This afternoon 5/6H discussed if it was ever right to fight linked to our World War 2 topic. We had a very deep discussion and the children shared their views very clearly.
Today we started to look at ratio and how this can help to compare amounts. We decided to represent this visually by collect items from our yard.
As part of our ICT learning we have been learning how to use the different effects on Movie Maker. We will use these skills to produce films about air raids later in the term.
This week we had a visit from Wingfield to help with our learning in World War 2. We discussed the use of dance and music in the war and then had a go at doing the Lambeth walk. We had a great time learning the steps!
This week, we discussed probability and the chance of different things happening! Did you know there is a 1 in 1296 chance of rolling 5 dice and getting the same number on each one? We used this knowledge and our calculation skills to play dice games and see who could score the most points!
This week, 5/6H and 6B have continued their learning based on Real Love Rocks. We have discussed issues such as grooming and how to identify and report this. We want the children to be aware and be able act in any scenario.
Congratulations to all our winners this week who have produced some outstanding learning. We are so proud of all our learners. Well done Mia and congratulations on winning the Head Teachers Award this week for your enthusiasm for reading.
This morning, 5/6H really enjoyed the performance by Rotherham Music Service of the Bollywood band. We were impressed with the type of music and tunes played by the brass band!
Our children thoroughly enjoyed the Bollywood-Carnatic project today. The Brass band were exceptional and really inspired our children. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to join in.
During special mentions we celebrated some wonderful successes. Starting with Miss Smith Who has passed her examination for her Early Years Course. We also celebrated Leighton who won best behaviour on the playground award and Kody who only started this week winning the Head Teachers Award for his incredible artwork. We have seen some outstanding […]
This week in our sketch books we have been developing our techniques of shade, tone and texture. We used these skills to then develop some half and half faces of soldiers. We will use these skills further in the next couple of weeks.
Using our Immersive Reading Environment, we listened to the wireless radio announcement by Neville Chamberlain declaring war at the start of World War 2. We discussed how different people would feel about this and what had led up to this moment. Everyone showed good empathy towards different people who would have been listening to the […]
This week we have started our new book Goodnight Mr Tom. Mr Hanson really loves the new Immersive Reading Environment because he gets to pretend to be Mr Tom!
Today we celebrated our children’s learning and wished them all a happy new year. We are so proud of how they have settled and used their resilience and determination to be successful learners.
Please look carefully at your child’s knowledge organiser and topic web for this term, how can you support and develop their deeper understanding, knowledge and skills?
Today we celebrated our attendance winners. We are so proud of all of the children. Especially achieving 100% under such difficult circumstances. Well done to all our dinners.
Today we have awarded a Hilary Ford Reading Champion from every class. A child that reads consistently and has made excellent progress this term. We are so proud of you all.
Please enjoy our last Newsletter of 2021, thank you for all your support this year and we hope the children have the most wonderful Christmas and New Year, we really have had the most wonderful term.
This year’s production of Sleeping Beauty was a huge success even virtually. We are so proud of all the children involved and we hope next year we have even more children coming to auditions. This year, we were able to cast 6 of the same character giving a lot more children the opportunity to get […]
This Year the children have been involved in Strictly come dancing which has been phenomenal. Each class has worked together as a team to learn a class dance choosing a particular style of Dance. We have had the Jive, Salsa, Street Dance and so much more. Including a family can-can. We loved every second. Please […]
Using our Science learning and our lighthouses, we looked at using Tinkercad to create different circuits which could power our futuristic lighthouses. We learned how to add different components and how to run different simulations to see if circuits would work. We even learned about overloading circuits. The children had interesting discussions about how these […]
5/6H looked at the use of coordinates and carried out some outdoor learning by moving to different coordinate points. We then played different games of coordinate battleships.
Today we held our Christingle Service, thank you to all of our Teachers and children for sharing your contributions and allowing us to continue our service in a beautiful way. We were given the meaning and history of the Christingle interspersed by some beautiful singing. We hope you enjoy watching. Y5/6H Information and Prayers […]
This morning, 5/6H took part in some singing activities with Wingfield. We looked at singing in different harmonies and the children tried very hard to keep the correct volume.
This week, 5/6H have held a fascinating debate about tourism and if it is a good thing for communities in our coastlines or not. The children had some great opinions and shared them very respectfully.
Our Year 6 Children have combined their Science and Design and Technology skills to make lighthouses using complex circuits, generating their own energy and power. Well done all.
All our children looked incredible on Christmas Dinner day, so much effort had gone into their outfits including the staff. We really enjoyed our lunch. Thank you Mrs Parry and the team for our Dinner this year.
We challenged the staff to work as a team and decorate their doors ready for the Children coming into school on Friday. They were very competitive and took on the challenge. Mr Hanson was not happy with the outcome. In Third Place with their traditional toy shop is Miss Wood and Mrs Evans. In second […]
This week we celebrated special mentions with our festive jumpers on the children looked amazing in their different outfits. This included the staff too. Children showcased a range of learning from the week and we are so proud of what they have achieved.
This week, 5/6H investigated what happens when you add bulbs to the same circuit. We used the data loggers to see how bright the bulbs were and to help record our results.