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Term 5

Week Beginning 18th May


In Maths we have been converting units of measure by multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000.


This week was our Spring Show week. It was fantatsic, everyone was really good. It is a competition including singing and dancing. We performed to These Days by Take That.


In Literacy we have been describing the island in Kensuke's Kingdom.


We had our Edison curriciulum afternoon this week, we designed a programme of exercises and asked the parents to do it with us.


In Science this week we went outside to hunt for things that are alive, dead and never alive. We also learnt about different food groups and why we need to eat them.


See you in Term 6!

Week Beginning 10th May

In Literacy this week we have been acting out a scene from Kensuke's Kingdom and then we wrote from the Orang-utan's point of view. We also did some amazing descriptive writing! Miss Shreeves was incredibly proud of us.


In maths this week we have been multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. Some of us used the grid to help us solve them. To help us improve by dividing and multipying we did word problems.


For science we carried out an experiment to see what happened to our pulse when we did exercise. We had to come up with our own questions and answer them.


In music we have been singing Dem Bones in front of 4 Poplar to get ready for our performance next week.


In PE we have been developing how to bowl in cricket and using the guard to block the ball.


In RE we were acting out the story of Moses.

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The story of Moses RE

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Week Beginning 4th May


On Tuesday Dr Whitcomb came into school and he taught us lots of things about the brain. We learnt that every part of the brain works in a different way. Dr Whitcomb was impressed with our knowledge! 


We are reading a new book by Michael Murpurgo called Kensuke's Kingdom. In Literacy we wrote a balanced argument about whether he should sail around the world or not. 


In maths we have been working in two-step word problems. We have also started to learn our eight times table. We found lots of patterns to help us remember the eight times table. 


In PE we have been developing our over arm throwing for cricket. 

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Week beginning 27th April


In literacy we have been improving sentences. We had to identify noun phrases and make them more exciting. We also wrote a explanation text about the digestive system. 


Thursday was SPORTS DAY! We did different activities and were in four teams. Lots of parents came to support us and we even had a parents race. Most of us enjoyed the space hoppers the most. 


In maths this week we have been rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000. We also had to prove if a statement was always, sometimes or never true. 


This week the school election campaign began. There are 14 different political parties and we have £300 pounds to spend. We are trying to persuade people to vote for our teams. We are doing this by making posters and putting them up around the school. 


In science this week we got into different teams to plan an experiment for next week. 

Week Beginning 20th April


We wrote letters to Dr Whitcomb. Dr Whitcomb is a Brain scientist who travels all over the world to find out more about brains. We are writing letters to him because our new topic is 'What happens inside us?' and we thought it would be interesting to find out about the brain. 


In maths we were looking at shape, including angles and different types of shapes. We had to sort shapes in Carroll diagrams and Venn diagrams. 


In topic we had to draw around someone and find out where the different parts of the digestive system belong and draw them in. We also found other parts of our bodies. 


In science we were looking at the digestive system and Miss Shreeves showed us what happens to our food as it goes through the digestive system. 


We have been doing regular exercises as part of our topic. 


Professor Lesley and the exploratorium came to visit us!