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All Different, All Equal

As part of anti-bullying week, we have had some really mature discussions about what constitutes bullying, why people might choose to bully and how we all have a duty to report it.  We are now designing posters using the tag lines; ‘All Different, All Equal’ and ‘S.T.O.P.’ to put up around school. Well done Year … Continue reading »

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Key skills- 10-11-17

We need to revise Roman Numerals! This week, you have a flipped learning task. There is a link here to a sway. Follow the link within the sway to learn (or re- learn) all about Roman Numerals. Note down in your key skills books any new learning or anything you think is important and you need … Continue reading »

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Games to practise using negative numbers

Hello Year 6 We will be practising ordering, comparing and adding negative numbers today.  Use the links below to use the games I have chosen for you. 🙂 http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/numberballs/numberballsAS2.htm   http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/integers/FS_CompareIntegers.htm   http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/mathlines/mathlines_integer_1.htm   You might also want to watch a small part of this video to help you think about adding and subtracting negative numbers … Continue reading »

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Investigating Place Value

What a week we had last week!  We used straws to represent the number system and to look at the relationships between the digits.  We made bundles of ten, a hundred and a thousand and were very surprised by how puny ten seems and how many straws one thousand actually is.  One thousand straws is an … Continue reading »

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Maths key skills

A bit of a challenge for you this week.   All the Digits You need to use all the digits from 1 to 9. 12 + 34 + 56 – 78 – 9 = 15 12 + 345 – 67 – 89 = 201 Keeping the digits 1 to nine in order, what numbers can … Continue reading »

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Reading Gives You Wings

This term we are having a big push on reading in Churchill Class.  Below is a reminder of our expectations (you can of course do more than this!); -change your book every week and record it on the wall chart in the classroom. -record your reading in your journals at least three times a week … Continue reading »

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English Key skills 20-10-17

Key skills work for English, like the maths work, should be in your key skills book.  This week, we are revising apostrophes for contraction and possession.  Complete the exercises in your books please. Also… remember to practise your spellings. Just 5 minutes practise every single day is far better than one big blast a week. 🙂

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Key skills 20-10-17

Maths Key skills: This week we have been working on division, mostly using 2 digit numbers. Over the past few weeks, we have come to realise how important our times tables are. Your key skills task week will help you with both multiplication and division and many other areas of maths. You need to focus … Continue reading »

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Maths Key Skills: 6th October 2017

Another Flipped learning task this week. Please revise what you already know about Place Value and Decimals. To do this, look at the two pages on ‘Maths is Fun’ – one about Place Value: https://www.mathsisfun.com/place-value.html And one about decimals: https://www.mathsisfun.com/decimals.html   Please note down in your key skills book anything you think is important to … Continue reading »

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Saints, Key Skills and Transition Day

We had a wonderful day at the Saints on Friday taking part in a stadium tour, an atomic science session, rugby skills and producing an origami sport’s kit. You should have taken home an origami shirt and shorts that you made and now need to design a shirt for your Key Skills. The winning designer … Continue reading »

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