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Autumn 1, Week 6 

This week we have developed our rugby skills to begin to play mini games. We practised our passing without moving when we had the ball as well as intercepting the ball between our opponents.  By developing these skills we scored many tries.

We also had a fantastic time at the Science Museum learning all about space. Take a look at our photos to see how much we enjoyed our day.

Autumn 1, Week 5 

English- This week we have been looking at newspaper opinion articles. We have been gathering our reasons why the hidden figures must be remembered. We then further developed these ideas by finding informative facts to back up our point or arguments. We are excited to write our opinion articles.

Maths- This week we have been working on multiplying and dividing decimal numbers by 10 and 100. We also compared decimal numbers with up to two decimal places.

We also wrote and performed our class assembly showcasing our learning so far this term.

Autumn 1, Week 4 

English- This week we write diary entries as Mary Jackson, one of the 'Hidden Figures' as her talents were realised and she was given a job which ended segregation at NACA forever.

Maths- This week we have been working on column subtraction, involving exchanging. We solved a variety of problems and used our reasoning skills to identify errors in questions and explaining why an answer was correct or incorrect.

Topic- This week we learnt about where the Mayan Civilisation originated, we located the countries in central America using our map skills. We then created our own maps including a key. 

Autumn 1, Week 3 

English- We learnt how schools and workplaces used to be segregated during the time of NACA. We saw one of the 'Hidden Figures' go to court just to be allowed to study the course she wanted. We thought this was unfair so we wrote persuasive letter to the principal of the college to persuade him to end segregation and encourage others to do the same.

Maths- This week we have been working on column addition, involving exchanging. We solved a variety of problems and used our reasoning skills to identify errors in questions and explaining why an answer was correct or incorrect.

Topic- we learnt about journeys and pilgrimages that are taken by different religions and considered important journeys that we will have to take in life. 

Autumn 1, Week 2 

English- This week we have been recruited by NASA and have been learning about the history of NASA and how they have changed over time. We have written excellent job adverts to recruit new skilled people to the NASA programme.
For Roald Dahl day we had great fun creating our own revolting rhymes, in the style of Roald Dahl. We also linked this to our art work and created self portraits in the style of Quentin Blake.

Maths- We have been working on our knowledge of place value and rounding.

Topic- We continued to work on our presentations on the Mayan people and looked at important journeys people take during our RE work on pilgrimages. 

Autumn 1, Week 1 

What a fantastic first week! I can't wait to continue all of our fantastic work next week.

We had great fun completing our topic work using the chrome books for the first time. We completed some research around the Ancient Mayans so that we could answer the questions we thought of during the lesson.