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JUPITER CLASS 2020.2021

 

 

Welcome to Jupiter Class! 

In Jupiter class Miss Smith will be the class teacher with Mrs Tickle as the class TA and Mrs Wiseman will be joining Jupiter in the afternoons as an additional TA. 

Our ethos in class is to always respect each other, have a growth mindset and have fun! 

 

 

 

Spring Term 1- 

We've had a very busy term of home learning over the last few weeks. We have been so impressed and are extremely proud of the children and all their hard work. Here are a few highlights...

 

We have been practicing our times tables, learning to tell the time, counting in Punjabi, focusing on our Topic of India by comparing India and where we live, creating Henna designs, learning about Indian music, enjoying our PE sessions, learning about the properties of different materials, writing newspaper articles, focusing on recounts, creating our own poems based on India, listening to stories, playing in the snow and lots more! 

 

We are looking forward to having you all back as soon as we can! 

 

 

Week Ending 18th December:

What a busy last week of term we have had in Jupiter class! We celebrated Christingle by making our own and partaking in the Ely cathedral Christingle service. After watching the live stream we all went out to the playground to light our Christingle and sing songs. On Tuesday we shared our homework projects with each other, we are so impressed with all of the hard work you have all put into these projects- well done! On Wednesday we had our yummy Christmas lunch. On Thursday we had our last Tri-Golf lesson, we have loved these lessons! We filmed our play script performance using our stick puppets inspired by Fair’s Fair. We also wrote our own Christmas Kenning poems which we put in our Christmas cards. Finally, we had a fun filled reward day- making lots of Christmas crafts, watching Christmas films and playing some Christmas games. I hope you all have a lovely Christmas and a restful break! :)

Week Ending 11th December:

In English this week we have been creating our own play script linking with the text Fair's Fair. We also created our own stick puppets of the characters so we can perform our play. In Maths we have been focusing on multiplication, specifically with word problems and different ways to show multiplication. We had a lovely Monday afternoon creating our Christmas stars in Forest School with Mrs Tickle. Gentle reminder that this is the last weekend to work on homework projects as it needs to be handed in on Tuesday. Hope you all have a lovely weekend. :)

 

 

Weekend Ending 4th December:

Another busy week in Jupiter class! In Maths we spent the first half of the week reviewing our tests from assessment week, and then we have started working on equal groups using multiplication. In English we have been looking at speech marks and writing our own piece of dialogue linked to the story Fair's Fair. We had another Tri golf lessons, this week on the field. Well done Jupiter:) Have a lovely weekend.

Week ending 27th November:

A huge well done to Jupiter class this week! It was assessment week and we completed Maths, Reading and SPAG papers. You all worked so hard! On Monday in forest school with Mrs Tickle we focused on habitats and then worked as a team to build our own! On Thursday we had another Tri Golf lesson and we all really enjoyed this! Next Tri Golf lesson will be on the field and the children have been asked to wear wellies, so if you don't have wellies in school already, please remember to bring them for Thursday! Thank you :)

Week Ending 20th November:

Another busy week in Jupiter class! In Maths we have been consolidating our skills in addition and subtraction using different methods such as dienes and number lines. In English we have continued our work alongside the text 'Fair's Fair', predicting and planning an alternative ending to the book. We also had our second Tri-Golf lesson, the weather didn't stop us enjoying this! :)

Homework this week is a continuation of the homework project, please remember that this can completed in any way, including posters, videos and leaflets etc. If you need any help/ideas please ask me, Mrs Tickle or Mrs Wiseman.

Week Ending 6th November:

We have had a lovely first week back! In our Maths lessons we have been working on using number lines and jottings when completing addition. In English we have been writing a Non-Chronological report about Mary Seacole. On Friday we had our Outdoor Learning day and we completed many practical activities! Including creating our own poppies for Remembrance day using materials we found outside, and of course sitting around the fire pit with Mrs Tickle enjoying some roasted marshmallows! Hope you have a lovely weekend :)

 

Week Ending 23rd October.

In our last week of term we were very busy in Jupiter class! In our Maths lessons we consolidated our learning with money, focusing again on how to give change and the most efficient ways to create totals. In English we wrote our Non-Chronological reports all about Victorians. On Wednesday we had an exciting day as we had a Science Day! One of our fun activities was all about organs and we drew these on our life size drawings of our body. Finally, we had a DT day on the last day of term. We created our Victorian Peg Dolls using different materials. 

Well done for a fab half term Jupiter Class! Have a restful break :) 

Week Ending 16th October.

This week in our maths lessons we have continued to look at money. In our English lessons we have started to look at non fiction texts and the different features. We had a lovely forest school session where we made our own feeling sticks, using different colour wool to demonstrate all different feelings. Another great week, well done Jupiter class!

Week ending 9th October 2020.

We have had another great week in Jupiter class. In our Maths lessons we have been working with money, and have been calculating totals using a variety of different coins. In English we spent Monday to Thursday planning our own story based off an illustration in the book ‘Once Upon an Ordinary School Day’ and ended the week by writing our stories using all our amazing adjectives and adverbs.
Have a lovely weekend!

Week ending 2nd October 2020.

We have had a great week in Jupiter class! We celebrated European Day of Languages on Monday, we focused on Italian. We learnt how to say hello and we learnt all about the yummy Italian food. As well as Italian, we had our French lesson where we learnt how to ask someone's name and say 'my name is...'.

We also celebrated International Poetry day on Thursday. We have learnt the poem 'The Sparrow Hawk' together as a class, we have been practising our actions alongside the poem, which we will be performing on Tuesday within class.

In our Maths lessons we have been focusing on partitioning and ordering numbers, and within our English lessons we have focused on descriptive writing, specifically focused on the story 'Once Upon an Ordinary School Day'.

Week ending 25th September.

In Maths this week we have been looking at representing numbers using dienes and putting these numbers into a place value grid. In our English lessons we have been using expanded noun phrases and adverbs to make our writing more exciting. Our focus for our topic this week was Queen Victoria. We spent time on the laptops researching all about Queen Victoria.

 

 

Week ending 18th September.

This week we completed assessments for reading, SPAG, writing and maths. These assessments allow us to identify areas of learning that need to be a focus within our lessons. We continued to look at Here We Are within our PSHE lessons. We also have looked at our Victorian topic in more depth. We have focused on the differences between rich and poor. We also designed our own peg dolls with a focus on what materials the Victorians would have been able to use for toys.

Week ending 11th September 2020.

We have had such a lovely start to the term in Jupiter class! We have spent lots of time talking about being back at school, and how we are feeling. We have also been fabulous artists this week and we have created self portraits which will be displayed in our cloakroom.

Its been so lovely to finally meet you all, and thank you for being so welcoming :)

Have a lovely weekend and see you Monday!

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