Summer Term

Posted on April 20th, 2017 by Nightingale Class

Hope you enjoyed the Easter holidays.  This term we are learning about the following:

History – Local Area

Geography – Local Area – this topic will include walks to Merry Hill and Watford Heath – separate letters will be sent.

Science – Evolution and Inheritance – including a ‘Pet Day’ hopefully!

Design and Technology – model of playground equipment

Art and Music – linked to Geography

Computing – Information Models

PE – Athletics, tennis and rounders (Year 4 commence swimming on Thursday afternoons from 27th April)

Home Learning – project about an aspect of the Local Area (Watford)

Star of the Week – Keisha Lad

 

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27 April

Posted on April 27th, 2017 by Nightingale Class

Enjoy the May Bank Holiday weekend.  Please remember the children are going to Merchant Taylors’ School tomorrow and they must come to school in PE tops and tracksuit bottoms/leggings as they will be doing some PE at the school.  Children need to wear appropriate outer clothing for the weather conditions.  We are looking forward to an interesting and informative day.

 

Home learning – Maths and English

Date for diary – Round the World Day 30th June and our class will be hosting the country of India on that day.

Star of the week:  Henrick Lee

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Happy Easter Holidays!

Posted on March 31st, 2017 by Nightingale Class

Thanks to all the parents and carers who accompanied us to Oxhey Park on Wednesday.  The children enjoyed making river creature models out of clay this week to end our topic on Rivers.  Also, their projects were amazing.  Have a good Easter break!  Home Learning is Science, Maths and English.

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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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24th March 2017

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Nightingale Class

We have had an exciting week – the finale being the Bromet School Talent Show held this afternoon.  Well done to George and Saphie for being the contestants from our class.  A special CONGRATULATIONS to Saphie for being the KS2 winner of the Show.

Thank you for coming to the Parents’ Evening and we look forward to our walk/visit to Oxhey Park on Wednesday afternoon (29th March).

Star of the Week – John

Home Learning – English and Maths

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16th March

Posted on March 16th, 2017 by Nightingale Class

Thank you for reply slips for our walk to Oxhey Park on 29th March.  The children have enjoyed painting scenes of the River Thames in Art this week and writing diary entries in English.  The Home Learning is Maths (revision of shape and angles) and Spellings.  Please remember the River projects are due in on Tuesday 28th March.

Star of week – Louis Gee

PLEASE SIGN UP FOR PUPIL PROGRESS MEETINGS 21ST AND 22ND MARCH – list in classroom

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10th March

Posted on March 10th, 2017 by Nightingale Class

Another busy week when the children used switches within circuits during electricity investigation in Science, as well as completing a Science Challenge when they made a flower using 4 piece of paper and scissors only.  Congratulations to Maisie and Danny for having the winning entries for our class!

A letter has been sent out via website regarding a walk to Oxhey Park – please complete the reply slips as soon as possible.  Thank you

Star of Week – Gracie Cowell

Home learning – Geography project about a river in the UK; Spellings

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3rd March

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 by Nightingale Class

The children have had an enjoyable week, especially when they dressed as a book character for World Book Day on Thursday.  Congratulations to John for winning the interesting class character outfit.  The children have written stories in English about  a dog to link in with the book of the week – The Dog Who Could Dig, and they really enjoyed meeting my dog Rosie on Friday!!!  Home Learning for this week is Maths and English.  Star of the Week: Tom Charnock

Dates for diary: Art an Craft themed afternoons – Tuesday 21st and 28th March (sewing and clay).  If you can help on these afternoons, please let me know.

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24 February

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by Nightingale Class

Hope everyone had a good half-term and looking forward to better weather and the Spring!!  We have had a busy week in Nightingale Class and the children have worked hard learning about common denominators when adding and subtracting fractions.  In English, we have been reading ‘Oranges in No Man’s Land’ and the children can read this at home via their Active Learn log in.  The highlight of our week was the talent show auditions – congratulations to all those children who took part and we wait to see who will be voted out 2 acts to go through to the KS2 Talent Show.  Please remember Book Week from 27th February – the children will be writing stories and they can dress up as their favourite book character on Thursday 2nd March.  In Maths, we will be learning about Roman Numerals.  Home Learning – English and Maths.  Star of the Week:  Deane Adoum

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