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Nascot Wood
Junior School

This week's learning

  Week beginning Monday 18th March 2019
English

In English, we will be focusing on punctuation and grammar in preparation for writing an extended narrative.

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 ratio:

  • Simplifying ratios
  •  Different types of comparisons: part to part and part to whole
  •  Solving problems with ratio – given the ratio and one part or the whole
  •  Solving problems with ratio – given the ratio and the difference
  •  Solving problems with ratio – given the parts
  • Scaling problems
  •  Scale factors
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: Comic Relief

You could:

  • who founded Comic Relief
  • when it was launched
  • where the money raised is spent
  • how much has been raised so far
  • what people do to raise money
School events

Primary Maths Challenge Results: http://www.primarymathschallenge.org.uk/online-pupil-results Congratulations to all who took part!

Tuesday 19th March 2019: Netball tournament 'High-Five' named children  

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.