Who would you pick?
Post your chosen England starting 11 and let’s see if you and Roy come up with the same team!
On Tuesday we had a visit from Sam the Sound. He told us lots of intereseting things about sound and we did lots of experiments.
What was the most interesting fact that you learnt?
As part of our ‘Joseph’ theme this week Class 12 have been sewing and weaving. Lexie and Lily have created very neat, careful and colourful pieces of paper weaving.
Jake was selected for writing a super sentence independently using the word ’because’. Well done!
Holly was a fantastic team leader and gave all her team members a job. She built a sturdy structure with a stong base. Her team’s was the highest! The structure was built using triangles.
Charlie has been working really hard to master his pencil. Mrs Crichton is really pleased!
Sakina worked hard to carefully draw an ammonite fossil during our Rocks and Fossils workshop at Cliffe Castle.
Adarsh made this Indian house to show the different materials used to make homes around the world. An amazing piece of homework-beautifully made and very interesting-well done!
A super score for Harry in his Grammar and Punctuation test-showing good knowledge and lots of determination. Well done!
Charlotte V is Class 5′s star of the week this week for her fantastic reading, she’s trying really hard in RWI. Well done, keep it up!
Joshua has created a fantastic story set in an imaginary world. Mrs Meehan was very impressed and really enjoyed reading it-she thought Indiana Jones would have been happy to play the part of Dave too!
Cameron has been busy in Class 11 this week using his sewing skills to help create a class technicolour dreamcoat!
Lilly has been making great progress towards her target in accelerated reader this week. Well done Lily-keep working hard and taking quizzes!
Megan, Comfort, Jasmine and Kayleigh have created this fantastic replica of the Mary Rose. Great team work girls!
Faith has made a model of a guitar and has chosen bright colours to decorate it with. Fantastic Faith!
Jake has been showing an improvement in his Literacy work recently. This is reflected in his simulated autobiography of Anne Frank, where he has tried really hard to meet the success criteria, making good use of time connectives and emotive vocabulary.
Holly has been really accurate measuring angles. She showed good skills and great determination in her lessons this week.
Sarah used some excellent adjectives in her writing.
Esme produced some lovely descriptive writing and used a simile even though she did not know what they were at the time!
Imogen has worked really hard and has explained her science observations on air resistance very well.
Meia was chosen for using fantastic adjectives in her writing.
Adam worked independently to write his caption “It gets hot”
Lily concentrated and worked hard to produce her best piece of work.
Rabaile has written a fabulous newspaper report based on recent floods. She also scored 100% in her weekly maths test.
Ahmed is working really hard to improve his literacy and has written a confident play script; incorporating most of the key features. He has thought particularly hard about his use of adverbs to describe the actions and feelings of his characters.
Evie completed this work using her “Fred Fingers” to spell. It is for a class non-fiction book about household artefacts from the past.
Luke wrote a great newspaper article about four children who discovered a new planet. He has shown a great understanding of the features of a newspaper report.
Beth, Amie, India and Ebony used their scientific knowledge and skills to create a parachute which would allow the dropped egg to land safely without breaking.
Liam built this volcano at home and impressed everybody with the detail of his volcano knowledge.
Jay was his class’ star of the week for his efforts in PE. He made a huge effort to learn to hold his hockey stick properly, to dribble effectively and to tackle safely. He has shown that he is a very good team player.
Grace and Erin have worked with good pace and accuracy in maths this week. They have worked particularly well together to extend themselves onto the hardest challenges involving angles.
Please can Recorder Club members practise the ‘Hot Cross Buns’ sheet music sent home today, ready for the school CD track.
Also have a go at practising the tune ‘Go and Tell Aunt Nancy (below) .‘ It has a range of musical notes from D to G.
Dylan brough in a model BAE Hawk, as used by the red arrows, that he had built at home.Matthew from Manorlands came to receive the cheque for £678 raised by The Enterprize Group with their Christmas Grotto project.
Artemis brilliantly described “Fairyland” as a homework activity.Sahil made a card to send to our link school in Taiwan. It is a horse to celebrate the Chinese New Year and 2014 is of course the year of the horse.
Ehsan was shown as a great role model for listening attentively, completeing his work quickly and carefully. He had also worked really hard in maths and RE explaining his thoughts and ideas to the rest of the class.
On Wednesday 5th February
Nessfield will be holding an intra-school dodgeball tournament. The teams in each class will play off against each other to find a winning team from each class.
These teams will then play each other in a final to determine an ultimate winner! There are medals and a trophy up for grabs! Good Luck!
Please can Mrs. Rowley’s Recorder Club members practise Note D. (See the recorder diagram below to help you play Note D.)
Please also practise the ‘Exercise Tune.’ Exercises make your fingers move easily and quickly, when learning to play a musical instrument. Play the tune at least 5 times every day and try to play it from memory.
Lewis is class 5’s ‘Star of the Week’ for his super recount
of the story about ‘The Cottingley Fairies’. We heard the story of ‘The
Cottingley Fairies’ at the National Media Museum in Bradford on Thursday 23rd
Wow! Bethany used the number line confidently to solve the
Hasnain has been working hard on 3D shapes in maths this
week. He has made some models of 3D shapes.
Ebony worked independently to complete her subtraction
sums-almost all correct!
Class 12 have been writing balanced arguments, Morgan has
written an excellent balanced argument about sharing sweets for birthdays.
Eve pressed her fiend fingers to spell CVC/CVCC words.
Frankie has been working hard with his spelling and sentence
work in Read Write Inc!
Zoe always worked hard in science, focussing on the task in
hand and is always highly motivated. She has made a number of sensible
predictions -super science work Zoe!
Sakina has used oil pastels to carefully create a New Year
card for Chinese New Year.
Ebony has produced a super diagram of the inside of a
Joseph has been busy persuading drivers to walk instead of driving to school. He has organised his writing well and used some brilliant sentences.
Kalem has produced a fantastic balanced argument about whether children should be allowed on holiday during school time.
Shannon has carefully drawn a detailed portrait of Queen Elizabeth I. Fantastic!