Chocolate Fractions

Chocolate Fractions

Miss Dyson’s numeracy group used a chocolate bar game to help them add and subtract fractions. They also used it to help them write the fractions as improper and mixed number fractions. The chocolate bars really helped them visualise how many individual pieces...
Settlement Sites

Settlement Sites

Class 9 imagined that they were early settlers in their Geography lesson this week. They were given the task of choosing a suitable site to develop their settlement based on the resources available to them. They had to think carefully about what resources were vital...
Fun With Fractions

Fun With Fractions

Miss Dyson’s numeracy group have been learning about fractions this week. They began by having some fun, yes FUN with fractions. They had to make one whole using halves, quarters, eighths and sixteenths. They could steal fractions from other players too. It...
Looking at Landscapes

Looking at Landscapes

In their art lessons, Class 9 have continued their topic of ‘Landscapes’. This week the children used a grid in order to recreate one of their favourite landscape pictures – ‘A Field of Poppies’ by Monet. They worked really hard to make...
Amazing Artists

Amazing Artists

This term, class 9 will be looking at landscapes within their Art lessons. To begin with, the children looked closely at several paintings and tried to group them by artist by looking at similarities in use of colour, shape and texture. They then chose their favourite...
Atlas Adventures

Atlas Adventures

  Class 9 have started their new topic for this term-  ‘Location, Location, Location’. They began by developing their map skills by reading an atlas  in order to locate the major cities around England. They tried really hard and were able to position the...
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