This Week's Learning

Nursery: In literacy this week we have continued to read the Jolly Postman, We have wrote the Wicked Witch a letter and a shopping list so she can gather the correct ingredients for her potion. In maths this week we have been investigating shapes and helping the Jolly Postman to sort the different shaped parcels.
Reception: This week in literacy we have been looking at the book ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. The children have been sequencing images from the book and writing words or captions to explain in their own words what is happening. In Maths we have been comparing two groups of objects using the vocabulary more and fewer. .
Year 1: This week in literacy we have completed writing up our information reports on polar bears. We have also begun to think about different types of settings and used adjectives and similes to describe a setting. This week in Maths we have been learning how to subtract using dienes and number lines. We had many task to complete, which required us to use our knowledge of place value.
Year 2 :Our learning on ‘The Snow Queen’ has continued this week in English and we have begun to think about the ending of the story. We have predicted how we think and how we want the story to end. We did this by working in groups and creating role plays. As the week progressed, we created a plan for how the story would end and started to write our own endings. In Maths, we have been starting to learn about dividing by 2. This follows on from our learning last week, in which we investigated the 2 times table. We have also been problem solvers and cracked a code to reveal a secret message! .
Year 3: This week in English we applied our amazing opinions from our debates to writing a persuasive letter to Ot- the Stone Age man who accidentally travelled into the modern days! We have been using modifiers (like really and extremely) like emphasize our points, as well as persuasive vocabulary! In Match, it has been measurement week. We have explored the different units of measurements for length, mass and capacity, and even baked rock cakes, linked to our Stone Age topic, to apply our knowledge of reading scales!
Year 4: This week in Literacy we are focusing on writing up Beowulf from the perspective of Grendel. We have considered how he would have felt about the Vikings and his reasons for his actions. In Maths, we are moving onto equivalent fractions and decimals. Kew and Lambeth will have broadened their knowledge of the Vikings by visiting the National History Museum. We will have looked at why the Vikings traded and the different uses and desirability of the items they traded. .
Year 5: Albert were split this week, with half the class on a school journey to Swanage and the other half joining forces with our Year 5 partners, Richmond!  ​Those who stayed in school have had the opportunity to conduct investigations, create presentations, perform and write Anansi stories and create a solar system.
Year 6: This week in Maths, we have been consolidating our understanding of percentages and developing our understanding of decimal place value. In English, we have been exploring past tense types, editing and publishing our evacuation leaflets. We have now moved on to focusing on Felix and our focus text Once. Linked to evacuation, in History we looked at different accounts of evacuation and explored their different experiences they had. In computing we have created our own blogs. We have also been exploring the repertory system in Science. In Maths, we have completed our topic on fractions with adding and subtracting fractions.
Sycamore Class: This week we have started reading our new text 'Peace at Last'. Sycamores are enjoying following the story and repeating Mr Bear's speech 'I can't stand this!' In maths we have been learning about subtraction and linking this to numbers getting smaller. In ICT we have been practicing our selecting and clicking skills using the mouse.