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  • 29/04/22

    Home Learning Matrix

    This week, for your homework we would like you to select one of the activities from your new home learning matrix.  The matrix has been stuck into your book and attached to this blog post.  We would love to see what you get up to, so please stick your work into your home learning boo...
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  • 16/06/22

    Maths Home Learning

    Term 6 Week 2 This week, we want you to practise telling the time. You can start by watching this video:  Sum2.7.4 - Quarter past and quarter to on Vimeo You can also have a go at the attached worksheet. We have also attached the answers so that you can check your own work.  Al...
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  • 16/06/22

    This Week's Learning

    Term 6 Week 2 In English this week, we will be writing a recount of our trip to the park. We will use all the different techniques we focused on last week (the colour coded ones in the home learning books) to help create interesting and engaging pieces of writing.  In Maths, we...
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  • 09/06/22

    English Home Learning

    Term 6 Week 1 For your homework this week, we would like for you to create a piece of recount writing. Please see all the details and a modelled example in the attached documents.  If you need any help, please do not hesitate to ask.   
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  • 09/06/22

    This Week's Learning

    Term 6 Week 1 In English this week, we are focusing on recount writing. We wil start the week by analysing a piece of recount writing that Mr M wrote about a holiday that he once went on. We will use a colour coded success criteria to work out exactly why it was such an effective piece of re...
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  • 19/05/22

    This Week's Learning

    Term 5 Week 5 This week, pupils are completing their Reading and Arithmetic SATs papers. We aim to make these as stress-free as possible by working in small groups with no time pressure. If you have any questions or concerns about SATs, please do not hesitate to contact us directly via the class...
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  • 06/05/22

    Spelling Home Learning

    Term 5 Week 4 I have attached a list of some of the tricky words that we have been focusing on over this term.  Step 1: Read the list and make sure you can fluently read these words. Remember, they are tricky words so we don't want to be using our phonics skills to read...
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  • 06/05/22

    Maths Home Learning

    Term 5 Week 4 In Maths this week we are focusing on Position and Direction. Please start by watching this learning video.  Sum2.3.3 - Problem solving with position on Vimeo Now have a go at the attached worksheet. Remember, we have added the answers to this post if you need them...
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  • 06/05/22

    This Week's Learning

    Term 5 Week 4 In English, we will revisit and make improvements to the excellent pieces of narrative writing that we completed last week. We will also focus on two new spelling rules and complete guided reading activities.  In Maths, we are going to focus on addition and subtraction. We a...
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  • 29/04/22

    This Week's Learning

    Term 5 Week 3 This week, we are going to complete our final piece of writing inspired by our class quest. We are going to re-write Chapter 6 in which our hero defeats the dragon and learns the location of Prince Paul. We will use and apply all the narrative writing skills that we have learned so...
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  • 28/04/22

    Maths Home Learning

    Term 5 Week 2 This week we would like you to focus on measuring using meters. Please start by watching this learning video:  Sum2.1.5 - Measure Length (m) on Vimeo Now have a go at the attached activity. We have also included the answers so you can check your own work...
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  • 28/04/22

    This Week's Learning

    Term 5 Week 2 In English this week we have been focusing on using all of the narrative writing skills we have learned so far to retell chapter 2 of our class quest. We focused on using adverbial phrases and conjunctions to create compound and complex action sentences. We also focused on including...
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