Friday 26th January 2018

Half of Elm class have been out with Mr Bates this week trying out our new emergency shelter and the other half will go out next week. We had a great time with our Great Forest Bake-off, even if we did get a little muddy!

In maths, we have been continuing our learning in statistics by…

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Friday 19th January 2018.

What an interesting week we have had!

As part of our World War Two topic, this week, we have been doing some internet research on evacuees and watching videos of their stories. Some of us have great-grandparents who were in the war, and while it's a fascinating topic for us, it's hard for us to…

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Friday 12th January 2018

Elm class have got off to a flying start this year! We have come back well rested, free of all the winter coughs, colds and viruses and are raring to go!

This week, we have introduced our World War 2 topic. We looked at the timeline between the start and the end of the war, how it started and…

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Friday 22nd December 2017

As our first term in Elm class draws to a close, we would all like to wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy, healthy New Year! 

We have been busy this week with our Christmas service in St. Hilda's Chuch, having our Christmas party, going to the cinema, and making cards and calendars for…

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Friday 15th December 2017

Elm class are looking forward to next week! We have the cinema trip on Monday, our Christmas celebration in St. Hilda's church on Tuesday, Christmas dinner and our party all going on. Fun times ahead!

This week, we have spent a long time lovingly creating our calendar in class and Christmas…

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Friday 8th December 2017

Christmas has well and truely arrived in Elm class!

The children have been busy decorating the classroom and helping out with jobs for the school fair, in between working very hard and completing assessments in the classroom!

We had a visitor on Thursday. #ThatPoetryBloke came to do a whole…

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Friday 1st December

We have moved on with our multiplication and division in maths this week. We have been learning to multiply by 1, 2 and 3 digit numbers and are fine- tuning our dividing skills by dividing 3, 4 and 5 digit numbers by a single digit. We have been applying our skills to some multi-step problem…

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Friday 24th November 2017

A successful week for some of the children in Elm class this week. They entered into an athletics competition at the leisure centre with some children from year 6, against 8 primaries from the area and they won! With 220 points, they came back to school beaming. Well done to all of you!

We have…

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Friday 17th November 2017

We have been working on anti-bullying strategies using real-life senarios and empowering ourselves against bullies as part of anti-bullying week.

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In maths, using reasoning and problem-solving, we have been learning how to multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000.

In…

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Friday 10th November

All of Elm class are Star of the Week this week! When asked, Louise from the Konflux theatre that came in to work with Elm and produce the Play in a Day, said she couldn't possibly choose anyone that had stood out because all the children were stars! Well done Elm class! A video of our play is…

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Friday 3rd November 2017

We have come back to school this week, ready and raring to go! The children are still very engaged and focused on their literacy work with the Alma story. This week's focus has been persuasive writing, so the children have been estate agents trying to sell the shop in the story! They have been…

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Friday 20th October 2017

It's Friday!

We've still been working very hard as this half-term comes to a close.

In Literacy, we have been working with a video from The Literacy Shed called Alma. 

"Alma is a little girl who ventures into town in the snow. She is drawn to a shop window by a familiar looking doll.…

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