As a follow up to the work the children did on planets, I invited the year groups to go into ‘combat’ – to show the relative size of each planet and the distance of each from the sun. This involved scaling down some truly enormous numbers and gave the children the opportunity to show their … More Solar System Race
Ahead of the annual gala, trials will take place on Thursday 8th February at Cumnor- 7.30am start.
In Maths, Year 5 have been working on perimeter and area. This has involved lots of mental calculations and I am confident that they would now be able to calculate how much garden fencing or floor covering you would need – if you have such tasks to complete this weekend. Year 6 have been looking … More This Week’s Learning
I have arranged to play a ‘friendly’ game against Wivelsfield on Thursday 8th February. It is an away fixture and will take place after school. I would be grateful if those children who go to netball club could let me know if they want/ are able to play. I can then decide how many teams … More Netball Match
In English, we have been looking at how to convey character through dialogue. The children have then written their own dialogues – using accurate speech punctuation. it is really important that the Year 6 children write in such a way that the reader is able to make inferences (I’m not sure Shakespeare was ‘troubled’ by … More This Week’s Learning
Huge congratulations to all the children who participated in the Cumnor Chase this afternoon. On a very cold day, they had to negotiate their way over some rather rough and muddy terrain. Everyone gave their very best, and I know I speak on behalf of all the adults who were there when I say how … More Cross Country
In Maths, we have been looking at place value and Yr 5 have completed some work on multiplication. We used a partly filled up table of data about the planets to give us practice in gathering information from a table. To provide an opportunity to consolidate their use of written methods, I gave them 10 … More This Week’s Learning