Showing posts from February, 2018

Spring 2 Week 1

Spring 2 Week 1 The children have all started the new term calmly.  We have had a productive and positive first week back and are proud of their dedication so far.
R.E We have started our new topic of sacrifice and giving. We had a thoughtful discussion in class about what the most important thing you can give to someone else is. We also created thought provoking posters about why giving to others is important. As part of this work, we evaluated why giving and making sacrifices can be hard yet definitely worthwhile. We are looking forward to seeing the 5C comic strips on giving that forms part of the homework task this week.
English Following on from the fantastic and dramatic myths written by 5C, we have been reviewing our use of speech punctuation and paragraphs. Can you remember any of the four key rules for accurately punctuating speech?

We have revised negative numbers and short division.  We have also looked carefully at reading, writing and ordering numbers with up to 3 decimal …

Spring 1 week 5

Spring 1 Week 5
The children have worked incredibly hard this week working in pairs using the technique of weaving to make a paper basket.  Here is a reminder of the pictures from the step by step instructions and some pictures of the finished results. Can you spot your work?

5C are experts when it comes to myths!  We had a dramatic debate about whether Jason, Perseus or Theseus were the most suitable hero for defending against an attack from a myth monster!  We presented our viewpoint clearly and responded to opposing views in a convincing way. It was very difficult to agree on a clear winner and some children even changed their mind by the end of the debate! We have thoroughly enjoyed reading Greek myths and it has been useful to compare different variations of myths which we have heard.  We have written tense fight scenes between a hero and a monster using powerful verbs, a range of sentence openers and practised adding extra detail to our work with commas, brackets and d…