Balanced diet

food diary In science this week The Eagles have been learning about the food pyramid. Today they were given a food diary to try and fill in as homework. If they manage to complete it by next Friday they can use it in their balanced diet investigation as part of…

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Varjak Paw – super predictions from the front cover!

What a super time we had in Literacy today!  Children were introduced to the new book: Varjak Paw.  They were given the front cover to look at and from it come up with predictions about who/what the cat is, the beginning, middle and end of the story, as well as…

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Spellings WB 07.01.19

Y3/4 suffix – ‘ness’ happiness sadness kindness quietness laziness loneliness forgetfulness tidiness thoughtfulness darkness Y5/6 Y5/6 Statutory words   accommodate according aggressive ancient appreciate accompany achieve amateur apparent attached

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Christmas cards

We enjoyed making Christmas cards.  Through this, we learnt about how artists use light to depict Jesus and we reflected upon what is meant by ‘Jesus is the Light of the World’.

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Fabulous peer marking

We are always trying to further develop our collaboration skills.  Children were challenged to read their partner’s writing.  How many punctuation errors could they correct? How many spelling errors could they correct?  Then, they had to find evidence of each Step to Success.  If they couldn’t find it, children were…

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Christmas lunch

We were very lucky to have lots of people in school last week to share our scrumptious Christmas lunch. Not only did we have a traditional lunch with all the trimmings but our tables were decorated and everyone had a cracker to share.  Everyone came dressed for the special event…

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British Values – Radicalisation

As part of our work today The Eagles learnt an important lesson about making sure they always make a stand for what they know is right. The teachers did some role play to demonstrate that even though something may be wrong, it’s sometimes difficult to say NO to peer pressure….

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Getting stuck into reading!

We devote half an hour a day to developing our reading skills.  We have been learning how to compare texts in order to say whether the information is the same or different.  There were some great conversations between learning partners regarding the evidence found in the text.

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Spellings WB 10.12.18

Y3/4 Revision of statutory words calendar caught centre century certain circle complete consider continue decide Y5/6 Statutory words existence explanation familiar foreign forty frequently government guarantee harass hindrance

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Eagles – Staying safe on-line

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/share-aware/ Share aware lesson 2 We were learning about on-line safety and the dangers of chatting to strangers on-line. Discussed what we like to share. Talked about what we wouldn’t share. Suggested websites that are safe to use. Watched NSPCC video clip called “Lucy and the boy”. Highlighted danger signs…

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