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Prodigy Maths – Letter sent home on 12/10/17

Dear parents/carers,

Yesterday your child will have brought home log-in details for an education mathematics game called ‘Prodigy Maths’.

I am delighted to see how active the class have been last night; in total they answered 1,434 questions between them! This practice in the subject while outside of school will enhance their knowledge and confidence when tackling reasoning problems.

I am writing to reiterate the message that I have told the class. The app does offer opportunities to purchase extra ‘achievements’ or ‘items’. These add-ons are not needed to achieve the best score. I have told the class not to purchase anything without first asking for permission from a carer or parent. I would like to also inform carers and parents that I would not like the pupils to spend real money by purchasing items. It will not affect their score or learning experience.

Many thanks,
Mr Lancaster
Class 6 Teacher

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Dinner choices for next week

Take a look at our delicious menu for next week.  Why not try something new?

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Prince Paris and Helen of Troy

This week we have been using ‘Talk for Writing’ to help us to learn about the story of Prince Paris and how Helen of Troy fell madly in love with him – causing the battle of Troy to start.

We will be learning more about Greek Myths and legends until the end of term. We will especially be looking at the legend of Odysseus.

 

Here is a video of a short part of the story;

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Dinner choices for next week

On Take a look at our delicious menu for next week.  Why not try something new?

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Is 1 a prime number?

Today we looked at factors and primes.

Discuss below, is 1 a prime number or not? Can you prove it?

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Global Scholars

This year we are proud to announce that we will be taking part in the Global Scholars partnership. Global Scholars allows our class to communicate safely with students around the world. We will spend part of our timetable each week working together to write, create videos and discuss global matters within an e-classroom with our peers from around the world, learning about other cultures and how other children learn in the process.

We are a pioneer school as we are the first school outside of London to take part in Global Scholars.

If parents would like to know anything further, a letter was sent out earlier this week, or they can download a parent letter by clicking here.

There is also extra information in the Global Scholars Brochure, available to download by clicking the link.

Below is a video explaining the Global Scholars partnership in greater detail.

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Homework due on 2nd of October

This week we have two pieces of homework.

The first is available to download here, it needs you to conduct some research into the countries and cities that we are working with as part of our Global Scholar Project.

The second piece is to go on a spice hunt, what spices do you see at home? What are they used for? What flavour do they add?

 

As always, our ongoing homework is to learn your multiplication tables and spellings!

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Dinner choices for next week

Take a look at our delicious menu for next week.  Why not try something new?

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Cogheart

This term our class book is Cogheart.  By the end of the term we are hoping that nearly everyone in the class will have had the chance to read it.  We would love to hear your thoughts on the book.

Are you enjoying it so far?

What do you predict will happen?

Who is your favourite character? Why?

What was your favourite section of the book?

Who would you recommend this book to? Why?

Describe the book in 5 words.

Sum up the book without giving the plot away.

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Homework

Create a set of instructions for how blood travels around the body.

Here are some words that you may find useful; First, next, then, directed, deoxygenated, oxygenated, lungs, heart, organ, muscle.

Science homework 25thSep

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