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Week beginning- 15th October- Miss Wareham will be teaching Maths this week and a couple of topic lessons too. We are looking forward to having her in our classroom up until Christmas. 

 

I would like to say well done to all the children for producing an amazing news report, using the green screen last week. Please look out for our report being shown at parent interviews on Wednesday 24th October. 

 

In Maths this week, we will be rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100, 1000, 10,000 and 100,000. 

 

In English, we will be looking at reports about deserts and writing our own about animals that are found in Egyptian deserts. 

 

In Topic, we will be looking at habitats and how animals are adapted to live in the same habitat, but in different countries. 

Week beginning- 8th October- Please join us on Monday at St Barnabus at 2pm for our Harvest Festival. Please help the children to learn the words for the song over the weekend. 

 

As they have the song to learn, a short piece of home-learning will be given out on Monday, to be handed in on that Friday. 

 

Wednesday is Healthy Minds Day, where we will doing some activities to help the children have healthy minds, such as yoga and R-Time. 

 

Miss Wareham will begin teaching this week. 

 

In Maths, we will be rounding numbers up to 100,000 to 10, 100, 1000 and 10,000. 

 

In English, we will be researching Ancient Egyptian gods and what they were responsible for. We will be using this information to write fact files about our chosen god. 

 

In Topic, we will be looking at the mummification process and what it looked like for the Ancient Egyptians. 

 

We also have a computer expert coming in on Thursday, to do some green screen work with us, so watch this space! 

Week beginning- 1st October-  We have Miss Wareham joining us as a teacher for a few weeks. You might see her around on the playground, so  please say hello if you see her. She will start teaching a few lessons next week. We are really excited to have her join us. 

 

In Maths, we will be counting in powers of 10, 100, 1000 and 10,000. 

 

In English, we will be trying to create tension and suspense.  

 

This week, we will be still have our cornet lesson and Bible Explorers, but we are mostly practising for the Harvest Festival, which we are hosting on Monday. 

Week commencing 24th September

 

In Maths, we will be ordering and comparing numbers up to 1,000,000. 

 

In English, we will be discussing and describing the different social classes in Ancient Egypt. 

 

In Topic, we didn't get time to recreate sarcophagus' so we will this week. 

We will also continue our music tuition and RE lessons from Bible Explorers. 

We will also continue to look at Egypt and the landscapes there. 

Week commencing- 17th September 2018- Well done everyone for a fantastic first whole week back.

 

This week, we have Gareth Baker working with us on Monday. He is a published author and is now our Patron of Reading (the children should have brought home a letter about his involvement on Friday 4th September). Also on Monday, we have PE with Gordon and we are starting our brass band tuition with an experienced music teacher. Details to follow of our final celebratory performance. 

 

In Maths, we will be adding 1000/10,000 multiples to numbers and will be ordering numbers up to 1,000,000. 

 

In English, we will be looking at the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb and writing our own reports about the discovery.

 

In Topic, we will be having a debate about whether or not it was right to open Tutankhamun's tomb and recreating a sarcophagus.  

Week beginning- 10th September

 

First of all, I would like to say well done to all the children for a fantastic first three days back. I had a fabulous first few days back and I know that this will continue throughout the year. 

 

We begin this week with a visit from the Partake Theatre Company. 

 

In English, we will be writing our own Ancient Egyptian creation stories.

 

In Maths, we will be reading and writing numbers up to 1,000,000 and looking at the value of each digit. 

 

In Topic, we will be placing Ancient Egypt on a history timeline and will be locating Egypt on a world map.

 

Please hand in your home-learning on Wednesday. 

 

Here are the two sets of spellings that were given out this week. Your child will have received one set- these will be tested on Thursday this week. It may be going forward that there are more than two sets of spellings and so it will not be possible to post all of these on the website. 

 

Spellings to be tested Thursday 13th September

surprise

answer

mention

continue

naughty

decide

famous

probably

pyramid

Pharaoh

Spellings to be tested Thursday 13th September

surprise

weight

group

eight

learn

interest

island

interesting

pyramid

Pharaoh

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