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The winners of the Poppy Canvas Competition are: Jude for FS, Chase for KS1 and Oliviah for KS2. Well done to all entrants and thank you to our Friends from the Royal British Legion for having the awful task of having to judge the competition.

Autumn 1

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We will remember...

 

This half term we will be learning about World War 2, specifically 'The Blitz' and how this affected children . We will be answering questions: 

 

- How will you help win the war? 

- Who helped win the war? 

- What was the Blitz? 

- What's in the suitcase? 

- How can we stay safe in the Blitz? 

 

In the first couple of weeks back, we will learn about propaganda and how this helped win the war.  

 

10/09/2018- We began our WWII dance lessons today with Ann:

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20/09/2018 - Some of us have been to the Festival Hall to help the Kirkby Craftbombers assemble the poppies , in readiness for the Armistice Day display.

24/10/2018 - Air raid .

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This is half term we will be looking at identifying word classes and using them appropriately in our writing . We will be learning about the different genres in fiction and how to create powerful imagery through text . In grammar we will look at noun phrases , expanded noun phrases , adverbials , relative clauses and main and subordinate clauses. We will be doing spelling quizzes daily from the year 5/6 spelling list and looking at spelling rules .  We will be carrying out a film project called 'Behind the line' and writing war diaries, poetry and non-chronological reports

11/10/2018 - Rowan has been helping us learn about Direct and Reported speech.

11/10/2018 - Rowan has been helping us learn about Direct and Reported speech. 1
11/10/2018 - Rowan has been helping us learn about Direct and Reported speech. 2

 

This first half term we will be concentrating on place value and the four operations (+ , - , X and /) , ironing out any misconceptions and consolidating the standard written method for each . We will be doing a weekly arithmetic test and daily times table challenges ( it is VERY important that you learn your tables) as these are crucial to this years learning .

 

 

13/09/2018 - Fact finding in the library .

26/09/2018 - Preparing our wares, for our German stall at the European market .

02/10/2018 - Putting the Lords Prayer to music in R.E.

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17/10/2018 - In Science/DT we made moving water cycles.

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