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Transition

Transition

This week, all children have moved to work with their new classes – each year group has an exciting transition project which will be continued next week.

The children have been working exceptionally hard, showing their new teachers – just how ready they are for the move.

 

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Week beginning 10-7-17

Year 3

In Y3 next week, children will be continuing to write their Maleficent story setting. Children will be exploring a range of powerful verbs as well as adverbs, nouns and adjectives. They have made a super start so far and we can’t wait to read the finished pieces. 

I’m numeracy children will be completing their end of year assessments. This will give the children opportunity to showcase their amazing talents. Remember to practice those written methods. 

During creative lessons we are continuing to express our learning by creating heroes and villains. 

We would like to share how much we enjoyed Den Day in Y3. 

Year 4

In our penultimate full week of term, Year 4 will taking part in assessments in mathematics, reading, SPaG and science to show the wonderful progress they have made this year. Wednesday will be a transition day so Y4 will move to their new Y5 teacher for the day. In science we will be finishing our theme of ‘sound’ by looking at sound insulation and how we can make things sound proof. In  mathematics we will be reviewing our performances in the arithmetic and reasoning papers so we are truly ready for Y5.

Year 5

Throughout next week we will be applying all our learning to our end of year assessments. 

In topic we will be continuing our learning about mini beasts.  We will be creating a timeline indicating the stages of growth in humans, applying our comparison skills. 

We are really looking forward to our second transition day on Wednesday with our new classes.

Please ensure spellings and times tables are practised ready for our weekly tests and regular reading is recorded in your child’s reading diary.
As always, please ensure PE kits are in school on a Monday ready for the week ahead.
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Den Day 2017

Den Day 2017

Thank you to everyone to both contributed, and took part in our amazing Den Day .

There were some incredible designs and a lot of work went into the afternoon.

Have a look at some of the designs…

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Week beginning 3-7-17

Year 3

Next week Y3 children will begin the transition into Y4. On Tuesday they will visit their new classes for the full day. The year 3 children will be studying Jungle Book as their transition theme. 

In maths we will be learning how to interpret data from different types of graphs. Also, we will explore how to present data in a pictographs as well as bar charts. Remember to keep learning those times tables. 

In writing lessons we will begin to explore the story of Maleficent. We will be exploring the setting in detail and thinking about writing our own setting based in an enchanted forest. During SPaG lessons we are continuing to work on the rules of speech before our assessments next week. 

During creative lessons, we are exploring heroes and villains using a range of different media. 

 

Year 4

This week we will be continuing with our data handling in mathematics, focusing on line graphs and pie charts. We will also be revising number operations and starting to review our journey in maths this year. We are looking forward to transition on Tuesday and then continuing with our science topic  ‘Sound’ focusing on investigative work.

PE will be on Monday afternoon and swimming for 4O on Thursday as usual.

Year 5

In our maths lessons, we will be developing our learning of perimeter and beginning our learning on.

In topic we will be continuing our learning about mini-beasts.  We will be developing our understanding about life cycles and comparing them between species.

We are really looking forward to our transition day on Tuesday with our new class.

Please ensure spellings and times tables are practised ready for our weekly tests and regular reading is recorded in your child’s reading diary.
As always, please ensure PE kits are in school on a Monday ready for the week ahead.

 

 

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Y6 leave us for pastures new

Y6 leave us for pastures new

This week we said a fond farewell to our Y6 children, who are leaving us to start the new chapter in their ‘book of life’

We said our good byes in two amazing performances and a final assembly.

 

Congratulations to the children who were awarded – Pupil of the Year

Congratulations to the children who achieved 99% and 100% attendance over the past 4 YEARS!

We wish each and everyone of them all the very best when they begin Wickersley School on Monday.

 

 

 

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Shakespeare Festival – Macbeth

Shakespeare Festival – Macbeth

A huge shout out to our Y4 children who took part in the Rotherham Shakespeare Festival this week.

Over this term, they have worked with Open Minds Theatre to put together 3 different scenes from Macbeth – along with Brinsworth Whitehill and Abbey School, they put on an incredible show.

Well done to all the children who took part and to the adults who facilitated the performance.

 

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Week beginning 26-6-17

Year 3

Next week Y3 children will be starting to explore settings for stories through the tale of Malificent in writing lessons. We will be exploring a range of descriptive devices that will enable us to describe settings for stories in an effective way. 

In numeracy we will be exploring statistics. This exciting learning will involve us thinking about how data is presented in different ways as well as how it can be interpreted. Don’t forget to learn those times tables. 

In creative lessons we will be using our powder paint skills to create a range of portraits of heroes and villains. This will enable us to extend our painting skills by blending different colours together. 

We would like to share how much we enjoyed our sports day last week.

Year 4

This  week Year 4 will be creating and interpreting line graphs in mathematics, much of the data being generated from science experiments. SFA continues with our new books and writing challenges. Our big highlight of the week is our performance of Macbeth, Acts 1,2 and 5 at the specially built theatre in Clifton Park on Wednesday. We look forward to seeing you for the evening performance. Exciting times!

PE will be on Monday afternoon as usual and 4O will be swimming on Thursday.

Year 5

In our maths lessons, we will be beginning our learning of imperial measures.

In topic we will be continuing our learning about mini-beasts.  We will be investigating life-cycles, habitats and parts of a plant.  Children are developing their art skills by drawing animals and making clay models.

Please ensure spellings and times tables are practised ready for our weekly tests and regular reading is recorded in your child’s reading diary.
As always, please ensure PE kits are in school on a Monday ready for the week ahead.

Year 6

Next week we will be: Sharing our fabulous production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat with our families and friends. We will also be working with Rotherham United for the final time before the transition to Wickersley.

Don’t forget:
-Joseph performances take place on Wednesday and Friday (please see the office for more information)
-The children’s last day with us is Friday 30th June.
-Transition begins at Wickersley on Monday 3rd July 2017.

We would like to share the following with our families:
-This is the final log that will be written for the families of our year 6 children and behalf of myself and the year 6 team, I would like to say a huge thank you for all of your support throughout the year and to the children for being amazing and fabulous. We wish each and everyone of our year 6 children the best as they begin, what I’m sure will be an exciting journey!

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Sporting Achievements

Sporting Achievements

Well done to Riley and Connor who took part in an England Table Tennis National competition.

Both boys played incredibly well and gained some really valuable experience playing at such a competitive level.

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Sports Days 2017

Sports Days 2017

 

This week we have held our ‘weather’ adapted’ sports days for Y3/4 and for Y5/6.

Great fun has been had by all children – each and everyone working hard to win points for their team.

The hot, hot weather didn’t stop everyone from taking part and support from families was incredible, as always.

Well done to everyone.

The winner will be announced on Friday in assembly.

 

A big shout out goes to two of our Y4 children who baked cookies to raise money for Barnados.  Well done girls – very proud of you both.

Another big shout out goes to one of our Y5 girls who provided a range of raffle prizes to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.  Very proud of you too. 

 

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