This Week In School…
Year 3 – have continued writing their newspaper reports about the mysterious visitor. The children have written excellent reports including lots of language features taken from Year 3 writing success criteria. In Maths, they have enjoyed comparing, ordering, adding and subtracting fractions while in Science this week, they have been investigating forces and the children carried out an air resistance experiment using parachutes which they made in class.
Year 4 – have been working hard to finish their setting descriptions of a circus. They have been using their five senses to write a realistic description. In Maths, they have been finding the perimeter of quadrilateral and rectilinear shapes. In Humanities, Year 4 have completed their topic work on the different regions of Africa.
Year 5 – have been busy again this week. They have written, edited and published a character description of Odysseus from their book of the same name. They have learnt about prepositional and adverbial phrases in their SPAG lessons that they will be trying to include in their writing. Year 5 have also made and painted their Greek pots in Art, applying a base coat, then a Greek design on top as well as learning about how the Ancient Greeks lived their daily lives. For Maths, they have been learning the formal written method for multiplication.
Year 6 – have been busy completing and publishing their dystopian stories about Iver being completely cut off from the rest of the country because of flooding; we are looking forward to reading the finished stories! In Maths, the children have continued learning about fractions and have moved on to adding and subtracting fractions. Rowling class have been focusing on Computing for their topic this week and have been using coding, whilst Rosen class have started this half term's Humanities topic all about Brazil.
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