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Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 95%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 95%
  • F2 Merlin Class 96.6%
  • F2 Sandpiper Class 97.13%
  • Y1 Firecrest Class 97.9%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 96.9%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 98.5%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 98.6%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 97.4%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 98.3%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 98%
  • Y4 Owl Class 96.9%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.9%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 97.1%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 98.1%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 96.7%
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Home Learning

Home learning will be posted on this page each week. 

W/B 30th November

Times tables:

  • Logon to Times Table Rockstars and play as many games as possible to increase your score and work your way to being a rock hero! https://play.ttrockstars.com
  • The more days you log on and play, the higher your score and quicker your speed will become! Awards will be given for the highest earner, fasted speed, most accurate and most improved on the week we come back to school. 
  • ROCK SLAM COMPETION: Don't forget you can challenge your friends to a Rock Slam competition and set them a score to beat!

 

Reading:

  • Logon to bug club and choose one or more of your allocated books to read: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/start#bugclub_original (Don't forget, there are bugs to click on which will ask you questions to check your understanding). You should be aiming to read at least 3 or 4 times a week but choosing a certain time to read everyday is the best way to become a great reader. Just before bed or first time in the morning is a perfect start or end to the day.
  • If you have your own books at home which you would prefer to read, that's great too!

 

House Points will be award for regular reading and if you practise your times tables for an average of 5 minutes a day or more!

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: name2 e.g. james2

Password: norbridge

School code: rbdm

 

Spellings for Monday 7th December:

  • Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on the Monday 7th December. This week our spellings are words where the 'sh' sound is spelt with a 'ch.' Remember to check that you understand the meaning of the words.

 

Group A Spellings:

chef

chalet

machine

brochure

crochet

ricochet

parachute

champagne

chute

 

Group B Spellings:

called 

did

from

girl

have

here

if

just

laugh

 

Spelling support: To support learning the group B spellings, here are some activities you may wish to do at different points throughout the week. Each activity should only take 5 or 10 minutes and encourages a different way to learn the spellings.

Living things and their Habitats

In Science we are learning about environmental changes and the negative impact this can have for living things. We would like you to choose an animal that is endangered and create a poster showing how the animal has become endangered and what we can do to protect them. Here are some example animals:

 

 

W/B 23rd November

Times tables:

  • Logon to Times Table Rockstars and play as many games as possible to increase your score and work your way to being a rock hero! https://play.ttrockstars.com
  • The more days you log on and play, the higher your score and quicker your speed will become! Awards will be given for the highest earner, fasted speed, most accurate and most improved on the week we come back to school. 
  • ROCK SLAM COMPETION: Don't forget you can challenge your friends to a Rock Slam competition and set them a score to beat!

 

Reading:

  • Logon to bug club and choose one or more of your allocated books to read: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/start#bugclub_original (Don't forget, there are bugs to click on which will ask you questions to check your understanding). You should be aiming to read at least 3 or 4 times a week but choosing a certain time to read everyday is the best way to become a great reader. Just before bed or first time in the morning is a perfect start or end to the day.
  • If you have your own books at home which you would prefer to read, that's great too!

 

House Points will be award for regular reading and if you practise your times tables for an average of 5 minutes a day or more!

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: name2 e.g. james2

Password: norbridge

School code: rbdm

 

Spellings for Monday 30th November:

  • Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on the Monday 30th November. This week our spellings are words ending in the 'g' sound spelt 'gue' and the 'k' sound spelt 'que.' Make sure you understand the meaning of the words.

 

Group A Spellings:

league

plague

rogue

vague

fatigue

unique

antique

mosque

cheque

technique

 

Group B Spellings:

again

another

back

boy

because

been

brother

by

call

 

Spelling support: To support learning the group B spellings, here are some activities you may wish to do at different points throughout the week. Each activity should only take 5 or 10 minutes and encourages a different way to learn the spellings.

Poetry

In English we have been learning how to write our own Cinquain poems about leaves. For your homework, we would like you to write a Cinquain poem about anything of your choice. Here is a reminder of the rules for writing a cinquain poem:

Cinquains are five lines long. They have 2 syllables in the first line, 4 in the second, 6 in the third, 8 in the fourth line, and just 2 in the last line. Cinquains do not need to rhyme, but you can include rhymes if you want to. Here are some examples:

 

We would love to read your poems on our class blog. Or you may wish to write your poem in a diamond shape and decorate around it. We can't wait to read your poems!
 

