Happy Easter!

This weeks  ‘Word of the Day’. Please continue to encourage your boys to use these words at home and to tell you the meaning. Thank you.

  1. overhead
  2. excellent
  3. yawn
  4. beware
  5. boomerang
  6. factor
  7. strict
  8. beside
  9. fearless

We had a party for Evren yesterday! The boys played some games, enjoyed some treats and watched some of Evren’s favorite movie Cars!

We wish you all the best moving to America Evren. We hope you love your new School! We will miss you 🙂

Happy Easter!

The boys enjoying their Easter egg hunt! 🙂

Maths Challenges!

Well done to all the boys who regularly complete the Maths Challenges!  We enjoy reading your entries.  Here are some more challenges:

  1. Write the following times digitally:

5 o’clock

Quarter past five

Half past five

Quarter to 6

 

2. If I buy an ice-cream for 75p and give the shopkeeper a £1 coin, how much change will he give me?

3. If Mr Walker buys a toy dinosaur for £1.25 and gives the shop keeper a £2 coin to pay for the dinosaur, how much change will he receive?

4.  How may seconds are there in a minute?

5. How many minutes are there in one hour?  In two hours?

6. How many days are there in a year?

7. How many weeks are there in a year?

8. What is the date of your birthday?

Quack quack

In Literacy the boys have been learning about prepositions. They have been writing using prepositions.

This weeks  ‘Word of the Day’. Please continue to encourage your boys to use these words at home and to tell you the meaning. Thank you.

  1. because
  2. recycle
  3. float
  4. create
  5. shriek
  6. unfold
  7. patrol

The boys also know that a synonym is a word that means the same or similar to the WOD. The boys took it in turns to name a synonym for all of our WOD. The boys also know that an antonym is a word which has the opposite meaning. The boys were fantastic at thinking of antonyms for each word.

The boys had a great time watching the ducklings take a swim!

Ryan with Ryan the duckling.

Mrs Demetriou visited the boys this week with her dog Cali, along with his two friends Harry and Blossom. The dogs do some valuable work for the Stroke Rehab Centre. Mrs Demetriou demonstrated some of the tasks they encourage the patients to do.

In Maths this week the boys have been learning how to tell the time using a digital clock. The boys can read and write the digital time for o’clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

In RS this week the boys learnt about St. Patricks day. They learnt what a bossy verb is and made a green smoothie!

Have a wonderful weekend!

 

 

 

1G go to the Garden Centre

This weeks  ‘Word of the Day’. Please continue to encourage your boys to use these words at home and to tell you the meaning. Thank you.

  1. rise/rose
  2. because
  3. recycle
  4. float

On Thursday the boys had a wonderful time at the Dutch Nursery. The boys learnt about how to plant seeds. They boys were given £1 each and they went shopping with their friends. We wrote a shopping list before and the boys found the items. After the boys used their knowledge of adding coins to buy their products.

The boys loved visiting the ducklings in Reception. We watched a video of the first one hatching, the boys were very excited!

 

In the afternoon the boys planted their seeds.

Maths Challenges!

The boys have been learning about multiplication and division.  Here are some problems to solve!

 

Find 6 objects and share them between 3 toys.  How may objects will the toys have each?

Find 10 colouring pencils and sort them into 2 groups.  How many pencils are there in each group?

Make 4 groups using 12 toys.  How many toys in each group?

Give 3 people 2 pieces of fruit each.  How many pieces of fruit are there in total?

3 x 10 = ?

4 x 5 = ?

6 x 2 = ?

Science Week!

The boys enjoyed a wonderful visit from the Mad Scientist! She showed the boys lots of different experiments. The Scientist taught the boys what a physical and chemical reactions is.

The boys had lots of fun taking part in a Science workshop about Dinosaurs. They made dinosaur teeth and dug for dinosaur bones. They learnt about carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.

 

World Book Day

This week the boys had a fantastic time dressing up for World Book Day! We had some wonderful costume ideas.

The boys carried out lots of research about the UK ivory ban. We have been filming the boys reporting on this topic which will be part of our children’s Newsround.

In Maths this week the boys have been learning about division. They used a range of practical resources and they have been dividing objects into groups.

In Science this week the boys have been discovering the different habitats in which animals live.

This weeks  ‘Word of the Day’. Please continue to encourage your boys to use these words at home and to tell you the meaning. Thank you.

  1. injury
  2. acrobat
  3. fiddle
  4. block

The boys made some colourful animal puppets this week. Thank you to everyone who came to help the boys sew.

10 things found in a …………….. pocket

In Literacy this week the boys read the poem ’10 things found in a ship wrecked sailors pocket’. The boys then wrote their own version of the poem. We had some wonderful ideas including police, chef, Captain Smiths and my Mum’s pocket. Mr Fairclough came to visit the boys. He had 10 things in his pocket which retold the story of how the world was created and how it has developed.

This weeks  ‘Word of the Day’. Please continue to encourage your boys to use these words at home and to tell you the meaning. Thank you.

  1. delay
  2. thud
  3. injury
  4. imagined
  5. collect

In Maths this week the boys have been learning about multiplication as repeated addition. They have been making groups of objects as well as using themselves.

In Science our new topic is animals and their young. The boys enjoyed learning about all the different animals and matching them to their babies.

Savan has been entertaining the boys at the end of the day with a joke book he has written. The boys had a good laugh!

Happy St. Davids Day!

 

The boys learnt the story behind St.David’s Day and Jack shared with them some significant objects that represent the day.

 

 

 

Maths Challenges!

Before half term, you had fun measuring different objects and learning how to measure circumferences.  Here are some questions to find out how much you know!

  1.  Using a ruler, measure the length of your foot
  2.  Using a tape measure, measure the circumference of your waist
  3.  How many centimetres are there in a metre?
  4.  How many metres are there in a kilometre?
  5.  If you were asked to measure a football field, would it be more sensible to use a ruler or a metre stick? Why?
  6. Draw 4 lines of different lengths.  Using a ruler, measure the lines and record their lengths
  7. Centimetre is a long word!  How do we abbreviate it? How do we abbreviate the word ‘kilometre’?
  8. How tall are you?