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  • 01/07/19

    Week of 7th January 2019

    Welcome to the Spring term! Last week we enjoyed hearing about all the things that our class had been busy with over the holidays, as well as the people that they had seen.
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  • 29/03/19

    Spring 2 - Week 6 - 1st April

    It's the final week of the Spring term and we have a stimulating and varied week planned. As well as our Year 5 trip to the Institute of Astronomy we will also be watching the Year 3/4 play dress rehearsal and supporting the Year 6 charity fundraiser on Thursday. In Maths, we will be continui...
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  • 15/03/19

    Spring 2 - Week 4 - 18th March

    This week we will be continuing to look at graphs and tables and learning how to interpret them. We will focus on timetables, in particular. If you are catching a train or bus with your children in the coming weeks then perhaps see if they can tell you what time the next bus is coming, how long it w...
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  • 08/03/19

    Spring 2 - Week 3 - 11th March 2019

    This week we will be finishing our work on percentages and starting to learn about line graphs - how to interpret them and how to draw them. We will also be finishing our learning on instruction texts and starting to think about how to write a factual text about an animal, which links to t...
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  • 02/03/19

    Spring 2 - Week 2 - 4th March 2019

    This week we will be continuing to learn about the Space Race and what happened next, after the USSR were successful in their launch of Sputnik 1. The children were so interested in learning about this last week so please do continue to talk to them about what we have been learning. We will...
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  • 25/02/19

    Week of 25th February 2019

    Welcome back to the 2nd half of the Spring term. This week we will building on our knowledge of fraction and decimals and starting to explore percentages. We will also be writing instructions about a range of topics, among them; making a space rocket and creating a paper mache planet. T...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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