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CHERRY CLASS

Welcome to the

Cherry Class Page

 

This year Cherry will be taught by:

Mrs Wendt, Mrs Daisley

and Mrs Nwaeke. 

In Cherry Class we live through the school values of Grace, Courage and Friendship. We support each other to do the best learning we can. 

 

Week ending 02.12.22

 

We have had a busy week filled with wonderful learning, rehearsals and Christmas fun! This is what we have learnt this week:

 

English:

We carried on looking at History Hackers: Roman Rescue this week, focusing on innovating the story by using substitution and addition. The children came up with some lovely ideas in their independent write. They worked really hard at editing their writing using the success criteria.

 

Maths:

We looked at balancing equations this week, using different methods to add and subtract. The children had lots of arithmetic practice this week!

 

Reading:

We have focused on VIPERS skills this week, practicing Explanation and inference skills. The children created lovely posters to showcase their understanding of these skills.

 

PE:

The children in PE are working on ball skills and how to properly warm up and cool down to keep our bodies safe. We are also looking at skills in football.

 

 

 

Growth mindset

Millie

Fintan

Well done Cherry class!

 

Christmas Show

 

We are thrilled to be starting rehearsals for the Phase 1 Christmas Show, especially after not being able to do them for a few years. The casting has been done and your children may be bringing home lines that they need to learn outside of school so that we can focus on blocking the show inside school. All children will also be involved in the singing so below are the song lyrics needed for the show. The backing tracks for the songs are here: 

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/im-gonna-shine.html

 

 

Christmas stockings in DT and a visit from Berry the Elf!

Children in Need Pyjama Day

Reindeer visit

RE lesson -How special is the relationship that Jews have with God?

Creating objects used in the Bronze Age

Class Notices:

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. 

 

P.E.: Cherry Class have PE on Monday and Thursday. 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. 

 

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. They will give in their reading records on a Thursday and receive a house point if they have had 5 signatures in their reading record. Children may read independently, but we encourage parents to listen to them read aloud and discuss the text as often as possible. 

 

Spellings will be set every week and each child will bring a copy of their spellings home with them. The spellings will also be put on Teams along with the homework, for your convenience. 

 

Spellings - 24.11.22

Dolphins                         Sharks                            Whales                             Jellyfish                                 

he                                cry                               basically                        musician

up                                fry                                frantically                       politician

no                                dry                               dramatically                   electrician

from                             try                                magically                       magician

day                              reply                             tragically                       mathematician

I                                   sly                                comically                       dietician

had                              shy                               actually                         statistician

Mum                            terrify                            accidentally                  technician

children                        sky                               occasionally                  clinician

made                           multiply                         eventually                      beautician

 

Useful Dates for your Diary:

Wednesday 14th December - Christmas Lunch

Thursday 15th December - Phase 1 Christmas Show

Friday 16th December - Junior School Pantomime

Monday 19th December - PITA cards sent home

Reading Gives You Wings!                

Read a book (or even two!) and review it on Our Reading Den: https://www.ourreadingden.com/

Not sure what to read next? Take a look at the ideas in the links below:

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

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

 

Below are some links to websites which you can use to supplement your learning at home. Most of them we also use in school. 

Useful learning apps for tablets

 

Spelling Shed

Mathletics

Nessy

If you have any more suggestions please let me know so that we can share them with other parents.

Stone Henge paper models

Harvest Celebration

Big Questions

Getting our Christmas card designs ready

Finding textures to create cave paintings

Ball skills in PE

Stone age cave paintings

Fun in Maths learning to count in hundreds

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