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16.6.20

 

Hello from Red Bubble!

 

We have been busy getting back into learning and having fun at school. We have been doing an experiment to change the colour of a white rose. We have been exploring the different plants around the school and we have also been researching and writing facts about different animals that live in different environments.

This week in science, we have been looking at different types of rocks and objects and predicting if they will sink or float in water. We tested small stones, granite, marble and we also had volcanic rock which had an interesting result! We then explored other objects we could find and tested them.

Tomorrow we will be recording our results and discussing why the heavy piece of wood floats but a light, small stone sunk!

Can you do your own experiment?

what do you think will float and what will sink?

Which material could you make a boat out of that will float for more than 5 minutes?

 

Photos to follow!

 

I have posted on google classroom the links you should be using now to support your learning at home. I have also put them below in case you are unable to access google classroom

I would love to see how you get on so please share work on google classroom or you can email it to me directly. I will be checking on Friday to see any work that has been handed in or sent to me.

My email is

kdixon@ashfordhillprimary.co.uk

 

Here are the links for home learning

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

This is for lessons that you can follow-some have videos to support the learning and they have activities to complete.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/collections/primary-games/1

This link takes you to some games that are great for supporting your learning at home and they are good fun too!

 

Please try to complete some lessons for maths, English and reading each week. Share your work on google classroom as I would love to see how you get on or you can email it to me.

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the Chestnut Class Page!

Updated 17.3.20

 

In the event of a family needing to self isolate due to the Corona Virus I will be putting work on the website for the children to complete with the family or individually.

This work can be found in-

Class Pages- Work for self isolating families- Chestnut.

 

There will be a variety of activities to download and complete along with website links for phonics and other learning.

 

If your child is unable to access the internet at home then please let Mrs Dixon know and we can prepare a work pack to be completed at home.

 

Updated 20.1.20

 

The trip to the Army Museum is on Thursday 23rd January NOT Wednesday.

Apologies for any confusion caused!

A few photos from the term so far!

Phonics

We HIGHLY recommend you visit www.phonicsplay.co.uk and try some of their free phonics games. The children have loved them and they have made a big impact.

 

Homework

Reading -  At least five times a week and reading is always king, if you have not got enough time for homework please put reading as a priority. Enjoy listening, reading to and most importantly taking about what you like in the story with your child, a good conversation really helps them to understand what they have read.

 

Topic - NEW HOMEWORK - 

This term we are going to be Time Travellers! We will be exploring different periods of times and the big events that happened. This will include Monarchs, lifestyle and how life has changed for children since the 1800's.

 

Spelling 

Spellings will start being sent home WB 16th September. They will consist of common exception words and words that follow a spelling pattern or particular spelling rule. They will be given on a Friday to be tested the following Friday. Please support and encourage your children to practise reading and writing their spellings.

 

Maths -

Please encourage your child to complete 20 stars on their doodle maths each week. This is part of their homework. If you have any problems or queries regarding Doodle maths please talk to Mrs Dixon or Mrs Yockney.

 

Please visit the >Numicon< website for free downloadable resources, should you need them to support your child at home.

 

 

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