Entries by Margaret Joyce

Friday 23rd September

This week, although a shorter one, has been a busy one! In Maths the children have continued with their work on place value and we have been looking at negative numbers and rounding.  The children have been working hard to explain how they round to the nearest 10/100/1000/10,000/100,000  etc. In RE we have been looking […]

Autumn 1 Week 3

It was wonderful to welcome parents to our Mass this morning. The children sang beautifully and were very good role models for reception and Year 1. In Maths, we continued skip counting and partitioning. Please use this video link to help support your child with partitioning at home https://vimeo.com/430317914 English we have used conjunctions in […]

Autumn 1 Week 3

This morning we had our beginning of the year Mass. The children sang, responded and behaved beautifully. In Maths, we have continued to develop an understanding of place value of 3 digit numbers. The children have solved problems to demonstrate their understanding. In English, the children wrote a persuasive speech as one of the characters […]

Friday, 23rd September 2022

Year 4 had yet another busy week. In Maths, the children finished their first unit of place value and moved on to number magnitude as a preparation towards rounding whole numbers. They used strips of blank paper to identify crucial benchmark numbers, before placing mystery numbers on their number lines, thinking about the relative size […]

Year 5 – 23/09/22

Although this has been a shorter week than usual, it has been no less busy. On Wednesday, Year 5 found out about a very important leadership role that is new to our school. The class are going to be Caritas Ambassadors, which means that they are going to be activists for social change in the […]

Year 5 – 16/09/22

Welcome to the end of another week! Our week began with a karate session, which allowed the children to revise some of the stances that they learnt last year. Our art topic this half term is about typography, so our art lesson today allowed the children to experiment with cut-out typography. Have a look at […]

Autumn 1 Week 2

We have had a busy week in Year 3. It was lovely to see some of you at the Meet the Teacher talk. If you missed it, all of the information is on the Year 3 blog. The children had their first karate lesson on Monday. Their focus and concentration was excellent. In our English […]

Friday, 16th September 2022

We began the week with karate in Year 4. I was very impressed to see the children’s excellent focus and concentration during our first session of stances. In Maths, the children carried on extending their understanding of the value of each digit in a 4 digit number and applied this when playing competitive, strategic Maths […]

Friday 16th September

Another week has flown by in Year 6. On Monday, we welcomed back Sensei Michael and took part in a karate lesson. On Tuesday we joined with many parishioners for the 10am mass on the feast day of St. John Chrysostom.  Fr Shaun spoke to the children in his homily about their role as Year 6 […]

Autumn 1 Week 2

We have had a busy week in Year 2. It was lovely to meet so many of you at the Meet the Teacher talk. If you missed it, all of the information is here. Meet the Teacher Meetings SEPT 2022 Recommended Book list for Year 2 https://www.booksfortopics.com/year-2 The children had their first karate lesson on […]