|Class Teacher: Mrs Burns|
|Supported by: Mrs Michaels, Mrs Ridout, Mrs Bastable|
|Our Curriculum:Curriculum Map A Eagle|
|Señora Lawson teaches Spanish|
Posted on September 17th, 2017 by Eagle Class
We had a very good week last week. We spent time with the reception children and we all made ‘Buddies’. This Friday 22nd we will be introducing the children to the rest of the school.
Congratulations to Henrick and Ryan for both being Pupil of the Week for their kind nature and perseverance when working with their reception buddies.
This week on Friday is our first church visit which is at St Matthews, this is part of the RE studies and we thank Mrs Bastable for arranging this.
Posted on September 11th, 2017 by Eagle Class
I hope all went well for those who sat the Secondary Transfer test on Saturday. May I remind you that if your child is attending an additional test at a particular school please inform the office of their absence.
This week we will be looking at biographies and autobiographies in English and place value in Maths.
Well done to Ruby for being our first pupil of the week for helping others in the class.
Monday this week is meet the teacher in the classroom from 3.30.
Thursday we begin swimming lessons.
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Posted on September 5th, 2017 by Robin Class
Do you know a child aged between 5 and 11 years old who has a brilliant idea for a bedtime story? Would they love to see it published as a fantastic picture book? Book People, in association with Little Tiger, are on the lookout for the nation’s best storyteller!
Any child living in the UK aged between 5 and 11 years old can take part in Book People’s Bedtime Story Competition. Schools, libraries and community groups are welcome to submit entries for their children, too. All they will need to do is:
- Write a 200-800 word bedtime story about friendship
- Have a parent or guardian submit their entry using the link below
- All entries must be submitted by 11:59pm on Monday 2 October
One winner will be selected from each age category and one overall winner will be chosen to have their book illustrated by Alison Brown, published by Little Tiger and sold exclusively through Book People!
To find out more, go towww.thebokpeople.co.uk/bedtimestory
Posted on September 4th, 2017 by Eagle Class
Eagle Class Autumn Term
Always check the blog for weekly updates and important dates to remember.
This blog tells you about the term ahead and what your children will be learning.
It is extremely important that you child does not miss any time from school. The children will sit their SATs tests on Monday to Thursday the week beginning 14 May.
Maths: This term the children will be revising areas of the mathematical curriculum in preparation for the SATs tests. These skills will include place value, short and long multiplication, short and long division, shape and investigation skills.
English: We will be developing our writing skills through a variety of genre including: fiction – story writing; persuasive – letter writing, this will also include editing and redrafting their writing. We will be improving our speaking and listening skills through discussions, small group work and presentations.
Science: We will cover Earth and Space and Forces including revision of other topics, including planning, preparing and conducting experiments. This includes using scientific terms and making a hypothesis.
Jigsaw PSHE: All Jigsaw lessons are delivered in an age-and stage-appropriate way so that they meet children’s needs.
Being Me in My World has a wide focus, looking at helping others to feel welcome, discussing ways to make the school community a better place. We will also explore how everyone has a right to learn and the reward and consequences that go along with that. This will culminate in creating a class Learning Charter. All Jigsaw lessons are delivered in an age- and stage-appropriate way so that they meet children’s needs.
Celebrating Difference: This will link with Anti Bullying week in November. We will discuss how everyone is different but we can include everyone when working and playing. We will also explore how we can start to solve problems, leading onto receiving and giving compliments.
Computing: Through all our work we will be continuing to embed the importance of E-Safety.
We will be focusing on understanding the need to develop safe, respectful and responsible use of online technologies. We will investigate copyright conditions for materials, privacy settings and restrictions for age before signing up to a site. We will also discuss how and why location services are used.
PE: We will be developing our swimming skills during the term, attending Central Sports centre.
Art: Using a variety of mediums we will be focusing on art through the decades including artist such as Paul Nash and Evelyn Dunbar. We will also be creating dreamcatchers linking with our North America topic
Design Technology: This will focus working with materials, cutting, pinning and hand stitching to create a textile in the style of the Bayeux Tapestry.
Music: The children will explore rhythm, pulse by listening to music throughout the decades from the 1940’s..
RE: This will continue to be taught by Mrs Bastable and will cover Christianity including comparing the features of Christian churches within the Watford area.
History and Geography: The children will be looking at the development and growth of North America and Canada including the physical features of the area.
MFL: This will continue to be taught by Mme Lawson and this term will focus on Spanish talking about themselves, pets, colours and hobbies. Work will also include the days, weeks, months and dates, and at the end of term focusing on Christmas.
Posted on September 4th, 2017 by Robin Class
Here are some events at local Hertfordshire Libraries. Click the link to find out about different events and activities on offer.
Weekend Stories – story time for under 8s
Weekend Stories are story time sessions in the library aimed at children under 8 years old. Come along to Saturday Stories or Sunday Stories and enjoy listening to old favourites and discovering new stories too.
This is a family event and all ages are welcome.
- £1 voluntary donation per family
Chatterbooks – reading groups for 8-12 year olds
Whether your child is already an avid reader or needing some inspiration, joining Chatterbooks is a great way to encourage them to have fun with books.
Please find more information about when the groups meet and to apply for a space in the link
Posted on September 1st, 2017 by Eagle Class
I hope you have had a great summer break and you are refreshed and ready to start on Tuesday.
The first date for your diary this year is the meet the teacher meeting on Monday 11 September at 3.30pm in Eagle classroom.
