Maple: Maple has another fantastic week! We had an amazing no pens day on Wednesday, there was some amazing show tell objects. In writing we have been busy planning and writing our amber write, it has been wonderful to read the children's report writing. In PSHE we have been discussing way we can overcome conflict. In science we have been describing how the digestive works and linking this with our scientist of the term. Well done everyone keep up the hard work!
Silver Birch: Another fantastic week in the lovely Silver Birch class! In Geography and History, we have been learning about the seasons of the Nile and the hierarchy of the Ancient Egyptian empire. In Writing, we have been working hard planning our own report. In Maths, we have moved onto fractions and we have been identifying fractions of shapes and amounts using the numerator and denominator. In PSHE, we have been applying our learning from Anit-Bullying week to discussing how to tackle conflict in and out of school. You are amazing, Silver Birch! Have a great weekend and we’re looking forward to seeing you on Monday!
Elder: We have had another great week in Elder class. We have been designing our own Christingle based on the Christmas story, started to plan our amber write for Talk for Writing and in PSHE we have been thinking about what influences our lives. Wednesday saw us having a no pens day with a big show and tell. Have a lovely weekend and look forward to next week!
Pine: What a fantastic week we have had in Pine! We have started our amber write in Talk for Writing, creating our own portal stories. In PSHE we have had some very interesting discussions about what influences our assumptions about people and considered how some assumptions can be positive and some negative. We have also had an amazing day on Wednesday as we celebrated No Pens Day. Our day was full of show and tell and many drama activities (including a very lively debate about Julius Caesar’s rise to power). Have a fantastic weekend and I look forward to next week!
Willow: Willow have had a great week. They really enjoyed no pens day, retelling stories through drama and the interactive maths activities. Willow loved their trip to Cadbury’s World. They got the opportunity to see how chocolate is made and the journey cocoa does on to reach the factory. They had fun trying chocolate and looking at the history of Cadbury’s.
Sequoia: What an exciting week we have had Sequoia! On Tuesday, we had a visitor from Hazard Alley come into class to talk to us about the dangers of carbon monoxide and helped us to understand what it is to keep ourselves safe. On Wednesday, we had great fun participating in ‘No pens day’ and took part in lots of drama and story retelling activities as well as learning some BSL. Thursday brought the long-awaited Cadbury World trip, where we learnt lots about where chocolate comes from and Cadbury’s association with ‘Fair Trade’, something we have been learning about in our Geography lessons. Keep up the hard work Sequoia.
Acer: ‘No Pens Day’ was the highlight of our week in Acer! In particular, we enjoyed sharing our hobbies and special memories in ‘Show and Tell’ and playing a maths ’Follow Me’ game. Check out our photos on Class Dojo. In writing, we have planned our meeting tales and worked hard to include elements of our description and suspense toolkits in our story introductions. In maths, we have solved problems about time and practised converting between units of time. During the afternoons, we learnt what favelas are and the problems they may cause, investigated friction and the impact it has when sliding objects and practised making the shot and creating shooting opportunities in netball. Keep working hard Acer and striving to be the best that you can be!
Oak: What an exciting week in Oak class. We took part in No Pens Day to raise awareness about the children who struggle with talking and understanding words. All children got involved in the biggest ever show and tell, joined in to learn British Sign Language and tried their best to memorise a poem about migration. In Talk for Writing, we have planned our Amber Writes and worked on the first two paragraphs of our meeting tales. In Talk for Reading, we have been learning to justify our impressions of different characters by linking points with the evidence from the text. In Maths, we have started our new unit of Time. Well done Oak class!
Dates for your diary
Interactive Christmas - Year 4 Trip to Methodist Church: Monday 4th December & Tuesday 5th December
Christmas Lunch: Wednesday 6th December
Y3 New Intake Tour 2023-2024: Wednesday 6th December - 9AM & 11AM
Christmas Jumper Day-Non Uniform: Thursday 7th December
Daventry Carol Service (Choir and Year 4) Holy Cross Church: Tuesday 12th December 1.30pm -2.30pm
Santa Run: Wednesday 13th December
Christmas Disco: Y3 & Y4 13th and Y5 & Y6 14th 3.30pm -5.30pm
Chocolate/sweet raffle: Friday 15th December
Christmas concerts: Mon 18th and Tues 19th December - Times 9:15pm & 1:30pm
Christmas Party: This will be in school hours - Dress to impress: Weds 20th December
Reports: Monday 18th December
Healthy Eating Award
We are working towards out Healthy Schools Award. Please take a look at our draft Healthy Food and Physical Activity policies. Please remember to send your child in with water in their water bottle and a healthy packed lunch. Don't forget to consider the fresh cooked balanced meals from Caterlink.
Reminder - snacks at playtime must be healthy e.g. fruit, low sugar/salt bars. This should not be crisps. Water bottles need to contain water and not squash OR fizzy drinks.
Allergy awareness - we are a nut-free school. Please ensure Nutella sandwiches and Celebrations and other sweets containing nuts are not brought into school.
Daventry Junior Park Run
When is it? It is held every Sunday at 9:00am.
Where is it? The event takes place at Daventry Country Park, Northern Way, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 2JB
What does it cost to join in? It's free! but please register before you first come along by visiting Junior Park run Only ever register with parkrun once and don't forget to bring a scannable copy of your barcode. If you forget it, you won't get a time.
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