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13/05/24

👋 Our school council hosted to put forward their questions to a politician and learn more about his professional life.📘 Robert kindly donated a copy of The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien to our school library, which pupils are looking forward to reading. pic.twitter.com/Uuz8GigNaO

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01/05/24

🔥 Pupils in Years 2 and 3 learnt about the importance and dangers of Carbon Monoxide and how we can keep ourselves safe.🚨 Children learnt more about checking appliances at home via an interactive workshop and carbon monoxide alarms were given out to take home. pic.twitter.com/9GV23T6ApR

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27/03/24

🗣️ Our choir represented the school at an amazing concert called 🏟️ Two of our pupils were chosen to walk across Wembley stage, proudly displaying the Freshwaters banner. 🎶 Throughout the day, the choir got to sing and dance to a range of different songs pic.twitter.com/OwNIBYPs4s

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22/03/24

Mr Newborough has been stepping up his London Marathon training! 🏃‍♂️He's so close to hitting his fundraising target too. If you'd like to help him reach it you can do so on https://t.co/sxXBXaC3qJ pic.twitter.com/gCCsl0WRd0

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15/03/24

🔴 Pupils celebrated Red Nose Day and showed their support for the amazing charity 🫂 The children all looked amazing in our assembly this morning and recognised the importance of giving to others. pic.twitter.com/SJx0OAVCna

08/03/24

On we’re celebrating Amy Dias 🙌 Senior Lead Practitioner and Designated Safeguarding Lead at Freshwaters Primary Academy 💙#IWD2024 pic.twitter.com/zCMB4Fs8yB

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08/03/24

On we’re celebrating Amy Dias 🙌 Senior Lead Practitioner and Designated Safeguarding Lead at Freshwaters Primary Academy 💙#IWD2024 pic.twitter.com/zCMB4Fs8yB

08/03/24

On we’re celebrating Jo Mullane 🙌 Senior Lead Practitioner at Freshwaters Primary 💙#IWD2024 pic.twitter.com/jYmTzDsGI7

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08/03/24

On we’re celebrating Jo Mullane 🙌 Senior Lead Practitioner at Freshwaters Primary 💙#IWD2024 pic.twitter.com/jYmTzDsGI7

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07/03/24

📚 It's and pupils kicked off their day with a whole school assembly full of colourful characters🤝 Throughout the day, pupils picked up their books and read in groups to share their stories pic.twitter.com/sWZ45iwoqf

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16/02/24

Our nursery parents and carers joined the team in Hungry Caterpillars to celebrate the Chinese New Year 🐲 pic.twitter.com/0abCBUjVWQ

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30/01/24

🤝 A big thank you to HTS Group Ltd. for providing a funding donation of £1500 to revamp and improve on our outdoor Reception space 🔨 pic.twitter.com/Ts8wfG10WF

26/01/24

Good Luck Mr Newborough! 🏃💨 https://t.co/QxCNIC0Sbh

25/01/24

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25/01/24

From the end of your street to the ends of the earth. Open a world of possibilities for children in your area.  Join our high-quality teacher training programme, train locally and start making a difference from day one with expert support at every stage.https://t.co/bBuGvnsFlS pic.twitter.com/Z62U8Dap0t

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19/01/24

BMAT have partnered with to provide School Centred Initial Teacher Training in Essex and London.Our programme offers PGCE with QTS at Primary and Secondary schools in Epping, Harlow, Stansted Mountfitchet and Newham.https://t.co/Rllv13cdOS pic.twitter.com/HgAkrpNCGz

19/01/24

BMAT have partnered with to provide School Centred Initial Teacher Training in Essex and London.Our programme offers PGCE with QTS at Primary and Secondary schools in Epping, Harlow, Stansted Mountfitchet and Newham.https://t.co/Rllv13cdOS pic.twitter.com/HgAkrpNCGz

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06/12/23

⭐🎄 This morning, pupils in Nursery & reception classes performed their version of the Nativity to their parents and carers.👼 All the children performed amazingly, and you could tell how hard all the children had been practising. pic.twitter.com/Qz1hrY2At0

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30/11/23

🎅 Santa's next Stop was , where he was met with a warm welcome from the headteacher and members of the school council 🎄 pic.twitter.com/KL8fVgkGQg

30/11/23

🎅 Santa's next Stop was , where he was met with a warm welcome from the headteacher and members of the school council 🎄 pic.twitter.com/KL8fVgkGQg

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Year 3 - Lighthouse Keeper & The Borrowers

YEAR 3 - LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER & THE BORROWERS 

LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS & THE BORROWERS CLASSES. 

CURRICULUM FOR SUMMER 2

As Readers 

We will be reading the book, ‘Romans on the Rampage”. As part of this, we will infer meaning, explore vocabulary, make predictions, retrieve information, and summarise what we have read. 

Our whole class reading sessions will be linked to the Roman Empire. We will be focussing on non-fiction texts and their features. There will be a focus on developing fluency and expression. In addition, we shall practise the skills of retrieval, skimming, scanning and dictionary work. 

As writers 

Our writing will be linked to our reading book, ‘Romans on the Rampage’. The first question we will answer is, why is chariot racing so important to Perilus? We will a descriptive narrative about a scene in the book.

Secondly, linking to our history topic we will produce a Biography to answer, who is Boudicca?

As Mathematicians 

We will learn about time, shape, and statistics modules. We will answer questions such as… How do you show the time on a digital clock? How do you find the duration? Where can you see angles in the classroom? Where can you see horizontal and vertical lines? What are polygons? What information can you interpret from a pictogram?

Key Vocabulary: Analogue Digital Leap Year Duration Start Time End Time Units Turns Angles Acute Obtuse Horizontal Vertical Parallel Perpendicular Properties Polygons Nets Pictogram Key Interpret Represent Axis Two-way Table Rows columns.

 

AS SCIENTISTS 

Year 3 will learn about plants. We will investigate the cycle of fruits and we will finish our plant module with an investigation. Also, we will recap about light, so children will work on shape and shadows.

Key Vocabulary: Flower, fruit, runner, Light source, shadow, spin, Earth, Shadow, position, length, patterns.

AS HISTORIANS 

Children learn about the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain at the time and the legacy it left us. Other than History, children acquire and practise skills in Art, making Roman busts and mosaics, creating a dance/drama of an invasion and of a battle, debating opposition or collaboration.

 

AS ARTISTS 

We will be exploring the work from the Romans: shields and shapes. Also, we will introduce the Wellbeing Art where children explore drawings with music, by observation, in nature and mandalas.

Key Vocabulary: media, charcoal, line, tone, shade, pattern, texture, colour. 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: 

Islam. Identify similarities and differences between creation stories. Why some questions have no simple answers?

PSHE

Changing Me (RSE). We will learn about How babies grow, understanding a baby’s needs, outside body changes, inside body changes, family stereotypes, challenging my ideas and preparing for transition.

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