As part of our PE lessons this term we will be swimming on Thursday afternoons.
One final reminder, please remember to bring in your Autobiographies, as this is our first English unit of learning.
Enjoy the last few days and I look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday
Posted on July 2nd, 2017 by Eagle Class
Hope you are all packed and ready to go.
Remember to bring your packed lunch for tomorrow.
Please make sure that all medication is handed to Mrs Dempsey, all named.
See you all at school between 7am and 7.15am in the morning ready for a prompt departure.
Final reminder no electronic games or mobile devices
Keep up to date with our adventures by following the twitter feed on the school website or on twitter @BrometPrimary
Congratulations to everyone for some excellent performances last week, you were all fantastic.
Stars of the week were Eun-Sung for her organisation behind the scenes and Jacob for his great characterization and voice of the Old Man.
View some of the images taken on twitter @YouthPuppetsUK
Posted on June 23rd, 2017 by Eagle Class
Winning ticket for the Wacky Face game is – Pink 71-75
Second prize Aqua Blaster is – Pink 106-110
Third prize a Teddy Bear is – Pink 51 – 55
Thank you for all your support
Posted on June 21st, 2017 by Swift Class
Posted on June 18th, 2017 by Swift Class
Posted on June 14th, 2017 by Eagle Class
Thank you to those who attended the Maths Workshop on Tuesday evening.
Attached is a copy of the PowerPoint from the evening.
Posted on June 14th, 2017 by Woodpecker Class
Posted on June 10th, 2017 by Eagle Class
This coming week is Maths Problem Solving Week.
All the children will be completing activities in their class rooms. Reception up to Year 4 will also be taking part in a Problem Solving Workshop run by The Happy Puzzle Company.
After school, in the hall from 3.15pm, on Monday only, you will have the opportunity to purchase games and puzzles for as little as 75p.
Please see the web link below for a voucher to use when making your purchase on Monday, you can print it off yourself, to claim the Happy Puzzle Voucher, or alternatively collect one on arrival at the school hall on Monday.
There is a Problem Solving workshop of Parents only on Tuesday at 6.30pm, please complete the return slip on the letter sent out previously to indicate your interest so that we are able to cater for the numbers.
Posted on June 4th, 2017 by Swift Class
Jazzy Jars are due in tomorrow. There will be tables in the playground for you to put them on.
Posted on May 25th, 2017 by Swift Class
Posted on May 24th, 2017 by Eagle Class
This week we have made maths games, we tested them out in the class first then Kestrel Class came to play them. There were some issues that needed to be addressed, but all was good in the end and lots of fun was had along the way. Great Work year 6
Posted on May 24th, 2017 by Eagle Class
Today we have been busy sorting scenery, designing and preparing the canvas backdrops. We have also had a go at moving our puppets.
Posted on May 19th, 2017 by Eagle Class
Well done Max
For always working and co-operating with others either in small groups or paired work.
France trip meeting 3.30 on Wednesday 24th
Isle of Wight meeting 3.30 on Thursday 25th
Posted on May 12th, 2017 by Eagle Class
Well done to all Year 6 on completion of your SATs tests. You all did extremely well and you should be proud of yourselves.
You are ALL stars of the week.
Posted on May 5th, 2017 by Swift Class
Posted on May 5th, 2017 by Eagle Class
Well done to Saleena for her kind and helpful nature towards everyone.
Have a great weekend and do something chilling on Sunday ready for the week ahead.
You will be fine, no need to worry. See you at 8am for breakfast.
Posted on April 30th, 2017 by Swift Class
Posted on April 30th, 2017 by Eagle Class
Well done to Franky, star of the week for always willing to help others.
We had a good week, we have been revising hard for the SATs tests, but also having fun. All the class took part in a Knex Challenge on Monday. The task was to build a bridge that would span 30cm and would also withstand a specific weight. There were some extremely well built bridges, well done everyone. The class winners were Liam and Sam and their bridge now goes forward to the county final.
We have also been working hard making our puppets, the children are all so proud of them.
This week (week 3) is our final preparation for the SATs.
Remember to return your slip to attend the breakfast mornings during SATs week.
Dates for your Diary
SATs week 8-11 May
22 May – 26 May – Cycling proficiency week
Wednesday 24 May 3.30pm – French Trip meeting in Hall
Thursday 25 May 3.30pm – Isle of Wight meeting in Eagle Class
29 May – 2 June Half Term
5 June back to school
Friday 9 June – Day trip to France
Wednesday 21 June – Enterprise Day for Year 6 – please support buy coming along and spending your money 2.15 – 3.30pm
The Puppet Productions will take place on 28 and 29 of June (more information to follow).
Monday 3 – Friday 7 July – Isle of Wight trip
Monday 10 July – INSET
Thursday 13 July – Secondary Transition Day
Thursday 20 July – Year 6 assembly 2.30pm
Friday 21 July – Last Day, Pizza lunch and finish at 1.30pm.
Posted on April 24th, 2017 by Eagle Class
We all had great fun today taking part in the K’Nex Challenge.
The children we given the task, working in pairs, to create a bridge that would be able to span a stretch of water and transport a vehicle. There was a time limit of 5 minutes planning and 1 hour to build.
There were some really substantial bridges built and the overall winners were Liam and Sam with their swing bridge. Well done boys.
This is the winning design.
Posted on April 21st, 2017 by Eagle Class
Well done to Jacob for always being kind, friendly and polite.