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This page is where you can find all of the important information about our class such as; letters, homework, trips and the learning that is taking place in class.

 

Class teacher: Mr M Askew

Class teaching assistant: Mr L Davies

 

PE days are Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Homework will be set on Fridays and will expected to be handed in on Wednesday's. Homework consists of weekly spellings, timetables and daily home reading.

Term 1 Week 3

Star of the week

Well done to Sandra for the amount of endeavour that she has been showing in her writing this term. She is already making a great amount of progress, well done Sandra.

 

Literacy

This week we have started our non-fiction text. We have started imitating an information leaflet about London. We have created a best map, learned the actions and started writing it.

 

Maths

We have been learning a new written method for multiplication and we went on to solving true/false questions and we had to prove whether Mr Askew was right or wrong!

 

Grandparents afternoon

Thank you to the grandparents that came in and helped the children build their own Great Tower of London’s, they worked to try and make a bridge that could hold the most weight

 

National Poetry Day

The children had a chance to explore a range of poetry about music, maths and geography. They had the chance to perform one of these to the class and also wrote an acrostic poem about freedom.

 

Reading

Well done to those of you who read every day this week;

Emily

Sandra

Klaudia

Heidi

Julia O

Rene

Simon

 

Ninja Maths

Well done to those of you who achieved their Ninja bands this week;

White- J-Jay

Orange- Israel

Green- Callum and Zaneta

 

 

 

Term 1 Week 3

Star of the week

Well done to Laila for showing enjoyment in all areas of her learning. Her enthusiasm is noted by everyone that she encounters when she is in school. Well done Laila.

 

Literacy

This week, we invented our own journey stories, we used our knowledge of the landmarks in London and used a range of different grammar tools such as speech and apostrophe for possession. We then wrote our invented stories independently. They were a joy to read, well done.

 

Maths

This week in Maths we explored shape. We categorised a range of different triangles and quadrilaterals. We had to use our knowledge of their properties to do this.

 

Reading

Well done to those of you who read every day this week;

Israel

Emily

Sandra

Zaneta

Julia O

Rene

Thomas

 

Ninja Maths

Well done to those of you who achieved their Ninja bands this week;

Orange- Zaneta

Yellow- Israel

White- Ismila, Rene, Owen, Andrea, Julia and Amelia

Term 1 Week 2

Star of the week

Zaneta for showing continuous endeavour in all aspects of her learning and being a great role model to all.

 

Ninja maths

Well done to Callum for passing his yellow band this week.

 

Reading

Israel

Sandra

Martina

Callum

Klaudia

Julia O

Rene

Andrea

 

Literacy

This week we have been planning our own journey stories, we started off by gathering ideas and have then mapped out our ideas. We have explored the use of inverted commas and apostrophe for possession.

 

Maths

We have continued to learn about ones, tens, hundreds and thousands and then moved on to adding and subtracting numbers larger than a thousand, including bridging and breaking up tens.

 

Roald Dahl Day

Well done to all of you that dressed up for Roald Dahl day this week, you looked great! We celebrated by learning about The Twits, we made our own version of his beard and ate all of the weird and wonderful food that was in it!

 

Spanish

A specialist language teacher came in to teach Spanish this week, we learned numbers to 10 and had a great time with her.

Term 1 Week 1

 

Star of the week

Our star of the week is Ameilia for being an excellent role model to others.

 

Ninja Maths

Well done to the 4 children who passed their white band this week;

Zaneta

Israel

Callum

Ameilia

 

Reading

Well done to these children who have read every day this week;

Israel

Emily

Ameilia

Laila

Martina

Callum

Klaudia

Julia O

Ismila

Rene

Thomas

Aiden

 

Literacy

This week we have started to learn about out new book 'A walk in London' by Salvatore Rubbino. We have started by learning by story, putting actions to it and imitating the writing of it. Throughout this book we will be focusing on using speech marks correctly, the children are trying to do this in their own writing.

 

Maths

In Maths, we have started by learning about numbers greater than 1000, the place values of digits in the th, h, t, and o columns, we have ordered numbers greater than 1000 and added and subtracted in multiples of 10's, 100's and 1000's.

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