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Today, we have been representing numbers to 100 using tens and ones. The children worked in pairs to choose a number and find different ways to represent it. They used concrete resources such as; numicon, base 10, counters, multi-link cubes and bead strings. They also drew pictorial representations to represent numbers to 100.

This morning, we have been celebrating Roald Dahl’s birthday. We have been learning about who Roald Dahl is and why he is important. We have discussed different books he wrote for children and even had chance to read some of them with our friends.

This afternoon, Heron and Dove class buddied up outside. The children worked together in small groups and played a variety of different games, including football and tennis, using the PE equipment. They had a lovely afternoon despite the rain!

Today, the children completed a carousel of practical activities about mass and using grams.

Today in Herons class, we looked at the key features of a persuasive letter. We discussed the structure of the letter; greeting, opening, argument (reasons), conclusions and signature. We also looked at other features like adjectives, bossy verbs and questions (including rhetorical questions). The children worked in small groups to annotate letters from our class …

In maths, the children were divided into two large groups. Group 1 learned what mass is and how to compare mass using the following words; heavier, heaviest, lighter and lightest. Group 2 were practising their times tables on TTRockstars. Group 1 worked in pairs and chose two different objects to compare. They had to predict …

Today, we explored the emotions of the characters in our class book, The Day the Crayons Quit. We discussed which crayon was the angriest, the happiest and the saddest. We made suggestions on how Duncan could cheer his crayons up. Next, we worked in pairs or groups of 3 and used drama techniques to act …

Yesterday, we started our new English topic, The Day the Crayons Quit. The children listened to the story, which was very amusing! They then worked in small groups to retell and act out the pink crayon’s letter. They developed their oracy skills by using expression to exaggerate parts of the story. Take a look at …

This week, we have been looking at measurement; length and height. First of all, the children worked in table groups to group objects which are smaller than a metre and objects which are bigger than a metre. Next, they worked in groups of 3 to measure objects in the classroom using rulers and metre sticks. …

Today, we secured our knowledge of odd and even numbers. We learnt that all even numbers are multiples of 2 and therefore can be divided equally into 2 groups. All odd numbers end in 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9. As part of our lesson, we investigated whether statements related to odd and even numbers …
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