Aut 1 wk 2 – New Topic – Fallen Fields

A huge thank you to all the parents/carers that attended our Welcome Meeting on Wednesday afternoon. We hope that you found the meeting informative and know that if you should have any questions who you can contact.

This week we published our first piece of writing in our Creative Curriculum book, each child tried extremely hard to improve their presentation and we are very proud of them. They have set themselves some great targets for the year ahead. We have began the first genre (description) which has been based on a WWI Battlefield. We have looked at photographs and videos to help uncover some key vocabulary required to produce our description. In lessons, we have looked at a variety of sentence types and figurative language techniques to ensure we create imagery for the reader in our chosen words. Today, we have began to draft this piece which we will be continuing next week.

In Maths, we have continued our journey with Place Value and studied number lines, comparing integers, rounding and negative numbers. We have looked at reasoning questions to deepen our understanding and enable us to explain our knowledge clearly to our peers and the teacher.

In Science, we continued to delve into the human body. We have focused on the circulatory system this week and became different body parts to help explain the process that occurs in our body to help transport oxygenated blood to each body part. We looked at an amazing website to help build our knowledge and understanding – please continue to explore at home (https://thehumanbodygame.co.uk).

A celebratory shout out to these children for top marks in their spellings or times tables test: Faheem, Layla.H, Grace, Zach, Zak, Shia-Star, Jacob, Dominic, Zarwa, Keira, Isobelle, Simar, Inaya, John, Ajeet, Archie, Harrison, Lissie, Elliott, Alex, Jay, Ollie, Layla and Kiera.

2KT – Congratulations to Faheem who has asked amazing questions all week in a variety of lessons to improve his Metacognition strategies and identify a route to his future career.

2DJ – Well done to Harrison, who has worked extremely hard this week, especially in his Maths work. He has even completed several ‘own its’ this week too.

Find out all about our topic for this half term by looking through the knowledge organisers below. They contain all the information you’ll need – including dates, people and events linked to the two world wars.

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