### Phonics – Contractions

Some of us have been practising using contractions with Mrs Clarke. We had to remember that the apostrophe went where the missing letter was, not where the words join together.

### Mother’s Day Cream Tea

Thank you to Mrs Longhurst and Mrs Chambers for organising this wonderful two day event. The scones were delicious!

### Science – Planting

Today we spent some more time studying plants. We planted vegetable seeds ready for a crop after Easter. ​ Then we went in and drew our own version of the life cycle of a plant.

### PE – Dance

This morning in PE we had a visitor teach us some dance moves. We learnt lots of different moves and some exciting ways to warm up.

### Graphs – Traffic Survey

Before our visit to the library we did a survey of the transport we saw travelling though Tiptree. Today we used the computers to turn these into different types of graphs.

### Library Trip

What a great trip. The whole class enjoyed our trip to the library where Lynda explained how everything worked and read a lovely fantasy story to us. Then we spent some time reading books with each other, we loved the amount of books that had our names in! A big thank you to all the… Read more »

### Bus roleplay

Today we planned our journey to Tiptree. We took it in turns to drive the bus and to be the passengers. We used Our good manners to ask the driver for a ticket and after the journey had finished we said thank you. We are looking forward to our trip.

### Deep in Thought

In maths we are focusing on mental maths, adding and subtracting in our heads and on our fingers. We have mainly used partitioning to solve problem: 34 + 13 =  Is the same as 30 + 4 + 10 + 3 = Is the same as 30 + 10 + 4 + 3 = Which… Read more »

### Fair well Mrs B

Today we say a fond fair well to Mrs Bartholomew who has been a member of our school for 13 years. Thank you for everything you have done for us and we hope you come and visit soon!

### Maths Homework

I have set the weekly mymaths homework around mental maths. As an extra challenge I am adding a picture of the maths we did on Friday. In the picture the shape represents a missing number, for each number sentence the shape means the same number. Can you work out what number each shape is?