Welcome to Cannon Street Class

Class Teacher - Mr Grundey

Classroom teaching assistant - Miss Mayley

 

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Week beginning 15th July 2019

July 14, 2019

A massive thank you to all of our wonderful parent helpers, who came with us on our trip to Sevenoaks Nature Reserve! You were all amazing!

What are we learning this week?

Maths –

Recapping on our calculation strategies for the four operations.

English –

We shall be writing a thank you letter to the volunteers at Sevenoaks Nature Reserve and a recount of our trip there.

Music – After our amazing concert last week, we shall be having our lessons with Mrs Hughes this week.

RE – We shall be talking about journeys.

Art – We shall be continuing to look at landscape art and sketching our own design for painting.

Geography – We shall be looking at what happens when a river floods.

SRE – We shall be learning about: support networks, puberty and reproduction.

DT – Designing and building a contraption.

 

 

Key dates –

End of Summer Term 23rd July

Week beginning 8th July 2019

July 10, 2019

What are we learning this week?

 

Maths –

*   I can describe, understand and compare the volume of shapes.

*   I can estimate the volume of a shape/body.

*   I can estimate the capacity of a shape/body.

*   I can apply columnar method in addition and subtraction.

English –

We shall be writing and editing our persuasive texts about reducing plastic at Howard Primary School.

Music – After our amazing concert last week, we shall be having our lessons with Mrs Hughes this week.

RE – We shall be talking about journeys.

Art – We shall be continuing to look at landscape art and sketching our own design for painting.

Geography – We shall be looking at what happens when a river floods.

SRE – We shall be learning at what is meant by the words ‘relationship’ and ‘love’

 

 

Key dates –

11th July – KS1 sports day – A group of Year 5 are helping out with the organisation and running of the event.

12th July – Trip to Sevenoaks Nature Reserve – please make sure you have paid on Parentpay and handed in your slip to your class teacher.

Week beginning 1st July 2019

June 30, 2019

What are we learning this week?

 

Maths –

*   I can convert between different units of measurements (kilo): kg <-> g; km <-> m.

*   I can convert between different units of measurements (milli): mg <-> g; ml <-> l.

*   I can convert between different metric and imperial units of measurement.

*   I can convert between different units of time.

English –

We shall be: identifying and evaluating key features of a persuasive text, editing and uplevelling an existing text, and, finally, we shall be researching, planning and beginning to write our own persuasive text.

Music – It is our Soundstart concert this week. Please come and see us perform on Wednesday afternoon – a flier was emailed out with further details by Mrs Hughes.

Art – We shall be continuing to look at landscape art and sketching our own design for painting.

Geography – We shall be looking at what rivers are used for.

History – We shall be looking at the key differences between Surrey Street market through history.

 

Key dates –

12th July – Trip to Sevenoaks Nature Reserve – please make sure you have paid on Parentpay and handed in your slip to your class teacher.

Week beginning 10th June 2019

June 9, 2019

Maths – This week in maths, we shall be learning the following:

*   I can estimate and approximate area (Continue & finish).

*   I can identify different 2D shapes and describe their properties (Recap Y4).

*   I can measure angles in degrees using a protractor (multiples of 10).

*   I can precisely measure angles using a protractor.

*   I can accurately draw lines and angles using geometrical tools.

*   I can calculate angles on a straight line.

English/History – We shall be continuing our diary writing unit. This week we shall be taking a cross-curricular approach (History) with our writing. We shall be comparing eduction in the Victorian times to modern times. We shall then be building a character profile of a victorian child and then write a diary entry.

PE – Swimming continues this week and on Thursdays we shall be taking part in developing our Tennis skills.

French – We shall be continuing to look at the unit of clothes!

Music – Soundstart lessons will continue this week.

Reading – We shall be continuing with our class text, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll this week. We shall be basing our comprehension sessions around our class text.

Geography – We shall be starting our new topic, Rivers!

Art – We shall be looking at our new unit, landscape artists.

 

Week beginning 4th June 2019

June 3, 2019

Maths – This week in maths, we shall be learning the following:

*   I can calculate the area of compound shapes (Recap).

*   I can estimate and approximate area (Continue & finish).

*   I can identify different 2D shapes and describe their properties (Recap Y4).

English – We shall be starting our new unit, diary writing. This week we shall be identifying the key features, editing an existing diary and then planning and writing a diary entry based on Sports Day.

PE – It is sports day this Thursday. Any child travelling with the school must arrive promptly and in their PE kit.

French – We shall be continuing to look at the unit of clothes!

Music – Soundstart lessons will continue this week.

Reading – We shall be continuing with our class text, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll this week. We shall be basing our comprehension sessions around our class text.

Geography – We shall be starting our new topic, Rivers!

Art – We shall be looking at our new unit, landscape artists.

