October 2015

Tranmere Times 21.6.24 | 21 Jun 2024

This morning in Maths, we started our session by using our knowledge of classifying angles to estimate the size of various angles. Then, we had a go at using protractors to accurately measure angles, which our buddies drew for us…ON THE TABLES! I know, we were pretty shocked by this too!

Before half term, Herons planted a variety of different seeds including; spinach, pea and spring onion. We have cared for these plants by giving them plenty of water and sun. We have now had the opportunity to plant them outside as they needed more space to grow.

In English, Herons have been looking at the key features of non-chronological texts. We spent time looking at a variety of different books to identify key features such as: headings, facts, paragraphs, questions etc. The children enjoyed learning new information about different animals and insects. We finished off our lesson by watching a short clip …

Herons have taken part in the Penny Investigation. They had to see how many drops of water they could get on a penny. Once, they did this they tried again to see if they could beat their score. We discussed how doing smaller drops each time would mean we would do more drops. The children …

A recent Sport England study found that less than half (47%) of children in the UK currently meet the Chief Medical Officers’ guidelines of taking part in an average of 60 minutes or more of sport and physical activity a day  While this figure may see a rise during the Euros, taking this chance to get …

According to Statista, 69% of children currently engage in competitive sport, either in or out of school  Thanks to the Euros, it’s very possible that percentage will see an uptick in the coming weeks. Enjoying sport and revelling in healthy competition can have a fantastic impact on children’s development – but when presented with the idea …

Book Study and Local Geography Homework Grid – New 2024 Summer 2nd English Knowledge Organiser Summer 2nd Maths Knowledge Organiser

We have been working on our place value knowledge and how to represent two digit numbers in a variety of ways. We used part whole models, ten frames, tens and ones and a written form. Take a look at our work.

This week, Puffins have been engaging with The Great Science Share for Schools – a campaign that aims to inspire children to ask, investigate and share scientific questions that are important to them. This afternoon, they took part in the ‘penny drop experiment’. Initially, they were challenged to see how many drops of water they …
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