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In Woodpeckers this morning, we have been learning how to partition numbers using flexible partitioning. To begin with, we recapped the meaning of the term place value, and how to represent and partition numbers into 1000s, 100s, 10s and 1s. Then, we took a look at flexible partitioning. We started this by using counters and …

In Woodpeckers today, we have celebrated European Languages Day. We started the morning by learning how to say hello in lots of different languages, and created some decorations for the classroom to help us remember these. Then, we chose Spanish as our language of focus. We learned how to say hello, good morning, good afternoon, …

This week in Woodpeckers, we completed a vocabulary lesson focusing on some of the new key words that we are going to see pop-up consistently throughout out topic of Rainforests and Chocolate. To begin with, we read the new vocabulary and discussed their potential meanings. Then, we had a go at matching each word with …

Our first topic of the term in LKS2, is Rainforests and Chocolate. This week, we have kick started our learning, with an entry point all about rainforest masks. To begin with, we completed some research on Nixiwaka Yawanawa and his significance in rainforest art. Then, we completed some research on why tribes wear body and …

Today, Woodpeckers have spent the afternoon creating dichotomous keys, using liquorice allsorts, for their new science topic: Living Things and their Habitats. To begin with, we discussed what a dichotomous key is and if we had ever seen or used one before. Then, we looked at some examples that classified fruit, sweets and animals. As …

Today in Woodpeckers, we started our new Place Value Maths unit. This morning we spent some time re-capping our prior knowledge and understanding around this topic. We shared our understanding of the value of whole numbers and also the value of each digit within whole numbers, looking specifically at hundreds, tens and ones. We then …

Queen Elizabeth II | 12 Sep 2022

Following the sad news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Tranmere Park pupils have paid their respects by celebrating and reflecting on her achievements and importance to the UK. Take a look at our pictures below.

Today in Year 3, we had our first Ukulele session of the term. We had lots of fun with Mrs. James and can’t wait to start learning lots of different songs!

To confirm, swimming lessons will commence next Friday (16th). Please bring swimming kit and a towel in P.E. bags (goggles optional). Any further questions, please see Mr Housden.

Today in 3/4, we have had an Art filled morning! To begin with, we discussed and experimented with different types of brush strokes. In particular, we looked at using the splatter technique, the dry brush technique, the cross-hatch technique and how we can use our paints to create depth within our pictures. After this, we …
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