14 January 2019

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In Literacy, we have begun reading stories which originate from Central Asia and were ‘told in tents’.  We have enjoyed listening to some and we have also had a go sharing, performing and writing stories too.

In Maths, we have been exploring multiples, as well as finding factors and factor…

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19 December 2018

WW2 Calendars

This year, to link with our topic ‘Home front Heroes’,  the children used oil pastels to create propaganda posters for their calendars. Super efforts, everybody – I’m sure they will look great in your homes!

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19 December 2018

Topic Homework!

Take a look at some of the fabulous topic homework produced this term. The quality of the projects is simply outstanding. Well done!

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11 December 2018

Imaginative Ideas

The children were set a task to create a Christmas card from: a small piece of  blue card; some white foam; pens and pencils; and of course a few glittery sparkles. Aren’t their ideas imaginative…

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7 December 2018

Maths is always challenging!

This week in maths, we’ve been dividing numbers up to four digits using the formal written method of short division.

Later on in the week, we learned to divide by 10, 100 and 1000. I was amazed by the level of perseverance a lot of children are now showing to have.

Take a look at what some…

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23 November 2018

Our working week!

This week, during Literacy, we ‘freeze-framed’ the main events from our class text, and showcased them to the rest of the class.

With thanks to Mr Murton, who created a fabulous story map for us, we described the key settings using descriptive language.

In Maths, we’ve been challenging…

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16 November 2018

Fabulous efforts!

Since our new class text is called, ‘I was a Rat!’, we’ve learned how to write a non-chronological report about Rats , using factual information, RAG words and many grammatical features. I wonder if there is any  information in our report that surprises you?

In Maths, we’ve been continuing with…

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10 November 2018

Another busy week!

In Literacy this week, we’ve been using our predicting and inferring skills to think about what might happen next in our new class text, ‘I was a Rat!’, by Philip Pullman. We are really eager to find out what happens next!

In Maths, we’ve been working slightly differently; we are learning to…

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25 October 2018

SAW week!

We’ve had a wonderful week of learning during SAW (Science, Art and Writing) week, and the theme this time was ‘lunchbox science’. Year 4/5 have concentrated on wheat, which is a key ingredient in most breads.

At the beginning of the week, we looked at some wheat poems to gain inspiration. We…

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19 October 2018

Learning is fun!

At the beginning of the week, we learned all about CPR and how to use a defibrillator. Thank you to the amazing grown-ups who showed us what to do – we had such a great time!

In Science, we’ve been collaborating which our peers to construct a variety of food chains, identifying producers,…

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11 October 2018

Fun at Ryedale!

Today we went to the Ryedale Folk Museum for an evacuee day.  A great time was had by all!  The children found out about rationing and were able to sample some wartime cooking. They also went into the village shop with their ration books and, with an old penny, bought their sweet ration for the…

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10 October 2018

Beautiful work

In Literacy this week, we’ve shared ideas to improve an author’s writing. All children worked incredibly hard and I was so impressed with their learning dispositions.

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