This Week In School…
Year 3 – have completed writing their fantastic stories about the adventures of a pebble in English. They have proved that they have a great imagination! In Maths, Y3 have begun learning to tell the time. They have looked at o'clock, half-past, quarter past and quarter to. They have also been learning about months and years. In Science, they have been researching all about the life of Mary Anning, the famous palaeontologist, they used their research to write her autobiography.
Year 4 – have written a recipe for friendship in English. Some made potions whilst others made edible goods or even a magical key that will lead them to their best friend. In Maths, they have continued with their time unit of work and have begun converting time from analogue to digital and looking at the 24-hour clock. They have also started converting units of time such as hours to minutes, minutes to hours and hours to days. In Science, they have been on a habitat hunt around the playground and have designed a variety of bug hotels for the insect residents of IVJS's playground. In Art, the children have finished making their Roman inspired mosaics using printmaking techniques.
Year 5 – have been looking at adding and subtracting decimal numbers in Maths this week while in English, they have been looking at what makes up an email and drafting then writing their own. They have also started their topic in Humanities of Anglo Saxons and Vikings, they have been looking into how they lived their lives. They have also been working really hard improve their cricket skills in PE having also taken part in the Virtual Tennis Tournament! They must be exhausted this week!
Year 6 – have been working really hard to write some great short stories set during the Stone Age in English this week. We have been really impressed with what they have written so far and look forward to reading their published stories. They have been revising their knowledge of Measure and Time in Maths and have continued learning about the Mayan civilisation in Humanities. Year 6 are continuing to read their book, 'Wolf Brother', and the children have produced some good sketches and free verse poetry linked to this.
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