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ASH CLASS

 

Welcome to Ash Class

 

Grace, Courage, Friendship

 

The teachers in Ash class this term are Mrs Ellis and Mrs Coe and we are very lucky to also have the amazing Mrs Fraser with us everyday! 

 

P.E is on a Monday and Friday - The children will need to wear their PE kits to school - not their school uniform. They will remain to their PE kits all day. Please still ensure that all items are labelled. 

 

SUPER SIX: Please could you help your child to make sure they have the essential items at school: writing pen, pencil, rubber, ruler, pencil sharpener & glue stick. 

 

Homework: Maths and Spelling homework are both set on Thursdays, to be returned by the following Thursday. It is expected that children read at least 5 x per week at home. 

 

Spellings for this week have been uploaded onto teams.  

 

Please check the class page regularly as there will be useful information and photos of all the different activities we have been doing throughout the week.

Piggott Leadership day - 29th June

An amazing morning spent at the African drumming workshop on 16th June

More drumming!

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Our artwork, inspired by the artist Hokusai. Some of the pieces are finished and some are still a work in progress but we have been working really hard on them and are really proud of what we have achieved.

This week we finished off our R.E. topic on Hinduism by designing our on Hindu gods and goddesses.

A special visit from Miss Townly and Ceci

Monday's P.E. lesson (part 1)

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Monday's P.E. lesson (part 2)

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English, reading awards and birthday fun

Highlights of the week (9th - 13th May)

Curly Wurly Challenge

Red Nose Day

Week beginning 07.02.22

 

We have loved innovating the text 'The red eye' in English this week and have written a selection of fantastic stories based around the text. The text focuses on creating suspense in the opening of a story. The children have chosen the most amazing vocabulary and have included some fantastic similes, metaphors and personification in their writing! Well done Ash! 

 

The children are doing really well with learning their times tables but we would really appreciate it if the children could continue their hard work on Times Tables Rock Stars. They only need to do a few minutes a day but it is a really successful way to help the children learn their times tables! 

 

We have also enjoyed looking at the different demographics there are in Wargrave, we loved finding out the population of Wargrave and especially finding out that there were more females than males! We have continued to learn about Banksy this week in art and loved finding the pulse in Mamma Mia by ABBA. We also had a go at singing it! 

 

Next week we have an exciting week as we are going on a school trip to Windsor Castle. Please may the children come in with a packed lunch on Monday as we will not be having lunch at school. We look forward to seeing you next week for the last week before half term. 

 

Have a lovely and restful weekend!

Readers of the week!

Art! Tile printing

Birthday celebrations

Celebrations!

Week 2 - 10.01.22 - 14.01.22 

 

Its been another very busy week for Ash class this week! At the beginning of the week we started to learn new Hockey skills in P.E, the children all enjoyed it, even in the rain and showed some amazing Hockey skills. In science this term we are learning all about plants and have been looking at all the different parts of a flowering plants, we have all enjoyed learning about the parts and how they help flowers produce new seeds. We then learnt how to dissect a flower to see all the different parts we had been learning about. We loved it pulling the sepals and petals off the reveal the different parts. 

We had our first Topic lesson of the term this week, we were surprised to see just how many counties there are in England and enjoyed learning about where they are located. following our topic, the children created the most incredible line drawings of Big Ben, We can't wait to show everyone the amazing artwork. 

 

In English, we have continued to learn the poem, 'The sound collector', The children have completed amazing work based on the poem and how developed a super understanding of rhyming patterns. Next week we will start making up our own poems. 

Miss Townly and Mrs Fraser also want to say a massive WELL DONE to all of Ash class for their continued practise of the different times table, We have been amazed by the times tables knowledge and know that everyone has been putting in lots of hard work. Well done Ash class! 

 

We hope you have a lovely weekend and look forward to seeing you all on Monday. 

