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Spring Term Week 3

Dear Parents,

The children have settled in to the new term this week, last week was the first full week back and we had a lot of tiredness following all the excitement over Christmas!

They are all showing great enthusiasm for our English unit 'Greek Myths'. They have worked on lots of the different myths and developed thorough understandings of their meanings and discussed the powerful, exciting language. This will help them when we move on to writing their own myths next week.

In Maths, the whole class has worked exceptionally hard on the new area of multiplying fractions. They worked on developing the use of different strategies with Mrs Sandhu and then over the last couple of days they have really impressed me by applying these strategies to context problems. We look forward to them challenging themselves further in upcoming areas.

In RE the children have carried on their work on Mission. The children brought in some really thoughtful, detailed and well presented homework o…

Spring Term Week 1

Dear Parents

Welcome back to the Spring Term. We hope you had a lovely break over the holidays with family and friends. We are looking forward to a busy and productive term.

Over the first couple of days the children settled back in to a routine and started some of their new units.

In RE we have begun Mission - looking at the meaning of missions within communities, charities and faith. The children have a piece of homework on this that will cover 2 weeks.

Much to the children’s excitement we have started Myths and Legends in English. Firstly looking at the story of Prometheus and Pandora’s box. We also linked this to our first Art lesson where the children worked on developing portrait skills and then applied this to create some great portraits of Greek Gods. These will be finished by the next blog so I will be able to post some pictures of them.

In Maths we have begun with a focus on problem solving. This was the focus of the homework and will be continued next week. It is a vital part of…