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We're halfway through a very busy half term, but there's no let up in the effort and energy Base 4 are putting into their learning.

This week, we spent some time looking at the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development and explored some of the challenges which the world faces between now and 2030. We started by being told to draw a picture, but Mr Lindop had not given enough crayons, pencils or paper out and instead, kept most of them for himself. We discussed how this felt and used this to explore fairness, inequality and explore solutions to some of the problems in the world. I was really impressed with how the children maturely discussed and asked questions about some challenging topics and how energised they were to do something about it.

We have also been continuing with shape and space. Year 4 had some reflection time by using mirrors to help check symmetry in 2D shapes and patterns. Meanwhile, year 5's were using the properties and their known facts about angles to find missing angles, lenghts of sides and perimeter.

In English, we have been writing our diary entries and I've been amazed by the outcomes. We've had some super writing using the ideas we've put together over the last week, which has led to some wonderful writing from the perspective of our main character.

As you will have seen, we have also been bread making in D&T this week. Check out the news article to find out what we did.

Have a fantastic half term, get some rest, enjoy the outdoors, keep reading and I'll see you all on June 3rd.

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Mr Lindop: Fri 18 Sep 4:23pm

We've had a great week in Base 3 this week.In English, we've been using descriptive language to write character descriptions about a girl who seems ordinary, but is extraordinary, based on Auggie from Wonder by RJ Palacio.We've been putting together the first few pages of our learning journey, working on valuing our work and creating beautiful pages which we can be proud of. Base...

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Miss Phillips: Fri 18 Sep 4:08pm

Yet another great week in Base 5 with smiling faces and plenty of hard work. We have worked extremely hard with our arithmetic, finding the best method to use and practising our skills. We very much enjoyed retelling the story of Little Red Riding Hood with our own alterations, which made for some very exciting stories. Alongside this, we have also written a non chronological report about...

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Miss Phillips: Fri 18 Sep 3:04pm

Another week has come to an end and what a successful week it has been! Well done to everyone in school for all of the fabulous learning and achievements this week. Across school we have completed fabulous writing, drawn self portraits, created maps of the UK, presented work in our learning journey books and written newspaper reports. This week our fabulous readers have shared some of their...

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