Happy New Year 

 

We hope that you have had a lovely Christmas and are excited for the new year and we are looking forward to seeing you all on Wednesday. Our topic this term is London, Britain and we will be learning about tolerance, peace and diversity. If you have anything at home to do with our new topic, we would love to see it in school and maybe have it contribute to our topic table and we are looking forward to seeing your homework. In science this term we are learning about plants, in art we are learning about printing and the work of Banksy and in PE they will be learning how to play Hockey. There will be no forest school this term. 

 

We also wanted to say a massive, massive thank you for your generosity this Christmas, we were overwhelmed with your kindness and the lovely gifts we received. Thank you so much!

 

 

Readers of the week

We have been making cartouches!

Readers of the week

Reader of the week

The Mystery of Mummification - Talk for Writing

Over the next couple of weeks we will be learning how to write an explanation text. The children have been working hard to learn a text about mummification using the above text map as a prompt. It would be lovely if the children could retell the text to you Using the pictures above. 

 

We recreated the journey food goes through in our digestive system...

When the reindeer came to visit...

Well done on achieving bronze and silver for your times tables!

Readers of the week

Monday 4th October - Friday 8th October

 

It has been another busy and exciting week in Ash class this week. We were all excited on Tuesday when we were able to go to the church to celebrate the harvest festival. The children sang and spoke beautifully in church and we were extremely proud of them. 

We have also had fun learning the clarinet, painting beautiful sunset pictures and forest school. In English we have been learning a new text, Antony and Cleopatra and in maths we have started to learn more about the operations of addition and subtraction. 

 

Everyone has has worked really hard this week, I hope you have a lovely weekend and if you are celebrating your birthday, have a wonderful day! 

 

 

 

 

Readers of the week, well done!!!

We love the clarinet!

Harvest festival

Antony and Cleopatra, character description story map

Our English focus up until half term is the story of Antony and Cleopatra. The children are learning a character description of Cleopatra, it would be fabulous for the children to practice the description at home by using the images to help retell it. 

Our readers of the week! Well done!

Our week - 13.09.21 - 17.09.21

 

What a busy and exciting week we have had this week. On Thursday we had our very first forest school, it was a brilliant afternoon where the children made fairy houses and searched for different types of leaves. WE are all very excited for next week. Thank you to the parents that came to help with forest schools this week, it is very much appreciated. 

We also had our first clarinet lesson on Wednesday, we learnt how to assemble the clarinets carefully and how to make a sound that wasn't too squeaky. It was amazing and we cannot wait until our next lesson. 

 

Well done to all of Ash class, everyone filled in their reading records, showing how much they have read but also used the bookmarks to tell us about the books they have been reading, it has been informative and a joy to find out lots of different opinions. Keep it up! 

 

The children have come home with new spellings this week and maths homework, please may the children practice their spellings everyday and bring their folder with spellings and homework in for next Thursday. Thank you.

 

Have a fantastic weekend and for many of you, enjoy Cub Camp! 

 

 

Our week (including 2 special birthdays)

Reading

 

Whenever you read a book, you can leave a review on it with Reading Den:

https://www.ourreadingden.com/

Each child will have their own individual login.

 

Look at these websites for book inspiration:

https://www.booksfortopics.com/year-3 

https://www.booksfortopics.com/year-4

 

Useful Dates for your Diary:

 

Friday 3rd September - First Day for Pupils!

Wednesday 8th September - Welcome Evening - 4pm

 

Tuesday 5th October - Harvest Service

Tuesday 19th October, Wednesday 20th October, Thursday 21st October - Parent Consultations (details TBC)

Monday 25th October - Half Term

 

Monday 1st November - INSET Day

Thursday 11th November - Remembrance Day

Friday 12th November - Children in Need

 

Tuesday 7th December - Salvation Army Gift Assembly

Thursday 9th December - Phase 1 Christmas Show 6:30pm

Monday 13th December - Junior School Pantomime, South Hill Park

Friday 17th December - End of Term, Reports Home

Useful links 

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