Head Pupils Blog

To begin with, Reception have been learning about Chinese New Year. They have learnt Chinese numbers and Chinese dances.

Next, Year 1 have been learning division. Also, they have been learning exciting facts about pirates!

Subsequently, Year 2 have continued their topic on The Great Fire of London, in particular learning about Samuel Pepys. In maths, they have been solving word problems.

Up a year, in Year 3, they have been reading the story ‘I Was a Rat!’ by Philip Pullman. In Science, they have been studying different types of skeletons.

Year 4 have been developing their skills in addition and subtraction. In English, they have been writing a dialogue.

Now in Hemstalls, Year 5 have been writing about Hercules. In addition, they have been creating their own vases.

To conclude, Year 6 have started to read a new book called ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’, they will be writing a diary entry based on the story. In Science, we have been memorising symbols that make up an electrical circuit.

This week in Year 6, we have preparing and writing a biography about Winston Churchill. Also, we have started to plan our own text adventure on Purple Mash.

Next, in Year 5, they have been studying percentages in maths. They have been learning about Hercules as part of their new topic Ancient Greece.

In Year 4, they are writing a Viking saga. Also, in maths they have been looking at place value.

Next, in Year 3, they have been learning about what plants need for food in Science. They have started their new topic on the Romans and finding more out about Roman slaves.

In Roundwood, Year 2 have been learning about The Great Fire of London. In maths, they have been working with empty number lines.

In Year 1, they have been learning their 2, 5 and 10 times tables. They have been reading the book ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’.

In culmination, the Reception classes have loved starting their new topic Princesses and Dragons. They used their imagination to decide what the dragon would breathe out.

Remember, together everyone achieves more!

By William and Eve

Head Boy and Head Girl

Starting with Reception, they have been curious when programming Bee Bots and have been making wishes.

In Year 1, they have been working hard in Maths to learn how to double and halve numbers. In Spelling, they have been adding the suffix -d to their words.

Next, in Year 2, they have been doing some inspirational writing based on a dinosaur called Tiny.

In Bramleyham, Year 3 have been mixing colours in Art. They have also, learnt interesting facts about the Great Barrier Reef.

In Year 4, they have written a persuasive letter to prevent people cutting down trees in the rainforest. In Maths, they have been embracing challenge when ordering and sorting shapes.

Next, in Hemstalls, Year 5 have learnt more about Ernest Shackleton. They have also been preparing for Christmas by singing carols.

Finally, in Year 6, they have been classifying and identifying different animals, as well as this, they have designed their own creature! In addition, Year 6 are preparing to hold their own General Election for Hemstalls.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More

First of all, in reception they have been learning about fireworks and making 3D poppies.  Next, in Year 1 they have learnt about Paddington and wrote amazing fact files about him.  Up a year, into Year 2 they have made dinosaur eggs out of salt dough and have been learning chaining.

Up in Bramleyham, Year 3 have made interesting information sheets about Antarctica.  Up to Year 4, they have learnt about the time and have written informal letters.

Next in Hemstalls, Year 5 have been doing fractions in maths and have written some war poetry too.  Finally in Year 6, they have written their non-chronological report on world war one, they have planned a letter based on War Horse by Michael Morpurgo.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More

By William and Eve

Head Boy and Head Girl

To start off with reception have been looking around the school and getting used to spending a whole day at school.  Up in Year 1 they have been practising subtraction and reading the man on the moon.  Next in Year 2 they have been learning about Henry VIII and painting castles in their art lessons.

In Year 3 they have been reading about a talking albatross and a mermaid.  They have also been practising their column addition in maths.  Up in Year 4 they have been reading Beowulf and have been subtracting and estimating numbers in maths.  Next, in Year 5, they have gone on an exciting school trip to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London.  Finally, Year 6 have been learning about BODMAS in maths and preparing to write a setting description in English.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More

By William and Eve

Head Boy and Head Girl

Welcome back to all at New Ash Green Primary School.  I am William, the Head Boy and I am Eve, the Head Girl.  We are both so excited for the upcoming year.  Last week, we all spent the first three days getting to know our new class teacher.

This week, we have all be settling into our class routines and starting our learning for the year.  Also, welcome to our new reception children who started at New Ash Green on Monday.

This week, in Reception, they have been staying for lunch and have been painting portraits of themselves.  Also, they have been learning and talking about their families.

Next, in Year 1, they have been using money in maths and have been writing about the ‘Baboon on the Moon’.  They have made the Baboon a friend.

Up a year in Year 2, they have been reading Herb the Vegetarian Dragon and have been hot-seating the characters.

In Year 3, they have been ordering numbers up to 1,000 and beyond! Also, they have written a story about time travelling to the Stone Age.

Up in Year 4, they have been revisiting place value and have read the poem Beowulf in English.

Next, in Year 5, they have been learning about the Globe Theatre in preparation for their school trip next week.

Finally, in Year 6 we have been rounding decimals and preparing to write a balanced argument based on the image of a young boy doing his homework in the street.

Remember, Together Everyone Achieves More

By Eve and William

Head Girl and Head Boy

At New Ash Green we have an exciting week, in spite of the weather!

Firstly, in Reception, they have been reading the Rainbow Fish and finding out what makes a good friend.  They have also been learning about 3D shapes.  Secondly, Year 1 have been writing fairy tales and in maths they have been telling the time.  As well as this, Year 2  have made rice crispy cakes and have also learnt about road safety.  Year 3, however, have been learning angles and co-ordinates in maths and have been reading Wolves.

On to Year 4, they have been imagining they have been lost in the woods and writing a suspense story.  Up into Hemstalls, more specifically, Year 5, have been pond dipping, finding worms and writing about the Lighthouse.  Last, but not least, Year 6 have had a visit from West Kent Housing Association and have written character studies in English.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More

By Isabelle Love and Ethan Welham

Head Girl and Head Boy

In New Ash Green Primary School this week everyone has had a great week  and Year 6 have been gearing up for their SATs.  Year 6 have also been thinking about Britain in the 1950’s.  On to Year 5, they have been learning about line graphs and practising times tables  in maths plus they have read The Wind Rush in English.  Now to Year 4, they have been learning about money in maths and about memory boxes in art.  Next, Year 3’s have studied the art of Andy Warhol and in maths they have learnt how to solve multiplication using column method.  Year 2, however, have been writing fact files about dinosaurs and in art they have been making dinosaur eggs in nests.  Year 1 have gone on a school trip to Tyland Barn and have been learning division.  They have also been writing plans for recounts.  Finally, in Reception they have been learning about mini beasts and have been using pastels to create their own ones.

Remember Together Everyone Achieves More

By Isabelle Love and Ethan Welham

Head Girl and Head Boy

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