Spellings WB 04.02.19

Y3/4 Statutory words   learn length library material medicine mention minute natural naughty notice   Y5/6 Homophones steel (metal) steal (rob) alter (change) altar (in a church) led (past tense of the verb to lead) lead (metal) assent (agree) ascent (climb up) bridal (concerning a bride) bridle (goes around a…

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Using sources of evidence

We looked at some photos of Ancient Egyptian artefacts.  From this we asked questions to tell us about life during this time.  Althea and Sophie thought of some fantastic questions to ask about their artefacts.  They then used great research skills to find out the answers to some of their…

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Spellings WB 28.01.19

Y3/4 Contractions couldn’t can’t you’ll I’ve he’ll you’ve we’re hadn’t don’t didn’t Y5/6 – words ending in:  ibly/ably   horribly terribly possibly incredibly sensibly adorably agreeably enviably respectably identifiably

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Keeping safe around level crossings

This week, we explored all the different types of level crossings we know about.  When we thought hard, we realised there are lots nearby and in the surrounding towns such as in Northallerton.  We learnt what the signs meant and what we should do to use a level crossing safely. …

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British Values – Mutual Respect

This week, we thought about the British Value of Mutual Respect.  We thought about what this means and we listened to a film clip of pupils/people in different communities from around the UK saying what they thought this meant.  After this, we listened Aretha Franklin singing her famous song –…

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WB 21.01.19 Maths homework and Reading

Children have been given a piece of fractions homework due in 28.01.19. Don’t forget children to read 4 times this week and then bring your reading record book back for signing on Monday 28.01.19.

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Music for Life

What a great morning we had, listening and performing with professional musicians!  We had the opportunity to listen to a cellist and and tuba player.  They taught us how to create a fantastic piece of music, using our body percussion and our voices.  The music we learnt was based upon…

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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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