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Mr Wainwright’s Class Blog

The Big Seed Challenge 2018

Our 5th annual ‘Big Seed Challenge’ will be launched this week. Every child will be given a seed kit – just follow the instructions and bring back your plants in the week beginning 21st May! Whilst every effort has been made by Mr Wainwright’s class to prepare your kit; please let us know if you […]

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Easter Day 2018

Yesterday, the whole school took part in Easter Day. This included: Two Collective Worships, in which Mrs Neale, with the help of a few volunteers, told the Easter story. We also sang our Easter songs, which we have been practicing over the last few weeks. An Art competition, in which children had to recreate scenes […]

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We Boldly Went…

On Thursday 15th March 2018, year 5 finally embarked on their exciting journey to the Space Centre located in the galaxy of Leicester. Despite trying to go at warp speed the motorway slowed us down. However, we still got to partake in all of the activities we had planned. These included: A 360 degree, panoramic […]

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Nearly time for first ‘Mundy News’ broadcast!

            These are exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ photos as we shoot our first ever ‘Mundy News’ broadcast. The children have organised themselves into reporters, photographers, presenters and editors – so they have a full news team! They have been working really hard during their lunch times to learn their new […]

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RSPB Big School Bird Watch 2018

Today, we were lucky to be able to take part in the RSPB bird watch. They ask the public to watch to see how many birds visit gardens and schools over a few days in order to see how the birds in our country are doing. We counted the birds we saw and submitted the […]

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Y6 Lea Green trip 2018

We all had a fabulous time on our 2018 Y6 trip to Lea Green. All the children were amazing and were determined when necessary to conquer their doubts or fears with the activities; or simply being away from home! We are so proud of the way all our Year 6’s represented themselves and our school […]

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Super Skydiving Experiment

Today in science, we investigated the effect of air resistance by designing  parachute for the ‘Super Skydiving Company’. We chose our variable to be the material that the parachute was made out of. We kept string length, size, weight attached and height dropped from the same. We found that a paper towel parachute had the […]

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Home Learning Showcase!

Thank you to everyone for your hard work on this term’s Home Learning! Some of the fabulous pieces of work are below in the photos we had time to take in all the excitement. We had a fabulous afternoon today to showcase it all and there were so many positive comments on your certificates! Well […]

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Recommended books!

After discussions in class, we have set up this blog post so that we can recommend the top reads from our library to each other. Comment below with: Title Author Reason you are recommending the book Score out of 10

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Stars of column subtraction today!

We had a fabulous maths lesson today, learning about column subtraction. We enjoyed it so much that we wanted to share our success with you as a challenge! Please excuse our busy pod and lack of a ruler, but we’d love to know what you think of our maths! Comment below!  

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Mr Wainwright's Class Blog

Hello! Welcome to our class blog.

Here you will find news and information about Mr Wainwright’s class and our learning. We hope that you find it useful.

This first half of Spring term our topic is ‘Natural Disasters’. We will also be learning about ‘Materials and their properties’ in science.

Our current PE days are Monday and Friday, although it is useful to have your PE kit in school all the time.

Remember to read regularly and practice your rapid recall of times table facts, in order to succeed at our challenges!

Click HERE for Home Learning essentials.