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.

WEEK 6:

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.

WEEK 5:

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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KS2 Choir

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Kestrel Class

New school choir – sign up now!

The choir will be open to all KS2 children with no auditions needed. Rehearsals will take place at school on Thursdays from 3.15 to 4.00pm with Mrs Williams and Miss Langley Higgs.

The choir will provide a valuable opportunity for the children to develop their vocal technique and build confidence in their abilities, gaining knowledge of music theory and performance skills and, most of all, to enjoy singing together.

Please sign up now on the School Gateway!

Can you help with the choir?

We are looking for a volunteer piano/keyboard accompanist for occasional rehearsals and termly concerts.

We would also like to hear from any parents who want to help with the choir in other ways, whether by supporting children’s engagement during rehearsals, contributing ideas or helping to organise concerts – no musical experience necessary.

If you are interested in any of these roles, or you know someone else who might be, please contact Miss Langley Higgs.

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Year 6

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by Eagle Class

Well done to all Year 6.

Stars of the Week.

So proud of you all last night at the theatre.

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Year 6 Lion King Trip

Posted on March 15th, 2017 by Eagle Class

Reminder

The trip to see The Lion King takes place this Thursday.

The children are to be dressed smart but casually.  They are allowed to bring sweets and drinks (not fizzy) and the sweets must not be chocolate or contain any nuts.  There should not be any cameras or mobile phones taken on the trip.  As staff we will have the school mobile with us if you need to contact us in the event of an emergency.

The children should be back at school for 5.15pm so that we can leave promptly at 5.30pm.

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Falcon class weekly learning – Spring Term Week 8

Posted on March 6th, 2017 by Falcon Class

Thank you for your effort during last week!

The assembly was a success and thank you to the parents for coming.

During this week 8, we will be learning the following:

In Maths, we will start to know how to calculate the mean average, to interpret distance/time line graphs and to understand pie charts as a way of representing data.

In English, we will be improving our writing using coordinating and subordinating conjunctions and we will start a new topic related to our body (Blood).

In Geography, we will be investigating about Watford.

In Science, we will carry on learning more about electricity and circuit components.

After finishing Art (William Morris Unit), we will start Design and Technology. The students will need a pringles can (cylinder) and cereal boxes (to simulate the bricks) to create a lighthouse for the next Thursday.

Please could you make sure that every student bring a writing pen to school? Some of them are still bringing a pencil instead of a pen during the last 2 days.

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Falcon Class Weekly Learning – Spring Term Week 7

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by Falcon Class

Well done Falcons for your effort last week!

The learning walls are really helpful now and the classroom is being more organised to find any resources easier.

During this week 7, we will be learning the following:

In Maths, we will start adding and subtracting with decimal numbers.

In English, we will be detectives guessing the meaning of different words and including them in our compositions.

We will start Geography. In this Unit we will know something more about Watford.

In Science, we will carry on learning more about electricity and circuit components.

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Falcon Class Weekly learning – Spring Term Week 5 / 6

Posted on February 22nd, 2017 by Falcon Class

It´s been a very intense week 5 (before Half Term)!! 🙂

In Maths, we´ve been solving additions and subtractions up to 7-digits through the column method and mental strategies. We commenced our Mastering activities for extra work.

In English, we made a great effort making predictions in fiction stories and writing in different genres. The special guests were the fronted adverbials, conjunctions, punctuation and exciting adjectives.

In History, the differences between rich and poor children during the Victorian period were specially mentioned.

In Science, we said goodbye to our experiments with prisms and torches (Light Unit) and we started the Eletricity Unit. We talked about a problem in a Lighthouse and how we could fix it.

On the other hand, we have started a very exciting week 6.

In Maths, we have started to learn about common multiples and common factors and we will carry on learning about how to solve short and long divisions.

In English, we have started to create suspense to our fiction stories (fantasy, crime, ghosts, science fiction, futuristic, historical stories…). We have included a starter activity for improving our writing skills. We carry on reading our fiction books (Matilda, The Wizard of Oz, The Mistery of Thomas Kempe and New Tales).

In History, we will finish the Unit about the Victorians. We will be exploring facts about The Royal Family and we will be able to observe and explore images from The Victoria and Albert Museum.

In Science, we will step up through circuits and their main components.

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World Book Day 2017

Posted on February 20th, 2017 by Robin Class

This year World Book Day is on Thursday 2nd March to celebrate reading books, authors and illustrators. It is held in more than 100 countries around the world. A key aim is to give every child in the UK a book of their own to keep. Every child is eligible to receive a £1 World Book Day Token which can be exchanged for one of ten exclusive £1 World Book Day Books, or if you prefer, use it to get £1 off any full-priced book or audio book. Tokens must be redeemed by the end of March 2016.

We will be celebrating this great event on Thursday, 2nd March, by asking children to come dressed as their favourite book character. There will be prizes for the most original costume in each class and every child will receive their £1 World Book Token.

If you would like to find out more information about World Book Day, there are ideas, activities and resources at: http://worldbookday.com/

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Home-Start

Posted on February 2nd, 2017 by Swift Class

Please remember Friday 10th February is “Wear a heart or something red for Home-Start” and donate £1

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Falcon Class Weekly Learning / Spring Term Week 4

Posted on January 30th, 2017 by Falcon Class

This week we start a new topic in Maths: Geometry. We will practice with different shapes such as quadrilaterals, triangles or circles.

We will carry on improving our writing and comprehension through different fiction stories.

In Science, we will be learning more experiments related to Light. We will find some evidence thanks to what Isaac Newton discovered.

In Art we will finish our own designs using the William Morris patterns from the nature.

In History, we will be comparing our classroom with Victorian classrooms.

In computing, we will create our own dialogue between different characters using Scratch program.

In P.E. we will be doing athletics using our own activities in a circuit (year 6 students)/ or going to swim (year 5 students).

And in Music we will be singing and playing different instruments.

 

 

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Junk Modelling Materials Needed In Robin Class

Posted on January 29th, 2017 by Robin Class

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The children in Robin class are very creative! We need lots of boxes, plastic containers (not milk cartons), rolls of cardboard for our fantastic creations. The children love to make and invent, last week we had Robots, Planes and many more inventive ideas! If you have any of these we would be greatly appreciative.

Many Thanks,

Mr Libberton and Mrs Warner

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Watford Junior Challenge Run 2017

Posted on January 19th, 2017 by Eagle Class

The Watford Junior Challenge Run, organised by Watford Harriers, will take place on Saturday 18 March 2017 at Cassiobury Park from 11.15am.

There will be races for U8, U10, U12 and U14.

If your child is interested in entering ask them to collect an entry form from Mrs Burns

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Falcon Class

Posted on April 29th, 2015 by brometadmin

 

Class Teacher: Mrs Wambeek
Supported by: Mrs Dempsey, Mrs Bastable
PPA/Management Time: Mrs Forty
Madame Lawson teaches French.

    

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