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A bit of normality…

05/06/2020 at 15:50

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This week marked the start of some normality returning to our lives; we returned to school albeit with some changes from before. The children have been exceptionally mature and followed the new routine well. I am really impressed with the start they have made. Those children who are still working from home have produced some lovely writing and continued to work really hard.

Story writing

This week we started to write a story using a picture as a stimulus. The children had remembered lots of techniques and strategies to use in their writing and it was lovely to see them develop their ideas further throughout the week. We have not quite finished these yet and I will hopefully share some next week.

Here is the image we used:

The Magic Tree

Maths

This week the children have continued using the White Rose resources to support their mathematics work. Both the home school and maths tasks in class were completed to a high standard and the children felt much more confident with this skill.

Assembly

We have watched an online assembly from the NSPCC giving children some advice on how to deal with their worries during this difficult time. Here is the link if you would like to watch it again as a family.

Everything else

The children have engaged in many other tasks whilst at school this week including Art, Music, Farming, PE and PSHE. They have worked really hard and I am looking forward to continuing with the hard work next week.

Take care,

Miss Jones

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6J Showcase!

23/05/2020 at 10:55

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Some incredible work has been produced this week and yet again, I am very proud of the children.

Art/ Nature art

The children were asked to use the world around them to create a piece of art. There are some fabulous designs and they have clearly used lots of imagination and skill.

The winner of the art competition is Laura -well done!

Here is Laura’s masterpiece. Well done.

Gardening Update

In your packs I sent home some sunflower seeds for you to plant. Lots of the children did this and I asked for an update this week. There are lots of little green seedlings sprouting and we are going to have to wait a little longer until we see who will have the tallest sunflower!

Cooking and Baking

This week the children were set a baking/cooking competition. We have had some fabulous entries and lots of children have been working hard. Here are the entries.

It was exceptionally difficult to pick the winners but here we are! Well done to Lucas with his amazing cake and Max D with his onion tart with wild rocket and goats cheese. Amazing work from everyone and I hope you enjoyed eating them!

PE

This week the children have been on a virtual bike ride and perfected their jumping skills!

Window art

Last but not least the children have created some fabulous window art in the theme of monsters and aliens. These look beautiful in the window!

What an amazing end to this half term. A huge well done to everyone and I hope you enjoy the half term break. I have decided not to set you any home learning this week so that you can enjoy time with your families in the beautiful weather we are set to have. Don’t forget we are going to have a Google Meet on Monday if you are able to attend. It is bring your pet to school day but don’t worry if you haven’t got a pet!

Some of you will be returning to school on June 1st and I am very much looking forward to seeing you. If you are not returning to school, keep up the amazing effort online and I will see you soon.

Take care and keep smiling,

Miss Jones

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Friday 22nd May 2020

22/05/2020 at 06:00

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Good morning and a very happy Friday to you all. This week has flown by and has graced us with some beautiful weather. Today is the final day of this half term and I will set some home learning for next week but it won’t be provided daily. This will appear in Google Classroom later today or over the weekend for children to access. I will be hosting a Google Meet @ 12:30 on Monday for the children for some social time and ‘bring your pet to school day’ as so many of them have requested.

I will post a showcase of work later today or over the weekend so that you can see how hard all of the children have been working.

Today’s learning:

-Maths task (Due today)
-Bicycle challenge (You don’t need a bike)
-Time zones (Due today)
-Fluency Tutor task (Read aloud – due today)

I hope you all have a fabulous day.

Take care,

Miss Jones

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Wednesday 20th May 2020

20/05/2020 at 06:00

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Good morning all and I cannot believe it is Wednesday already! It is set to be a glorious day so I hope that you can spend some time enjoying the beautiful British sunshine at some point.

Today’s learning tasks:

  • Maths task (Due today)
  • Cooking/baking (Due Thursday)
  • PE (Due Thursday)
  • Coding (Due today)

Please do not go out to by ingredients – it would be great if the children could be inventive and use what it already available.

If there are any problems or you need any support please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Many thanks,

Miss Jones

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Monday 18th May 2020

18/05/2020 at 06:00

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Good morning everyone and I hope you have all had an enjoyable weekend. I am looking forward to seeing all of the fabulous work submitted this week and cannot believe how quickly this half term has gone as we are now in the final week.

Today’s assignments are:

  • Maths task (Due today)
  • Industrial revolution (Due tomorrow)
  • Fluency tutor reading (10:30am – due tomorrow)
  • Debating task (Due today)
  • Window Art (Due Thursday)

I am hosting a Google Meet with the children today @11am and we are going to ‘try’ and take a class photo. If you could encourage the children to attend for this session that would be great and a fabulous memento for them.

Take care and have a lovely week,

Miss Jones

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6J Showcase of work!

15/05/2020 at 19:00

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The children have had another fabulous week of online learning and have produced some excellent art work, lots of good mathematics, geography and PE. A huge well done and keep up the good work.

Draw with Rob

The children have loved taking part in this activity during the home school learning and always ask for it to be set during Google Meet sessions. This week I sent the children the link to all of Rob’s videos from the past weeks and they picked their favourite to draw. Here are the results.

Photography Challenge

I know that the children have been eager to find out the winner of the recent photography challenge. It was so difficult to pick as you all submitted fabulous entries but in the end I had to pick!

1st – Sahil

2nd – George W

3rd – Svana

You will all receive a small prize as soon as possible!

Well done to everyone who took part. Here are the entries for you all to have a look at.

Don’t forget we are going to have a class Google Meet on Monday to take a ‘class photo’. Please try to join and make sure you have done your hair!

Well done everyone and have a fabulous weekend.

Miss Jones

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