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Junior School

This week's learning

  Week beginning Monday 22nd April 2019
English

In English, we shall be preparing to write our own descriptions of fantasy creatures for 'Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide'.

Spelling

Words with the silent 'g':

  • gnome
  • gnat
  • foreign
  • gnarl
  • reign
  • champagne
  • sign
  • align
  • assign
  • campaign
  • gnu
  • feign
Maths

In mathematics this week we will be focussing on finding the average using mean, median and mode..

Topic Charles Darwin: Galapagos Islands
Homework
  • Three hours of reading
  • One hour of Maths Whizz (Only the time spent in 'tutor mode' is counted as usage. The tutorial part of the lesson is not counted as usage; the time starts when the student is asked the first question in each lesson. Students must complete the entire lesson or test for the usage to be recorded and displayed in their report.) 
  • Continual revision of times tables
Year 6 Investigates

Year 6 Investigates: 'Wonder Park'

To celebrate the release of 'Wonder Park', we have been invited to enter a competition to design a logo for a class theme park.

You could:

  • visit a theme park to research ideas
  • go to the cinema and watch 'Wonder Park' for inspiration
  • research the carbon footprint of theme parks
  • examine the safety record of theme parks
  • research theme parks throughout the world
School events

'Mock SATs' will be taking place during the week beginning 29th April.

Monday 13th May - Thursday 16th May: SATs Week

Key stage 1 and 2 national curriculum tests: information for parents

www.gov.uk/government/publications/key-stage-1-and-2-national-curriculum-tests-information-for-parents?utm_source=bcb690dd-4c21-4f46-b3f9-1a24e5eb100b&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Physical Education: lessons take place on Wednesdays (outdoor) and Thursdays (in door). Please ensure your child has the full and correct kit available on these days.