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Cedar

Welcome to Cedar Class

 

Class Teachers - Mr. Mark Bradley

Mrs. Daphne Gray

The children have worked really well this term, and have settled beck in to the routines.

PE days remain the same (Tuesday and Thursday). It is expected every child will bring a PE kit to  change into. Anyone without kit will be required to borrow a school one. Long hair should be  tied back and all jewellery should be removed.

As we are still adhering to the government advice on keeping classrooms ventilated, please  make sure your child has a jumper to wear in class (it can get chilly!).

Children will continue to wash/ sanitise their hands regularly throughout the day.

We advise each child brings a water bottle as the fountains are still turned off.



 

The Promise

We have been reading the book 'The Promise' which is about changing, growing and seeing the beauty in nature.

The children started by creating a dull, drab and desolate cityscape in line with the beginning of the book, then they gradually added the beauty of flowers and colour.

The Promise by Nicola Davies

Parts of a flowering plant

The children dissected a daffodil and found out what each part's purpose was in the reproduction of flowering plants.

Parts of a flowering plant

Balloon Cars

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Years 5 and 6 enjoyed their tasks in Science Week, one of which was designing, building and powering a balloon car.

Merry Christmas!

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Best wishes from Year 5 and Year 6

HOMEWORK 27.11.20 - Maths Investigation. Have a go at this investigation which needs accurate subtraction skills

Homework 20.11.20:

 

Spellings / daily reading / times tables games.

Please continue with the homework set - the skills are really beginning to become embedded!

Speaking and Listening Skills - to increase confidence and, particularly, memory skills, please play:

'I WENT TO MARKET and I bought an apple...' This is where players take turns to say what they bought, then the next player says the same and adds something new. The game continues and you see how far you can go remembering all the things bought.

Homework 13.11.20: Timestables Games - this pack has many ideas for games to help learn your timestables with members of your family - let's get these timestables learnt off by heart!

Homework 06.11.20 (including whole of the term's spellings to be learned week by week)

Half-Term Homework

 

Please have a real focus on learning all of your timestables up to 12 x 12 - they are crucial for the mathematics content next term.

Homework 09.10.20

Spelling

Please complete the spelling activities for this week's words which are on the sheet.

 

Timestables

Please have a go at one test. Time yourself then mark it by scrolling further down the document. Hopefully as the weeks go by, you will increase your score and decrease your time!

 

Science presentation

Have a think about how you will be presenting your space knowledge in a film - as we discussed in class

 

Homework - 02.10.20

Note taking skills - Author and Enquiry

 

Copy and paste the link in the address bar to watch a video about how astronauts return from space. Take some notes and be prepared to discuss how astronauts come back to Earth from space. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zdrrd2p/articles/zq3hycw

 

New Spelling lists

Mrs Gray's Group - Homophones

knot

not

mail

male

main

man

meat

meet

medal

meddle

 

Mr Bradley's Group - Homophones

farther

father

guessed

guest

heard

herd

led

lead

morning

mourning

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