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Entries from September 29th, 2015

Number Bonds in Maths

September 29th, 2015 · No Comments · General News, Maths

Some children in Year 4 have been working on their number bonds in a Numicon investigation, during their maths lesson. They are starting with 10 and then moving onto 20, for their addition and subtraction.

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Charlie’s rugby adventure

September 29th, 2015 · 3 Comments · English, General News, Year 4

by Charlie, 4E On Sunday 22nd of September I went to see Ireland vs Romania in the Rugby World Cup with my dad at Wembley Stadium.

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I vow to thee my country…

September 25th, 2015 · 4 Comments · General News, Year 4

“It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.” Cyril Connolly 1903-1974, English Journalist As part of today’s birthday celebrations, and the end of Language Week at Holme Grange School, the children were encouraged to come to school in a particular country’s clothing. Of course there was much […]

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We are 70 today!

September 25th, 2015 · 2 Comments · General News, Year 4

                               Holme Grange School is 70 years ‘young’ today!

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Aaryan’s Australian Adventure

September 23rd, 2015 · 3 Comments · English, General News, Year 4

by Aaryan, 4E Australia is a wonderful country for many reasons but if your skin is sensitive then you might be in trouble; as I found out in my first week in Oz. Some of the words are different such as zip wire is called flying fox and some are kind of different such as […]

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Fun with Numicon

September 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · General News, Maths, Year 4

Numicon is a distinctive approach to children’s mathematical learning that emphasizes three key aspects of doing mathematics: communicating mathematically, exploring relationships and generalizing. The children are further encouraged to be active in the understanding, illustrate what they are thinking and talk about what they discover.

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Horrible Histories

September 17th, 2015 · 3 Comments · General News, History, Year 4

This morning the Year 3 and 4 children attended the Hexagon Theatre in reading to watch a special performance of  ‘Horrible Histories: Incredible Invaders‘. Historical figures and events suddenly came alive on stage right in front of us and to our utter delight, they literally hovered at our fingertips and zoomed right up to us!

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Horrible History Challenge

September 17th, 2015 · 4 Comments · English, General News, Year 4

Your challenge is to write a compound or complex sentence about the Horrible Histories show that you watched today. Some of you, might also want to use an adverbial clause at the beginning of your sentence.

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Larch’s first thoughts on Horrible History Trip

September 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment · General News

Here are Larch’s thoughts on their Horrible History theatre visit this morning.

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My Holiday Journal

September 16th, 2015 · 2 Comments · English, General News, Year 4

by William M., 4E The holidays have begun…. Kayaking adventures, Saturday 18th July On a hot summers day we thought it would be a good idea to go kayaking. We arranged to meet up with a friend from my old school, his name was Danny. I had only done it once before, this time we […]

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