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Headteacher: Mrs Anna Moss

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Through the Ages

Hello Children,

 

I hope you are enjoying your holidays and having a well deserved rest.

What a super last week in school we had. I was very impressed with your baking skills and the range of fancy fruit breads you created was incredible! Maybe we have the next Mary Berry in Blue Class! You performed well at our Jewish festival and Mrs Moss was delighted to see how much you had learned about Judaism.

Our next topic is a fascinating one... Through the Ages! We will have a quick recap of Stone Age Britain and then investigate what happened afterwards during the Bronze Age and Iron Age. Our project is to set up and run a museum where your parents and other visitors can come and learn about these prehistoric times too. During the holidays, have a think about what you would like to have in the museum and what role you might like to have.

On Monday our prehistoric learning will begin. If you want to get a head start why not research about the Bronze Age or Iron Age. You can bring it into school on Monday and share your learning with the rest of the class. You can present it however you want i.e. a piece of art, a report, a PowerPoint...

Enjoy the rest of the holidays and I'll look forward to seeing you on Monday.

 

Love from Miss Townsend xxx

 

 

Blue Class Homework

Hello Children,

 

What a lot we've learned about Judaism this week! I'm looking forward to our trip to the synagogue on Monday where we will see some of the things we have learned about and learn even more. Remember boys, out of respect, you need to wear a hat or cap so you need to bring one to school on Monday.

 

Your homework during this topic is the following:

 

1. Practise your times tables.

Year 4 learn your 6 times table by heart and Year 3 your 4 times table. You must keep practising them until you know them by heart in any order and also the corresponding division facts. Ask your grown ups to help you. You may be able to think of fun ways and games that will help you to memorise those tricky ones!

 

2. Complete an activity on the School Wall linked to Judaism.

 

3. Get lost in a really good book.

 

Have a good weekend.

 

from Miss Townsend xxx

End of the topic and a new one begins!

Dear Children,

 

We have now come to the end of our 'Tell Me A Story' topic. You have all worked very hard and your recorded retells of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe are fantastic. I'm sure you're grown ups will be very impressed when they hear them! Your Narnia art masterpiece is currently under construction and I'm sure we're in with a good chance of winning the competition. Although I have had a sneeky peek at the other classes' work and we face tough competition! Fingers crossed though.

 

Tomorrow, we start our new topic linked to Judaism where we will explore stories found in the Torah scroll, investigate Jewish places of worship (which will involve a trip to a synagogue) and become bakers!!!

 

See you in the morning,

 

from Miss Townsend xxx

 

 

Merry Christmas

Dear Parents and Children,

 

Thank you for all your kind Christmas messages and gifts. I hope you all have a good rest over the Christmas period and have lots of fun together.

 

Merry Christmas and wishing you a very happy 2016!

 

Lots of love

 

Miss Townsend xxx

 

P.S. Remember children, if you find it tricky to sleep tomorrow night, start at 500 (or 1000 if the excitement is unbearable) and count back in 1s. You'll be asleep before you get to zero! It always works for me. Ho! Ho! Ho!

Well done Yellow and Blue Classes

What fabulous performances you all gave this week! You were amazing remembering all those words, dances and playing your instruments so well. Have a lovely holiday and we look forward to seeing you again in January 2016! Mrs Moss xx ps- remember to practise your reading over the holiday.

Year 3 P.E.

In P.E. after Christmas, Year 3 children will be learning how to play tag rugby. This will take place on the school field. Your child will need jogging bottoms, a jumper and trainers in their P.E. bag along with a plastic bag to put muddy trainers into after!

 

Many thanks.

What a performance!

Well done children for a fantastic Christmas production. Your grown ups had a super time listening to your beautiful singing and watching your fabulous dancing as well as enjoying all of the other talents on show.  You have all worked extremely hard and well and truly earned your tasty Christmas lunch.

 

You're all super stars!

Super Stars!

Wow! What a great class assembly! You were all super stars and entertained your grown ups and school friends brilliantly with your singing, dancing, poetry, drumming and art work. You should be very proud of yourselves.

 

We've another busy day tomorrow when you'll be running our African festival and sharing even more learning with your grown ups. You have all worked very hard during this topic.

 

Very well done!

 

Love from Miss Townsend xxx

Family Assembly

Well done children. You've made a great start at practising the ideas you have planned to include in your assembly. Remember to learn the rest of the words to 'Cauliflowers fluffy' over the weekend.

 

See you on Monday.

 

From Miss Townsend xxx

Hello Blue Class

Hello Blue Class,

 

I hope you are enjoying the holidays and having a good rest. I'm looking forward to seeing you all on Monday when we will be spending the day learning about the history of Bonfire Night. After that, we start our new topic 'People Around the World'.  The country that we will be investigating is Tanzania. I wonder if you can find out anything interesting about this country to share with us next week.

 

On Monday, remember to bring back your wellingtons, P.E. kits (including trainers and pumps, jogging bottoms and shorts) and Y4s remember to hand in your application forms if you are keen to take part in the Year 4 job scheme.

 

See you on Monday.

 

Love from Miss Townsend xxx

Native American Day

What a great day we've had today to end our Native American topic. The morning started off brilliantly with your performance of 'Fire Child Dance' and then we've enjoyed lots of different activities from totem pole and bag making, listening to stories in the story tent to sketching our special visitor who came all the way from the Great Plains! It was made extra special by being able to share our Native American lunch in the sunshine. During this topic you have all learned so much and have shown me what a hard working and motivated class you are.

 

Our next topic is 'In the Woods' and we're off for a walk on Monday morning so remember to come to school in jogging bottoms and a warm waterproof coat and check that you have a pair of wellingtons in school. During the next two weeks we'll be reading and writing explanation texts about woodland life, learning how to classify woodland animals, learning how and why woodlands change and how we can look after these beautiful places. In maths we will continue to develop our addition and subtraction skills and revisit our 3 times table with the goal to know them out of order and by heart. Remember practising your times tables at home really helps.

 

Have a lovely weekend and remember to tell your grown ups all about our Native American day.

 

See you on Monday.

 

from Miss Townsend x

 

Computing

Dear Blue Class,
Next week sees the start of our new topic ‘In the woods’. In our computing
lessons we will be learning how to take, edit and upload photographs. We
will be taking autumnal photographs and turning them into cards. Please
can you all collect some symbols of autumn ready to get creative with e.g.
cones, conkers, leaves, acorns etc. Bring them to your computing lesson on
Thursday or Friday ( 15th/16th October)
Love from

Mrs James and Mrs Moran

One missing jumper and one homeless jumper!

Dear Parents,

 

Please can you check at home to see whether your child has brought the wrong jumper home by mistake. We are missing a brand new age 7/8 jumper with the name Sophie on the underside of the label. It has been missing since last Thursday. In addition to this missing jumper, there has been an age 7/8 jumper sitting at the front of Blue Class with a worn out name on for the last two days which no one is claiming. I feel these two jumper stories could be linked! If anyone can help solve these problems that would be great.

 

Many thanks,

 

Miss Townsend

Blue News

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A great first week back!

Well done children for a super first week back. You have all settled into the new routines quickly, have done some great learning already and have shown me what keen and hardworking children you are. Your tipis look very authentic and are successfully standing up and Miss Kuriger and I have created a beautiful display in the corridor of your paintings of our school.

 

I'll see you on Monday when we will don our history hats and investigate more about Native Americans and continue with our story telling of The Garden.

 

Have a lovely weekend,

 

from Miss Townsend x