Friday, 23rd April 2021


The children this week had an amazing opportunity to learn about farm animals and about ways to care for them. The Ark Farm’s visit on Tuesday allowed them to have a closer look at animals such as a donkey, a pig, some lambs, chickens, ducks as well as rabbits, guinea pigs and even a hedgehog. The children loved stroking the animals on display and recorded lots of newly learnt facts about them later on in class.

In English, we have completed our first big write of the term. A newspaper article based on our class book, The three little wolves and the big bad pig. In Maths, we started our new unit of fractions, using Cuisenaire rods for the first time.

We have completed our daily mile and in Design and Technology, finished our circuits and switches for our bedside lamps. Today in our Computing session we learnt through using Scratch how to use the forever and repeat programming blocks.  The children enjoyed programming three dinosaur sprites to dance!!  They finished off their afternoon, enjoying their fruit kebabs!


Have a lovely weekend,

Ms Varga and Mrs McNamara


Please see your Home Learning below:

Due Tuesday, 27th April 2021
Spelling Please spend some time practising this week’s spelling words then complete your test.—br–to-ce-

Reading Please log onto your Read Theory account and complete 2 activities.

Timestables Please log onto Hit the Button and spend some time practicing your mixed division facts. In our fraction learning, it is essential that children have a solid knowledge of their division facts to calculate equal groups of the whole.

RE As a preparation for our RE learning based on the symbols we use in Mass to refer to the Resurrection of Jesus, we would like the children to research the Paschal Candle (one of the object in Church, we are going to look at next week). We would like the children to present their learning on an A4 piece of paper (handwritten or typed) with pictures-if possible- as we are going to stick these into their RE books.

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1 reply
  1. Catherine Roberts
    Catherine Roberts says:

    Fabulous opportunity for the children.I doubt there are many schools that have a visit from a farm! Thanks for sharing their learning.


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