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  • 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...
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 14/10/18

    Addition and subtraction

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

    Suspense stories

    We have been learning about how we can create suspense in our writing, using an extract from 'Clockwork' by Philip Pullman as our inspiration. The children have thoroughly enjoyed exploring this genre and have produced some fantastic work. Here are the opening and closing paragraphs of Et...
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  • 14/10/18

    Letter writing

    At the start of the Autumn term, we looked at the features of different kinds of letters. The children wrote letters to Harry Potter in advance of our trip to Homerton Hogwarts.
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