Times tables success

Children had really tried very hard today in their times table test.  Nearly everyone improved on their previous score; someone got 100% for the first time; and the vast majority of children got 48, 49 or 50 out of 50!  Annabel summed up the feeling saying, “Isn’t it great that…

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Spellings WB 21.01.19

Y3/4 Prefix – ‘sub and tele’ submarine subway submerge subheading subordinate television telescope teleport telegraph telephone Y5/6 Rare spellings yacht bruise guarantee immediately vehicle ceiling cruise nougat languages vein

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Spellings WB 14.01.19

Suffix – ‘ful’ hateful beautiful hopeful painful successful forgetful wishful useful wonderful colourful Y5/6 statutory words identity immediate individual interfere interrupt language leisure lightning marvellous mischievous

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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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