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Multiplying and Dividing Decimals

Year 4 have been learning how to multiply and divide decimal numbers by 10, 100 and 1000. They used digit cards to help them understand how the digits move across the columns depending on the calculations.

Posted in Year 4 & 5

Newsletter December 2018

DECEMBER NEWSLETTER

Posted in Calpe School Events, Early Years, Newsletter, Nursery, Pre-Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Blackout Poetry – WW1

To finalise their project on the First World War, Year 4&5 created poems using the ‘blackout’ technique.  This is where they took an original poem or text extract which was written about the First World War and then selected key

Posted in Year 4 & 5

Glorious Glockenspiels

Year 4&5 learned about Sound during one of their recent Science topics.  They studied the inner workings of the ear and how sound vibrations are transmitted from the point of origin to the brain. The children found out about different

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Poppies and Silence

Year 4&5 have been learning about the First World War and this year marks 100 years since the end of this conflict.  In a special assembly, Year 5 explained to Years 1, 2 3 and 4 what Remembrance Day is

Posted in Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Happy Hallowe’en!

Wishing you all a fantastic Hallowe’en!

Posted in Calpe School Events, Early Years, Nursery, Pre-Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Spooky Spiderwebs

Year 4&5 used a range of skills such as printing, folding and cutting in order to create their spooky spiderwebs for Hallowe’en.

Posted in Year 4 & 5

Vocabulary Detectives

Year 4 & 5 have been working hard to improve their vocabulary and to look for clues in the text to work out what the author is telling us through gestures and descriptive language.  They have learned to ‘read between

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Harold Hedgehog

Harold Hedgehog had lost his spikes but Year 4 were on-hand and ready to replace them!  They used their skills and knowledge of converting measurements to and from cm & mm in order to give Harold back his spikes.  Lucky

Posted in Year 4 & 5

Cuisenaire Concepts

Cuisenaire rods are mathematical learning aids for pupils. These rods provide a hands-on way to explore mathematics and learn concepts such as the four basic arithmetical operations, working with fractions and finding factors.  Year 4&5 were introduced to Cuisenaire rods and began with

Posted in Year 4 & 5
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