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25/06/20

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Out Now! The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities. Read it online here - https://t.co/aqc2Xy6VVz https://t.co/vQykuMBGEI

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20/05/20

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Disadvantaged children have been provided with digital devices and unlimited broadband by their school to enable them to learn at home. https://t.co/gYx4PDbGaq https://t.co/oo3YYN5ZE7

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06/05/20

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BMAT are looking for community governors to work with our schools based in Epping, Harlow, Stansted (Essex) and Newham (London). For more info and to apply please contact governance.org.uk https://t.co/4PeEmoUn0z

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28/04/20

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Despite fighting for his life earlier this year, John Childs is doing all he can to support BMAT during the Coronavirus pandemic. He was left critically ill in January when a routine operation to remove kidney stones resulted in sepsis and pancreatitis. https://t.co/61UTG7i36g https://t.co/mYwBlpL2th

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27/04/20

The daughter of a frontline worker is doing all she can to support her mum during the Coronavirus pandemic. 11-year-old Emma-Leigh Batten, Y6 pupil at Freshwaters, supports her mum after her tough shifts. https://t.co/BXBgJltDom https://t.co/WYQdQMfpOo

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09/04/20

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Children of Key Workers have been in our schools creating art thanking our NHS and Key Workers. At 8pm we will . Thank you from BMAT. https://t.co/x42sYGl8Ao

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07/04/20

Adults are being urged to rediscover their forgotten hobbies and hidden talents to share with their children during the Coronavirus shutdown. Teachers at Freshwaters Primary Academy are inspiring their pupils by spending time on their favourite pastimes. https://t.co/iMlTNtpnJN https://t.co/K8sGTX7nZH

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05/04/20

DJ Sonny Tyler spoke to and was featured in their news bulletin this morning. https://t.co/Kw4D0iNh65

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01/04/20

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More than 6,000 pieces of much-needed personal protection equipment (PPE) have been donated to the by the BMAT family of schools in Harlow, Epping and Stansted in Essex and Newham in London. https://t.co/2kuQZH6YbV https://t.co/N3GTShyrVC

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01/04/20

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We’ve emptied our stocks across our schools and this morning ⁦⁩ has delivered over 3000 pieces of PPE equipment to the ⁦⁩ to protect those on the front line treating . https://t.co/A6v7BKLzeB

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31/03/20

A 7 year old has launched a weekly virtual disco to keep his classmates’ spirits up during the shutdown. Sonny Tyler took inspiration from his DJ dad Terry who turned the cancellation of his gig work into a positive by launching Facebook Live parties. https://t.co/k7vZHJzyzN https://t.co/EHpT8FMAn4

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31/03/20

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A teacher is reaching out to her neighbourhood in support of those struggling with social isolation during the Coronavirus shutdown. https://t.co/4fScnRpyBe https://t.co/xq6Bcd0ziG

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27/03/20

Young writers are learning the difference between fake and real news as they take on the role of journalists. Year 5 pupils at Freshwaters Primary Academy took part in a workshop with the newspaper looking at the media and how it reports. https://t.co/ufi53uAEw5 https://t.co/SuxIEsw6Q3

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06/03/20

We have increased our funded childcare offer, for 3 & 4 years olds, to provide 15 and 30 hours per week. For more information please get in touch. Contact details are on - https://t.co/hKwl2hoj7d https://t.co/BXJbv1KU4K

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26/02/20

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All set up for our second session at in - ready for more fake news detecting and real news reporting! https://t.co/K6crSga6Mr

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17/02/20

Visitors are being greeted by polite, knowledgeable and attentive ambassadors. Freshwaters Primary Academy has appointed classroom ambassadors to welcome guests into their classrooms and make them feel welcome and informed. https://t.co/vowEcX3A4n https://t.co/DUujlzZ4E0

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06/02/20

The future is safe in the hands of a team of young eco warriors. Every class at Freshwaters Primary Academy has appointed an eco rep to take responsibility for keeping the school as environmentally friendly as possible. https://t.co/7qfH0FQZrZ https://t.co/4XbMhhA9uM

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04/02/20

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Out Now! The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities. Read it online here - https://t.co/VvzQNalzNy https://t.co/ZWJCUwzLjj

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28/01/20

Playtime is being kept under complete control, thanks to the appointment of playground ambassadors. Freshwaters Primary Academy has appointed Year 6 pupils as playground ambassadors. https://t.co/yAryuXQC49 https://t.co/RRS3xih8nM

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28/01/20

Excited children are seeing unique libraries popping up all around their school. Freshwaters is to undergo an expansion project this year to provide a new block containing a library. https://t.co/864JsMRF9A https://t.co/iOnpNrMG8Y

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Year 6

Aslans & Gryffindors Classes

Curriculum for Autumn Term 2

This half term our focus is on Geography We will be exploring Physical Geography including maps and locations, features of the Earth, countries, continents, ice caps, rivers and lakes, deserts and tropics as well as identifying the Antarctic circles.

Topic vocabulary to understand and use

equator, Arctic, tropic, Antarctic, dessert, Tundra, lakes, streams, rivers, sea, continents, ice caps, mountain ranges, oceans, volcano, active, dormant, natural, earthquake, tectonic plate, magma, lava, chamber.

As Readers

We will read the text ‘Skellig’ by David Almond while continuing to build core skills including vocabulary and word meaning in context, inference, prediction, retrieval and summary. We will also focus on three-mark questions and point, evidence and explanation (PEE).

As Writers

We will be writing a range of both formal and informal texts in a variety of genre based on the class novel ‘Skellig’. We will build on our writing skills and become more cohesive and sophisticated writers to produce texts that are engaging and appropriate for the intended audience. Children will write both long and short pieces over the weeks.

As Mathematicians

We will be continuing to work on arithmetic and reasoning problems, while our main areas of learning will be fractions and percentages. Assessment week will take place in week 5 where children will sit another set of mock tests to enable us to measure their progress.

As Scientists

We will study the natural environment through our topic of focus in Geography, making cross-curricular links where possible.

Specialist subjects

Children have a weekly Art and French lessons every Tuesday afternoon. Specialist teachers teach these subjects.

PE

Lessons continue to take place on Monday afternoons. Please ensure pupils have the correct kit each week.

Home Learning

Pupils will receive Literacy and Maths homework every Friday that must be handed in on Tuesday of the following week which will be marked as a class. Please remind your child of the sanctions that are in place for non-completion of homework. In addition, pupils will be given a list of 5 spellings from the statutory list each day which they are expected to learn overnight - the spelling book is to brought back to school the next day. Over the course of the week, pupils will have been introduced to 25 new spellings. The following Monday they will be tested on 20 random words from the previous week and all scores will continue to be recorded and monitored. Please continue to read regularly with your child at home. Furthermore, we ask that you encourage your child to learn their multiplication tables up to 12. This is an ongoing expectation until your child can confidently recall them in a mixed order. Times tables are tested on Mondays and scores are recorded and monitored.

Other

Year 6 will be fortunate enough this term to have support from Ms Dias who will assist in teaching Maths lessons. We also continue to benefit from a Maths and an English tutor who work really hard with pupils on a one-to-one basis. Also, pupils will continue be offered after school booster sessions run by year 6 staff. Thank you very much for your support.

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