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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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 17 November 2017

Category: Elm Class

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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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 10 November 2017

Category: Elm Class

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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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 3 November 2017

Category: Elm Class

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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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 20 October 2017

Category: Elm Class

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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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 13 October 2017

Category: Elm Class

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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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 6 October 2017

Category: Elm Class

Friday 29th September 2017

We have been very active in Elm class this week! We are playing team sports like football in PE, and contemporary dancing with Hannah on Monday afternoons.

We are preparing for the Christmas season in art by drawing our own Christmas cards for us to order and send to our friends. We are getting…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 29 September 2017

Category: Elm Class

Week beginning 18th September 2017

Elm class are well underway with learning the year 5 curriculum and Mrs Tillson and Mrs Gurney are very impressed with their learning!

In maths, we have been focusing on negative numbers, refreshing our knowledge of Roman Numerals and have spent some time on Sumdog doing challenges and…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 21 September 2017

Category: Elm Class

W/B 10th September 2017

This week, we introduced our Space topic and discussed (using evidence) whether the Earth is flat or sperical! We also learnt more about the other planets in our solar system, including their order.

In maths this week, we've looked at aspects of number again, including place value,…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 15 September 2017

Category: Elm Class

W/E 7.7.2017- Aladdin

We have had a fantastic week practising our pantomine culminating in performances of Aladdin on Tuesday and Wednesday night. Our parents, teachers are all very proud of us and we have worked together as a team and pulled together to pull off an amazing feat of theatrics! We would like to thank our…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 6 July 2017

Category: Elm Class

Friday 12th May 2017

Year 6 have had their SATs this week, so we have been quiet in our classroom and thoughtful towards them, all while realising that this will be us next year!!!

We have had Forest Schools with Mrs Mason this week, we built bug shelters!

In Computing we have been learning how to shorten…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 12 May 2017

Category: Elm Class

5th May 2017

In literacy this week, we have been looking at the catchy slogans on some World War 2 propaganda posters. We have been deciphering their meanings and we made some of our own!

We are starting Forest Schools again with Mrs Mason, so we are very excited about that!

In maths, we have been…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 5 May 2017

Category: Elm Class

Friday 28th April 2017

A bit of a mixed bag this week! 

In Literacy, we have been looking at World War 2 propoganda posters and discussing how they might infuence people.

In Maths, we have started to measure angles and look at their properties.

Computing saw us coding with new 'Rapid Router' software, and in…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 28 April 2017

Category: Elm Class

06.04.17

We have had a VERY busy week this week! 

In maths, some of us have been working with time. We've been learning about the 24 hour clock and the difference between analogue and digital time. 

Literacy has been fun this week. We went down to the woods and took some pictures of the Spring…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 6 April 2017

Category: Elm Class

31st March 2017

This week in maths, we had revisited divsion to make sure we were all able to use the correct method. We were then able to work in gropus to solve some problems involving reasoning. 

In literacy, we have been studying poetry and different rhyme patterns as well as figuartive language. 

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 31 March 2017

Category: Elm Class

Friday 17th March 2017

Our 10 week challenge was 'Wake Up, Shake Up'! We have created a routine and have had fun this week practising it. We will eventually teach it to Key Stage 1.

In PHSCE this week we have been looking at how to stay safe whilst online and what we need to do if we come across something…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 17 March 2017

Category: Elm Class

French update from Mr Messenger

French update from Mr Messenger 

Elm class has shown great enthusiasm for their French lessons this term. We have been very busy learning the words for instructions and members of the family. There is much excitement to participate in our class speaking activities.

Mrs White has been a great…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 26 January 2017

Category: Elm Class

20th January 2017

Another week has flown by in Elm Class as we worked until our socks flew outside of the school!

The first day of the week is a hard day for the whole of Elm Class, because of the fact its Monday! We did a lot of work this week in Elm Class.

In English we were focusing on editing our…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 20 January 2017

Category: Elm Class

20th January 2017

Another week has flown by in Elm Class as we worked until our socks flew outside of the school!

The first day of the week is a hard day for the whole of Elm Class, because of the fact its Monday! We did a lot of work this week in Elm Class.

In English we were focusing on editing our…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 20 January 2017

Category: Elm Class

First Week Back!!!

In Literacy, Elm Class were planning there explanation text for a machine that will make Miss Saville's job easier.Thursday morning we wrote up our explanation text with our planning work to help us.Half of the class went out to do forest schools to have fun in the woods, getting muddy and most…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 13 January 2017

Category: Elm Class

Thursday 1st December 2016

We have a very excited Elm class today, they have all opened the first windows of their Advent calendars!

It's been another busy week for us. It's that time of year again where we need to check how much progress the children have made, so we have been completing some assessments in…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 1 December 2016

Category: Elm Class

Friday 25th November

Another busy week in Elm class this week. We have finished the final draft of our spooky stories now and we are very much looking forward to them being judged and finding out the winner! The winning entry will be published on our class page so keep a look out! All stories are going to form an…

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Posted by Miss Saville on 25 November 2016

Category: Elm Class

Friday 11th November 2016

What a busy week we have had in Elm class this week!

We had a fantastic trip to RAF Fylingdales on Monday, where we were able to to experience the life of the MoD police, fire service and the RAF. Check out our gallery for pictures of our trip.

On Thursday we took part in a workshop with a…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 11 November 2016

Category: Elm Class

W/E 4th November 2016

Literacy

This week, we are focusing on writing a spooky story. We have looked at a range of pictures, watched videos and listened to pieces of music for inspiration. Miss Saville wrote a piece that we analysed, looking at sentence structure, punctuation and vocabulary. We then used it to write…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 4 November 2016

Category: Elm Class

Autumn 1

Hello!

We have had a very busy half term, so here is an overview of our activities of the last few weeks.........

Literacy

In literacy, we have been looking at newspaper reports. We have been journalists reporting on the murder of Snow White in New York. We have been looking at sentence…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 18 October 2016

Category: Elm Class

Elm Class Blog

Welcome to Elm Class Blog! We will share all our exciting learning experiences here with you, so please check back regularly.

Friday 16/09/16

We have had a very busy week! In literacy, we have been looking at a story called 'Snow White in New York.' This week, we have been looking at the…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 16 September 2016

Category: Elm Class




Latest News

17 October 2017

Acorn Museum Trip

##ACORNS PARENTS! We are very sorry, but unfortunately we are having to postphone today's trip to the museum due to the weather. We do not feel that it is safe to walk the children in such conditions. We are very sorry for any inconvenience and will let you know a revised date as soon as we have one. Thank you for your understanding.
13 October 2017

FOSS Halloween Disco. Wednesday 1st November 2017.

The FOSS Halloween disco has been moved to Wednesday 1st November. Please note there will be no basketball after-school club on this day due to this event. Thanks
13 October 2017

Parents' Evenings. Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th October 2017.

Don't forget that dodgeball and basketball after school clubs are cancelled on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th October due to Parents' Evenings. Thank you for your understanding.