Burton Green Academy Newsletter 23rd October 2019
As we finally hit half term it has been lovely meeting some of you at parent consultations this week. I hope you have enjoyed the opportunity to talk to your child’s teacher and to also look at all of their lovely work. A few parents commented on the fact that they can’t believe how much work their child has completed in only a half term! There were however lots of parents who were quite clearly so proud of the achievements of their children this half term.
This week it has been lovely having a look in the classrooms and seeing the children learning a variety of different things. Beautiful poems in Oak class, fantastic Prime number investigating and problem solving in Damson class. Detailed investigation of clauses within Cedar class and fun problem solving within Maple. In addition to all of this fun we were visited this week by the Warwickshire Road Safety team who worked with our year R, 2 and 4 children. They had lovely time learning about how to keep safe on the road and the school now has a ‘rather big’ road safety bear in the hall! They will be back in school next term, when they will be visiting our other classes.
On Friday we won’t be having our normal celebration assembly as we will be celebrating Harvest with some lovely work. We are once again asking for food donations that we will be passing onto the Foodbank to support others who are not as fortunate as ourselves.
I hope you have a wonderful half term break and enjoy some (hopefully) bright Autumn weather.
Class Highlights of the Week:
This week we are busy practising for harvest festival and are enjoying singing our class harvest song. We are solving problems in maths and are performing poems in literacy.
The Class have been looking at dreams of freedom this week and have enjoyed thinking about how we could help each other.
We have been busy preparing our own William Morris design and then printing them to create our very own wallpaper. Also, in literacy we have begun to investigate the features of instruction and explanation texts and have been learning about Mrs Beeton and looking at some of her famous recipes.
Everyone has worked extremely hard in the first half term and thankfully a well-earned break is upon us. This week we have been solving word problems with subtraction in numeracy, we have begun a new topic (non-chronological reports) in literacy and we have written poems for the Harvest Assembly on Friday.