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Summer Term Week 4

Dear Parents
This week the children have been really busy fitting everything in to a shorter week.
In English they spent time finalising their game products and their pitches in their unit ‘Pitch It’. Despite some last minute amendments, they were able to present confidently to a panel of special visitors from the world of toy manufacturing. We and the visitors were extremely impressed with the items that the groups have developed. They commented on how unique they were and how viable they were, saying that they could see all of them selling well on their toy shelves. They were also impressed by the research and testing that they were able to talk about. We can definitely say that they children enjoyed this unit and learned a lot about developing a product from an initial idea to point of sale.
In Maths, the children have revisited division with remainders, developing their skills in written methods. They then applied this to solving problems. They will consolidate this through their ho…

Summer Term Wk2

Dear Parents,
The children have settled really well in to the new term and have enjoyed starting all of their new topics and units. We have been extremely lucky with the weather on our swimming days and the class have loved walking to the pool and back and have had great sessions so far. Thank you to the parent helpers.
In English, it has been a very busy and exciting topic, with the children working together in groups to create a game or toy for a younger age group based on well-known stories. The groups have all worked incredibly hard on this so far. They have written questionnaires, interviewed their target audience, written and performed a practice pitch and made their games. All of this hard work will come together when they present to a panel of toy manufacturers and buys next Friday. We are certain the panel will love their ideas and creations.
In Maths, the children have been introduced to the concept of measuring angles and understanding whether they are acute, obtuse or reflex…