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Getting Active in Y5.

Date: 16th Jul 2022 @ 6:45am

On Friday, at Greenhill  it was ‘Get Active’ day, where the children learnt all about why it is important to stay active.

The children wore sports clothing and took part in different sporting tasks. Y5 played rounder's, and did a few sporting challenges based on a long jump, running, and throwing.

We also designed a few poster about keeping fit  and healthy. The money raised from this day will go towards new PE equipment. Well Done  Y5!

 

This week in pre-school.

Date: 15th Jul 2022 @ 11:59am

We have been busy as the children had a transition visit to the nursery class. All the children did really well during the visit and meeting their new teachers.

We had a class trip to Alexandra park. Family members accompanied the children and we had had a lovely time as we explored. We walked along the woodland trail and heard many birds singing in the trees. In the play area, children used the diggers in the sand area, swung on the swings and used the different apparatus. We had fun feeding the geese and ducks. We would like to say a great big thank you to everyone who came along.

Learning in Class 8 14.7.22

Date: 14th Jul 2022 @ 4:03pm

Today we had our awards assembly. Here are our Class 8 award winners. Well done to the whole class for their amazing effort in learning this year. They should all be proud of themselves. Award.jpeg

Do you want to be a Superhero?

Date: 12th Jul 2022 @ 4:34pm

This week, the children have been learning all about Superhero's. We were lucky enough to have a visit from a Superhero and enjoyed making our own costumes.

They wrote about their superpowers and designed their costumes.

Little Red Riding Hood

Date: 12th Jul 2022 @ 4:26pm

The children have been looking at the story of Little Red Riding Hood. 

We loved making biscuits for Granny and making a basket for them. The children were careful to watch out for the big bad Wolf!

Using the mirrors, the children looked to see if they had big facial features like the wolf and practiced making funny faces.

 

I am a ROBOT!

Date: 12th Jul 2022 @ 4:21pm

This week the children have been learning about Robots. They have designed and made their own robots by following instructions and makino choices.

The children also use Communication Inprint to describe their robots.

Celebrations

Date: 11th Jul 2022 @ 10:12am

Class 14 have had a great week celebrating all their hard work. We visited the cinema on Tuesday and had a tasty lunch of fish and chips afterwards. We are working hard practising our leavers assembly ready to show parents on Tuesday 19th July at 9:30, we can't wait perform it for you. 

Flowering Plants

Date: 9th Jul 2022 @ 9:06am

Y5 have been busy in science learning about plant lifecycles. This week we recapped on the different part of a plant and their jobs. They were amazed to find out that the leaf helps the plant to make its food using sunlight and carbon dioxide.

We then went onto look closely at the parts of a flower. We identified the male and female parts of the flower by taking apart the petals to reveal the stamen, and the carpel. The children had a great time dissecting the flower and labelling the parts.

 

Learning in Class 8 7.7.22

Date: 7th Jul 2022 @ 6:05pm

Class 8 continued their learning on the Mayan civilisation this week by using their iPads to find out facts about the Mayan writing system. They loved finding out about all the different sounds and symbols they used.

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This week in pre-school...

Date: 7th Jul 2022 @ 11:02am

We have been learning about Summer and weather. We have talked about what we would wear in different weather- sun, rain, wind and read stories about nature trails, swimming and holidays.

The children continue to explore the outside area, caring for our sunflowers that are still growing and developing their large physical skills.

Other activities have included comparing different objects by looking at whether they are big, small, heavy and light and recognising letters from our names.  

Intraschool Football

Date: 7th Jul 2022 @ 8:55am

This week we took part in the Intra School Football tournament.

Class 7 played against class 8, 9 and 10.

Clas 7   0-0 Class 8

Class 7   2-0  Class 9

Class 7   2-0 Class 10

 

They worked as a team to become the champions of the tournament.

Those children who were waiting to have their turn cheered on our team from the side lines and some even created dance moves for our team.

They had a wonderful morning and couldn't believe that they had won the trophy.

A fantastic end to a fantastic year!

 

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Roman Numerals

Date: 1st Jul 2022 @ 10:54pm

This week, Class 11 have been busy learning about Roman numerals. We have learnt to read and write Roman numerals as numbers and dates.

We have also been answering problem solving and reasoning questions based on Roman numerals.

 

Today we put our knowledge and skills to use. We worked in small groups to solve tri-jigsaw puzzles in which we used Roman numerals. We started with a simple puzzle and then progressed to more challenging ones. The children felt so proud of themselves when they solved a problem. Well done!

Learning in Class 8 30.6.22

Date: 30th Jun 2022 @ 4:56pm

Class 8 have been learning about the Mayan civilisation. They have made chocolate boxes to store all their learning in. This week they have learnt about the different Gods and Goddesses that were worshipped as well as learning about the Mayan number system. They are really enjoying findning out new facts and adding them to their leaflet that they are writing in English. 

Maya numerals - Wikipedia

Year 5 Macbeth rehearsals

Date: 29th Jun 2022 @ 4:32pm

Year 5 have been rehearsing for their big performance - Macbeth. They will be performing at Oldham Coliseum on the 8th of July. The class been working super hard to learn their lines and remember planned actions. We cannot wait for our big performance!

