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At the start of the week we started designing our pots in our sketch books in Art.

In science, we classified animals into 3 types of skeletons. Edward said "I now know that an exoskeleton has a skeleton on its outer body!"

Jessica says that she enjoyed making our place value cups which we have used throughout the week to support our place value learning and today we practised finding 10 or 100 more or less than a number.

We drafted our shape poems using all of the language and structural features. We all enjoyed sharing our drafts so far magpying ideas from each other. "My poem has a simile in it" said Emilia.

"Best class ever, so far!" Isaac stated.

RE: we looked at the social issues surrounding Mexico's earthquake through P4C. We had a fantastic class discussion which resulted in talking about how do pets feel if they lost their owners? Here is our report:


Frida

The third earthquake hits Mexico in three weeks!

People have been giving away clothes, bedding and pet food to help those affected by the earthquake in Mexico.

The 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck about 75 miles from Mexico City, the capital of the country, and one of the busiest cities in the world.

It was so strong it brought down dozens of buildings and caused a lot of damage.

Nearly 300 people have died and lots of people have been left homeless.

Many still don't know if their home is safe to return to.
BBC reporter Rajini Vaidyanathan sent this report from the capital Mexico City where she's been finding out how people are being helped.

Rescuers are working hard to help people after three earthquakes in Mexico in the last four weeks.

The most damage was caused by the quake on Tuesday, it was a 7.1 magnitude quake which struck about 75 miles from Mexico City, one of the busiest cities in the world.

It brought down dozens of buildings and at least 305 people have died.

Thousands of volunteers, as well as the country's army and police, are working hard to help the people affected.

CBBC Newsround
Dated 25.09.17


Friday we are going to be attempting some problem and reasoning questions relating to place value.

Home Learning

Year 3 are given weekly homework that is set on a Wednesday and handed back in for marking on a Monday. This consists of an English activity and a Maths activity. The children are also given weekly spellings to learn which are tested on a Thursday. Throughout the year the type of work that they will be set will varying with each half term having a slightly different focus. MyMaths will be used at different points throughout the year as the set homework but is available all year round for extra practice.

About Us

At Hall Meadow we promote achievement in all areas and from all members of our community. We respect and value each person as unique. We work together to create an active, caring and high quality environment that encourages self-sustaining lifelong learning.

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Teaching & Learning

We are a fully inclusive school, children are always at the centre of everything we do. The curriculum is innovative and provides maximum opportunities for intellectual, social and emotional development. The children study the National Curriculum through themes such as 'Keen to be Green'.

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Hall Meadow Primary School

Packer Road
Lake Avenue
Kettering
Northamptonshire
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