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Fractions

November 24th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week we have been learning about fractions in maths. We have begun adding fractions and mixed numbers with the same denominator and have been finding different ways to represent our thinking. 

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November 7th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week in maths we have been learning about algebra and have been doing some really challenging questions. Once you get to know how to do it you will find it really easy. Algebra is when you divide, multiply,add and subtract numbers but some of the numbers are replaced with letters and you need to […]

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The Night of Broken Glass.

November 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week we have been writing news articles about “the night of the broken glass.” (in German this is called kristallnacht)We have worked really hard and some of us have improved a lot.The night of the broken glass is about Adolf Hitler and the Nazis (German soldiers) smashing the windows,shops and painting the Star of […]

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Harvest haikus

October 16th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

In preparation for the harvest festival,  we’ve been writing haikus. We’re super excited to share them with everyone tomorrow.

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Arithmetic

October 5th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Today Sycamore class have done an arithmetic test and some people doubled or even tripled their last score. This is because we do morning maths every day, which we are proud of, because we get such great results. Even though we are impressed, we are still working extremely hard. Maybe you could do morning maths […]

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MUGA Maths.

October 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

This morning Sycamore and Willow decided to take our learning outdoors and started the day with a bracing scavenger hunt on the MUGA. In our teams we had to hunt for clues and use our logic, reasoning and arithmetic skills to be the first ones with the correct answer to all the problems! Its been […]

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Reasoning questions in maths

September 29th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This morning we have been doing some reasoning questions in maths. Reasoning is important in maths, because it helps understand our methods. When we are doing reasoning, it is good to work in groups, because you can talk about it and help people if they don’t understand or you can listen to other people’s ideas […]

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Macmillan!

September 28th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

In Sycamore we are very keen for you to come to our coffee morning tomorrow. Here is a very persuasive piece of writing that will hopefully help you  make up your mind.   ‘ I strongly believe that you should attend St Augustine’s Macmillan coffee morning,as there will be plenty of fantastic cakes and treats […]

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Persuasive texts.

September 25th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week we are beginning to write letters to persuade. We have started to pick out the key features and come up with a toolkit for persuasive writing to make sure we’re super convincing in our arguements.

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Archery!

September 19th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Sycamore class have been enjoying their weekly archery lesson and are getting better and better each week! Today we worked on improving our aim and practiced firing volleys of arrows like the archers of the past. For more pictures and videos check out our class twitter @Y6SycamoreClass

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