Would you like to live in the city or by the sea?

In our Literacy text Stormbreaker, the main character Alex lives in Chelsea in London. During his spy mission he travels to a fishing village in Cornwall. For our Language and Communication lesson, we discussed whether we would prefer to live in the city or by the sea. We shared these ideas with our partner and made a class chart comparing the two places. Children then wrote a paragraph sharing their own views on this subject. Which would you prefer?

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PLT – First Task

Michael and Olly lead the first PLT discussion with Class 14 today. They started to gather fundraising ideas and Christmas competition suggestions. They were responsible for collecting ideas from the class ready to feedback to Miss Lee. Watch this space for upcoming events…  

Guess Who… Maths Version

During our Fluency sessions, we played some mathematical games including the Maths version of Guess Who. Children used their place value knowledge to ask questions so they could work out their partner’s number. This week children also put in a lot of effort with long division. To show their understanding, Read more…

SCARF workshop

Class 14 had an RHE workshop this week with Rachel from Coram Education. Children were impressed by the app that showed them the respiratory and circulatory systems. We used these to discuss being healthy and used the well-being wheels. Children also had the opportunity to discuss medicines and drugs such Read more…

Spin the grammar wheel…

Class 14 were learning about modal verbs in their grammar lesson today. Children came to the board to spin the wheel which randomly selected a modal verb. Everyone then came up with their own creative and funny sentences that included that modal verb. Children finished the lesson with SATs questions to show their understanding.

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How are shadows formed?

Class 14 started the topic ‘Seeing Light’ this week and began by recapping their prior knowledge of how shadows are formed. We discussed various light sources (both natural and artificial) and how objects block these lights to form shadows. We also discussed opaque, translucent and transparent objects and how light Read more…

PE Lessons in Class 14

Class 14 enjoyed two PE lessons outside this week. In the first session with Mr Thomasson, they had 5 challenges to practice their basketball skills such as dribbling and catching. In the second session with Miss Dytch, they demonstrated these skills in relay races. All children worked well in their Read more…

Transition to Year 6

As part of our RHE lessons, children discussed any worries they had about returning to school after lockdown and starting Year 6. We also shared our strategies when we become worried or upset such as mindfulness activities, talking to friends and exercise. We made strategy wheels to select an activity Read more…

Class 14’s PLT

This week we held an election for our Primary Leadership Team. All children completed an application form and then 8 brave candidates presented their manifestos to the class. They described the skills and qualities they had to be part of the PLT and their exciting plans for Harwood Park. The Read more…

Free Online Computing Workshops

Microsoft are offering a variety of free online, interactive workshops for children aged 8+ over the summer.  From coding their own video games to creating stories to starting their own business – your child is bound to find something they will enjoy.  To view available workshops and register your interest, Read more…

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