a P.E. lesson related to our current hockey unit. You could use existing ideas such as follow the leader or you could...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017
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Letters from not so faraway (the day the classroom rebelled) !

Yesterday in Class 9 we received some angry letters from the classroom objects saying they were fed up of being treated unfairly and being used with no care. We got letters from different classroom objects: Mrs English book 📚 and Mr glue stick. We then wrote our own letters from...
Posted On 09 Mar 2017
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Class 9 and the Very Old Logbook…

Today we created snippets of diary entries about how the WWII affected Park Grove. We used the logbook which dated from the late 1800s and that all the headmasters and mistresses from Park Grove wrote in. We used this to help create our own diary entries as if we were at Park...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017
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World Book Day!

To celebrate world book day this year, in class 9 we read a classic favourite: The BFG! This inspired some maths work, where we had to create a whole giant from only one large, giant hand… It was challenging and we had to ensure we worked collaboratively as a group but the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
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Next week…

Next Week In English, we will look at features of an obituary and start to plan a fictional obituary individually. Next week in maths, we will be looking at ratio and proportion and coordinates. In our Science work next week, we will continue learning about forces.   Other...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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Homework Project

Your next homework project will have a P.E. theme. We would like you to write and lead a short warm-up activity of approximately five minutes for a P.E. lesson related to our current hockey unit. You could use existing ideas such as follow the leader or you could make up an...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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Fascinating facts about Vera Lynn!

Today we created our own short biography on Vera Lynn, whose song ‘We’ll meet again’ we have learnt in music. We used the chromebooks to research about Vera Lynn’s extraordinary life and we were also were practising  our researching, copy and pasting and...
Posted On 01 Mar 2017
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Change your mindset!

In Class 9 this afternoon, we all listened to an important story called ‘The Fourth Son’ and discussed the different important skills and attributes needed to be an effective learner. Class 9 – what did you understand from the story? What skills and attributes...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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Notorious NatWest & Jolly John Lewis Presentations 

On the last Friday of half term, Park Grove Year 6’s gave presentations to other Year 6’s about what they did during their trip to either NatWest or John Lewis. The NatWest group presented the range of different activities we did, such as creating our own cafe and to...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
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Happy Half Term Holiday!

Well done class 9; you’ve all been superstars this half term and worked hard on the range of maths, English and topic work we’ve tackled! Make sure you have have a lovely holiday with your families and friends and I look forward to hearing about what you get up to when we...
Posted On 16 Feb 2017
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Very Vivacious VR📱📷

Class 9 had a very enjoyable time at Haxby road where they had a virtual reality lesson! They went into space and explored the planets, had a tour of the ISS (International Space Station) and even had a swim in the sea with sharks, sea lions and devil clownfish! 🐠🐋 Some were so...
Posted On 16 Feb 2017
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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!...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017
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Rationing in maths!

On Friday, Class 9 completed an activity all to do with rationing food in WWII! Everyone enjoyed this activity, especially creating a menu for the day with the rationed items, followed by calculating how much of each ingredient you would have left! Also, the class had a table in...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
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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 their...
Posted On 09 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!...
Posted On 09 Feb 2017
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World War II Creative Art!

As part of our topic, we spent the whole of this morning getting our creative juices flowing and following on with our World War II art project where we created nets. Today, we learnt exactly what these were for – to create our own gas mask art boxes, containing blitz...
Posted On 09 Feb 2017
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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...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017
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Wicked Weighing!

As part of our scientific exploration of forces, we learnt about weight and mass and discovered the difference between the two. To help us understand a bit more about weight and mass, we undertook an investigation in groups, measuring the weight and mass of different objects and...
Posted On 07 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!...
Posted On 02 Feb 2017
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Next Week…

Next Week Next week in English we will write a creative piece of writing based on a video clip. In maths, we will be applying our understanding of multiplication and division to solve a range of problems. In our Science work next week, we will continue to learn about forces...
Posted On 02 Feb 2017
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Amazing Enterpise and Rockin’ Rights!

This afternoon, the year 5s and 6s from classes 8 and 9 split into three different groups: the year 5s worked together with Mrs Steel on our new Park Grove rights, whilst the Year 6s split into two groups for an exciting afternoon of enterprising! In class 9, whilst the other...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017
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Exploring Cuboids

In maths today, we explored different everyday cuboid objects, estimating the sizes of each length, width and height and sketched ideas for the net. This helped our understanding to support us creating our own nets for an upcoming art project! Class 9 – what do you need to...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017
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PG 5 Rights!

