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You will find all of our news and homework organised by type on a handy one-stop page!

Reception to Year 1 Transition 2023-2024

Phonics Information Evening 2024

Routines in Eagles Adults in Eagles
PE Indoor — Monday Mrs Gibson
PE Outdoor — Friday Mrs Wright
Spellings – Monday Mrs Hill
Miss Russum (Student Teacher)
 

 

Book Bag Days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. More information can be found in the front of the children’s reading diaries.

Eagle Class governor: James Davis

This Week’s Homework – Click the title for more.

KS1 Homework

Each week, children will bring home a weekly homework sheet and new spellings to learn. We will alternate between Maths and Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar (SPaG)/Phonics worksheets.  Homework will be sent out in book bags on Mondays and should be completed and returned by the following Monday. Please send this homework back into school, noting …

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This Half-Term’s Topic Homework & Knowledge organiser – Click the title for more.

KS1 Homework Grid and Knowledge Organisers-Summer 1st 2024

Please find attached the Knowledge Organisers for this half term including those for Maths, English, Science and this half term’s topic ‘We Are What We Eat.’ Also attached below is this half term’s homework grid linked to our topic work. On here you will find a variety of homework options. We kindly ask that each …

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This Week’s Online Safety Update – Click the title for more. 

27.3.24 Clickbait

Around one in five headlines online are clickbait  That’s an estimate from experts at Stanford University, who conducted a study into this phenomenon which has gradually extended its reach to almost every corner of the internet – powered by a strategy of snagging users’ attention by any means necessary rather than a legitimate desire to inform …

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School Council / Vision Education Easter Competition

Over the past few weeks, School Council have been encouraging all pupils to take part in Vision Education’s design an Easter Egg competition. All entires were collected by the council team and sent to Vision Education and today, the winners were announced… 1st – Lucy B, 2nd – Zaiba K, 3rd – Neveyah P. A …

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Eagles make a freestanding tower (round 2!)

Throughout our topic, we have been learning about various structures from around the world (including towers) and have been thinking about what makes them stable. The children have been taught a range of strengthening techniques and today, utilising this key knowledge, they designed and made a freestanding tower. The children attempted this activity 6 weeks …

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Eagles become golf pros!

Today, Eagles took part in the second of two fantastic PE workshops. The focus of this session was on golf and on the correct position of the feet when hitting the ball. The children were also taught how to hold the club correctly and how to ‘putt’ the ball accurately towards the flag. The children …

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Building Spaghetti and Marshmallow Structures

As part of our design and technology work this term, Eagles, challenged themselves to make a 3D structure out of spaghetti and marshmallows. The children worked independently, but helped each other out when needed. Eagles had a great attitude and didn’t give up even when it was tricky. They were very resourceful in making their …

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British Science Week

Last week was British Science Week, and this year’s theme was ‘time’. To celebrate this, all pupils from EYFS to Year 6 engaged in a range of different activities, experiments and investigations revolving around this topic. There were live lessons from the farm with NFU Education, engineering and fossil story times from the STEM Hub, …

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World Book Day 2024

What fantastic book characters we had in Eagles today! We had a busy day reading for pleasure and sharing our favourite books. We buddied up with Puffins to share our reading and got the Y5s to read to us. We took some time to make our own bookmarks using stencils and used these to track …

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KS1 Design and Technology – Strengthening Techniques

As part of our topic work, the children have been learning different strengthening techniques in order to make their towers stronger. Today, the children rotated around the three classrooms, completing different activities. They learnt that triangles are stronger than squares and that diagonal struts add additional support. They also rolled paper to add strength and …

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Eagles go orienteering!

Yesterday, Eagles class took part in a fun and engaging orienteering workshop. The children began by using simple maps to identify images hidden on cones. They had to remember to always orientate the map to North in order to find the correct pictures. Once we had the hang of this, the children completed an orienteering …

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Eagles Entry Point – Structures – Building a freestanding tower!

Our topic this half term is ‘Structures.’ As our entry point, the children were put into small groups and allocated endless amounts of newspaper and masking tape. Their mission – to create a freestanding tower! The children worked well in their groups, utilising a range of strategies and ideas to build their structure. Some towers …

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Practical Maths Eagles – Learning all about the number 20!

In Eagles, we have been investigating the number 20. As part of our practical investigation, the children had to recognise the place value of each number, represent 20 in different ways using a variety of practical equipment, identify numbers greater than/ less than 20 and write their own number stories. Some children worked outside, exploring …

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Structures From Around the World!

Today, Eagles class have been investigating structures from around the world. They worked in groups to try to identify the type of structure, what it was made from and most importantly what made it stable!The children came up with some brilliant ideas and noticed that for many structures, the base is wider than the top, …

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Eagles eggciting handling of our new chicks!

As part of our science learning, KS1 have had some very special visitors over the last few weeks. We received some eggs last week which we have seen hatch, and now we have some very excitable and noisy chicks in our classroom! The children have really enjoyed witnessing the first few stages of this life …

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Chess Club begins for LKS2!

After running for a term for years 1 and 2, Chess Club started at break time today for years 3 and 4. There were some fantastic games happening this morning! If you’re currently in Red Kites, Woodpeckers or Falcons and would like to come to chess club, it will run in the LKS2 shared area …

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How Eggciting!

Yesterday KS1 had a very special delivery! 20 eggs were delivered to us in an incubator with news that they would soon be hatching! This morning we had 2 chicks and by the end of the day we had a whopping 7! The children are so eggcited about their arrival and can’t wait for cuddles …

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Eagles Practical Maths – Understanding ‘teen’ numbers

In Maths today, the children have been focusing on the numbers 14, 15 and 16. We have been recognising the place value of each digit in these numbers and have been representing them in various ways.

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KS1 Muddy Puddles Day and Exit Point

Today KS1 had a fantastic combined Muddy Puddles Day/Exit Point, concluding our topic of ‘Time Travellers.’ The children have absolutely loved this topic so it was lovely to finish with such a practical activity that summed up our learning this half term. Today, Alfresco Learning delivered our wonderfully engaging workshop. The children had ‘hands on’ …

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KS1 learn more about the Great Fire of London!

We are well and truly loving our history topic this half term and are enjoying any opportunity to delve deeper into the past and find out more! As part of our work on the Great Fire of London, we have been looking at extracts from Samuel Pepys’ diary. We have also looked at paintings from …

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KS1 Great Fire of London Workshop

Today Ks1 took part in a fantastic workshop run by no other than Samuel Pepys himself! The children enjoyed stepping back over 350 years to ‘The Great Fire of London’ and learning more about what Samuel witnessed during this historic event. The Great Fire formed only a very small part of his diary but we …

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Eagles make jam sandwiches

To complete our English unit on instructions and recipes, we followed instructions to make jam sandwiches. Afterwards we wrote our own instructions for others, making sure that they were numbered, started with an imperative verb and gave enough information. The jam sandwiches were delicious.

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Time Travellers Topic – The Great Fire of London

Eagles have continued their topic work on ‘Time Travellers’ and have started to travel back in time beyond living memory to 1666 and the time of ‘The Great Fire of London.’ Today, the children learnt about London in the present day using Google Earth and aerial photographs. We used these tools to help us to …

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