Willow Class 2018 - 2019

Miss Robinson

Miss Robinson

Since 2014, I have volunteered regularly as a TA whilst at University of Chester completing my Fine Art degree. I am thrilled to be a part of the team at Whitegate and feel so blessed to be teaching class Willow. Last year I completed my teaching training here at Whitegate and prior to that I worked with Year 3/4 class as a Teaching Assistant/one to one and a Mid-day Assistant. I get a lot of enjoyment from working in a school, seeing the children grow and progress, and there is never a dull moment!
Most weekends, I head over to the Llyn Peninsula, North West Wales, where I enjoy exploring the many beaches and kayaking along the coastlines. When I travel, I love to visit art galleries and museums and explore the local landmarks.

WELCOME TO WILLOW

Class teacher – Miss Robinson (erobinson@whitegate.cheshire.sch.uk)

Teaching Assistant - Mrs Jackson

 

AUTUMN TERM

Welcome back everyone!  We hope you have had an enjoyable summer break and are ready for another exciting school year!  We are looking forward to seeing you all and finding out what you have been up to over the summer break.

This year, our first topic will be all about the Romans. We will be finding out who the Romans were, what impact they have had on our country and we will be researching some of histories famous Romans. The catastrophe in Pompeii will also be a big part of our exciting discussions, as we learn what happened in 79 AD, by following the text ‘Escape to Pompeii’.

 

Enjoy Achieving Together At Home 

Week beginning Monday 10th December 2018

Maths

Y4
Roman numerals to 100

Addition and Subtraction- column method

Y5

Roman numerals to 1,000

Addition and Subtraction- column method

Click on me to practise your times tables! 


English

Writing to Inform:

Recalling facts from our trip to create a Roman fact file.

Writing to Entertain:

Editing our diary entries from our day in Chester.
A diary entry as a gladiator.

Click on me to practise your spellings!

RE

Jesus Bringer of Good News

Miracle - Healing of the paralysed man Mark 2:1 - 12

How do Christians believe that God speaks good news to people through the life of Jesus?

 

Author of the Month

Beatrix Potter

 

Homework:

Please ensure children are reading at least 4/5 times a week.

Maths homework was sent out on Friday 16th November and is to be completed for Wednesday 21st November. To practise times tables and spellings using the links above, under the Maths and English title. Children should write in their diaries when they have practised.

 

Don't forget.......

     * Reading books and home contact books in school every day.

     * PE will be on Thursdays, so please ensure the correct PE kit is in school.

             

Diary dates:

    *  Parents evening on Thursday 15th November
    *  Family worship at St Mary's church at 9:10am on Tuesday 20th November

              

        Follow us on Twitter  @WhitegateWillow

 

Slime Recipe

100g of PVA Glue (The Works sell a litre bottle- make sure it's not a washable PVA)
1 teaspoon of Saline Solution (Boots sell a 500ml bottle- make sure it contains boric acid!)
3 drops of food colouring (Make sure you don't add too much or your mixture will not work!)
1 teaspoon of Bicarbonate of Soda (ASDA sell this in the cooking aisle)

 

Useful Websites

SPACE INVADERS - TIMES TABLES   play me please!

Have a look at http://www.multiplication.com/games  

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

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Contact the School

Whitegate CE Primary School

Whitegate
Northwich
Cheshire
CW8 2AY

Chair of Governors:
Mrs Teresa Finney

Head teacher:
Mrs Caroline Mackenzie

Clerk to Governors:
Mrs Susan Knight

Main Contact: Mrs Caroline Mackenzie Mrs Michelle Shephard (Bursar)

Tel: 01606 288080
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