Showing posts from September, 2017

Week beginning 18.09.17

We were treated to a visit from Heidi this Tuesday, the Commons and Green Officer. The children explored the school grounds, looking for 6 types of invertebrates. They managed to find spiders, slugs, snails, millipedes and centipedes.

On Thursday afternoon we attended the Peace Day Service at the Methodist Church in Harpenden. The children sung beautifully and were a credit to the school.

Welcome Back Year 6!

Year 6 have had a brilliant first week back and impressed me with their ability to settle down to work.

We have begun by revising place value in Maths, looking at numbers with up to 7 digits. Next week we will be looking at mental and written addition, including that of decimals.

We have been studying poems by Ted Hughs in Literacy. We have been delving into the meaning of some complex language to ensure the children have a clear understanding. Soon the children will begin writing poetry, focusing on including rich vocabulary such as similes, metaphors and personification.

This week in RE the children have been learning about Saint Dominic and the important work he did throughout his life-which led to him being canonized. Next week we will begin our new topic 'Loving', thinking about the different ways Christians can show their love.

In Geography the children have been using atlases to locate Russia on a world map. They then used their atlas to answer a series of questions abo…