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Mrs Edwards

The blog of Mrs Edwards' English and Maths groups

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  • 13/12/18

    Happy Christmas!

    Just a quick message to say to everyone, I hope you have a wonderful break from school! Eat too much, sing Christmas carols, watch at least one film in your PJs and spend time with loved ones. Happy Christmas!
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  • 04/12/18

    Amazing Blog Writing

    Last week, year 5 had a hot debate about whether animals should be allowed in the circus. We played the part of many characters that would take part in such an event such as animal rights activists, circus owners, trainers and scientists. We presented our opinions and used persuasive language in a b...
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  • 28/11/18

    Amazing fractions!

    My class have been amazing this week in going from feeling very confused about fractions to being more and more confident!    Today, we have been using the bar model to find fractions of amounts and all of my class have nailed it.    Here are some examples of Ronny an...
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  • 21/11/18

    Spellings 21.11.18

    Here are the spellings for this week :)
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  • 12/11/18

    WW1 Week

    We have been really enjoying learning about WW1 week at school, leading up to the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War on 11.11.18.    In maths, we have been working especially hard as codebreakers to decipher codes intercepted from the German army. Here are some of the code...
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  • 12/11/18

    Changes to spellings and homework - English

    We are changing the way that we do spellings in year 5! From now on, you will get new spellings on a Tuesday and the test will be the following Tuesday - meaning you have a whole week to learn them now, including a weekend! There will still be 12 spellings: 5 from our current spelling focus...
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  • 02/11/18

    Spellings!

    Just a quick note, as this was a short week, the children have got until Monday to practise their spellings for our test. Here they are.
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  • 02/11/18

    Amazing similes and metaphors

    We have really enjoyed starting our new text 'The Butterfly Lion' by Michael Morpurgo. As part of this, we have been trying to use similes and metaphors to describe the young boy's first meeting with the old lady Millie. Look here at Louis' diary entry, he has used lots of lovely des...
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  • 18/10/18

    Happy Half Term!

    I just wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of the children I work with for a fantastic first term in year 5! Everyone has settled in really well and have been working very hard. It has also been lovely to meet all of the families this week of my amazing children at parents' e...
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  • 13/10/18

    Homework WB 15.10.18

    English - Fidget Spinners Reading Comprehension Spellings -   
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