Key dates.

Sports Day – 6th June

Week beginning 20th May 2019

May 22, 2019

Maths – This week in maths, we shall be learning the following:

perimeter of shapes, calculating missing lengths and the area of irregular/compound shapes.

English – We shall be finishing off our biography unit by choosing an ‘inspirational woman’ to focus on. In our SPAG sessions we shall be looking at uplevelling our writing. As with our previous learning through this unit, Cannon Street Class will be taught by Miss Blackford and London Bridge Class will be taught by Mr Grundey.

Computing – We shall be finishing up typing and designing our travel brochures.

PE -There is swimming this week.

RE –We shall starting our new unit with Mrs Forde, Judaism.

French – We shall be continuing to look at the unit of clothes!

Science – Continuing with forces, we shall be looking at air resistance.

Music – Soundstart lessons will return this week.

Reading – We have started our new class text, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll this week.

Key dates.

End of half term – 24th May

 

Children return to school on 4th June 2019.

Week beginning 13th May 2019

May 15, 2019

London Bridge news – 

Due to SATs week, we shall be relocating to the music room for our morning lessons. Children may still place their coats and school bags in our normal cloakroom but be in the music room, promptly, for the register to be taken at 9am.

What are we learning this week?

Maths – This week in maths, we shall be learning the following:

two way tables, timetables and perimeter of shapes.

English – We shall be finishing off our biography unit by choosing an ‘inspirational woman’ to focus on. In our SPAG sessions we shall be looking at the spelling rule of words ending in -cious and -tious. As with our previous learning through this unit, Cannon Street Class will be taught by Miss Blackford and London Bridge Class will be taught by Mr Grundey.

Computing – We shall be finishing up typing and designing our travel brochures.

PE -There is no swimming this week..

RE –We shall starting our new unit with Mrs Forde, Judaism.

French – We shall be continuing to look at the unit of clothes!

Science – Continuing with forces, we shall be looking at gravity and Isaac Newton.

There will be no Soundstart sessions this week. 

Reading – We have started our new class text, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll this week.

Key dates.

End of half term – 24th May

There will be no swimming on the 14th May. 

Week beginning 6th May 2019

May 8, 2019
What are we learning this week?

Maths – This week in maths, we shall be learning the following:

  1. I can read and interpret line graphs.
  2. I can draw line graphs.
  3. I can use line graphs to solve problems.
  4. I can read and interpret tables.​

English – We shall be continuing our unit, biographies. We shall be writing and editing our biographies about Albert Einstein.

Computing – We shall be finishing up typing and designing our travel brochures.

PE -Swimming resumes this week. Please ensure PE and swimming kits are in school.

RE –We shall starting our new unit with Mrs Forde, Judaism.

Geography – We shall be looking at the location of Whitby, in relation to the UK.

Science – Continuing with forces, we shall be looking at gravity and Isaac Newton.

Music lessons will be taught by our Soundstart teacher, Mr Regan.

Key dates.

End of half term – 24th May

There will be no swimming on the 14th May. 

Week beginning 29th April 2019

April 29, 2019
What are we learning this week?

Maths – This week in maths, we shall be learning the following:

I can add decimals with the same amount of decimal places across 1.

I can subtract decimals with the same amount of decimal places across 1.

I can add decimals with different amounts of decimal places.

I can subtract decimals with different amounts of decimal places.

I can add and subtract wholes and decimals.

English – We shall be continuing our unit, biographies. We shall be editing an existing biography and planning a biography about Albert Einstein.

Computing – We shall be finishing up typing and designing our travel brochures.

PE -Swimming resumes this week. Please ensure PE and swimming kits are in school.

RE –We shall starting our new unit with Mrs Forde.

Geography – We shall be looking at the location of Whitby, in relation to the UK.

Art – We shall be looking at different perspectives.

Music lessons will be taught by our Soundstart teacher, Mr Regan.

Key dates.

End of half term – 24th May

Week beginning 23rd April 2019

April 22, 2019
What are we learning this week?

Maths – This week in maths, we shall be learning the following:

  1. I can add decimals within 1.

  2. I can subtract decimals within 1.

  3. I can find complements to 1.

  4. I can add and subtract decimals with the same amount of decimal places.

English – We shall be starting our new unit, biographies. We shall be identifying the key features of the text, editing an existing biography and giving our presentations based on our research over the Easter holiday/

Computing – We shall be finishing up typing and designing our travel brochures.

PE -There are no swimming lessons this week. Swimming resumes w/b 29th April. Please ensure PE kits are in school.

RE –We shall starting our new unit with Mrs Forde.

Geography – We shall be looking at the location of Whitby, in relation to the UK.

Music lessons will be taught by our Soundstart teacher, Mr Regan.

Key dates.

End of half term – 24th May

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