C of E Junior School

Lockton Ave, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7EQ

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Mr Wainwright’s Class Blog

What will happen next?

In Year 3 and 4, we are currently reading ‘The Ice Palace’ by Robert Swindells. We have been studying his use of descriptive language, as well as being engrossed in the plot! We have followed ‘Ivan’ on his journey to free his little brother, who has been taken by the wicked ‘Starjick’. After persevering through […]

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Pesky Pete (the punctuation pilfering pirate) visits!

To launch our grammar lesson today, we had a visit from Pesky Pete, the punctuation pilfering pirate! He came into our classroom and stole many of the capital letters and full stops from our displays. Our job was then to make sure they were correctly put back! Comment below to let us know if you […]

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Harvest at St Lawrence’s

Our school were joined today by Corfield C of E Infant School, for our annual Harvest service, at St Lawrence’s Church in the centre of Heanor. The service was led by our Vicar, who reminded us of the songs we had learnt with her. It was lovely that we could all join in these together […]

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Learning how networks operate

Today, we became ‘computers’ on one of 5 imaginary networks in our classroom. Also in each group, someone was allocated the role of ‘switch’ They were kept VERY busy passing packets of data between the networks! Once individual computers received their messages, they tried to put them together – sometimes, mis-delivered packets of data gave […]

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Putting digits in their places

We have been looking at how digits become numbers this week. We have thought about numbers with 4 digits and how those digits can have different values depending on if we place them in the units, tens, hundreds or thousands places.

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Mothers’ Union book donation.

We were honoured today in our Collective Worship to be visited by Lynne Tembey, the Worldwide President for the Mothers’ Union. Along with members from the Derbyshire Diocese (including our very own Rev. Lisa Shemilt), they have been raising funds to donate book boxes to schools – and we are one of the lucky schools […]

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Mundy Weather

The eagle eyed of you may have noticed new features to our school grounds and website. Mr Wainwright’s Class have been very kind and used some of their Christmas Enterprise prize money to buy a weather station for school. This is fantastically generous of them and will benefit all future pupils and the local community. […]

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Maybe, we could perhaps….

In Year 5, we learnt about the use of modal verbs – words which introduce a level of possibility into our sentences. We used them to write our own ‘Kid President’ speeches. These were really impressive and everyone delivered their speech to the class in a clear and animated way. After everyone had spoken, we […]

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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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Mr Wainwright's Class Blog

Hello! Welcome to our class blog and Year 3/4!

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

Out topic for Autumn Term 2 is ‘Ancient Mayans’. We will also be learning about ‘States of Matter’ in science.

Our PE sessions are both on a Monday afternoon, although it is recommended 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!

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