Today, Crew Knowles talked about mental health and the importance of sharing our thoughts and feelings. We share our feelings daily and we always listen to our friends and peers but today we thought we’d really try to put a smile on someones face. Each child in Crew Knowles chose someone else to say something nice about and they told them individually face to face. The children came up with such thoughtful comments and really supported each other to feel good about themselves. They then visited Crew Overson next door to say a few nice things to them! It was appreciated by all and our Crew will continue to try to put a smile on each other’s faces!
I am so incredibly proud of the children in Crew Knowles who have worked tirelessly to teach themselves long division. They have used videos and models as well as the support of each other to get to grips with the method. It has taken motivation, perseverance and a lot of checking and changing. The children who have achieved this had such a sense of pride and are eager to continue practising their new skill!
Crew 16 really enjoyed their session of Forest School this week. They displayed some lovely characteristics such as friendship, support, resilience and communication. Whilst some children were getting the fire going, others chose to build a den in the forest school area. The fire proved tricky but they persevered and got it started in the end! Their hard work and resilience was rewarded with hot chocolate and marshmallows! We can’t wait for out next session!
Check out the links below for a head start in your learning!
Here’s a sneak peak into our learning next week. Don’t forget that Time Tables Rock stars and Iamlearning are great homework tools too!
Well done to this weeks house point winners! There are lots of exciting new prizes to choose from and enjoy so keep up the hard work!
The children of Green Top are currently working hard to develop their reading fluency. Class 16 have tried lots of strategies this week and are particularly enjoying listening to the audiobook of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Listening to the story allows the children to feel more comfortable when reading themselves as they are more familiar with difficult words such as character names. Our next step is to follow the story in a book whilst listening to the audio version as this will develop reading fluency and word recognition further.
As part of case study 1 in our theme ‘Do You Understand The Magic of Motion?’, children have been studying chemistry to study reversible and irreversible changes. In this experiment, children were tasked with separating materials through using different processes such as filtration. Our next steps are now to look at how steam was used to power trains during the industrial revolution. We will discuss the how energy is made from the coal and we will link this to our reversible and irreversible knowledge.
This was our critique from the lesson:
I notice…We learnt how to separate two substances (Kenzie)
I praise…We used materials to filter our liquid to make it cleaner (Hattie)
I wonder…try different equipment as filters
Check out these clips to support your knowledge in these specific areas: (I have also set you assignments on IamLearning following last week’s Maths Touch Down to test your recall!)
A massive well done to all of our house point winners this week! Keep working hard everyone 🤞🏽 It will be your turn next week.