8 December 2017

Friday 8th December 2017

Christmas has well and truely arrived in Elm class!

The children have been busy decorating the classroom and helping out with jobs for the school fair, in between working very hard and completing assessments in the classroom!

We had a visitor on Thursday. #ThatPoetryBloke came to do a whole…

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30 November 2017

Friday 1st December

We have moved on with our multiplication and division in maths this week. We have been learning to multiply by 1, 2 and 3 digit numbers and are fine- tuning our dividing skills by dividing 3, 4 and 5 digit numbers by a single digit. We have been applying our skills to some multi-step problem…

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24 November 2017

Friday 24th November 2017

We are really excited that we are having some visitors to teach us next week. Some local police officers are coming to our class to teach us all about how they help people. 

Super Squirrels have already been doing some learning about the police so that we have a good idea what they are talking…

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24 November 2017

Friday 24th November 2017

A successful week for some of the children in Elm class this week. They entered into an athletics competition at the leisure centre with some children from year 6, against 8 primaries from the area and they won! With 220 points, they came back to school beaming. Well done to all of you!

We have…

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17 November 2017

Friday 17th November 2017

We have been working on anti-bullying strategies using real-life senarios and empowering ourselves against bullies as part of anti-bullying week.

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In maths, using reasoning and problem-solving, we have been learning how to multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000.


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10 November 2017

Friday 10th November

All of Elm class are Star of the Week this week! When asked, Louise from the Konflux theatre that came in to work with Elm and produce the Play in a Day, said she couldn't possibly choose anyone that had stood out because all the children were stars! Well done Elm class! A video of our play is…

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3 November 2017

Friday 3rd November 2017

We have come back to school this week, ready and raring to go! The children are still very engaged and focused on their literacy work with the Alma story. This week's focus has been persuasive writing, so the children have been estate agents trying to sell the shop in the story! They have been…

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20 October 2017

Friday 20th October 2017

It's Friday!

We've still been working very hard as this half-term comes to a close.

In Literacy, we have been working with a video from The Literacy Shed called Alma. 

"Alma is a little girl who ventures into town in the snow. She is drawn to a shop window by a familiar looking doll.…

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13 October 2017

Friday 13th October 2017

This week, in Elm class, we have been practising our performing arts! If you attended either of our Harvest Festivals, you would have seen some wonderful speaking and acting during our part and, as part of our metacognition work, we have been learning how to juggle! Some of us are finding it…

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12 October 2017

12th October 2017

This week we have been listening to the story 'We're going on a bear hunt'. We used musical instruments to make the sounds in the book and we used the classroom to hunt around for the bear!

Why not have a look at Michael Rosen reading his story on youtube? We think your children would love to…

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6 October 2017

Friday 6th October 2017

This week, 2 of our boys from Elm class, Ewan and John, were chosen to play in a primary school football tournament against other schools in Whitby. We didn't win, but the boys had a great time and displayed great team work and tenacity.

Elm class are now Modal Verb experts! In literacy this…

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5 October 2017

5th October 2017

This week we were all invited to bring in our favourite toy to share with our friends. We stood at the front of the class and told our friends all about what our toy was and why it was special. Our teachers were really pleased with how careful we all were with other children's toys. It's good to…

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