This week in Willow class we had a cricket session with an instructor who came in to teach us bowling, batting and fielding which was super fun. In English this week, we have been planning suspense stories on an app called Popplet and we were creating an ideas board to help us visualise settings and … Continue reading Learning in willow class
Maths: This week in Maths, we showed our respect to Captain Sir Tom Moore by taking part in the Captain Tom 100 challenge. We were given four of the number five and could use any mathematical operation to make 100. For example: 5×5=25. 25 squared =625. 625 divided by 5=125. 125-(5 squared)=100. On Wednesday, a skipping … Continue reading The start of term 5…
This week Willow Class have been working hard on all things Christmas related! We enjoyed preparing for our KS2 Carol Service, taking the lead in several carols, Bible readings and linking the service together. We can’t wait for you to see the final service which should be available on the school website early next week. … Continue reading Christmas carols, crafts and cards!
In RE this week, we have been researching Christian peace makers. Most of us chose Owen Thomas who fought in WW1 and lived locally in Devizes. We are finding out how he followed Jesus’ teachings to prevent conflict in a peaceful way. We are continuing with this next week…. In topic work, we carried out … Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas….in Willow Class! 🎄
In art we were sketching and drawing animals with Mrs Butler. We were trying really hard with our sketching techniques and are really pleased with all of our drawings. Here are some of our drawings. In maths this week we have been learning to round decimals, and secure our knowledge of place value of decimals. Some … Continue reading Willow classes week.
This week in Willow Class we have been really trying to develop our team work skills through a variety of activities and in different curriculum areas. On Monday afternoon, we continued with our football lessons. We focused on passing this week and ensuring that we communicated with team mates so that we could pass effectively … Continue reading It’s all about teamwork…
The start of this week focused on Remembrance. We researched about the fallen from the local area and created silhouette soldiers which are proudly displayed in the hall windows. Everyone in Willow Class also had a role in the Remembrance Service on Wednesday – either speaking, taking charge of IT or laying poppies. Thank you … Continue reading We will remember
This week has been Global Week in school and every class has focused on Magnificent Maps. Willow Class started off the week by exploring this brilliant book: After this, we took inspiration from these fictional maps and created our own: Throughout the rest of the week, we used these maps in English lessons to write … Continue reading Magnificent Maps – Global Week 2020
This week, Willow Class have worked incredibly hard in all areas of the curriculum. In maths, I was impressed with their determination to learn the rules of BODMAS. By the end of the second day the whole class had mastered this new skill – just brilliant! After a very competitive and well fought Times Table … Continue reading A busy end of term in Year 6
Maths: In maths, we spent over a week learning long division. We found it quite tricky at first but as we spent more time on it, it became easier. We learnt about chunking and drop down method which are different ways to do long division. Most of us prefer drop down (it’s quicker) but a … Continue reading Willow’s Week