On Monday afternoon, class 9 created 6 dazzling posters inspired by the 5 rights created by the school council of Park Grove. We learnt about the five new rights (Play safely, Inclusion, Good manners, Respect, Positive language) and thought about the responsibilities we would...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017
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Next week…

Next Week In English, we will be writing the flashback and conclusion parts of our narrative piece of writing. In our maths sessions, we will be learning to divide fractions accurately as well as continuing to find properties of shapes. Other Notes Y6s – Please remember to...
Posted On 26 Jan 2017
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Homework Project

Remember that for your next homework task, we’d like you to think about how people on the Home Front supported the war effort by growing their own food, salvaging waste or making do and mending clothing or household items. We’d like you to give a short talk about things you’ve...
Posted On 26 Jan 2017
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Exploring the world by numbers and measurements!

On Wednesday aftnoon, class 9 had an exciting, thought-provoking and engaging maths session all about exploring the different possibilities numbers can describe around the world. Instead of being a question and finding the answer, it was flipped the other way around so we had a...
Posted On 25 Jan 2017
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World War II Key Figure & Family Stories…

For our homework project and as part of our topic, KS2 were asked to find out about a significant figure from the War or explore their own family history and explore the thoughts of family members who were involved in one way or another. The response to this project has been...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017
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Wonderful War Workshop!

On Friday, class 9 had the fantastic experience of going to the De Grey rooms all day for a fabulous theatre workshop based all around our English book, Carrie’s War. It was such an enjoyable day where we got to explore some of the different aspects of the book and...
Posted On 20 Jan 2017
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Next week…

English Next week we are going to be planning and starting to write our own flashback story related to World War 2, inspired by our reading of Carrie’s War. Maths In maths next week, we will be looking at shape in more detail and exploring volume! We will also be delving...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017
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Homework Project

Thank you all for your wonderful research projects based on people who took part in the Second World War. For your next task, we’d like you to think about how people on the Home Front supported the war effort by growing their own food, salvaging waste or making do and mending...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017
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Creative Carrie’s War

This week we have been reading Carrie’s war. This book is based on an evacuee who went to the countryside throughout World War Two (our topic). We’ve (as a class) read up to Chapter 5; in that chapter the main characters went/fell into Mrs Gotobed’s house where...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017
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Exploring Symbolism in Judaism…

In relation to our work on World War 2 this term, we explored the symbolism and meanings within Judaism to develop our understanding of this religion, as it was involved horrifically within the history of WW2. Class 9 – can you remember what the religious symbols and...
Posted On 17 Jan 2017
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AMAZING Air Raid Shelter ! 

On Monday Class 9 started the afternoon off by rushing in to a 1940s air raid shelter! When we got in, we had a clear experience of what it would be like to be sheltered away during an air raid. Inside the shelter, Class 9 members felt sweaty and confused. To pass the time, we...
Posted On 16 Jan 2017
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Next Week…

English Next week in English we will be continuing to read “Carrie’s War” and will be writing about some of the different characters we meet. Maths In maths next week, we shall be looking at area and perimeter in more detail and challenging ourselves with some missing number...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017
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Homework Project

Remember that for your first homework project of 2017, we would like you to carry out either research into a significant person from the war or interview and collect the memories of someone you know who may have been involved or lived during the war. If you choose to research a...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017
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Great Groups 

During one of our RE sessions, we explored our thoughts about special groups in society. We got to choose a certain group to write about; it could be a group that we are in or just one that we know of. It could be anything from sports groups to dancing or horse riding, or a...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017
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Dramatic WWII Dance

On Friday afternoon, we delved into our topic for this term, World War 2, by looking some photographs taken during the war and exploring the content through dance and music. Each group took on this task in an original, creative way to create some fabulously dramatic dances to a...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017
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Terrific Temperatures!

