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.

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By Jack Lelean, Head Boy

21st March

In Year 6 this week we have been writing two diary entries about a book we have recently started reading called Floodland.  Year 5 have also been reading a new and exciting book called the London Eye Mystery.  They have also been doing a whole week of assessments.  In Year 4 this week, they have been concluding a science experiments on how much force it takes using a catapult.  In Year 3 they have been enjoying their daily challenges each day so far.

Moving on to Roundwood, Year 2 have been learning all about Stephen Hawking.  Down in Year 1, they have been learning their 2, 5 and 10 times tables.  Lastly, in Reception, they have been learning the Easter story.

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By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

9th February

In Year 6 this week, we have been revisiting all sorts of lessons unlike last week when the school was closed for three days due to the snow!

In English this week, we have been writing and creating our own mystery story.  As well as doing this, Year 6 have been practising their SATs.  In Year 5, they have been concluding a science experiment.  They have also been practising comprehension.

In Year 4, they have been looking at decimals.  In Year 3, they have been practising their assembly.  In Year 2, they have been learning more about Adam and Eve.  Year 1 have been learning 3D and 2D shapes.  Lastly, Reception have been having fun making Mother’s Day cards.

Remember, Together Everyone Achieves More.

By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

Head Boy and Head Girl

23rd February 2018

This week in Hemstalls we have been watching a video about a man who crashes a car on the mountain and escapes!  In Maths we have been identifying the properties of geometric shapes using Carroll and Venn diagrams.  In Year 4 they have been learning about French units of money.

In Year 3, they have been creating a picture with lots of different types of plastic.  In Roundwood, Year 2 have been learning all about the first humans on Earth called Adam and Eve.  Moving on to Year 1, they have been making yummy gingerbread men.  In Reception, they have been learning all about Chinese New Year, which this year is the Year of the Dog.  Lastly, everyone has been having their parents evenings.

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By Jack Lelean and Lucie Hemsley

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

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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.

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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