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Year 6 Remembrance Day

Last week, Year 6 took some time to remember the wars, the soldiers – past and present, their families and their own lives.

They made some poppy crosses and some beautiful artwork which contained their own poems. Here are some examples of their exceptional work (click to enlarge).

The week was finished with the whole school 2 minute silence.

Year 6 Autumn 2

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Division, multiplication, algebra, mental strategies, geometry
  • English – Cinderella and diaries
  • Topic – Monarchs
  • Art – Portraits and Picasso
  • Science – Electricity
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Dance
  • ICT – Internet / Search engines
  • PSHE: Money, compassion, business

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Friday 1st December – Christmas Fair
  • Friday 15th December – Last day of term

Miss C 🙂

Year 6 Maths Video – How to…

In Year 6 we have been making ‘How to’ videos to show other children how to work out maths problems. We have learnt that teaching someone else do something is a good way to remember methods and the videos can help others too.

There is also a video of out-takes which is quite funny too.

Hope you like them.

 

Florence Nightingale visits Year 2

Year 2 have been finding out about significant people from the past. As part of their research, they have been looking at Florence Nightingale. Luckily, she was able to visit us in school and share her achievements and what life was really like during her lifetime.

 

Florence brought in some items for us to touch and see. There was also some smells so that we could really imagine what it was like at the hospital in Scutari.

We also did some drama. The children could choose whether to be porters or nurses.

They had to:

  • Travel to Scutari on a boat for 2 weeks
  • Clean the hospital at Scutari
  • Remove all dirty bandages and bedding
  • Use clean clothes and clean sheets
  • Get rid of all the rats
  • Make sure that any injured soldiers had clean bandages
  • Give the soldiers healthy food to eat
  • Empty bed pans!!!

 

Florence Nightingale was significant because she changed how people were looked after when they were ill. Her changes to nursing are still used today. She was known as the “Lady of the Lamp” because at night time she would go and check on the soldiers with a small lamp in her hand.

Year 2 really enjoyed their visit from Florence Nightingale.

Mrs T Smith

Year 6 Whitby Trip 6.10.2017

Last Friday, Year 6 went to Whitby as part of their topic and English work.

We had an amazing day, the sun shone all day, we paddled in the sea, had an ice-cream, looked in the shops and went up and down the 199 steps.

The children were a credit to the school and we had a lovely day spotting the sights in Whitby and the book Room 13.

Here are some photos and a video of our day.

Well done Year 6!

Miss C 🙂

Welcome back to Year 2

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Welcome back to school Year 2.

Over the next half-term we will be learning about:

English -Poetry –  Free verse – Monkeys eat bananas
Poetry –   Fiction – Character descriptions
Maths – Number and place value    Addition and subtraction
ICT – Internet safety
Science – Animals, including humans
Topic – Nurturing Nurses
RE – God and Creation
Art – Guiseppe Abercrombie
PE – Fridays
Library – Thursdays

Thank you

Mrs T Smith

 

Welcome Back!!

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Welcome back to school everybody after the six week holidays we hope you had a good break. We have welcomed all the new reception children now and they seem to be settling in to their new class really well.

Year 6 digital leaders.

Year 6 Autumn 1

Welcome back to the first term in Year 6!

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – baseline tests, place value, 4 operations
  • English – Poetry, suspense/thriller stories, information
  • Topic – Whitby
  • Art – David Hockney
  • Science – Living things and their habitats
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Games
  • ICT – Online safety
  • PSHE: Transition and risk taking

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Friday 6th October – Whitby trip
  • Thursday 19th October  – Class Assembly
  • Friday 20th October – Last day of term

Miss C 🙂

First Day in Year 1!

Year 5 Brazil Carnival Day 2017

Yesterday the children in Year 5 took part in a Brazil day and found out all about Brazilian carnivals. They made a flag and a mask and then tried some different fruits in the afternoon. They all made their own tropical punch from orange, pineapple and apple juice.

The sun came out too just like in Brazil 🙂

 

Here are some photos of our day.

 

What did you learn about carnivals Year 5?