Online Safety

Date: 24th Jun 2022 @ 5:10pm

Today, as part of our Online Safety development, we took part in an assembly presented by the Google and Parent Zone's Be internet legends team. This special interactive event was fun packed and informative. The children enjoyed themselves very much and successfully solved the puzzle.

The children learnt a great deal about how the internet can be a safe place if we follow some very simple but important rules. The children will be coming home with a leaflet which explains everything that was discussed. It would be great if parents could discuss and reinforce online safety at home as well.

 

What we have been LEARNING in CLASS 10

Date: 24th Jun 2022 @ 1:41pm

Hello from CLASS 10,
here you will be able to find out about all the FANTASTIC and FUN learning we have be doing in class this week.
 
This week for Comprehension, the text we focused on our HISTORY TOPIC themed text, all about Anglo Saxon kings.  Ask your child about our ‘gist’ and ‘vocab’ lessons.
I like how all the comprehension learning is in one booklet - Mariya
 
In LITERACY we having been looking at creating newspaper stories based on Lindisfarne. I enjoyed sir reading the story to us using different voices for the different characters - Ibrahim
 
In NUMERACY; we have been continuing our learning on FRACTIONS.

It was good as it helped me fully understand the learning I struggled with this year - Aleena.
 
We continued our topic on the Vikings, this week looking at the Kings/leaders - It was so much fun - Ismail.A
 
Please see our photos to see some of our learning in action.
 
Goodbye for now - Class 10, Mr S.Rahman and Mrs J.Begum.

Learninig in Class 8 24.6.22

Date: 22nd Jun 2022 @ 6:15pm

In Maths this week we recapped what we already know about measurement before moving on to capacity. We have had a brilliant week so far with our maths because we started measuring out different capacities and reading the scales. Then this lead us on to converting milliltres (ml) to litres (l) and vice versa and then we added and subtracted ml and l. The children have had lots of fun and really understood the learning. Super stars!

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week ending 24.6.22

Date: 20th Jun 2022 @ 10:15am

This week, in English, we have been developing our written work and the genre is Newspapers.

The children have been working on including the features of a newspaper and tried to include as many as they could.

In Maths, we have been working on Fractions; adding and subtracting them.

This week in Nursery...

Date: 17th Jun 2022 @ 8:26am

This week in Nursery we have been learning about Trains and Trams. The children joined in with Train role play and made their own train using chairs. We had children playing the passengers, someone playing the ticket man and another girl playing the snack lady. 

In the creative area the children have been busy junk modelling trains and trams. Working really hard using one handed tools.

In the Maths area we focused on representing numbers. 

Working out volume in Y5

Date: 17th Jun 2022 @ 6:21am

This week in Maths, Y5 have been learning about how to work out volume. We started by looking at what volume is and how we can work it out using cubic units. We began with a practical session in which we used cubes to build a variety of simple and complex shapes. We then counted the number of cubes that were used to make the shape in order to work out the volume. We then went on to explored the formula for volume and how we have to multiply three dimensions to get an answer. Surprisingly, Y5 did very well with this. Well done!

Class 4

Date: 16th Jun 2022 @ 4:28pm

This week class 4 have looked at the story 'The Kiss that Missed' focusing on using verbs and suffixes. We have done some lovely writing using a re-tell. 

In Maths, we have been re-capping addition and subtraction thinking about the inverse which we did fantastic with!

Class 4 really enjoyed our new Topic Iin ICT this week where we began creating animated stories on the ipads using purple mash. 

Overall, we have had a week full of fantastic learning! 

 

 

Learning in Class 8 16.6.22

Date: 16th Jun 2022 @ 12:36pm

This week we took our Ipads outside to edit our introductions in the sun. We felt it was our best editing lesson so far. This was because we were editing on the IPads rather than written work, editing someone else's writing instead of our own and enjoying the gorgeous weather at the same time. We all want to do this again.

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week ending 17.6.22

Date: 15th Jun 2022 @ 4:16pm

This week in maths we have been learning about Mass. The children have converted kilograms in to grams and have been weighing.

 

Why dot you bake with your child to allow them to weigh things out on the scales?

Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee

Date: 10th Jun 2022 @ 4:41pm

We have had a fantastic week learning all about the history of Queen Elizabeth II. We started the week by researching what the jubilee means and what events have happened to celebrate such a fantastic time for history. We then explored the different events from the Queen's life. We used our creativity skills to use pointillism techniques to make our own art work for the Jubilee celebrations. 

 

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Y5 Art work

Date: 10th Jun 2022 @ 6:44am

This week was curriculum week in which we celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The children been busy learning about Queen Elizabeth and her life. They have also been involved in range of activities in which they have been able to put to use their creative ideas, such as designing their own crowns. Other highlights of the week were sports day and the Jubilee Lunch.

Today, we hosted our Jubilee art exhibitions in which Y5 created art work inspired by the artist Claude Monet. It was a pleasure to watch the children taking time to create the depth and textures they wanted. They took great pride in their work and made sure it was just right. Well done Y5, your work was amazing!

 

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