Herons

Welcome to Herons’ class page!

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

Routines in Herons Adults in Herons 
PE Indoor — Tuesday Miss Elliott
PE Outdoor — Wednesday Mrs Dolan
Spellings — Monday Mrs Titchmarsh
Times tables — Friday Mrs Holland

 

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

Heron Class governor: Miss Bell

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

KS1 Weekly Homework 2021-2022

Each week, children will bring home a weekly homework sheet and new spellings to learn. We will alternate between SPaG and maths worksheets.  Homework will be sent out in book bags on Mondays and should be completed by the following Monday. There are 3 levels of difficulty and we will always send the middle ability …

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

KS1 Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers Autumn 1st 2021

KS1 Topic Knowledge Organiser Autumn 1st Cycle 2 2021 Hooray lets go on holidayPlease find attached find the Homework Grid for our topic this half-term, Hooray, Let’s Go On Holiday! The Knowledge Organisers for English, Maths, Topic and Science are also attached. KS1 Topic Homework Grid-Hooray Let’s Go On Holiday! Autumn 1st 2021 KS1 Topic …

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Black History Month – Herons

This week, Herons have been learning about and celebrating Black History Month. Firstly, we enjoyed watching a virtual performance, called Come An’ See Anansi, created by Bigfoot Arts Education. We then talked about key figures today and in history who have achieved great things. Lots of the children enjoyed revisiting information about Mary Seacole’s life and …

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Lovely, leafy science

KS1 learnt the difference between deciduous and evergreen trees this week and spent some time trying to identify leaves from different trees such as oak, sycamore, beech, hawthorn, elm, horse chestnut, pine and holly. Meeting Dee and Sid, our friendly puppets, helped them to remember the word deciduous, which is a very tricky word! If …

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Y2 Practical Maths – Place Value – Place Value Chart

This morning, we continued working on developing our partition skills using a place value chart. We practically split numbers into different combinations of tens and ones using apparatus. Some pupils noticed a pattern and began to mentally partition numbers in lots of different combinations.

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Worry Wizard Workshop – Herons

This week, we were joined by Jane and Sonny to learn about worries. We learnt that it’s ok to have worries and that it’s also great to share our worries with others! We also learnt lots about how to look after ourselves and each other to keep our well-being positive.

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Bloomin’ Marvellous Science in KS1

Eagles, Skylarks and Herons have been learning about common garden plants this week and looking closely at petals and leaves. Here are a few photos of them in action.

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Y2 Practical Maths – Place Value – Partitioning Numbers

Today, the children learnt strategies for partitioning numbers in different ways. We began by using concrete resources to represent the tens and ones, then started drawing the tens and ones ourself.

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Hooray Let’s Go On Holiday – KS1 Entry Point

We started this half term’s topic ‘Hooray, Let’s Go On Holiday’ with an exciting entry point today. Our outdoor area became a travel agents as the children explored holidays around the world. They took on the roles of the travel agents or customers and booked and arranged holidays. They had to consider the amount of …

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National Fitness Day – Herons

Today is National Fitness Day. Herons took part in the ‘In It For a Minute Challenge’. We enjoyed running, dancing, planking, flying like a bird, jumping, balancing, throwing and catching a ball and hula-hooping!

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Y2 Practical Maths – Place Value – Representing Numbers to 100

In today’s maths lesson, we used a variety of concrete resources to build and represent different 2-digit numbers. We identified the number of tens and ones in each number.

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