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03/11/18

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Great day at my client with so much to celebrate https://t.co/GKstEPc7Xe

03/11/18

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Little Parndon

Thank you for taking the time to visit Little Parndon today. The children loved talking to you and really appreciated your official opening of our new Library and Sensory room. https://t.co/K4tpGV8APC

03/11/18

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What a line up for our ‘Leading School Improvement’ programme https://t.co/7qZsk6VwEx

04/07/18

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Aspiring Heads and Middle Leaders sweated it out at their last CPLD session of this academic year with Mrs Laing , Mr Collins and Ms Walsh this evening &LPie https://t.co/zP3TqLCS73

30/06/18

Summer fete today 12-4pm. Lots of fun for all the family. Great work by the pta and staff. Please come along to support us. https://t.co/awDfA0IBYQ

21/06/18

Greece lighting for year 5 today. I hope you all enjoyed the trip! https://t.co/SiALGInZxp

20/06/18

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Little Parndon

Science is alive! An amazing week organised by a very talented science leader. https://t.co/N9mbyw5qWA

20/06/18

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Little Parndon

Best day ever! https://t.co/J8OODIdrpV

15/06/18

We've had an amazing 🇫🇷French 🇫🇷adventure today. Unfortunately our Ferry is late, so we are estimating an arrival time at 🇬🇧BurntMill🇬🇧 for 9pm.

15/06/18

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BMAT MFLanguages

Another wonderful afternoon at Nausicaa with ....🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷 https://t.co/ARQSVN2QOU

15/06/18

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BMAT MFLanguages

Wonderful morning in the Old Town! Now onto Nausicaa with https://t.co/IneF8wejMe

15/06/18

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Little Parndon

The Nausicaá was 'epic!' https://t.co/LcpOshdKza

15/06/18

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Little Parndon

The old town https://t.co/bi9BWDd9jr

15/06/18

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BMAT MFLanguages

On thé ferry with and ! France, see you soon! https://t.co/nRl4E4pPqq

15/06/18

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Freshwaters Academy

Goodbye Dover. Bonjour France! https://t.co/6Vc1PElXbL

15/06/18

Goodbye Dover. Bonjour France! https://t.co/6Vc1PElXbL

15/06/18

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E. Corinne Lee

Making good time. All smiles and very excited here https://t.co/e5of1S1PQk

15/06/18

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BMAT MFLanguages

It’s the turn of and to go to Boulogne today! We’re on the coach to Dover! 🇫🇷🇫🇷

15/06/18

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Little Parndon

We're off with . Next stop Boulogne! Who knew Mrs Lee could do this? https://t.co/a0yDFq5LZ1

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Year 5

Swallows and Amazons & The BFGs

Curriculum for Autumn Term 2

This half term our topic is based on ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’.

As Readers

we will be reading the wonderful story of ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ by C.S.Lewis. Whilst studying this book, we will be improving our comprehension skills through our use of prediction, retrieval and inference skills. Vocabulary focus: Narnia, Aslan, wardrobe, witch, lion, faun, inquisitive, muffler, wireless, lulling, parcels, wretched, bawled, prediction, retrieve, summarise, infer As Writers we will be focusing on descriptive narrative writing. Using ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ as a model to inspire our own compositions, we will be using our senses to add depth within description. In addition, we will be challenging ourselves by including a wide range of grammatical skills to add variety and interest

Vocabulary focus: parenthesis, brackets, dashes, commas, fronted adverbials, subordinate clauses, expanded noun phrases, verb phrases, figurative language, punctuation, senses, describe, retell, abstract nouns

As Mathematicians

we will be converting ‘Units of measurement’ for length, mass and capacity. In ‘Geometry’ we will learn to understand quarter, halve and whole turns - also to compare and measure angles. In ‘Statistics’ we will solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in line graphs. Then organise data using a frequency table. Within ‘Place value and number’ we will round numbers to nearest 10, 100,1000,10000, 100,000 and count forward and backwards through zero, interpreting negative numbers.

Vocabulary focus: unit, measurement, millimetres, centimetres, metres, kilometres, grams, kilograms, millilitres, litres, angle, convert, graph, frequency

As Historians

we will focus on World War Two and the impact upon both children and their families. Using primary and secondary resources we will commemorate Remembrance Day. Children will begin to understand the symbolism of the poppy and the significance of this memorial to our lives today. Furthermore, we will discuss the effects of, understand and summarise the key points of the Holocaust.

Vocabulary focus: World War Two, primary, secondary, remembrance, symbolism, allies, axis, evacuee, Holocaust, Jew, Nazi, concentration camp, freedom, persecution, discrimination

RE

We will be studying Christianity to understand the story of Christmas and the nativity. Then also discuss Judaism through the teaching of History lessons this term.

PE

lessons will take place once a week on a Thursday. Please ensure your child has the correct PE kit with them on these days and clothing is suitable for colder weather.

Home Learning

On Fridays, pupils will be receive focused and targeted homework for spellings, reading, maths, English or other activities related to subjects covered this term. Homework will be handed out on Friday and will be due back in the following Wednesday.

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