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Tall Oaks from Little Acorns Grow

Class 8

12 October 2018

 

Another great week for class 8. Children have completed some fabulous pieces of project homework to add to our exhibition. It's not too late for children to bring in homework they would like to exhibit. 

Next week we are making Viking and Anglo-Saxon weapons. If you have any card we can use please send it into school- it will be greatly appreciated.

The spellings for this week are:

legible

illegible

patient

impatient

relevant

irrelevant

improbable

imprecise

eighth

experience

 

The test will take place on Friday 19th October 2018

REMINDERS

Our exhibition of work from our project Traders and Raiders is being held on Wednesday 17th October 2018 at 2.15-3.00 pm.

Class 8 are participating in the basketball tournament on Thursday 18th October 2018 - full PE kit with suitable footwear is required.

Remember Penny Wars - all contributions to the fundraiser are appreciated.

Celebration Assembly Winner

Celebration Assembly Winner 1 Emily - positive behaviour on the playground

Last week was a busy week for a number of reasons but we managed to have fun all the same. The class particularly enjoyed learning how to play basketball. The children were extremely enthusiastic and are looking forward to taking part in the basketball festival next week - details will follow this week. 

 

The focus for celebration assembly was enthusiasm. The certificate went to Charlie for his super enthusiastic approach to learning basketball skills. Well done Charlie!

 

Basketball

Basketball 1
Basketball 2
Basketball 3
Picture 1 Charlie Kiss

Spelling for this week are:

logical

illogical

possible

impossible

responsible

irresponsible

irrational

irrefutable

continue

different

 

Children will be tested on Friday.

Welcome to Class 8!

 

What a fantastic start to the new academic year it has been. All the members of class 8 are proving to be hard-working and keen to develop their skills in all areas of the curriculum.

This week in our project Traders and Raiders, we have been researching Saxon sore forts which were built on the east coast to protect from invaders. We discovered that catapults were used as a defence to stop boats landing on shore. 

Next week we are researching the life on an Anglo-Saxon, including farming,home-life, food and crime and punishment.

In maths we have been counting in thousands, hundreds, tens and ones. We have also been comparing and ordering numbers. In addition we are developing our data skills in drawing and reading picture and bar graphs.

Every week we have a timetable test and we all have a particular times table we are learning. 

In English, we are developing writing skills to enable us to write powerful and interesting descriptions.

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