Over the Easter Break, we are researching the greatest children’s books of all time. We are going to be interviewing as many people as we can to find out what books they enjoyed as children and the reasons why, so that we can make a definitive list to help Year 5 to make more informed choices in the future.
We will return to school on Thursday, 20th April with a presentation, in the format of our choice, to share with the class.
The Book Trust’s Top 100 Children’s Books
If you don’t have the opportunity to share your favourite children’s book with our class, then please comment below so we can learn what your recommendations are.
Remember, children are also expected to be practising their target times-tables and reading regularly with an adult each week. Also, children can help continue with the fantastic progress they are currently been making by continuing to access Mathletics, Bug Club and Languagenut over the holidays.
You can find out what the children have been learning in the last week of the Spring term, along with other important information about the school community here and on the class blogs on the school website. Children return to school at 9am on Thursday 20th April 2017. Have a good holiday.
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We are going to have a Bring and Buy Sale to help people affected by the famine in East Africa.
When there is famine, people don’t have enough food to eat. They may not also have enough water or medicine to keep them healthy. Every day children are dying from starvation, dehydration or sicknesses.
So, the School Council decided to do something about it and they want you to help.
They have organised a Bring and Buy Sale. This will be on Friday 21st of April at 3:30pm. Each class will have their own stall.
We would like you to bring good quality items to sell at the fair that other children would like to buy.
- Do you have any brilliant toys, books or games that you no longer use, that you think other children would like to buy?
- Would you like to buy something little to donate from your own pocket money?
Please bring your donations to school on the first day back.
Please remember to bring some money to school, so that you can buy something from the sale on Friday 21st of April.
Have a good holiday.
By Maia and Jiya, School Councillors
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Wow! Year 6 had a great day today at the Wide Horizons centre in Eltham.
We made a human timeline, spanning from the palaeolithic period to the present day…
Made cave paintings…
Met some of the local wildlife…
Used our bare hands (almost) to make fire…
And, finally, built our own shelters…
…all in the glorious spring sunshine. A really enjoyable day and the children were fantastic.
I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a peaceful Easter break.
Crumbs – something alarming is happening in the woods today…
Check back later to find out more!!