Hertfordshire Library Services

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

Hertfordshire Weekend Stories


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

Hertfordshire Chatterbooks


If you take part in any of these activities please let us know at school it would be great to share experiences at the Library.
Many Thanks
Mr Libberton

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Welcome Back from Falcon Class

Posted on August 30th, 2017 by Falcon Class

I am really looking forward to seeing you all next Tuesday. I hope you have had a great summer and I am looking forward to hearing all about your holidays.
The classroom is all ready for you and Mrs D and I cannot wait to share and read your poetry!
Below is our overview for the term. I will keep you posted as to what is happening on a weekly basis. Our first day back we will be deciding and writing our class rules for the year. Our English will involve us thinking about what learning means to us and then comprehension skills for the rest of the week. In maths we will be looking at 6 digit number and number to 3 decimal places. See you on Tuesday have a great weekend. We will be thinking about how challenging ourselves helps us to learn- Great Growth Mind-set!

This outlines the autumn term ahead and what your children will be learning.

ENGLISH: Through our study of fiction, non-chronological report writing and poetry we will develop our writing skills, including the use of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, vocabulary choices and text layout.

MATHS: This term number will involve factors and prime and square numbers. We will be using our skills to manipulate 6 digit numbers. We will study addition, subtraction, multiplication and division methods. We will develop our reasoning and mastery through problem solving and mastery challenges. We will begin to explain the different methods we could use to reach an answer. Times Tables and division facts up to 12 x 12 will be practised each week.
SPAG: Spellings, punctuation and grammar are of huge importance as we are now in Upper KS2 discreet grammar lessons will be taught alongside spelling rules. Suggested spelling rules and grammar skill can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-english-programmes-of-study/national-curriculum-in-England-English-programmes-of-study#upper-key-stage-2–years-5-and-6 as appendix spelling and grammar files.

GEOGRAPHY: We will be learning about North America. Looking at the human and physical features of the northern states, including Mexico and Canada. As part of this topic we will spend time linked to history learning about Native Americans. A project will invite us to find out more about a different country. Watch out for this in your home learning.

Human and physical geography
Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate zones, time zones and six- figure grid references.

ART: The children will improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing and printing. They will begin to evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design. We will look at art through the decades since 1948

SCIENCE: Living things, habitats. Animals; including humans.
We will describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans.
We will describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the circulatory system in humans and look at the effects of exercise on our heart. We will record our findings using investigative skills.

R.E: We will turn our thoughts to: What makes a place special and be comparing these.

HISTORY: We will continue to develop a chronologically-secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history.
We will use research and secondary sources to find out about the life and times of Britain since 1948.

MUSIC: To develop skills exploring rhythm pulse and musical elements
Link to Topics- Exploring lyrics and Melody of music through the decades.

D.T: To work to create a 3d Structure using textiles and the skills of planning consumer awareness, organisation and perseverance
To test their product against our original design criteria.

Skills and Fitness To be physically active for sustained periods of time and
compare their performances with previous ones demonstrating improvement to achieve their personal best. Year 6 will be swimming.

COMPUTING: Children investigate the concept of “big data” and its use in the world. They review file types and protection. They explore binary form and develop understanding of computer networks. They search more efficiently and investigate their digital footprints, building safe and responsible use of online spaces. They create and search flat-file databases, developing accuracy and efficiency.

JIGSAW: Puzzle 1 (Being Me in My World), gives the class a process for everyone to be involved in the production or review of the class positive behaviour policy. Rights, responsibilities, rewards and consequences are built on the belief that each child has the right and the capacity to make his/her own

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Falcon Class Weekly Learning 11

Posted on July 5th, 2017 by Falcon Class

Excellent Around the World Day during last Friday! Thank you to all the teachers, parents and governors to participate and join us!

The children were enjoying the different activities:

1. Flamenco exhibition and Spanish lesson.

2. Self-portraits (inspired by Pablo Picasso).

3. Spanish facts and traditions.

4. Food Tasting.

During this week 11:

In English, the children will be able to create autobiographies and biographies. They will be presenting their final biographies on Friday.

In Maths, the children will be investigating about engineers and how they use mathematical knowledge in software and applications. The children will be designing a Maths application to help them in the future. What´s more, the children will be practising, reasoning and solving problems related to equations and algebra, percentages and number sequences added to chess puzzles.

In History, the children will be writing about the London Underground and how to travel through different lines using a tube map.

In PSHE, the children will be learning about how their attitude can affect their progress in their learning and understand how to be more efficient in their work during next lessons.

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Isle of Wight Year 6

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

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Falcon Class Weekly Learning 10

Posted on June 26th, 2017 by Falcon Class

During this week 10:

In English, the children will be able to be the presenters and producers of their own radio programme. They will be doing a rehearsal on Monday to show all the work from last week. On Thursday they will present their final script to the classroom.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, they will prepare short scripts using their spontaneity without deviation, hesitation or repetition.

In Maths, the children will be finishing their mastery problems and using their reasoning to investigate and solve problems estimating the answer by different mathematical methods. On Monday and Tuesday they will be practising with several examples from chess to calculate how to check mate efficiently.

In History, the children will be writing upon how London was affected during The Blitz in the 20th Century.

