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Half Term Information Sheet
WE HAVE A BUCKET FILLER!
Our Key Stage 2 Bucket Filler for this week was none other than Oak Class' very own Mia as she is a pleasure to teach; her consistently fantastic attitude to learning, striving to challenge herself and her excellent manners make her a deserved winner for this award. Well done, Mia!
Spring terms's Special Mentions
29/3/18 This week's Special Mention, Saskia, was chosen for being an ALWAYS worker; this individual consistently produces classwork to a high standard! Well done!
28/4/18 Oak Class'Special Mention for this week is a joint award for Ella and Chloe for their fantastic work during English this week. Both produced amazing accounts of the class' visit to Harewood House and had also written fantastic newspaper reports earlier in the week. Well done, girls!!!
Spring term's CHAS
29/3/18 This weeks CHAS award went to Lola for consistently demonstrating CHAS qualities and always being kind in and out of the classroom around school, well done!
28/4/18 The CHAS award in Oak Class was awarded to Billy for his impeccable manners in or out of school - this applies especially to the class' trip to Harewood House on Thursday. Billy is also consistently caring and is quick to offer help to other members of school if they're sad or upset.
Homework This is your child's mission possible homework booklet for autumn 1. The home learning activities are linked to the mission that your children will be focusing on and they will be carefully chosen to develop different skills in relation to a variety of curriculum subjects.
What we've been doing this week
In Literacy, we have been looking at and writing winter poems- look out for them on our winter display soon!
In Mission we have been researching the life of Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution. The children have also made a start making some fossils of their own.
In mission maths the children have been looking at the properties of 3D shapes and problem solving using nets. They've even made some 3D sculptures outside of the classroom.
During Literacy the children have started reading descriptions and unpicking the language used to paint a vivid picture in the readers mind. Watch this space for our own amazing descriptions next week.
In Mission the children have been finding out which countries produce what food, when it is harvested and how it is harvested. We couldn't believe how far some of our food has traveled.
On Friday, the children had the opportunity to work with a French teacher from Snaith High School- they sang songs, played games and had a vocabulary shoot out!
15th December 2017
In P.E. this week, Ellicia and Evie H. performed tremendously in our Christmas football tournament, demonstrating perseverance and good communication while Sam M. showed great leadership in his team, assisting his teammates. Rosie, Xander and Bridget all produced fantastic answers in class reading time when asked to analyse the relationship between characters in our class book, The Boy in Striped Pyjamas. All maths groups also deserve a 'wow' mention for their Christmas coordinates work and not giving up.
8th December 2017
The Starfish group and Sam R. produced some fabulous work in Mission this week. This week's maths involved dividing fractions with Rosie, Ben W and Lauren exhibiting effort and persistence throughout; Sam M also performed magnificently when confronted with dividing fractions in the form of word problems. Lola and Ellisia also impressed in literacy this week. Well done Oak Class, keep it up!
20th October 2017
Bridget, Ella, Mia, Jake and Ben H for their amazing creative writing this week- they all used a range of figurative language and their presentation was beautiful.
Christie for his effort and determination to complete his recipe for our class cook book- it sounds amazing!
10th November 2017
Sam Mundy for supporting his peers in class- Sam has completed his own work to a high standard and then supported his classmates and shared his ideas.
All the children have started some amazing writing in literacy this week based on our mission work. We have some wonderful descriptive writing and I cant wait to see how they develop next week. Well done everyone!
17th November 2017
Dylan, Oscar, Kaeden, Benjamin White, Bridget, Ella and Evie H for some amazing research about the different fossils found from the different eras. Their work was presented to such a high standard and full of of interesting facts.
1st December 2017
This week in maths, Kaeden, Addison, Lola and Max for a their fantastic work multiplying fractions. Mission has been involved researching animals and how they've adapted to their environment; Billy, Kaeden and Rose produced some an excellent polar bear fact file. Jake also brought in a wonderful Christmas shape poem as part of Autumn 2's homework.
Key Stage 2 had a wonderful time at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, we got up close to come of the animals we have been researching and met a conservation expert.