13th July

This week in Hemstalls, with only two weeks left of school, we have been finishing off our learning.  As well as this Year 6 have mainly been rehearsing their production.  Moving on to Year 4 in Bramleyham, they have been learning about shapes and angles in maths and have been writing about the deforestation in the rainforests.  As well as this, the whole school have been competing in the World Cup Football Tournament where Uruguay won!

In Year 3, they have been writing play scripts for Horrid Henry.  Down in Roundwood, Year 2 have been writing letters to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.  In Year 1, they have been using cubes to help them in their maths.  Lastly in Reception, they have been making England flags and have been talking about moving in to Year 1.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More

By Lucie Hemsley and Jack Lelean

Head Girl and Head Boy

29th June

This week in Year 6 we have been writing letters to Year 5 about what happens in Year 6.  Down in Year 5, they have been enjoying drawing in art and H4 performed an amazing assembly on what has happened in Year 5.  In Bramleyham, Year 4 have been using the Learn Pads to research spiders and made a fact file on them.  In Year 3, they have been plotting co-ordinates in maths and have been pretending they were the turtle in the Wreck of Zanzibar.  Lastly, in Roundwood they have been having a competitive time racing at sports day.

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By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

22nd June

This week in Hemstalls, Year 6 have been learning our Year 6 production songs.  We have also been creating a theme park or our own island.  In year 5, they have been getting up to interesting things.  The most interesting being, dissecting a flower in science.  Lower in Year 4, they have been completing lots of assessments.

Down in Year 3, they have been preparing for Sports Day.  In Year 2, they have been learning all about Henry VIII.  Moving on to Year 1, they have been looking at a life-cycle of a flower.  Lastly, in Reception, they have been learning about what creatures live in different layers of the sea.

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By Lucie Hemsley and Jack Lelean

Head Girl and Head Boy

 

15th June

In Hemstalls this week we have been doing fun activities.  In Year 6, in maths, we have been creating a theme park and managing our 5 million pound budget!  In English, we have been free-writing and using a picture to base our piece of writing around.  Year 5 have been doing many activities outside.  They have also been writing using suspense.  Lower, in Year 4 they have been reading the story of Charlotte’s Web.

Moving on, Year 3 have been reading the book called ‘The Wreck of the Zanzibar’. They have also been using 2D and 3D in maths.  Down in Year 2, they have been reading the book called ‘The Vegetarian Dragon’ and have been writing a diary entry pretending they were the dragon.   In Year 1, they have been learning how to use apostrophes in their writing.  Lastly, in Reception, they had a wonderful time on their visit to the aquarium.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More.

By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

25th May 2018

Year 6 this week have been revisiting and practicing the bar model.  In history, we have also been planning our project all about World War II.  Year five have been writing and creating their own creative stories.  As well as this, some people have competed in the District Sports Competition.

In Bramleyham, Year 4 have been writing playscripts.  In Year 3, they have been making Ancient Greek pots.  Moving on to Roundwood, Year 2 have been reading the book called ‘The Dark’.  In Year 1, in maths, they have been using the inverse.  Lastly, in Reception, they have been learning about the artist called Vincent Van Gogh.

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By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

18th May 2018

This week in Year 6, we have been busy with our SATs.  Year 5  have been learning about the famous Battle of Marathon.  Lastly, in Bramleyham, they have been making Ancient Greek pots and been practising athletics.

In Year 2, they have been releasing butterflies in to the wild.  Down in Year 1, in maths, they have been learning about Charlie the Crocodile who eats the biggest number.  Lastly, in Reception, they have been practising and performing their class assembly which is all about growing and mini-beasts.

Remember, Together Everyone Achieves More

Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

11th May 2018

Hello, this week in Hemstalls the classes have been looking different as they have been covered up reading for when the Year 6 children take their SATs.  Since Year 5 have been back from their trip away to London Zoo, they have been writing a recount all about their amazing Trip.  In Year 4 they have been playing cricket in PE and learning about time in French.  As well as this, the whole school have enjoyed ours, Milestone School and Longfield Academy’s choir assembly.

In Year 3, they have been planting different types of plants.  Down in Year 2, they have been learning about acrostic poems.  Moving on to Year 1, they have been writing their own stories on why an elephant has a long trunk.  Lastly, in Reception, they have been planting cress seeds.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More

By Lucie Hemsley and Jack Lelean

Head Girl and Head Boy

 

4th May 2018

This week in Year 6, in art, we have been sketching Greek Gods.  In English we have been writing up our story about Theseus and the Minotaur in our Big Write books.  Down in Year 5, they have also been focusing on Greek myths.  They have been preparing for the trip away to London Zoo too!

In Bramleyham, Year 4 have been writing newspaper articles.  Down in Year 3, they have been making their own Greek pottery.  Moving on to Roundwood, Year 2 have been learning about pollution and Year 1 have been working on money problems.  Lastly in Reception, they have been thinking about what they would grow if they had a magic bean!

Remember, Together Everyone Achieves More

By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

26th April 2018

All of this week Year 6 have been revisiting all sorts of subjects.  We have been doing this to prepare ourselves for the upcoming SATs in two weeks from now.  We have also been looking at Ancient Greek myths like Year 5 have been.  Year 6 wrote about Theseus and the Minotaur.  Moving on to Year 4, they have been telling the time in French!  Down in Year 3, B4 have been performing their amazing assembly.

Moving on to Roundwood, Year 2 have been learning the inverse in maths.  Year 1 have been writing riddles and poems on minibeasts.  Lastly, Reception have been learning all about planting.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More

By Lucie Hemsley and Jack Lelean

Head Girl and Head Boy

20th April 2018

During the first week back, Year 6 have been revising and practicing for the SATs which are in a couple of weeks from now.  H2 have been reading a new book called The Viewer.

Moving on to Bramleyham, they have been learning al about their topic, the Ancient Greeks.  Year 3 have been learning about Myths and Legends.

Lastly, in Roundwood, Year 2 have been watching the cycle of caterpillars turning into butterflies.  In Year 1, they have been learning new French words.  Finally in Reception, they have been making symmetrical butterflies.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More

By Jack Lelean, Head Boy