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We've had another busy week in Base 3.
In Literacy, we have been looking at newspaper reports. Having looked at how newspaper reports were structured last week, we had a bit of fun with alliteration this week creating fabulous headlines for our article about Romulus and Remus. It was a challenging task this week as we had to report on the fight between the twin brothers which ended with Remus being killed and Romulus going on to create Rome. We had to do more than just retell the story — we had to imagine we had interviewed eye witnesses and use phrases such as 'it is believed that...' and 'eye witnesses reported that...'
In Maths, we have begun to study multiplication and division and how they are so closely connected. We have been using arrays, Cuisenaire rods and bar models to help us picture how a multiplication sum is created. We will continue to look for patterns with these throughout the next few weeks.
Sound is our new area of study for Science and we began by exploring musical instruments to see if we could discover how sound is made. We found out that vibrations need to be present for sound to be made — some times we are able to see the vibrations while sometimes we can feel them. We had fun outside moving around like we thought sound waves moved and then inside we acted like sound waves to discover how bats are able to fly around in the dark. Finally, we created our own sound waves using a ruler and a marker pen.

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Miss Phillips: Fri 22 Mar 3:11pm

Base 4 have come back fighting for the attendance award, winning this week with 99.2%! Well done! This week yellow house team are our winners! Keep up the hard work! Well done to all of the children who have received an award this week for fabulous learning and behaviour. This week we have some super readers and each week one super reader from each year group will receive an award for their...

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R Charlesworth: Fri 15 Mar 4:29pm

What a wet and windy week this week has been! While the weather has been raging we have been busy bees! In English we have been developing our description, adding speech and using cohesion to help our reader. In maths we have been recapping area and developing our reasoning skills, we have been learning how to tackle a range of problems using a few simple tricks! We have also been busy on our...

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Mr Lindop: Fri 15 Mar 3:36pm

May the force be with you! Base 4 have had a great week exploring forces in our science week. We've been learning about the pull of gravity and its effects on objects with different mass. We measured the mass and weight of different objects that appeared the same size and then saw how deep a crater they made in sand.Then we learnt about water resistance and used our knowledge to design...