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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Friday 13th October 2017

This week, in Elm class, we have been practising our performing arts! If you attended either of our Harvest Festivals, you would have seen some wonderful speaking and acting during our part and, as part of our metacognition work, we have been learning how to juggle! Some of us are finding it…

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Friday 6th October 2017

This week, 2 of our boys from Elm class, Ewan and John, were chosen to play in a primary school football tournament against other schools in Whitby. We didn't win, but the boys had a great time and displayed great team work and tenacity.

Elm class are now Modal Verb experts! In literacy this…

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Friday 29th September 2017

We have been very active in Elm class this week! We are playing team sports like football in PE, and contemporary dancing with Hannah on Monday afternoons.

We are preparing for the Christmas season in art by drawing our own Christmas cards for us to order and send to our friends. We are getting…

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Week beginning 18th September 2017

Elm class are well underway with learning the year 5 curriculum and Mrs Tillson and Mrs Gurney are very impressed with their learning!

In maths, we have been focusing on negative numbers, refreshing our knowledge of Roman Numerals and have spent some time on Sumdog doing challenges and…

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W/B 10th September 2017

This week, we introduced our Space topic and discussed (using evidence) whether the Earth is flat or sperical! We also learnt more about the other planets in our solar system, including their order.

In maths this week, we've looked at aspects of number again, including place value,…

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W/E 7.7.2017- Aladdin

We have had a fantastic week practising our pantomine culminating in performances of Aladdin on Tuesday and Wednesday night. Our parents, teachers are all very proud of us and we have worked together as a team and pulled together to pull off an amazing feat of theatrics! We would like to thank our…

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Friday 12th May 2017

Year 6 have had their SATs this week, so we have been quiet in our classroom and thoughtful towards them, all while realising that this will be us next year!!!

We have had Forest Schools with Mrs Mason this week, we built bug shelters!

In Computing we have been learning how to shorten…

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5th May 2017

In literacy this week, we have been looking at the catchy slogans on some World War 2 propaganda posters. We have been deciphering their meanings and we made some of our own!

We are starting Forest Schools again with Mrs Mason, so we are very excited about that!

In maths, we have been…

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Friday 28th April 2017

A bit of a mixed bag this week! 

In Literacy, we have been looking at World War 2 propoganda posters and discussing how they might infuence people.

In Maths, we have started to measure angles and look at their properties.

Computing saw us coding with new 'Rapid Router' software, and in…

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We have had a VERY busy week this week! 

In maths, some of us have been working with time. We've been learning about the 24 hour clock and the difference between analogue and digital time. 

Literacy has been fun this week. We went down to the woods and took some pictures of the Spring…

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