On Friday morning, we used our maths skills to work collaboratively within pairs and tackle a tremendous task involving temperatures and negative numbers.  Class 9 – what skills or strategies did you use to calculate the temperatures accurately? Can you remember some...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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Next week…

English Next week in English we will be starting to read the story “Carrie’s War” by Nina Bawden. We will be doing some creative writing based on events from the first few chapters. Maths In maths next week we’ll be reading, writing and comparing numbers with up...
Posted On 05 Jan 2017
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Homework Project

Our Spring topic in Key Stage 2 is World War II. This is a fascinating topic in which many important events happened. For your first homework project of 2017 we would like you to carry out either research into a significant person from the war or interview and collect the...
Posted On 05 Jan 2017
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Homework Project

Our Spring topic in Key Stage 2 is World War II. This is a fascinating topic in which many important events happened. For your first homework project of 2017 we would like you to carry out either research into a significant person from the war or interview and collect the...
Posted On 05 Jan 2017
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⭐️We are all stars!⭐️

To make a happy and positive start to 2017, we spent some time today thinking not of how to better ourselves with New Years Resolutions, but instead considered what attributes we already have to feel proud of! We thought of many examples of positive attributes and characteristics...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017
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Welcome back!

Welcome back to all Class 9 members! We have already had a fantastic start to the New Year and new term in Class 9, hearing about all our exciting festive adventures and sharing some positive thinking about the new year ahead. I hope everyone is looking forward to what this new...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017
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Hurray! Happy Holidays!???

A very Merry Christmas to all you Class 9-ers and your families! We’ve had a fantastic first term and I want to thank you for all your hard work. Enjoy your Christmas holidays, have a fantastic break and we look forward to hearing all about your festive fun when you come...
Posted On 15 Dec 2016
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Super Supreme Party Planners!

Today in maths we have been planning our own brilliant Christmas parties using our mathematical skills in real life situations. Our pairs worked fantastically together with amazing success! Class 9 – What did you enjoy about this? What did you learn about party planning?
Posted On 14 Dec 2016
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 ? The Fantastic Christmas Party ? 

On Tuesday, KS2 had a fantastic day! In the morning we interchanged between the upstairs classes, and in each one we completed a different Stone Age related activity that everyone really enjoyed! In Class 9 we made Stone Age bunting which went up around our food tables in the...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016
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The Red Robin’s poetic trip home!

On Monday we created the last three stanzas to the Michael Morpurgo book, ‘ Coming Home’. It was an enjoyable lesson and everyone loved using the poetic (but not completely) style of the author. This was a very creative lesson with lots of vivid description. Another...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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Next week…

English Next week in English we will be writing some Christmas poetry and exploring some Christmas related stories! Maths In maths next week we’ll be completing Christmas activities and using our problem solving skills for Christmas related activities!   Other Notes On...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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Homework Project

Remember your last homework project for this term: we’d like you to design a poster for a Winter party taking place in the Stone Age era. Your project should be presented neatly in a way that can be displayed in our class. It should include details of when and where the party is;...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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Sensational shoe size investigation

On Wednesday afternoon class nine worked on an investigation about finding measurements of people’s foot sizes! We drew tables to compare our results, and made sure that we were triple checking our data. To ensure reliable results, we focused on appropriate predictions. To...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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What do you know about Skara Brae?

This afternoon, class 9 were given their learning objective: to research Skara Brae. But what is Skara Brae?! That’s what they had to find out! Class 9 – what did you find out about Skara Brae? What interesting facts did you research? I 
Posted On 05 Dec 2016
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Super Stone Age Homework!

Friday afternoon saw all of class 9 share and explore our latest homework projects, which were all different and creative representations of Stone Age adventures. I think everyone will agree that these were the most creative, exciting and tasty homework projects we have all...
Posted On 05 Dec 2016
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Next week…

English Next week in our writing we will be linking more work to our topic and exploring Stone Age houses! Maths In maths next week we’ll be looking at converting units of measurement, and in particular looking at the conversion between miles and kilometres. Other Notes Getting...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016
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Homework Project

For your next homework project, we’d like you to design a poster for a Winter party taking place in the Stone Age era. Your project should be presented neatly in a way that can be displayed in our class. It should include details of when and where the party is; what is...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016
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Mega maths!

What a busy maths morning we’ve had in class 9! We’ve developed our times tables knowledge, learnt about mixed number and improper fractions before finally exploring shapes with some visitors from York St John…a very mega maths morning indeed! Class 9 –...
Posted On 01 Dec 2016
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Growing graphs and difficult data!

In our science lessons we have been exploring animals including humans, and today we explored some very scientific graphs showing the growths charts of boy and girl babies. We had to identify data from these graphs and complete a table comparing old and new growth rates. We had...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016
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Stone Age Rockin’ Research!

