Weekly Bulletin - 11th February 2022
This Week In School…
Year 3 – have been writing very imaginative superhero stories in English, focusing on character descriptions and the use of paragraphs. In Maths, they have been very busy learning about the perimeter of shapes. They have begun to look at the work of Monet in Art; exploring the use of colour and light when creating their own paintings in the style of the Impressionists. The children have been talking about their family members in our French lessons and have been developing their basketball skills in PE, ready for house tournaments next week.
Year 4 – have written a travel brochure about Iceland. They have really taken to persuasive writing this week. In Maths, they have been completing tricky equivalent fraction problems. In RE, they have written acrostic poems using the word 'inspiration'. In science they have been consolidating all that they have learnt about electricity and have planned an information text that they will work on next week. In humanities, the children of year 4 took a virtual trip to Ghana and explored the tourism there. They explored markets, traditional foods and even discovered a couple of wild animals.
Year 5 – have been working on writing an information text about forces. They focused on using their knowledge from their science lessons this half-term and have tried to include parenthesis and synonyms in their writing. In Maths, they have been multiplying and dividing numbers by 10, 100 and 1000. Year 5 also finished their last science lesson this week, which focused on friction. They investigated which material would be best to make a brake pad. Everyone enjoyed testing the different materials against the bike wheels.
Year 6 – have had a great week and have worked hard in all areas of their learning: In English, they wrote a diary entry in the character of 'Sophie' from the book - Rooftoppers. They included lots of features from their writing success criteria, including: modal verbs and contracted forms. In Maths, Year 6 have been busy working on Algebraic formulae. They enjoyed solving problems and creating their own formulae. Year 6 have also enjoyed learning all about Pablo Picasso and have painted their own Cubism portraits in the style of Picasso.
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