Earith Primary School

Helping children improve in everything they do

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Oak Class - Years 5,6

 

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 Oak class teacher is Mrs Lawrence 

Teaching Assistant -  Mrs Bainbridge

 

Well this half-term has literally flown! The highlights have been: Hilltop; the writing and artwork the children have produced on 'Hugo Cabret'; science investigations; tons of tricky maths, very loud singing and the clocks made in DT. It's been six weeks of discovery, enthusiasm and bravery! 

I wish everyone a well-deserved break and look forward to our next set of adventures to come!

I'll leave you with a few of the awesome clocks the children made last week.

 

Welcome back to a new school year! And what a great start we've had. We hit the ground running and went straight into our learning on Thursday. In English, we've started reading 'The Invention of Hugo Cabret' and written descriptive pieces about the setting of the story. Check out these fantastic passages the children wrote on Friday:

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In Science we've learnt about how light travels and took part in a test to find the line of incident and reflection. See us in action below:

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On Friday 18th May, a group of children from year 5 & 6 attended the local Rotary's 'Festival of Youth', which consisted of an evening of food, music and presentations. Felix, Charisma, Isaac and Sam attended to celebrate winning the annual year 6 Rotary quiz and Thomas and Lola were invited because their winning 'Royal Wedding' poems. Mrs Lawrence and parents also attended and all had a thoroughly enjoyable evening!

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On Tuesday evening, a group of year 5 children represented the school in the regional maths challenge. Aidan, Harry, Thomas and Tayla went to Westfield School to answer some extremely challenging maths questions and compete against other schools from the area. We didn't make it through to the final, however the team did us proud with their impeccable behaviour, enthusiasm and excellent team work. Well done team Earith! 

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Happy Half Term from everyone in Hedgehog class

We're so incredibly proud of the year sixes for the effort and dedication they put into their SATs last week. All gave their very best! A big thank you to Mrs Austen for getting our brains warmed up with sensory circuits every morning before the tests.

We're also proud of the year 4's and 5's in Hedgehog class, who had to be extremely flexible all week and get on with their work with a high level of independence- what a great bunch of role-models.

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Welcome back to the summer term! We launched our topic on World War 2 this week. We've learnt why the war started and who the Allies and Axis powers were. We've also made our own gas masks and written a set of instructions explaining how we did it.

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In maths, we've been looking at ratios and have done some practical tasks to compare amounts of different objects and then simplify our answers. Here we are having fun and learning at the same time!

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