In Science, the children will be identifying how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution.

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Falcon Class Weekly Learning 9

Posted on June 19th, 2017 by Falcon Class

During this week 9:

In English, the children will be able to research about the radio. They will be able to explore some techniques and skills required for being a presenter or producer. At the end of the week, the students will be creating their own scripts and performing using drama and sound effects.

In Maths, the children will be practising with mastery problems and practising with geometry problems related to angles, perimeters, areas and volumes.

In History, the children will be understanding how the life was like through the 19th century.

In Science, the children will be recognising that living things produce offspring of the same kind, but normally offspring vary to their parents.

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Falcon Class Weekly Learning 8

Posted on June 12th, 2017 by Falcon Class

Great trip to France last week!

We were dancing, making croissants and bread, buying souvenirs, playing sports and walking by the sea side and the Old Town!

Thanks to all members of the staff! You were fabulous!

During this week 7:

In English, the children will be able to research about different jobs in the 21st Century where they will be able to research about different inventors/inventions, architects and designers.

Then, all the team members in the classroom will write their articles in the classroom magazines. The teams are made up of reporters, journalists and/or producers from television.

In Maths, the children will be practising with problems related to fractions, percentages, Roman numerals and statistics between other areas.

In P.E., the children will be starting athletics due to the last week it was raining.
In D.T., the children will be continuing their designs about their own structures taking as a model buildings and structures from London.
In History, the children will be comparing about London a hundred of years ago and London from this current century.

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Maths Problem Solving Week

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.

Thank you.


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Falcon Class Weekly Learning 7

Posted on June 5th, 2017 by Falcon Class

Welcome back to school Falcons!

Last week 6 (before half term) was spectacular!
In English, the children really enjoyed being journalists and they were writing essays and articles.
In Maths, the children had to design eco-friendly houses. At the end of the week, they had to prepare brochures to sell the houses using persuasive writing.
In P.S.H.E., they were learning about self-esteem.
In PE, they were having the last lesson of Cricket.
In Art, they were finishing their topic related to the Aboriginal art.

This week 7 children will be able to develop different roles such as being reporters, journalists and/or producers from a TV programme.
In English, the children will be able to create advertisements, posters, magazines and articles for their own channel.
In Maths, the children will be practising with fractions and ratios.
In P.E., the children will be starting athletics.
In D.T., the children will be able to become architects creating new structures such as buildings or monuments from London.
In History, we will be learning about the Tower of London.

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Summer Fete! 

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. 

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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.

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Falcon Class Weekly Learning 6

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 by Falcon Class

It’s been a very productive week 5 in Falcon class.

In Science, the children were investigating with the computers about how some animals or plants can survive and adapt to the environment.

In English, the children started their long compositions using ICT (laptops and computers) about their graphic novels and articles.

In Maths, the children were planing, designing and measuring the dimensions of an eco-house. Finally, they were presenting some leaflets about heir houses to the classroom.

In Geography, the children were writing a report about Australia (location, population, weather conditions in different cities, etc).

In PE, the children were adapting the rules from Kwik Cricket to their games.


In English, the children will be finishing their articles about inventions and discoveries and they will be starting their essays about controversial topics. After that, the children will be writing them in a long piece of work using computers.

In Maths, the children will be measuring the dimensions of an eco-house and explaining how an eco-house can save energy.

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Falcon Class Weekly learning 5

Posted on May 15th, 2017 by Falcon Class

Last week, the students had been finishing their projects in English, Maths and Science.

In Science, they had been learning about fossils and how animals could survive and adapt to the environment.

In English, they had been learning about using different grammatical tenses and finishing their long compositions in computers and laptops (Australia and Noah’s Ark).

In PSHE, they had been learning how to be safe using new technologies and social media.


In English, the students will be finishing their graphic novels and they will start to write articles about inventions of the 21st century.

In Maths, the students are starting to investigate about how to design a house, measuring all its parts and sorting out difficulties. They will design and present an eco-house design to the classroom.

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Year 6

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.

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Week 1/2 Summer Term Falcon Class

Posted on April 24th, 2017 by Falcon Class

It’s been a great end of Spring Term with lots of good news.

First of all, we finished our experiments using electrical components such as circuits.

What’s more, we finished our lighthouse designs.

Secondly, We’ve been using our homework to complete a recommendation to other students. A day in Watford.

Finally, this term we will be learning the following:

In English, we will be practising with comprehension texts and composing short fiction stories, retelling graphic novels, understanding and writing our own articles and exploring drama techniques.
In Maths, we will be practising calculations and problems with whole and decimals numbers, revising the four operations, revising common factors and common multiples, fractions, percentages, lengths and angles, 2D and 3D shapes and algebra.
In Art/DT, we will learn about the aboriginal art/Structures.
In Geography/History, we will be learning about Australia/London.
In PE, we will be practising cricket and athletics. After half term, it will be time for we dancing/fitness and rounders.
In Science, we will be learning about Evolution and inheritance.
In music and computing, we will be producing music and learning about how sound works.
In PSHE, we will be learning about relationships and changes.
In RE, we will be learning about Hinduism.

PD: This is the event of today in which the children have been given advice by an experienced and professional engineer and where they have been designing their own bridge.

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