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22/03/19

Year 3 took part today in The Great British Spring Clean organised through and collected rubbish from just outside the school. The children were amazed at the amount of rubbish that they collected in such a small area. https://t.co/C20gsH7jON

22/03/19

Year two’s best Wow Day ever https://t.co/RTpSsh1diY

22/03/19

Spinney pupils twisting and shouting! https://t.co/27ZRfxIBCC

22/03/19

Beatlemania hits Spinney! https://t.co/zZ5ZsvriVB

22/03/19

Spinney pupils rocking along with their very special guests today https://t.co/QPfqRaX3fm

22/03/19

An excited buzz around school this morning. Not long now.......#CooksSpinney https://t.co/oJuSYXL9Om

22/03/19

Some excited mini rockstars waiting for their concert to begin https://t.co/zlf1CY8p0r

21/03/19

Odd sock day today to raise awareness of Down Syndrome https://t.co/84IT23Z7KI

20/03/19

The Book Fair has arrived at Cooks Spinney today and will be here until 26th March. It is set up in the dining hall so please come and have a browse. https://t.co/aP79Unc9du

20/03/19

Last Friday, our tag rugby teams were given coaching at Harlow Rugby Grounds at the being of the session and then played against other schools in the area. The students really enjoyed it even though it was cold and windy https://t.co/euhDNVqGpQ

20/03/19

The pirates have arrived at Cooks Spinney searching for treasure https://t.co/PaGT2JRF8M

19/03/19

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
Sandringham School

We really enjoyed visiting today. The Junior Leadership Team were a pleasure to talk to.

19/03/19

We were treated today to two Spinney Speak assemblies. Lexi & Grace spoke about two of their favourite artists & then Joe assisted Riley who told us all about his cute pet hamster. Fantastic to see the children speaking so confidently in front of the school https://t.co/agnPkrVFBo

18/03/19

Demi and Jasmine kicked off the Spinney Speak round of assemblies for this week. They chose to talk to the school about self-esteem and believing in yourself. Good job girls https://t.co/esAZiWzz9k

15/03/19

Year 4’s acting out a compression wave in science https://t.co/E8A1N0gYnN

15/03/19

A special treat at lunchtime today for Red Nose Day. Delicious! https://t.co/7hsv93Hsdm

15/03/19

Red Nose Day at Cooks Spinney. The children have made a huge effort to dress brightly to raise awareness for Comic Relief https://t.co/GfoKyhuBzz

14/03/19

Today’s assembly topics were dogs and sharks. Well done Olivia, Dawson and Eloise for doing all of their research and being the brave pupils this morning https://t.co/q7YzzRSMlP

14/03/19

To celebrate Science week, we had two scientists who helped the children investigate acids and alkalines https://t.co/420fagevsP

14/03/19

Thank you to our parents and carers for their generous donations to Save the Children. We raised £257 for this very worthy cause https://t.co/KUZl4PubOL

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Year 1 - Squirrels and Frogs

Spring 2019

Welcome back! We trust you all had lots of festive fun and are looking forward to a new term together.

 

Maths

In Maths we are partitioning numbers using the part, part whole model.  We will also be consolidating our understanding of subtraction and addition.  We will be looking at measures; length, weight, height and volume.

 

English

We will be consolidating our phonetic knowledge especially split digraphs and sound families. We will also be focusing on extending our sentences by using conjunctions, (and, because, so) and other punctuation marks. We will be reading Samuel Pepys’  Diary and Treasure Island.

 

Topic

This term will be finding out about The Great Fire of London and exploring the theme of ‘Pirates!’

 

Science

This term we will be learning about Everyday Materials and Seasonal changes. We will be linking both of these to our topic work.

 

PE lessons

As the weather improves will be going outside during some lessons so please ensure the children have tracksuit bottoms and tops.

Frogs: Monday and Wednesday

Squirrels: Wednesday and Thursdays.

 

Homework

Literacy and Maths homework will now be online.  The homework will be an appropriate level to their learning and will need to be completed. 

Specific Maths homework linked to their learning will be released each Wednesday and the children will have one week to complete it.

We would like the children to read one level on Reading Eggs each week and complete the spelling tasks.

In Year 1, we will still be using the Reading Journals and sending the children home with reading books.

 

We look forward to working with you throughout the year.

Mrs Blanking, Mrs Monkhouse and Miss Wade

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