Week beginning 02.10.17

The children were treated to another visit from Heidi this Tuesday. They went to (a very muddy) Harpenden Common and completed some excellent sketches of the landscape. They focused on perspective and shading.

We are thoroughly enjoying our class book 'Eye Of The Wolf'. The children produced some excellent pieces of descriptive writing based on an image from the book. They focused on including similes, metaphors, personification and unusual adjectives, verbs and adverbs. They will be completing a diary entry, persuasive letter, argument text, short story and information text in the coming weeks; they must complete some research for the latter for homework this week.

So far in maths we have covered place value, addition, subtraction and algebra. I have sent some sample SAT style questions for homework this week which I am sure will prove challenging! Over the course of the next two weeks they will be learning about roman numerals, prime numbers, square numbers, cubed numbers and negative numbers.

I hope you all enjoyed our class assembly last week. It was lovely to see so many of you there.

A reminder that consent forms for class photographs and Isle of Wight are due ASAP.

Have a good weekend!


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