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Science
This week we have been busy investigating series and parallel circuits and learning the definitions for current and voltage. Lots of us were able to construct a parallel circuit and Molly and Jessica took theirs to show Ms. Renshaw. Matthew provided a fantastic explanation of the differences between the two circuits.  

PE 
In PE we have continued our unit of work on tag rugby. One activity that we tried was ‘Stuck in the mud.’ The defenders had to take someone’s tag, when they did so that person had to stop still until someone freed them. 
“PE was fun!” explained Athena. “We really enjoyed it!” 

Maths 
In maths, we have been rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000. We have also looked at negative numbers in context and carried out calculations with negative numbers. Column addition and subtraction were the two operations that we have revised.  
“I have enjoyed working on column subtraction and carrying numbers” quoted Sapphire. 

English 
In English we planned our myth that has been inspired by ancient Greece; our books are full of great language and imaginative ideas. We have also begun to write our first drafts. 

ART 
In art, we made up our own mythical creatures with different parts of different animals. 
“Art was great fun and we got to be creative.” said Aniya. 

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Home Learning

Year 6 are given weekly homework that is set on a Friday and handed back in for marking on a Thursday. 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. Homework is an important part of a child’s transition to secondary school, as when they are there they will be expected to balance and meet deadlines, so please encourage your child to complete their homework on time. Your child may also want to complete extra revision of topics they have struggled with at school.

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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