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What a fantastic and jam packed first half term Base 3 have had!

In Literacy, the children have taken their learning of the life of an evacuee during The Blitz, just like Lenny in our book, to create their own Newspaper articles. Using our very own Anderson shelter, that Mrs Wimpenny created in our classroom, the children recreated a scene from a night during The Blitz which they later reported on. They even became reporters themselves and took eye-witness statements to include in their articles. Throughout this unit, the children have focused on using inverted commas for speech, fronted adverbials and both co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

In Maths, the children have focused on addition and subtraction. We began by thinking about which strategies we could use to add and subtract three digit numbers mentally. We then began to focus on using column addition and subtraction and all the children were able to apply this method to solve word problems using the steps they had learnt! Towards the end of the half term we began to look at multiplication and will be continuing with this at the start of the upcoming half term.

Base 3 really enjoyed preparing for the Harvest and were all absolutely fantastic whilst performing in the service. It was so lovely to see so many of you in the church to celebrate Harvest with us.

The children have really taken to learning their Brass instruments and can't wait to perform in their concert to show you all what they have been learning. Keep practicing Base 3!

I hope you have all had a very relaxing and enjoyable half term break. I'm looking forward to another busy, hard-working half term in the lead up to Christmas!

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Miss McKinnon: Mon 21 Jan 7:28am

Another brilliant week for Base 3! In literacy, we started the week by looking at non-chronological reports and how we could use one to write about the river wildlife from our book 'The Wind in the Willows'. The children decided that first they would need to find out lots of information about the animals, diet, appearance, habitat and even a couple of extra 'interesting facts'...

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G Lindop: Fri 18 Jan 3:47pm

What a great week in Base 4! Along with the rest of KS2, we achieved 100% attendance which is a great result. We've all been in school and eager to learn.Our work on The Explorer has taken us on a voyage down the river Amazon. We've been identifying the features that the author uses within her text to help us learn how to write in a similar style. We've looked at the way...

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Miss Phillips: Fri 18 Jan 3:11pm

What fabulous learning that has happened this week! Well done to all the children who have received an award this week for a variety of reasons. It is lovely as always to hear about the learning that is going on in each class.Our winning house team was blue team this week. Well done to all of the children in blue team who helped the team to win.Our attendance this week is spectacular, all...