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Hello From Thailand!

Hi everyone,

Look who sent a photo for the blog!

Grace and Luca are having a fantastic time in Bangkok, but missing all their friends here at Caxton. They send a massive hello from the other side of the world to all their friends and teachers (especially Ms Climent, who Grace said was amazing).  If you know any of their friends in secondary please show it to them (or children lower down the school). Post a message or question to them here. Also, Grace – you can post here too and tell us all about your adventures. I hope you are all having a fabulous time. I love Bangkok,

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Review of Using Spreadsheets

Hi Y6,

Here is a review of what we did today in class. It’s about 20 minutes long, so you might want to watch it at the weekend.

Marvellous Music in Y6

Here is a little musical performance linked to the Y6 Chocolate Topic this term. Well done Y6 and Ms VD Woude!!!

 

What is Respect?

Our focus on having a positive attitude towards life  has gone wonderfully well and almost everyone now seems to be very positive, polite and are filling buckets to the brim!

So, now we are moving on to our second core value to focus on –  Respect.

But what is it? Respect is how you feel about someone and how you treat someone.
In the ‘Getting On and Falling Out’ SEAL assembly we reflected on how we can fill bukcets by showing respect to:
  • our friends
  • our parents
  • our teachers
  • our school
  • ourself

Please share your ideas and let’s see how many we get!  You can choose one or all five.

First Purple Form of the Year at Caxton!

Here is a very proud Pati with the very first purple form of the year! She wrote an excellent diary entry about Kiwi, the Y5D  class mascot. Well done Pati and I’m sure we’ll see you with lots more as the year progresses. A perfect and very positive start to Y5!

Recommended Reads

Hi everyone,

Have you ever felt that your book is just so wonderful that you’ve found it hard to put it down? If so, then please let us know on here. Many of you had some fantastic recommendations on Friday in assembly, so post them here. Tell us about you favourite books and why you think other children would like to read them. A purple form for the best ones!

 

Welcome Back!!!

Hi everyone,

We hope you’ve had a wonderful holiday and are ready to learn lots and have fun!  Y5s – I hope you post lots of things on here. I’ll come into your classrooms and show you how to register next week.

 

The Y5 3D Design Spinner Competition

Hi,

Here is an example of one the the winners of the competition. The top 5 designs  from each class were chosen  and printed. We bought the bearings from the internet and the children had to be incredibly accurate with their design, otherwise it wouldn’t have fitted. We are really looking forward to doing more 3D design and printing projects here at Caxton next year.

 

Learning for a Purpose – Y6 Scratch Computer Game for the Y2s

Hi

Here are some photos from the game demonstration last week.  The Y2 teachers wanted me to pass on how much the children enjoyed them (some wanted to come back in at lunch to play them!).

The games this year have been the best ever and I would like to congratulate you all, but particularly Y6A and Y6B as their enthusiasm and computational thinking really stood out! I was really impressed with how most of you debugged the game and improved it in the moment to make the games more suitable and enjoyable for the Y2s. Keep on coding folks!

 

Fabulous Films at Caxton

Here are a few iMovies from Carlos and Julia in Y5B reviewing their year and saying what they are looking forward to in Y6. Well done and I hope you all have a wonderful summer. Please keep checking the blog every now and then as I will try to add some videos, challenges etc. that you may find interesting over the long summer holiday.

Remember, over 2 months is a long time not to be speaking/reading/writing in English – so please make sure you do some activities in English! Even watching movies or TV programmes in English will help (obviously, if English is the language you speak at home you should be doing things in Spanish). You could always go on the Scratch website, watch the videos and code your own game!

I will add some photos from the 3D design project very soon.

 

 

 

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