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Welcome to Chestnut's class page. 
 
Below you will find out what Chestnut have been learning in class and what they are learning about during the current school week. Here we also celebrate the rewards the children have received because of their excellent learning, attitude in class and work they produce. 
 
Please click the Remote Learning link for Chestnut's Remote learning, if isolating and to find links to other websites for learning e.g. TT Rock Stars, Education City.
 
 
 
 
 
On Thursday 9th and Friday 10th of December the Children will be carrying out a Design and Technology project based around the theme of Christmas.
 
The class teachers have decided on a project to focus on. 
 
This will give the children the opportunity to develop the D/T skills and use the school's RESPECT values as they work together to create their Christmas D/T project. 
 
 
Autumn 2 Week 5: 29-11-21
 
What we are learning:
 
English: To write a short narrative in first person.
Math: To divide fractions by an integer, to recap all four operations with fractions, to find a fraction of an amount.
Topic: To make, bake and cook a World War 2 recipe.
 News
Important dates for this week
 
 
 
Reminder
 
Beginning Monday 8th November Children in KS2 will need to wear their outdoor PE Uniform on the days that they have PE. Children will wear their PE uniform to school so that they do not need to change during the school day.
 
The Woodlands PE Uniform consists of: Dark (Black or Navy) simple tracksuit – No Hood – NOT a football team Plain white T-shirt / polo shirt – NOT a football shirt or casual T-shirt Sports shoes / trainers.
 
Children are not to wear any jewelry on PE days for safety reasons Children will also need to bring a spare pair of shoes (to wear indoors after the PE lesson) and a spare pair of socks to keep feet warm and dry throughout the day.
 
Children will wear the same PE Uniform for both indoor and outdoor PE lessons.
 
                                                        
This week (WB:29-11-21):
  • Tuesday - Making and Baking Rock Cakes
  • Wednesday - Spelling test   
  • Friday - Christmas Bauble making                                                                                                                                                                                          
 
Class Reader for Autumn 2
 
 Letters from the Lighthouse
 
This is our class reader for this half term. 
 
 
Synopsis 
We weren't supposed to be going to the pictures that night. We weren't even meant to be outside, not in a blackout, and definitely not when German bombs had been falling on London all month like pennies from a jar. February, 1941. After months of bombing raids in London, twelve-year-old Olive Bradshaw and her little brother Cliff are evacuated to the Devon coast. The only person with two spare beds is Mr Ephraim, the local lighthouse keeper. But he’s not used to company and he certainly doesn’t want any evacuees. Desperate to be helpful, Olive becomes his post-girl, carrying secret messages to the villagers. But Olive has a secret of her own. Her older sister Sukie went missing in an air raid, and she’s desperate to discover what happened to her. And then she finds a strange coded note which seems to link Sukie to Devon, and to something dark and impossibly dangerous.
 
 
Freaky Forest Friday (22-10-21)
 
One of our activities during forest day was creating Halloween bookmarks. I thought Chestnut did amazing work and wanted to share it with everybody.
 
 
 
Christmas Cards
 
This week Chestnut used paint and finger printing to create Christmas cards, ready to sent off and made if any family wishes to have them as Christmas cards to hand out. 
 
Chestnut did a wonderful job at creating their cards. 
 
Below are the cards of the children, who had the opportunity to make these. 
 
 
Phrase of the Week (WB:29.11.21)
 
WOW Award! (26-11-21)
 Green Cards WB:22.11.21
 

Charlie D.

Amelia B.                                                                                   

Science Award WB:26.11.21
 
Zac Byrne
 
Chestnut's Displays
Chestnut Science Investigation
 
The images below show Chestnut's results from our investigation of how much bacteria different factors contained through the growth of mold on bread. 
 
The children observed that the bread, which was pressed against a computer keyboard, contained the most mold growth, while the bread which had been sprayed with anti-bacterial spray had no bacteria on it.
 
The images below show the bread straight after the investigation, then the bread a week and a half later. 
 
 
Our Autumn Class Timetable.
What we are learning about this half term.
(Autumn 2)
Year 6 Homework Booklet
Year 6 Knowledge Organisers
Year 5/6's Viking Hook Day!
Year 5/6 took part in different activities to do with Vikings, their topic theme for this half term. 
The children took part in different activities including baking bread and food tasting, Viking face painting, Viking rune writing and creating their own Viking emblem and recreating battles. 
Below are some images of the children enjoying the activities they took part in. 
 
 
 
 
Viking War Paint
Protecting them from magic, evil spirits and wounds from battles.