Peru – Mr Spillane

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Kieran Spillane Ashley Rowlands Lynette Kearns

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Our Weekly News

In the boxes below, you can read about our best moments in school.
We are sharing our weekly news every Friday.

Week 31+

This week Peru class have been writing partial and impartial reviews on computer games continuing our theme of persuasive writing. In Maths, we have started looking at fractions and decimals. In food technology this week, we have cooked jacket potatoes using the microwave to soften them and then put them in the oven to crisp the skin then we picked our favourite filling. Physical education we have been playing hockey and learning the rules of the game. Life skills we have been looking at how certain vegetables grow and what type of environment they like to grow in. We have been planting our own vegetables and watching our grass heads grow. Have a lovely weekend!

Week 30+

Peru class this week have been continuing with their persuasive writing and planning a persuasive letter. They used conjunctions to expand their sentences. In Maths we have looking at graphs and been looking at line graphs and how to plot them out. Food technology we made fru-shi using our fine motor skills to chop the fruit, roll the wrap and cut the wrap the students done some good trying of the fru-shi wraps. Life skills we have been looking at our environment, how we can grow things to help our environment and designed and made our own grass head. Have a lovely weekend.

Week 29+

This week in Peru class, we have been looking at conjunctions in English, and how we can expand our persuasive sentences. We played conjunction games in groups; giving our other class friends a word in which they had to expand upon. During Maths, we have been looking at tally charts and bar charts creating our own tally charts to ask our friends in class and creating a bar chart with our results. In our project work this week, we have designed our own potion bottle looking back at previous designs and changing them to make our final potion bottle out of clay. Have a lovely week and we, hope the sun is out for us! See you all Tuesday for our four-day week. Peru team

Week 28+

This week in Peru class, we have been visiting Halewood Leisure Centre each morning. We have attended sessions taught by qualified swimming instructors to develop this important life skill of swimming. The students have practised their front crawl, backstroke and confidence jumping into the water. We have also continued our project on ‘Potions’ this week looking at anaesthesia and scientific advancements over time. We have had an excellent week in Peru class this week and all students should be very proud of their efforts.

Week 27+

This week in Peru, we have enjoyed seeing our friends again after the Easter break. In English, we have introduced our new topic of Persuasive Writing and explored how we use this every day all around us in the form of adverts. We discussed and practised using a range of vocabulary designed to both persuade and dissuade people. In Maths, we have revisited time to consolidate our understanding. We practised telling the time to 5 minutes past the hour and then looked at the 24-hour clock. We practised solving some real-word problems based around time.

We have also enjoyed beginning looking at our new topic of Potions in the afternoons. We have completed a range of activities and have begun reading our related text, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.

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