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    19/09/18

Upper Junior Home Learning Blog

Every Friday we'll make next week's learning available for you here in a blog.

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  • Home Learning 19/7/21

    Published 18/07/21, by Alison Gilbertson

    If you are learning at home this week, and we don't have a chance to see you before the end of term, then we'll miss saying goodbye to you and wishing you well. Good luck to Year 6 children and do keep in touch and let us know how you're getting on in the future. If you're in Year 5 then we'll look forward to seeing you in September.

    Have a wonderful summer! 

    From all the Upper Junior Team

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  • Home Learning 12/7/21

    Published 12/07/21, by Alison Gilbertson

    If you are at home this week, here are some activities for you to do. We look forward to seeing you back in school soon.

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  • 1st - 5th March Upper Junior home learning

    Published 26/02/21, by Alison Gilbertson

    This week you will be finding out all about some of the world's deadliest creatures as well as creating some beautiful butterfly artwork. 

    Friday is a World Book Day whole-school activity day!

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  • 22 - 26 February Upper Junior home learning

    Published 12/02/21, by Alison Gilbertson

    This week we start our new topic 'Beast Creator' where we will learn all about invertebrates.  

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  • 8th -12th February Upper Junior home learning

    Published 05/02/21, by Alison Gilbertson

    During the final week of our topic Darwin's Delights, you will be learning about fossils, creating art in the style of Nicholas Monro and using our class novel Sky Hawk to inspire your writing.

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  • 1st-5th February Upper Junior home learning.

    Published 29/01/21, by Alison Gilbertson

    This week, you will be interviewing Charles Darwin. You will also be learning about how animals have adapted to survive in their environments and creating some awesome tortoise art!

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  • 25 - 29 January Home Learning (Upper Juniors)

    Published 22/01/21, by Alison Gilbertson

    This week you will be journalists  on location in the Galapagos Islands writing and reading a report about the animals that live there. You will also be learning about inheritance and experimenting with geometric patterns.

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  • Home Learning 18 - 22 January (Upper Juniors)

    Published 15/01/21, by Alison Gilbertson

    This week you will be nature detectives! You will be collecting, classifying and sketching natural objects just like Darwin did.  Also, as scientists you'll be investigating which beak is best!

    Please check this week's timetable to see which pieces of learning we'd like you to email to us.

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  • Home learning for 11-15 January (Upper Juniors)

    Published 08/01/21, by Alison Gilbertson

    This week you will be learning all about the famous scientist, Charles Darwin. 

    Please join your class's Zoom call on Monday morning to find out more about what's coming up this week. Invitations have been sent by email.

    Don't miss this week's music assembly, recorded for you as a Loom video by Mrs Wood. 

    Remember, that learning in this way is going to be different from normal, and you may find it more challenging, but there is always a bright side if you look for it ...  you could be reading this in your pyjamas!

    We look forward to catching up with you all soon and to seeing your learning.

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  • Home learning for Week 12 (beginning 13th July) Upper Juniors

    Published 09/07/20, by Alison Gilbertson

    This is it! The final week of the summer term, and indeed this academic year is now upon us! Let's make it a good one.

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