Using Place Value

This week we have been exploring place value with numbers up to ten million. We have used the mnemonic ‘Oscar The Horrible Threw The Heavy Mallet’ to remember the place value markings, then used the system of writing numbers in the correct columns to order a list of numbers in ascending (or descending) order. Cassie…

By Mr Simmons 12th September 2018 1

A New Start

It was great to welcome the pupils to Curlews 2018/19 on Thursday morning.  We are looking forward to a year of fantastic learning opportunities. In the afternoon, pupils explored different fonts and worked with partners to produce this display: “If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you.  If you are determined…

By Mr Simmons 7th September 2018 2

Leavers’ Assembly

On Tuesday morning the time had come to say farewell to Curlews class of 2017/18. After the achievement cups were awarded and another chance to see the winning performance from this year’s Cubert’s Got Talent (George’s dance to One Thousand Years), each member of the class received their Record of Achievement and a leavers’ T-shirt, generously…

By Mr Simmons 24th July 2018 0

Great Country Bake Off

Given the challenge to bake a bread inspired by any country in the world, teams of bakers from Curlews planned and baked a series of breads.  The loaves were based on a standard quick (non-yeast) recipe and enhanced by flavours chosen by the teams. In the afternoon, after the breads had been baked in the…

By Mr Simmons 19th July 2018 1