Dear Team 3, It’s hard to believe it’s the end of the year. It didn’t go quite how we had imagined, but I have been so impressed with your resilience and hard work during this time, and I have loved being your teacher. You have six weeks off to enjoy yourselves, relax and have fun. … Read More

Hello Team 3, Can you believe there is only one more week until the end of the school year? There isn’t much time left in Team 3, but that definitely hasn’t meant any slowing down of learning!   Menna used lots of vivid descriptive language in her story about a tiny family. Ava wrote a… Read More

  Hi Team 3, This week, I am encouraging you to listen to some classical music. Alex Caldon (on trumpet) and Alexandra Caldon (on violin) will deliver an exclusive set from their home as part of the Royal Albert Home sessions. This stream is intended to give children a fun introduction to these two orchestral instruments… Read More

Hi Team 3, It has been yet another fantastic week for so many of you. I can see that Team 3 have all stayed really focused on their learning. Lots of you have told me how much you have enjoyed our most recent English unit on ‘The Borrowers’ and ‘Billy and the Minipins’. These were… Read More

Hi Team 3,   This week’s mindfulness activity is creating your own gratitude paper chain! Gratitude is a very simple and effective mindful activity. It directs children to focus on what they are thankful for. By making a paper chain of gratitude, you will have the opportunity to either be creative together as a family… Read More

Hello Team 3, It’s already Friday again. What a wonderful week of learning you’ve had!   Adam has been doing lots of deliberate practice of equivalent fractions. Menna used all her creativity to make this 3D model of the rain forest, including the different levels, or strata. How many can you spot?   Hamza spent… Read More

Art  It can be hard to feel excited when all the days begin to feel the same. To try to make lock down easier on all of us, artists Grayson Perry, Sarah Lucas and Cornelia Parker and others have come together to create a free activity book to help us all stay inspired. It’s called ‘Art Is Where the Home Is’… Read More

Hello Team 3, Happy Friday. You know by now that Friday is my favourite day of the week, because it is the day I get to share all your fabulous learning!     Hamza has sent time this week reading. He is really enjoying ‘Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire’ right now! Sofia got… Read More

With lock down and distance learning, it’s only natural that children are spending more time on screens. This week, we are focusing on how they can stay safe online. We have shared many resources in the past, and have now put together a folder to teach children more about online safety. You can access that folder here.  Although there are… Read More

Dear Team 3, What a week. I have been so pleased to see that ways that you have continued your learning from home.   Adam has been doing lots of deliberate practice of the times table challenges.     Ava sent me a lovely video to say hi.   Kira asked lots of questions about… Read More