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In English, we made a fact file about the Queen. We learnt facts about the Great Fire of London and followed instructions to made bread rolls. We also wrote a diary entry as if we were Thomas Farriner in the bakery using our senses. 


In Maths, we are learning addition and subtraction, and multiplication and division.  Some children will be learning the 2, 5 and 10 times tables. We will also look at learning the value of money and adding money. 


In Science, we will look at plants. We will learn about different parts of plants, different types of plants and the difference between deciduous and evergreen trees. 



In English, we are going to be looking at the story Charlie and the Chocolate factory by Roald Dahl. We will write character descriptions for each of the Gold Ticket winner. We are going to visit Cadbury World and write a recount of our trip. 


In Maths, we will be adding and subtracting. We will use lots of resources to help us such as Numicon, base 10 and counters. We will also look at 2D and 3D shapes, we will try to name the shapes and learn the properties of each shape. 


In Science, we are going to look at season changes and look at how our outdoor area has changed in the Autumn and Winter months. 


In Topic, we will be looking at why, Rosa Parks, Mary Seacole and Martin Luther King Jr, are important people. 



We thought of some great adjectives to say how each changed when added to water. 

We mixed different things into water to see how they changed and how they felt. Our favourite was cornflour! We used lots of adjectives to describe how it felt on our hands. 

In Science, we used bubble bath, washing up liquid, hand wash and washing powder to see which one made the most bubbles. 


In English, we have been looking at George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl. We made our own medicine and acted out drinking them. We wrote a character description for Grandma and George using adjectives. We then read some of Roald Dahl's revolting recipes, we had great fun making and eating the Nishnobblers! 


In Maths, we have been focusing on number and place value. Some of the children have been learning numbers to 10 and some to 20. Others have counting forwards, backwards and saying more and less than, and also using base ten to look at tens and ones in a number. 


In Science, we have been working Scientifically. We have taste tested, using the senses on our tongues. We had a listening quiz to see what sounds we could hear. We mixed things in water to see how they changed and how they felt and we made lots of jelly and predicted which would taste the best! 

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