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22/04/22

Pupils indulged in maths for a week, where pupils dressed in outfits linked to the subject – including lots of children dressing as calculators. https://t.co/rURCSG4uON https://t.co/HcVJ60QLoL

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08/03/22

A performance poet has inspired a whole school community to get creative. Author Neil Zetter visited pupils to perform pieces from his books, including Ssssnap! Mister Shark. https://t.co/JgK2liJKNP https://t.co/X75T7LRbGe

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23/02/22

Students became scientists as they were given the opportunity to complete practical experiments. Science was promoted to the pupils during their science week. https://t.co/xNDckSLJzx https://t.co/7PEdWnLCcl

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15/11/21

We invite prospective parents for a tour of our school on Thursday 18th November. 10:30 am or 2:00 pm - no need to book. We look forward to welcoming you to Freshwaters Primary Academy. https://t.co/bl3a4aQqZX

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13/11/21

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Football: Freshwaters triumph in Harlow Primary Schools tournament https://t.co/atQaSKq3sc https://t.co/PcJl9D2fhj

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12/11/21

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Christmas Soccer School! 🎅⚽️ are running a programme on 20/21 Dec for children aged 4 - 13. For more details and to book: https://t.co/UEouKfDD03 https://t.co/ozQCaUV0ut

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11/11/21

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Lest we forget - BMAT Primary Academies have been taking part in activities throughout the week, with special services held this morning. https://t.co/XLLBNhDG7F

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04/11/21

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📢 We're Hiring! We've an exciting opportunity for someone to head up our information technology services across the trust. 🖥️ For a job description and information on how to apply, please visit https://t.co/JdnPypoaJX https://t.co/mKcr9uV95y

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07/10/21

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Today we took delivery of our brand new Harlow based mini bus. 🚐 Keep an eye out for it as it transports our students to sports fixtures, trips, visits and more! https://t.co/AVpMlJJzfp

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13/09/21

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Just over a week to go! We're looking forward to welcoming the local community into our school for our open evening on Tuesday 21st Sept 6pm-8pm Rebuilt Relaunched Ready For You https://t.co/Zs9dLplOug

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07/09/21

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We're looking forward to welcoming the local community into our school for our open evening on Tuesday 21st Sept 6pm-8pm Rebuilt Relaunched Ready For You https://t.co/c08kLdHnLt

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07/09/21

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We're looking forward to welcoming families into our school for our Open Evening this Thursday 5pm - 8:30pm. https://t.co/4sI7lKofC5

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08/07/21

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We're Hiring! 🎉 We have a variety of catering roles available in our primary and secondary schools in Harlow (Essex). 🧑‍🍳 Full details of our Cook Supervisor and Catering Assistant roles can be seen on https://t.co/GJjumrMOBP https://t.co/iSdR9aoZZ8

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08/07/21

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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/KdyaAhJ1Aq

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11/06/21

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BMAT recently appointed a director of to help children to reach their full potential. The former headteacher has started his work by bringing together experts from across the Trust to share best practise. https://t.co/dXL7gGTkgX https://t.co/btrvCXMwsv

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18/05/21

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Freshwaters Primary Academy in Harlow, Essex, have a vacancy for a Midday Assistant. For more information visit https://t.co/kCmwuBM8Nh https://t.co/a4dcelDngN

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28/04/21

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Our SEND director is on twitter so please follow for SEND specific content. You can read more about the role here: https://t.co/jWIcjKLtxl https://t.co/slQON8gLZw

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16/04/21

An army of little people are helping our school to tackle dangerous parking at drop-off and pick-up times. Traffic outside Freshwaters Primary Academy causes parents and teachers concern for the safety of pupils as they travel to and from school. https://t.co/4HchOXgIee https://t.co/bzxhvb56jp

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15/04/21

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Freshwaters Academy in Harlow, Essex, have a vacancy for a KS2 Class Teacher. For more information visit https://t.co/Qo2faEUSFj https://t.co/dKq0DhR1G1

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25/03/21

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BMAT has appointed a director to ensure children with special educational needs and disabilities achieve their full potential. Marios Solomonides takes up post of Director of SEND with a mission to remove all barriers faced by children within BMAT schools. https://t.co/jWIcjKLtxl https://t.co/hsWxgX4m7z

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Year 6 - Aslan & Gryffindor

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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