Friday 2nd March

 

Dear Parents/Carers

Notices

We enjoyed World Book Day. The children looked fabulous. Thank you for all your hard work. Sadly, due to the snow, we were unable to make our visit to Hornsey library but will re-schedule.

English

We started to read our new text, Storm by Kevin Crossley-Holland. The children then wrote a short newspaper report on a robbery carried out by an imaginary Highwayman.

Maths

We looked at measuring time in minute intervals, again using a blank number line to find the start or finish time with the support of analogue clocks.

A number of the children are still struggling to read an analogue clock. Please practise reading the time on an analogue clock at home.

Science

We created a branching database for a selection of rocks.

Topic

Jack joined us to deliver an introductory lesson on the Roman invasion of Britain through the Mantle of the Expert. He used a painting of the Celts surrendering to the Romans (‘Vercingetorix Throws Down his Arms at the Feet of Julius Caesar” (1899), Lionel Royer) and followed this with some drama based on an attack on a Roman villa by Boudicca.

Homework

Spelling

Our next set of misspelt common words. Please encourage your child to learn how they are spelt as well as writing them in a sentence in order to demonstrate that they understand their meaning.

Topic

Make a list of objects that we would use now that the Romans used

 

Please continue to practise reading the time on an analogue clock.

Enjoy your weekend.

Judy