This Week In School…
Year 3 – have impressed us with their creative writing! They have completed their ‘Pebble in my Pocket’ poems and have included metaphors, similes, alliteration, personification and onomatopoeia for description. In Maths, the children have worked on solving problems involving fractions of amounts and equivalent fractions.
Year 4 – have continued to work on their understanding of money in Maths. They have been busy adding amounts, working out the difference and estimating amounts. In English, they have been writing their own versions of the opening chapters of The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. In Science, they have explored natural and human disasters that have affected habitats.
Year 5 – have continued with their leaflets in English this week. They finished writing their drafts, edited their work looking carefully at the Year 5 success criteria and published their work. Year 5 have continued to read the class book 'Cosmic' and everyone is enjoying it so far. For Maths, they have all be looking at adding and subtracting decimal numbers using the part whole model and column written method. Morpurgo have completed music lessons during their topic time, trying to create some body percussion after watching a video that inspired them. Kipling have completed the computing topic this week which they have all enjoyed.
Year 6 – have been finishing their non-chronological reports about wolves in English. They have written some effective and informative reports with lots of interesting facts. In Maths, the children have continued to revise their knowledge of geometry and have been focusing on the properties of 2D and 3D shapes. The children have continued to learn about light, the eye and how we see things in Science and have worked on a couple of investigations involving reflection and shadows. They are continuing to enjoy reading 'Wolf Brother' by Michelle Paver.
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