This week has flown by in a blur! It's been busy but very productive so I have lots to share today.
First of all, it was really lovely to see so many of you at parents meetings. Thank you for taking the time to come in on these dark, chilly evenings. I was so pleased to be able to share how the children are getting on so far in Year 6, and set some targets for further progress. I am particularly enjoying being able to see their huge progress since I taught them in Year 4 - it's wonderful!
In English, we have been reading the book 'The Last Bear'. It tells the story of April Wood, a girl who spend 6 months on Bear Island with her father conducting research, and her friendship with the last remaining polar bear on the island. We have written in role as April, including diary entries and monologues, as well as writing descriptive sentences for setting descriptions of the island.
In Maths, we've been working hard on our Fractions topic. This week, we focused on finding equivalent fractions, simplifying fractions and comparing fractions using a common denominator.
Science took a look at the 3 R's of reuse, reduce & recycle. We enjoyed sorting through lots of household rubbish to see which of it could recycle nationally, locally or not at all. In Geography, we learnt why populations change due to changes in birth and death rate. We've also been creating 3D models in Computing, talking about school subjects in French and playing netball in P.E.
Next week we have Bikeability. Please check Dojo for information about this.
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