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Learning about play scripts

This week in maths we have been looking at a formal written method to add with no regrouping and regrouping. In English we have been reading and performing plays while in place and time we have started to find out about St. Alban.



Friday 16th November 2018


Subordinating conjunctions and clauses.

Subordinating conjunctions: because, who, while, where

Subordinating clause: She saw the rare bird, while walking in the forest.

Read your book and list the subordinating conjunctions/clauses. If you can’t find any choose one or two pages to edit and add subordinate conjunctions/clauses.


Maths challenge: Have a times table race with an adult. Who can answer the most in one minute?

2s, 5s, 10s


Friday 23rd November 2018


Create a fact file about your perfect friend. Describe their personality explaining how and why they are such a good friend.


Maths challenge: Create your own rhyme for the two times tables.

Welcome back!

This week in English we have been looking at using subordinate conjunctions to create subordinate clauses. In maths we have identified fact families and used this knowledge to solve missing number operations. As a class we have begun to discuss the internet and how to use it safely.

Homework will be set next week.

What a great first half to the Autumn term!

We have achieved so much in the last eight weeks, from exploring a new coding app ‘Hopscotch’, where we got to use inputs to create an algorithm for a character, to writing our own limericks. In maths we have been exploring mental strategies for addition and subtraction while in science this week we looked at how we could answer a scientific question.




Over the holidays we would like children to continue to develop some of these skills by keeping a food diary for a day or two. They can present their work in any way they like i.e. report style, pictures and explanations. We talked about identifying some of the nutritional content in the items they eat and using the traffic light system.


Please can we ask that homework is returned the first week back.


Have a lovely break and we look forward to seeing you all after half term.

Maths help!

Here is a learning story to hopefully help you and the children complete their homework from last week.


Due to the photos being blurred each child has been given one to take home too.

A visit from Warburton’s

This week in English the children have been looking at features for a set of instructions and have been focusing on imperative verbs while in maths they have been using the strategy ‘think 10/100’ to support their mental addition. All children enjoyed their visit from Warburton’s and know a lot about healthy foods.



We will be sending homework home in a two weekly cycle. The date the homework will be discussed with the children will be identified followed by a description of the task. A maths challenge will also be included as a verbal fun task, this does not need to be recorded.


Friday 5th October 2018

English/maths: Write a set of instructions that show how to use the ‘think 10/100’ method to solve addition calculations. Pictures can be included, remember to use imperative verbs (bossy verbs) in your instructions.

Maths challenge: Hit the button 2, 5, 10, 3 times tables



Friday 12th October 2018

Citizenship and Ethics: We have been talking about a healthy diet and lifestyle. Last week we started to introduce some class yoga. Complete some yoga and have some quiet you time this week. Take photos/ draw pictures and write a caption to go with each.

Maths challenge: Think about sharing items equally. Make sure everyone has an equal amount i.e. cutting the pizza equally, sharing treats, sharing toy, sharing the amount of time you and your siblings have on the IPaD.


Please can we have homework books back by Friday 19th October 2018. If it is completed before this date please feel free to hand it in.

Welcome back!

We’ve had a brilliant and busy start to the year. In English children have watched, role-played and written a retell of a fable, while in maths we have been looking at regrouping numbers using our knowledge of hundreds, tens and ones. Our topic this term is healthy bodies. We have started this topic by looking at the scientific names of the bones found in a human body.


We’re all going on a summer holiday …..

Wow! What an amazing year we’ve had! From our pirate adventure to the performance of ‘An Inspector Calls’ to name some of the things everyone has enjoyed. It has been a pleasure to teach this year group and look forward to see them grow in the coming year.

Thank you to all children and parents for their thoughtful words and generous gifts. We wish you all a relaxing summer holiday with lots of sunshine we can enjoy.



We are not setting formal homework over the holidays but here are some ideas of things children can do and share with their class in the first week back:

  • Summer reading challenge – library
  • Write a diary for one week of the summer holidays
  • Count forwards and backwards in 2s, 5s, 10s, 3s
  • Go on a bike ride
  • Visit a museum
  • Topmarks website – maths game


When we became bakers!

This week in English we have been looking at following instructions. In maths we have been applying strategies that help us multiply and divide. We had lots of fun on Tuesday making bread.

Please remember to come into school in PE kits for Sports Day on Tuesday 17th July.