9th February 2018

In Hemstalls, we have been learning different things and have been revisiting all sorts of lessons.  In Year 6, we have been creating our own e-Safety posters about 4 golden rules that are important to us when online.  In Year 5, they have recently just finished their Ernest Shackleton work.  In Bramleyham, they have all been enjoying their science immersion day.

In Roundwood, Year 3 have started making their moving dinosaur scenes.  In Year 1, Roundwood 1 performed a wonderful assembly about toys and maths.  Lastly, in Reception, they have finished their bear puppets and went on a 3D hunt.

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By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

19th January 2018

This week in Year 6, in English we have been revisiting writing formally.  In H2 my class performed our class assembly about Changes.  In Year 5 they have been making clay models of what they would take on their trip to the Arctic with Ernest Shackleton (the famous explorer).  In geography they have been labelling countries on a map.

Moving on to Bramleyham, Year 4 have been writing a fact file on survival.  As we go down to Year 3, they have been learning how to be safe in cooking and have been enjoying the book, Mousehole Cat.  Down in Year 2, they have been learning all about Saint George.  Going on to Year 1, they have been making their own puppets using their imagination.  Lastly, Reception have been learning all about time and have been reading the book Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

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By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

12th January 2018

During the first week, after being away for two weeks, we have been getting up to all sorts of different lessons.  In English we have been reading a new exciting book called ‘Pig Heart Boy’ by Malorie Blackman.  In H2, we have been practicing for our class assembly all about changes.  In Year 5, they are learning about the famous explorer Ernest Shackleton.  They have written a letter to convince him to let them on his trip.

In Year 4, in maths, they have been learning place value.  In Year 3, they have been writing about the Lighthouse Keeper.  They have also been learning all about the Winter Olympics.  In Year 2, in maths, they have been learning inverses and also more and less than.  Moving onto Year 1, they have been learning their push and pull forces.  Lastly, Reception have been learning all about different types of bears.

By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Girl

Remember, Together Everyone Achieves More.

17th December

In Year 6 this week we have been writing, in our own words ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens. In maths we have been working on fraction word problems. We watched the Roundwood Nativity assembly which we enjoyed, along with the rest of the school.

In Year 5 they have been making Christmas cards for their friends and today they are looking forward to making rockets. In Bramleyham they have been practising their Christmas  play. All of Roundwood performed a wonderful Nativity play for their parents and the rest of the school.

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Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Jack Lealean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

 

 

 

8th December

This week in Hemstalls, classes have been learning and revisiting lessons.  In English, Year 6 have been looking at a poem called ‘The Highwayman’.  In Year 5 they were writing a little bit of the nativity story.  In Year 4, they were writing a long big write all about Varjak Paw.  Finally, in Year 3 in maths, they were solving division problems.

In Roundwood, Year 2 have been learning about subtraction in maths. In Year 1 they have been getting their costumes ready for the nativity.  Moving on, Reception have been painting chains and have been making decorations for Christmas.  Lastly, the whole school have been enjoying the Christmas dinner.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More

By Jack Lelean and Lucy Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

1st December 2017

This week Hemstalls have been doing a variety of different lessons.  Yesterday morning H3 have been finding missing numbers in an addition square.  They have also been answering questions in topic to do with Aztec art.  In art and science we made a cardboard torch using the correct materials.  In Year 5, they have been reading a new book called The Heavenly Elephant.  Also, all of the Year 5 teachers thank everyone who bought a cake from the cake sale.

In Bramleyham, Year 4 have been learning about roman numerals.  Year 3, in maths, have been learning about angles.  Moving on to Roundwood, Year 2 have been learning time and in Year 1 have been doing ‘bossy verbs’.  Reception have been using their post box for their wonderful Father Christmas letters.  In the whole of Roundwood, they have been learning their nativity songs.

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Lucie Hemsley and Jack Lelean

Head Girl and Head Boy

24th November 2017

During this week, Hemstalls have been getting up to all sorts of different lessons.  In English (in Year 6) we have been learning about the Shakespeare play ‘Macbeth’.  In this play, Macbeth kills the king and becomes king himself.  At the end, Macbeth gets defeated by Macduff and Scotland was saved!  In maths, we have been learning algebra.  In Year 5, they have been preparing for their cake sale and in their English, they have been writing story maps.

In Year 4, in maths, they have been learning all about fractions.  Also in Year 4, in English, they have been writing poems.  In Year 3, they have started a new story called ‘I was a rat’.  Moving on to Roundwood, Year 2, have been reading the book ‘Snail and the Whale’.  Year 1 have been learning how to double and half numbers.  Lastly in Reception, they have been learning about nocturnal animals.  As part of this they have been reading ‘The Owl in the Dark’.

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17th November 2017

Throughout this week Hemstalls have been learning all sorts of things.  As you are aware, this week has been based around ‘Friendship’.  In ICT, H2 have been creating a game, in Scratch, all about friendship.  Another thing linking friendship is the story we have been drafting about the Lonely Beast.  In Year 5 (English) they have been creating a recount about their trip to the Globe Theatre.  In Year 4, they have been learning what it takes to be a good friend.  Finally from me, Year 3 have been making their own beast as a friend for the Lonely Beast.

In Year 2 they have been writing a letter to the Rainbow Fish pretending to be an octopus.  In Year 1 they have been reading Katie Morag books and in maths they have been revisiting 2D shapes.  Lastly, in Reception, they have been learning about Friendship Week and looking at whats makes a good friend.  They have also been learning about their feelings.

Remember, Together Everyone Achieves More.

By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

10th November 2017

This week in Hemstalls we have been learning all sorts of new things such as weighing in maths and also different measurements.  In English we have been drafting a for and against argument for the reasons why animals shouldn’t be killed after the First World War.  In Science, we have learnt all about the different symbols we use instead of drawing something very detailed.  As well as all of this, everyone has had their school photos taken; some with siblings.  Talking of being very busy, Year 5 have recently performed their amazing assembly.

In Reception, they have been making and painting poppies for Remembrance Day.  Also down in Year 1, in maths, they have been learning their Mrs 10s and Mrs Ones.  Finally, in Year 2 they have been learning about Hindu festivals.  Lastly in Bramleyham, Year 3 have been learning about types of poetry and Year 4, in maths, have been doing expanded multiplication.

Remember, Together Everyone Achieves More.

By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

3rd November 2017

This week in Hemstalls our classes have been learning many things.  Something we have been doing in English is creating a World War One fact file about how it started and which countries were involved.  In ICT we made a leaflet or powerpoint about internet safety.  During DT we were learning about torches and how they function.

In Bramleyham, Year 4 have been planning reports on Carrie Weston, the author.  In maths, they have been calculating angles.  Bramleyham have also been very busy practising sport and in Science, learning about electricity.

As we share our final section, Roundwood have been learning about their topic ‘Under the Sea’.  They have been reading their favourite book, The Rainbow Fish.

In Reception they have been learning about telescopes and how they are used.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More.

By Lucie Hemsley and Jack Lelean

Head Girl and Head Boy