Wednesday 20th May

Daily News Thank you for all the votes cast in the Curlews art challenge – if you haven’t had your say, you have until 6pm this evening to choose your top 3 images. All will be revealed. Your parents should have received (quite a long) letter from Miss Brown yesterday with details about the possible…

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Tuesday 19th May

Daily News As yesterday, I shall be in school again today, so there will be a little delay in your comments being responded to. Thank you for all the votes for the art competition – keep them coming in ready for the results on Thursday. You may also like to start warming up on Word…

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Monday 18th May

Daily News Good morning and welcome to another week of online learning. I hope you had a good weekend. Before you start today’s learning, please look at the previous post – Curlews Art Challenge: Vote to see the fantastic competition entries from last week’s art challenge. I have asked everyone to place a vote for…

By Mr Simmons 18th May 2020 2

Curlews Art Challenge: Vote

Last week I set you the challenge to recreate a work of art using other objects you may find around the house. Firstly, well done to everyone who has taken part in this challenge – I was really impressed with the range of creative ideas you all had and how well you managed to recreate…

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Friday 15th May

Daily News Well, we have got to the end of another week of online learning. Thank you, again, for all your contributions. Keep an eye out on the blog over the weekend as I will be posting the art recreation competition entries. There is still time to enter up until 1:00pm tomorrow – you have…

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Thursday 14th May

Daily News As you may remember, I went into school last week to work with the children of the key workers. Whilst there, I was able to collect a new supply of jokes from my desk calendar – I was starting to run out. As I have been going through the pile I have found…

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Wednesday 13th May

Daily News Had we been at school, today would have been the third day of SATs with Arithmetic and Paper 1. In some ways it’s a bit of a shame you never got the chance to do this, as everyone in the class had made such progress with your arithmetic strategies. However, I don’t need…

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Tuesday 12th May

Daily News I have already had a number of entries for this week’s challenge to recreate works of art (see yesterday’s post) – keep them coming in – you have some great, creative ideas! Today would have seen you sitting in silence for an hour working your way through the Reading SATs test. Don’t worry…

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Monday 11th May

Daily News Monday 11th May? That date sounds familiar. Ah yes, under normal circumstances it would have been the first day of SATs week and today you would have been doing your English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling papers today. Curlews’ Art Re-creation Challenge Just for a bit of fun, during this week, have a go…

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Friday 8th May

Today is VE Day and under normal circumstances we would not have been at school today as it is a bank holiday. Across the country, Britain will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the day when the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, most of…

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