This week we have continued with our topic 'The Great Fire of London'.
In literacy we have been collecting adjectives and learning about expanded noun phrases.
We then used what we had learnt to write a description of a scene from the fire.
In maths we have been continuing with our multiplication unit and in our topic work we have been sequencing events and also thinking about which historical sources are useful for helping us find out about what happened in 1666.
Again I am blown away by the wonderful things the children are learning at home so I have added some photos that I have been sent this week.
Well done everyone on completing week 3 of home learning.
This week has seen some super home learning.
It has been wonderful to see all of your work and photos on Seesaw, I do miss seeing you in real life though.
I am so impressed with how hard you are all working.
I have seen some amazing work including sequencing events from the fire, comparing firefighting now to the 17th century and some very innovative ways to show equal groups in maths.
Here are some photos so you can see our wonderful work.
What a strange start to the year!
Thank you for your patience while we make plans to move to remote learning.
We have been asked to post work daily this time instead of weekly so I will shortly be uploading work for tomorrow on Seesaw which will be the main platform for learning.
Each day there will be one literacy activity, one numeracy activity and one activity which is based on our topic which was going to be 'The Great Fire of London'. There will be some links between our literacy and topic work too.
We will continue to use the White Rose home learning videos and accompanying activity sheet as these were well received last time.
There will also be a link posted to a daily 'Read Write Inc' phonics video which will be on Youtube. This is the scheme that we follow and we will signpost you to which group your child needs to join when we have more information.
Please feel free to send me photos of children's completed work for feedback or celebration.
This time there will be an opportunity for your child to video conference with me once a week if they would like.
We are still discussing how to do this, which platform to use so that it is safe and also whether we do this in small groups or whole class. Watch this space for more information.
Mrs Cansdale will be setting work for Monday and I will do Tuesday-Friday.
I'm sorry I didn't even get to see your child this term but please wish them a happy new year from me!
This week we have been learning about the Christmas story.
We acted out freeze frames from different parts of the story with our friends.
This week we have been learning more about Kenya and the culture of the Maasai tribe.
We made African style necklaces and watched the traditional 'Jumping Dance'.
Miss Evans also let us look at some very old photos of her on holiday in Kenya when she was 7!
The children were very interested to hear her tales from her holiday, especially about the monkey stealing a sugar cube!
This week, in Geography, we have been learning more about Kenya.
We have learnt about the continent, the capital city, rivers, mountains and animals that can be found in Kenya.
We created some fabulous fact files to show what we had learnt.
This week, in Geography, we have been learning about Kenya.
We have located Kenya on a world map, learnt about the flag and explored atlases.
We also managed to fill our 'gem jar' this week to earn a treat. We chose to have an afternoon of outdoor learning.
We dug holes, built dens, made mud pies and found worms.
It was great fun!
In history this week we have been learning about Remembrance Day. We all sat silently for 2 minutes to remember those brave soldiers who died in the war.
We created some beautiful poppy pictures using paints and crayons.
We had great fun this afternoon creating some firework and bonfire pictures.
We learnt the story of the Gunpowder Plot and then used paint, crayons and natural materials that we found outside to make some amazing pictures.
Photos of the finished products to follow soon once they are dry!
Please find attached this term's newsletter.
We are inspired by the awe and wonder of the world.
We are bold and innovative in our approach to find new solutions to the challenges we face.
We are the best we can be.
We take responsibility for our actions in an environment of mutual respect.
We overcome all barriers to reach our potential, developing a capacity to improve further.
We are passionate about learning.
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