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Welcome back Ares class, I hope you all had a lovely half term break. I am looking forward to all the exiting learning happening this half term!

English
Our new topic area in English is Poetry. We created our own Autumn poems using descriptive writing techniques. Here is an example of sound lines we included in our poems.
“All the beautiful autumn walks, I’m climbing a tree while my mum talks”
“The autumn clothes are out, the kettle is on”
“Pumkin carving is not a bore”
“crispy orange leaves dance through fields”

Mathematics
This week we have been learning how to complete grid multiplication. Once we learnt the method, we solved an investigation.

Science
This week’s lesson focused on the different theories about the shape of Earth. Some theories say that the Earth is flat, while others argue it is sphere. We examined the different evidence and argue what the most convincing theory was. We all decided the evidence for a sphere shaped Earth was the most reliable based on modern technology. Most of the Flat Theory ideas about the shape of the Earth dated back to Ancient Greek times.

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How you can help!

Year 5 are given weekly homework that is set on a Tuesday and handed back in for marking on the following 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 Friday. The mental maths test will be on a Thursday morning; this will consist of either times tables or number bonds.

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
NN15 7RP
Phone : 01536 417627

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