Today we put our archaeology caps back on and developed our enquiry questions of the Stone Age artefacts we have been studying in class, collating all of our questions together. We researched the artefacts using a range of internet sources to find out as much as we could about...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016
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Next week…

English Next week in English we will developing our enquiry and archaeology skills further by looking and writing about Stone Age artefacts in more detail.   Maths In maths next week, we will be exploring fractions!   Other Notes Year 6’s, please remember your...
Posted On 24 Nov 2016
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Homework Project

This is just a reminder about your next homework project. Please imagine that you have been whisked back in time to Pre-historic Britain! Think about what you may see there and who – or what! – you may come across. Did you have any Stone Age adventures during your trip? We’d like...
Posted On 24 Nov 2016
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Archaeology art…

Following on from our inspiring Skype call with Kev the archaeologist, we used our own enquiry skills by examining, sketching and discussing a range of Stone Age artefacts! Class 9 – what artefacts can you remember exploring? What do you think they were used for? What...
Posted On 24 Nov 2016
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Amazing archaeologist!

As part of our topic, Stone Age to Iron Age, and as a surprise, the whole of KS2 had a very special Skype call today…from Kev, a real life archaeologist! He knew so much about how we have gathered evidence about life so long ago, and explained to us what evidence they had...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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Musical RE!

In our RE session this afternoon, we explored how music can have an impact on religious scriptures and how that can effect how people feel. We then created our religious based compositions and performed them to one another! Class 9 – what did you enjoy about creating your...
Posted On 21 Nov 2016
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Next Week…

English In English next week, we will be continuing our writing linked to the Stone Age. Maths In our maths lessons we will be applying our knowledge of percentages to word problem questions. Other Next Wednesday we will have a special assembly in the morning when we will Skype a...
Posted On 17 Nov 2016
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Homework Project…

For your next homework project, imagine that you have been whisked back in time to Pre-historic Britain! Think about what you may see there and who – or what! – you may come across. Did you have any Stone Age adventures during your trip? We’d like you to present Stone Age...
Posted On 17 Nov 2016
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% Perfect percentages! %

Today in maths we have been exploring percentages, finding a range of different percentages from amounts of money. We found out how to calculate 50%, 10%, 25% etc, but also had the challenge to calculate more difficult percentages like 27%, 88% or 47.5%! Class 9 – what have...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016
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Class 9’s Caveman Chaos!

Today we performed the first class assembly out of all Park Grove classes – which was definitely nerve-racking! All of the children were involved in the creating of the script, and everyone had a part to play, from presenters, to Stone Age Tourists and of course our...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016
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Remembrance Day

In class 9, we were very proud to remember the heroic people who have fought for our freedom ever since World War 1. Well done to our Park Grovers for respectably honouring the minutes silence at 11am on the 11th in commemoration of the Armistice of 11 November 1918. We also...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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Next week…

English In English next week, we will be continuing our writing linked to the Stone Age and will be finding out more about the mysterious Stonehenge. Maths In our maths lessons we will be applying our division skills, learnt from this week, to calculate percentages and the mean...
Posted On 10 Nov 2016
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Homework Project

Your next project will have a Stone Age Maths theme! We would like you to write at least three Maths word problems related to the Stone Age.  You can make them as challenging as you wish, however please remember that each question must make sense and be possible to answer by your...
Posted On 10 Nov 2016
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Discovering the cave of Lascaux…

As part of our topic, we have been exploring life during the Stone Age. In English this week, we read a story about a group of boys in France who stumbled upon an ancient cave, a cave that hadn’t been seen by anyone since the first inhabitants used it…in the Stone...
Posted On 10 Nov 2016
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Interesting information!

Our new English topic this term is based on information texts, so to develop our understanding of the different features in information texts, we explored a range of them within our groups. It was also a great way to learn more about an element of our new topic: the Stone Age!...
Posted On 10 Nov 2016
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Caring Class 9…

At the start of our new half term, class 9 discussed an important topic: how to help others who are in a new and unfamiliar situation. As Year 5’s and Year 6’s, it’s important for us to know this as younger or new children join our school and we can help them...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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Happy Half Term!

Well done for a fab first half term Class 9. We’ve already had a busy one, and you’ve all worked fantastically so make sure you have a lovely holiday with your families and friends. I look forward to hearing about what you have been up to when we are back! Please remember...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016
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Perfect performances of playscripts!

This morning we have had a very dramatic morning in Class 9! Over the last two weeks we have been exploring the voyages of Sinbad, writing and perfecting our own fantastic playscripts and practising for our very own class performances…and what brilliant performances they...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016
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Groovy geography

As part of our topic ‘Save the Planet’, we have been exploring parts of the world, finding out about the different continents and countries and cities within them. Today we have each focused on researching a particular country to find out about the different human and...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016
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Mad missing maths!

