Maple: What another great week! This week in maths we have been looking at dividing by 4 and 8, in writing we have been exploring our model text, looking at verbs and using our comprehension skills to answer questions. In PSHE we have been looking at families and celebrating differences.
Silver Birch: Another fabulous week this week! We have improved out multiplication and division skills, using lots of practical resources to help us! In Writing we have continued to look at report writing, with children coming up with some brilliant adjectives and verbs to support their writing. This week will be our final week working with the book ‘Stuck’, next week we are going to begin with ‘The Big Book of Trees’ focusing on our retrieval skills. Science was also interesting this week as we began learning about the digestive system and had a go at some experiments. Have a lovely, relaxing weekend and see everyone on Monday.
Elder: Another great week for Elder class. We have been busy yet again with our topics. In Maths we are now looking at multiplication and division, in PSHE we have been focusing on anti-bullying week with some amazing poems and songs being written. In Science we have been learning about sound and in Talk for Reading we have been doing some hot-seating to find out different perspectives in the Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll. I look forward to what next week brings!
Pine: Another great week, Pine! We have made a start on our new Maths topic – Multiplication and Division. In writing we have been applying our new writing skills in a variety of ways including turning our model text into a playscript and creating some Elf Road inspired poetry. We had a fun putting ourselves in a character’s shoes as we did some hot-seating in Talk for Reading, discovering how our hero might have felt after he had slain the Jabberwock. In science we also had fun as we participated in an experiment all about sound. Enjoy your weekend and I can’t wait to see everyone back on Monday.
Willow: Another fantastic week Willow! We have enjoyed identifying where foods grow around the world, in our fairtrade topic. In History we have compared Mayan cities to our modern cities. In writing we have enjoyed writing letters to ZSL, regarding animals in captivity. In science we have compared and sorted rocks into categories: igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic.
Sequoia: We’ve had another great week, Sequoia! We have continued with our multiplication and division unit in Maths and have investigated prime numbers and looked at the compact column method for multiplication. In Science, we explored different rock types and discovered what makes a rock igneous, metamorphic or sedimentary. In RE we explored The Christmas Story and thought about how different people may have experienced the event differently. I am looking forward to another fabulous week. Keep it up Sequoia!
Year 6: This week, we’ve ‘Made a Noise about Bullying’ in PSHE. In maths, we’ve continued to practise efficient mental methods for multiplication and division and applied these to problem solving. In writing, we can now say the whole of ‘Little Vixen Street’ aloud (with a story map) and have begun to explore the wonderful figurative language. In the afternoons, we’ve learnt about megacities, the American dream and the force of gravity! Another great week, Well done!
Dates for your diary
Children in Need Mufti - Wear something spotty: Friday 17th November
Mufti Day - Wear what you like (within reason) for a chocolate donation. Friday 24th November 2023
Y3 New Intake Tour 2023-2024: Wednesday 6th December - 9AM & 11AM
Christmas Jumper Day: Thursday 7th December
Daventry Carol Service (Choir and Year 4): Tuesday 12th December
Santa Run: Wednesday 13th December
Christmas Disco: Y3 & Y4 13th and Y5 & Y6 14th - Times and year groups TBC
Christmas concerts: Mon 18th and Tues 19th December - Times TBC
Christmas Party: 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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