Blog login:

Username: nameblue e.g. jamesblue

Password: norbridge

 

 

W/B 16th November

Times tables:

  • Logon to Times Table Rockstars and play as many games as possible to increase your score and work your way to being a rock hero! https://play.ttrockstars.com
  • The more days you log on and play, the higher your score and quicker your speed will become! Awards will be given for the highest earner, fasted speed, most accurate and most improved on the week we come back to school. 
  • ROCK SLAM COMPETION: Don't forget you can challenge your friends to a Rock Slam competition and set them a score to beat!

 

Reading:

  • Logon to bug club and choose one or more of your allocated books to read: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/start#bugclub_original (Don't forget, there are bugs to click on which will ask you questions to check your understanding). You should be aiming to read at least 3 or 4 times a week but choosing a certain time to read everyday is the best way to become a great reader. Just before bed or first time in the morning is a perfect start or end to the day.
  • If you have your own books at home which you would prefer to read, that's great too!

 

House Points will be award for regular reading and if you practise your times tables for an average of 5 minutes a day or more!

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: name2 e.g. james2

Password: norbridge

School code: rbdm

 

Spellings for Monday 23rd November:

  • Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on the Monday 23rd. This week our spellings are words with the prefixes: bi- (two or twice) and re- (again or back). Make sure you understand the meaning of the words.

 

Group A Spellings:

bicycle

biplane

bisect

bilingual

biannual

reappear

redecorate

reapply

repay

rebuild

 

Group B Spellings:

they

you

going

yes

all

she

day

about

after

 

Spelling support: To support learning the group B spellings, here are some activities you may wish to do at different points throughout the week. Each activity should only take 5 or 10 minutes and encourages a different way to learn the spellings.

Art Activity:

This week in Art we are comparing an Egyptian death mask with Kimmy Cantrell style masks. Can you design an Egyptian death mask in the style of a Kimmy Cantrell mask? We'd love to see your designs on Twitter! Don't forget to think about some of the 7 elements of Art we've been looking at. (See here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SP_Qg1w_J8)

 

            

W/B 9th November

Times tables:

  • Logon to Times Table Rockstars and play as many games as possible to increase your score and work your way to being a rock hero! https://play.ttrockstars.com

 

All of this week (9th-14th November), it is the TT Rockstars national Rock Out challenge! Children will be battling all across the country and our class is up against the rest of the school! The aim is to answer as many correct answers as possible. You can play in any game mode. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 classes and pupils! We can do this, let's smash it!

 

  • The more days you log on and play, the higher your score and quicker your speed will become! Awards will be given for the highest earner, fasted speed, most accurate and most improved on the week we come back to school. 
  • ROCK SLAM COMPETION: Don't forget you can challenge your friends to a Rock Slam competition and set them a score to beat!

 

Reading:

  • Logon to bug club and choose one or more of your allocated books to read: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/start#bugclub_original (Don't forget, there are bugs to click on which will ask you questions to check your understanding). You should be aiming to read at least 3 or 4 times a week but choosing a certain time to read everyday is the best way to become a great reader. Just before bed or first time in the morning is a perfect start or end to the day.
  • If you have your own books at home which you would prefer to read, that's great too!

 

House Points will be award for regular reading and if you practise your times tables for an average of 5 minutes a day or more!

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: name2 e.g. james2

Password: norbridge

School code: rbdm

 

Spellings for Monday 16th November:

  • Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on the Monday we return to school. This week our spellings are homophones. Make sure you understand the meaning of the words and when to use each spelling.

 

Group A Spellings:

scent 

sent

vain

vein

rode

road

steel

steal

waist

waste

 

 

Group B Spellings:

me

am

dad

my

said

look

big

away

are

 

Spelling support: To support learning the group B spellings, here are some activities you may wish to do at different points throughout the week. Each activity should only take 5 or 10 minutes and encourages a different way to learn the spellings.

History Activity:

In History this week, we are learning about the process of mummification. You can choose to take part in one of the following activities:

  1. Write the instructions/step by step process for how to mummify a body and post this on our class blog.
  2. Become an Ancient Egyptian embalmer and mummify a tomato following these instructions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peNU6YthDuQ and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIuOSfIh6Go
  3. Have a go at creating toilet paper mummies with someone in your family. (This is harder than it looks!) Tell us about your experience on our class blog!