Today, to stretch our knowledge and application of the formal method of long multiplication, we tackled a seriously challenging task involving finding missing numbers within long multiplication calculations. I think it’s safe to say we were all challenged! Class 9 –...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016
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Next week…

English Next week in English we will be finishing off and performing our fantastic playscripts of Sinbad’s voyages. Maths In maths we will be exploring long multiplication in more detail and using RUCSAC to tackle word problems. Spelling Please make sure you complete your...
Posted On 13 Oct 2016
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Homework Project

Remember that for your next homework project we would like you to research recycling. This is a very important issue for the future of our planet. You could look at which materials can be recycled and which cannot, look at the impact of recycling or not recycling on the Earth or...
Posted On 13 Oct 2016
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Super shapes!

This morning we had to recall our prior knowledge of shapes, using what we know about shapes to identify their properties and classify them. We explored the number of sides, vertices and angles, and looked at parallel and equal sides of a range of shapes which we really enjoyed!...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
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Finding features of playscripts

To enable us to create our own perfect plays based on the story of Sinbad we explored yesterday, we first need to make sure we understand the features used to create playscripts! To do this, we explored an example in our pairs, identifying the key features and collaborating as a...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
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Sinbad’s spectacular voyages

This morning in English, we continued exploring stories from the Arabian Nights and read the Voyages of Sinbad. In groups, we focused on one of his voyages, creating a succinct summary of events which we will use this week for our work on playscripts! Class 9 – what...
Posted On 10 Oct 2016
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Next week…

English Next week we will be exploring the features of, writing and performing our own playscripts! Maths In maths next week, we will be describing properties of  2d shapes and naming the different parts of a circle. Other notes Next week is Walk to School week which we will be...
Posted On 06 Oct 2016
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Homework Project

We really enjoyed hearing, looking and even tasting your tasty recipes in class! Well done for exciting our taste buds. For your next homework project we would like you to research recycling. This is a very important issue for the future of our planet. You could look at which...
Posted On 06 Oct 2016
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Wicked Wellbeing Wednesday!

Today in Class 9 we have had a great day understanding different aspects of our Health and Wellbeing. We developed our knowledge of the five food groups, recognising that our bodies needs nutrients to function and what it takes to have a healthy and balanced diet. With this...
Posted On 05 Oct 2016
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Global Goals

In English today, we learnt about the fantastic Global Goals designed by the United Nations to help sustain the development of our planet. There are 17 goals altogether, and every one is important but we focused on five to accurately match facts and then decide personally which...
Posted On 03 Oct 2016
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Crawling duck duck goose ball bucket mania!

This morning, as part our health and wellbeing week, AXIOM sports came to Park Grove for a special sports session. It was definitely an exciting way to start first thing on a morning, and we loved the two games we played! Class 9 – which was your favourite sports game and why?
Posted On 03 Oct 2016
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Next week…

English Next week, as part of our topic and health and wellbeing week, we will be exploring how we can help save the wellbeing of our planet. Maths In maths next week, we will be rounding numbers and starting to look at written multiplication methods. Other notes You’ve all been...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
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Homework Project

Remember for next homework project, we’d like you to plan a meal using seasonal ingredients (as part of our ‘Save the Planet’ topic). Your project should be presented neatly in a way that can be displayed in our class and could include a straightforward written menu, a recipe, or...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
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School councillor speeches…

At Park Grove we are lucky to have a dedicated and determined School Council. Each year we ask pupils who are interested in becoming a councillor to perform a speech to their class on why they would like to be a councillor, and what they will do if appointed before the class vote...
Posted On 28 Sep 2016
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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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Next week…

Maths Next week we will be starting to look at fractions. This will include ordering as well as simplifying fractions. English Next week we will be planning and writing our own version of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves from the perspective of Morgianna. Other notes Please...
Posted On 22 Sep 2016
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Homework

For your next homework project, we’d like you to plan a meal using seasonal ingredients (as part of our ‘Save the Planet’ topic). Your project should be presented neatly in a way that can be displayed in our class and could include a straightforward written...
Posted On 22 Sep 2016
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Exploring Ali Baba…

As part of our topic exploring the world this term, in English we delved into stories from other cultures, starting with the tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. In groups, we explored the story and identified the features that told us it was set at a different time and in a...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016
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