Maya the Orangutan

This week in Literacy, we used an advert created by SSE as inspiration for our recount writing. It was all about an orangutan exploring London. You can see the advert here.

As well as introducing the use of a colon and semi-colon, we were having to develop our descriptive skills as Maya wouldn’t have known what all these wonders would have been called.


In maths, the children have been extending their knowledge about formal addition and subtraction to large, different sized and decimal numbers. They also developed their reasoning abilities by trying to solve some formal addition and subtraction questions where digits has been removed.