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About Mr Connor

Year 5/6 Teacher and ICT Leader.

Westfield

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Alton Towers #2

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Markeaton Park

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Alton Towers #1

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Swimming Pool

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Teenagers come to the library

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Young people come to Cadbury’s

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Sporty people to Cadbury’s

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A bit late…

Congratulations to our winners from last week: Writer – Kacper Reader – Olaf Mathematician – Connor Blogger – Eva Class Dojo – William Sportsperson – Aaron Lots of good examples of how persuasive you can be this week – keep … Continue reading

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woolton pie

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Being persuasive

This week we have been learning to talk and write in a persuasive way. Here you can see us practising a text so we can get used to the language.

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New 100wc Prompt

A fantastic opportunity for you to use your persuasive skills this week, as the Night Zoo Keeper visits… Good evening and welcome to the Night Zoo. Did you know, that on this planet there are actually two worlds? It’s true. … Continue reading

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End of Week 10

Congratulations to our winners this week: Writer – Jadryl Reader – Caitlin Sportsperson – Enrique Class Dojo – Aksa THERE IS NO BLOGGER OF THE WEEK! This is because I have not had ONE blog post to review this week. … Continue reading

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End of Week 9

We have just finished a very busy week! Unfortunately, there was no assembly this week, but I would still like to say a huge well done to the following people: Writing: Sadie for her RE writing about the Passover; Sulaman … Continue reading

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National Holocaust Centre

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End of Week 8

This week’s winners: Blogger – Rose Sportsperson – Alex Class Dojo – Bradley T Thank you for your hard work this week – you have all been very busy writing! I would like to say a special well done to … Continue reading

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Today’s PE lesson

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New 100wc Prompt

This week on 6th March we celebrate WORLD BOOK DAY Save the Children, together with Beanstalk are very aware that not being able to read handicaps children’s progress and have launched a campaign and programme called Born to Read for children who are … Continue reading

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End of Week 7

Congratulations to our winners this week: Writer – Jessica Reader – Steffi Mathematician – Emma Blogger – Eva Class Dojo – Steffi   I’m not sure who the sportsperson was – can you let me know? The first week back … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 1 with Olaf and Aksa

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BBC Radio 1 with Caitlin, Alex and Enrique

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Musical Vocabulary

We are preparing to make our own music – so first, we wanted to find out what different musical terms meant. What do you think of our explanations so far? Are they clear? Could they be improved?  

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Connor, Alex

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Olaf, Aksa

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Olivia

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Emma

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Niamh, Nadia

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Music

 

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Thinglink

Today the teachers have been learning about new apps and websites to help you (and us!) in school. This one is called Thinglink – what do you think of it? We will add more to it soon…

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100wc Week #23

The prompt for this week is part of a sentence. Please remember you must use it in your writing as it is. You can add 100 words to it. The prompt is: ….pushing through the earth….

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New 100wc Prompt

We have another fabulous photo from Jane Hewitt this week. Look at it very carefully and use the best creative vocabulary you can to make a wonderful story. Please make sure that you write about THIS picture. As usual, you have 100 … Continue reading

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End of half-term

I hope every one has a restful and relaxing half term. Congratulations to our winners in this final week: Writer – Nadia Reader – Eva Mathematician – Trevor Blogger – Emma Class Dojo – Aksa Sportsperson – Nadia Well done … Continue reading

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Thought Question #2

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Slow Writing Challenge #2

Your second Slow Writing challenge is here – six sentences, following the rules below. Good luck 🙂 Image courtesy of Doug Kerr    

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New 100wc Prompt

A tricky one this week! Your 100wc must include the following words: … meetings were held across the country to find an answer….. Good luck!

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End of Week 5

Congratulations to our winners, listed below: Writer of the Week – Shardaina Reader of the Week – William Mathematicians of the Week – Jack and Nikola Sportsperson of the Week – Abigail Class Dojo – Rose   No blogger of … Continue reading

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WWII sketches

Today we were trying to improve our sketching skills. We focused on using our pencils lightly, shading and smudging, and making sure we thought about scale. Here are some pictures from Emma, Vonyee, Guerschom and Leon.

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New 100wc Prompt

The prompt this week is: … but all we could see was water… Please make sure you use the prompt as it is written. This means you have 107 words to use.

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New 100wc Prompt

The prompt this week needs you to put these 5 words into your writing somewhere. …GRAND PINK GORILLA BICYCLE LAUGHED… They can be in any order but all 5 must be there. If you can use your IT skills to … Continue reading

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Slow Writing Challenge

All you need to do for this piece of optional homework is follow the instructions! Six sentences…easy.   Image courtesy of RBerteig   Slow Writing activity available here.

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Thought Question #2

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New 100wc Prompt

This week we have a picture prompt. I want you to look really closely at it and get those imaginations working. What can you see and what do they mean? Make sure you use your most creative words. Read over … Continue reading

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End of Week 2

Congratulations to our winners this week, who are as follows: Writer of the Week – Olivia and Leon Mathematician of the Week – Lauren Reader of the Week – Enrique Class Dojo – Rose Blogger of the Week – Steffi … Continue reading

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100wc Week #17 Prompt

For the prompt this week will need your taste buds! It is: … the custard tasted like… You must use the prompt as it is written. You have 100 word to add to these making 104 altogether. Read through your … Continue reading

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Thought Question #1

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Our first week back!

I hope you have all enjoyed your first week back. There has been some wonderful work already, especially in Literacy, RE and Science. Our winners this week: Blogger of the Week – Eva Class Dojo – Jack Writer of the … Continue reading

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#100wc Week 16

We are going to start the new year off with part of a sentence: … but when I put the batteries in it … Make sure you really think about your writing so that it is the very best you … Continue reading

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Christmas time!

We are feeling very Christmassy today after having our school dinner. We were also really surprised by some beautiful handmade Christmas cards that had been sent to us by the children of St. Peter’s C.E Primary School. There was such … Continue reading

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Guided Reading – Clockwork

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100wc prompt – week 15

this prompt is an illustration from The Crystal Mirror, by Tim Malnick, illustrated by Katie Green. Click to see what it is all about! What story will you write on it? What adventures will your characters have?  Make sure it is the … Continue reading

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