Blog login details:

Username: nameblue e.g. jamesblue

Password: norbridge

Operation Christmas Child

Would you like to help another child this Christmas?

Read the letter below to find out how you can take part in the Shoebox Appeal:

W/B 2nd November

Times tables:

  • Logon to Times Table Rockstars and play as many games as possible to increase your score and work your way to being a rock hero! https://play.ttrockstars.com
  • The more days you log on and play, the higher your score and quicker your speed will become! Awards will be given for the highest earner, fasted speed, most accurate and most improved on the week we come back to school. 
  • ROCK SLAM COMPETION: Don't forget you can challenge your friends to a Rock Slam competition and set them a score to beat!

 

Reading:

  • Logon to bug club and choose one or more of your allocated books to read: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/start#bugclub_original (Don't forget, there are bugs to click on which will ask you questions to check your understanding). You should be aiming to read at least 3 or 4 times a week but choosing a certain time to read everyday is the best way to become a great reader. Just before bed or first time in the morning is a perfect start or end to the day.
  • If you have your own books at home which you would prefer to read, that's great too!

 

House Points will be award for regular reading and if you practise your times tables for an average of 5 minutes a day or more!

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: name2 e.g. james2

Password: norbridge

School code: rbdm

 

Spellings for Monday 9th November:

  • Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on the Monday we return to school. This week our spellings are homophones. Make sure you understand the meaning of the words and when to use each spelling.

 

Group A Spellings:

grate

great

grown

groan

plain

plane

peace

piece

rain

reign

 

Group B Spellings:

cat

go

play

for

this

get

and

we

Mum

 

Spelling support: To support learning the group B spellings, here are some activities you may wish to do at different points throughout the week. Each activity should only take 5 or 10 minutes and encourages a different way to learn the spellings.

Science Activity:

We have started our new science topic: Living things and their habitats. 

We would like you to research one or of the 5 main vertebrate groups (Mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds or fish) and create a fact file on it.

You may wish to choose your favourite animal and research their vertebrate group. E.g. If you like snakes, create a fact file about reptiles.

You can do this on paper and draw pictures of the animals or write a fact file on our class blog. 

 

Blog login details:

Username: nameblue e.g. jamesblue

Password: norbridge

W/B 12th October 2020 - Half term homework

Times tables:

  • Logon to Times Table Rockstars and play as many games as possible to increase your score and work your way to being a rock hero! https://play.ttrockstars.com
  • The more days you log on and play, the higher your score and quicker your speed will become! Awards will be given for the highest earner, fasted speed, most accurate and most improved on the week we come back to school. 
  • ROCK SLAM COMPETION: Don't forget you can challenge your friends to a Rock Slam competition and set them a score to beat!

 

Reading:

  • Logon to bug club and choose one or more of your allocated books to read: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/start#bugclub_original (Don't forget, there are bugs to click on which will ask you questions to check your understanding). You should be aiming to read at least 3 or 4 times a week but choosing a certain time to read everyday is the best way to become a great reader. Just before bed or first time in the morning is a perfect start or end to the day.
  • If you have your own books at home which you would prefer to read, that's great too!

 

When we return to school, we will check who has been reading and rocking their times tables. House Points will be award for regular reading and if you practise your times tables for an average of 5 minutes a day or more!

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: name2 e.g. james2

Password: norbridge

School code: rbdm

 

Spellings for Monday 2nd November:

  • Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on the Monday we return to school. This week our spellings are words where the 'ch' grapheme makes a 'k' sound.

 

Group A Spellings:

scheme

chorus

echo

character

ache

chaos

stomach

chemistry

orchestra

technology

 

Group B Spellings:

can

like

to

went

come

was

dog

the

see

 

Spelling support: To support learning the group B spellings, here are some activities you may wish to do at different points throughout the week. Each activity should only take 5 or 10 minutes and encourages a different way to learn the spellings.

 

Activities:

Next half term we are starting a new Geography topic - Extreme Earth. We will be learning about rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes. Try doing one or more of the following activities:

 

 

 

Blog login details:

Username: nameowl e.g. jamesowl

Password: norbridge

W/B 5th October 2020

Reading and Times tables:

  • Logon to Times Table Rockstars and play as many games as possible to increase your score and work your way to being a rock hero! https://play.ttrockstars.com
  • Logon to bug club and choose one or more of your allocated books to read: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/start#bugclub_original (Don't forget, there are bugs to click on which will ask you questions to check your understanding).

