# Our class blog

• 11/02/19

## Week of 11th February 2019

It's the last week of school before half-term. At the start of this week children brought in their projects homework for this half-term. We all enjoyed listening to the children share and present the work that they had done at home. As you will have seen in the classroom window, our planets a...
• 01/02/19

## Week of 4th February

This week we will continue learning how to write adventure stories, focussing on the story of Tom and Jez and the alien landing. In Maths, we are also continuing our learning from last week, with our focus being on adding and subtracting decimals. We will use the column method to help us with this...
• 28/01/19

## Week of 28th January 2019

This week we will be starting to look at decimals and how they relate to fractions and vice versa. We will also be starting to explore a new text type in English - adventure stories involving alien landings! The children have been really engaged in learning about Earth and its different climates...
• 18/01/19

## Week of 21st January 2019

This week, we will put all our learning about writing diary entries into practice and write our final diary entry. This will be about the day we travelled back to earth and were reunited with our families after being stranded on the moon. We all be continuing our work on fractions and starting to...
• 10/12/18

## Week of 10th December

This week is 'Enterprise week' at school. Murray Edwards class will be making Christmas decorations and gingerbread to sell at the school Christmas fair. We will be working out how much the materials, to make our products, cost and estimating how much we may make from our sales. We will...
• 17/11/18

## Week of 19th November2018

This week we will be continuing to develop our skills with multiplication and division, as well as introducing squared and cubed numbers. In English, we will be learning to write explanation texts, using a text on 'how to play Quidditch' as our model. In addition to this, the...
• 16/11/18

## Searching for treasure

In geography, we have been learning about a range of different maps and their uses.
• 12/11/18

## Design and dexterity

We have been creating artwork for bicycle helmets and learning to knit with four fingers. The children have really enjoyed both activities and have been making great progress with their knitting skills. If you have any spare wool at home and would like to do this with your children, t...
• 06/11/18

## Balanced arguments

Over the next few weeks we will be developing our skills in writing balanced arguments. We will consider a number of different topics, for example 'Should children have homework?', and develop the argument for both sides, for an against.
• 06/11/18

## Multiplication

We have started Maths this half-term with multiplication. We have revised the grid method for multiplication and are learning two NEW methods - short multiplication and long multiplication. We will be working towards multiplying 4 digit numbers by 1 and 2 digit numbers.
• 14/10/18

In Maths, we have been revising addition and subtraction and extending our skills in this area by working with increasingly larger numbers.
• 14/10/18

## People who inspire us

We have been talking about the people who inspire us, their characteristics and what makes them inspiring. In our class assemblies we have been exploring this further and finding out more about each of the people that the children chose.