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Fairview Community Primary School

Puffin Class

Terms 3 and 4

 

This term we are going to be learning about the 'Terrible Tudors'. This looks set to be an exciting new theme with lots of interesting - and some disgusting - information to be explored!

 

The children are continuing to enjoy collecting stars for our 'Reach for the Stars' star board. Stars can be collected for passing a quiz on Accelerated Reader or passing an activity on Accelerated Maths - and sometimes for being a superstar!

 

In term 1 our winners were: Julia, Hayden, Naveen, Grace, Sophie and Josh who collected the stars with the highest total. 

 

In term 2 our winners were: Grace, Emma, Lauren W., Lauren S., Sophie and Lana. A big well done, in particular, to Grace and Sophie who were winners in both terms 1 and 2! Come on boys - I want to see some boys winning again in term 3!

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What have we been learning in Puffins in Term 2?

 

Theme

We have been learning all about Earth and Space - lots about the world around us, such as the geography of Europe and famous explorers; we even had a visit from George Meegan - a local explorer with 8 World Records.

 

Have a look at some of our amazing home learning projects about explorers:

 

 

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English

As well as writing some fantastic pieces of writing including tension and suspense, we have been making sure our handwriting is up to standard and have created some beautiful examples of a poem named 'Leaves'.

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We have also been learning about how to write dialogue correctly.

 

Today we have imagined a conversation between Lina and Doon and we will write it down as a conversation today. Here are some of our role plays of the conversation:

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Maths

The children have been working very hard to improve their understanding of number in particular. This term we are working on multiples, factors, prime numbers, squared and cubed numbers - as a starting point!

 

Look how clever we are at proving our understanding using manipulatives:

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