Week 5 (14/5/18)

Maths We were looking at angles in class, and we used protractors to work out how many degrees some of them have. Our teacher (Mr Morton) explained how to use a protractor and made us make our own angles to work out how many degrees they were by using the…

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Week 5 (14/5/18)

On Wednesday, Class 4 visited The Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock. When we were there we completed lots of different activities learning more about the Romans. First of all, we learnt about what the Romans would have worn and we were all given a tunic to wear. Some of us got…

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Week 4 (7/5/18)

What a lovely sunny week it has been! Hopefully you all had a wonderful long weekend enjoying the sunshine. This week in class we have been continuing to write and edit our stories set in the Nilgiri hills in India.  We have been trying really hard to make our stories…

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Week 4 (7/5/18)

In English this week, we have continued to explore Stig of the Dump. We have been writing and editing police reports about the break in at Granny’s house. We have been following our success criteria in order to ensure that our work is, for example, organised, descriptive where necessary and…

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Week 4 (7/5/18)

Maths In maths, we have been doing measurements. We have most recently been working on time. We have been working on converting analogue time to digital time. We also have worked on converting 24-hour time to 12-hour time. Andrew Hewer English we’ve been writing a myth that we planned for…

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Week 3 (30/4/18)

Well that was a really heavy week. If ever a bank-holiday was needed… The main focus this week has been refinement of application. Take maths for example. Early on in the week, we did a test or two leaving us with the overriding sense that there was a disconnect between…

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Week 3 (30/4/18)

In English and reading this week, we have continued to explore Stig of the Dump. We have thought about The Snargets and the way these boys are presented to us and we have been looking carefully at what happened when Granny’s house was broken in to. On Friday we planned…

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Week 3 (30/4/18)

Our English work this week has been focused on narrative. We have asked ourselves the question ‘What makes a good story?’ Having shared an example story, we decided that our stories needed to have a good introduction, an exciting build-up and problem/dilemma, and a clear ending.  We started writing our…

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Week 3 (30/4/18)

Maths To continue with our understanding of mass or weight, we have been trialling out a range of weighing devised to see which one is best for which purpose. We already know how to do length and volume. With length you times by 10, 100 or 1000. With volume you…

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Week 2 (23/4/18)

In English this week we have been creating our own estate agent style information sheets about Stig’s cave. We have been thinking carefully about our language choices so that we can persuade someone to buy the cave. We have been exaggerating the truth and emphasising all of the benefits that…

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