 

At the end of the week, we will check who has been reading and rocking their times tables. House Points will be award for regular reading and if you practise your times tables for an average of 5 minutes a day or more!

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: name2 e.g. james2

Password: norbridge

School code: rbdm

 

Spellings for Monday 12th October:

  • Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test next Monday! This week our spellings are words where the last letter of the root word is not doubled before adding a suffix.

 

Group A Spellings:

forgetting

forgotten

beginning

beginner

preferred

preferring

occurred

occurring

forbidden

committed

 

Group B Spellings:

was

all

my

said

have

little

when

called

looked

asked

 

 

Activity:

In RE we have been learning about Buddhist religion. Can you research one of these Buddhist stories write a summary on our class blog? What do you think the meaning behind the story is? Or you can draw a storyboard to show the events. Some Buddhist stories you may wish to research:

 

- The Monkey King 

- Siddhartha and the Swan

- The Wind and the Moon 

 

Blog login details:

Username: nameblue e.g. jamesblue

Password: norbridge

W/B 28th September 2020

Reading and Times tables:

  • Logon to Times Table Rockstars and play as many games as possible to increase your score and work your way to being a rock hero! https://play.ttrockstars.com
  • Logon to bug club and choose one or more of your allocated books to read: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/start#bugclub_original (Don't forget, there are bugs to click on which will ask you questions to check your understanding).

 

At the end of the week, we will check who has been reading and rocking their times tables. House Points will be award for regular reading and if you practise your times tables for an average of 5 minutes a day or more!

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: name2 e.g. james2

Password: norbridge

School code: rbdm

 

Spellings for Monday 5th October:

  • Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test next Monday! This week our spellings are words where the last letter of the root word is not doubled before adding a suffix.

 

Group A Spellings:

gardener

gardening

limited

limiting

offering

offered

benefited

benefiting

focused

focusing

 

Group B Spellings:

with

saw

they

there

were

here

where

one

some

come

 

 

Activity:

In History, we have been learning about the society hierarchy in Ancient Egypt.

If you were in Ancient Egypt, which job would you most like to have? Why do you think you would be good in this role? Write your answers on our class blog!

 

Blog login details:

Username: nameblue e.g. jamesblue

Password: norbridge

W/B 21st September 2020

Reading and Times tables:

  • Logon to Times Table Rockstars and play as many games as possible to increase your score and work your way to being a rock hero! https://play.ttrockstars.com
  • Logon to bug club and choose one or more of your allocated books to read: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/start#bugclub_original (Don't forget, there are bugs to click on which will ask you questions to check your understanding).

 

At the end of the week, we will check who has been reading and rocking their times tables. House Points will be award for regular reading and if you practise your times tables for an average of 5 minutes a day or more!

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: name2 e.g. james2

Password: norbridge

School code: rbdm

 

Spellings for Monday 28th:

  • Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test next Monday! This week our spellings are words where the 'i' sound is made by the letter 'y.' 

 

myth

gym

Egypt

pyramid

mystery

hymn

system

symbol

lyric

typical

 

 

Creative:

In Art, we have been sketching self portraits inspired by David Hockney. Can you practise these skills by having another go and improving your artwork or by drawing a portrait of someone else in your family? 

 

Why not tweet us a picture of your artwork or post it onto our class blog?

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: nameblue e.g. jamesblue

Password: norbridge

Eco competition

Calling all Norbridge Eco Warriors!

Next week is #RecycleWeek2020.

We know many of you are already great at recycling at home and in school. To promote this message, we are holding a whole school competition. All you have to do is design your own Recycling logo to go on the recycling bin in your classroom.  

Create your designs at home and then tweet a picture so they can be judged by our School Council. Make sure your design is bright and bold so it stands out for all of your class to see and to prompt them to recycle their waste. You may wish to personalise the logo to match your class bird. Please tweet your logos to your own class and @NorbridgeEco by Friday 25th September.  We cannot wait to see all of your fantastic logos!

W/B 14th September 2020

This week please can you:

  • Logon to Times Tables Rockstars and play as many games as possible to increase your score and work your way to being a rock hero! https://play.ttrockstars.com/
  • Logon to bug club and choose one or more of your allocated books to read: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/start#bugclub_original

 

Bug Club login details:

Username: name2 e.g. james2

Password: norbridge

School code: rbdm

 

  • Conduct a science experiment! Can you test how sound travels through solids, liquids and gases? You can take a photo and tweet this to our class page @BluebirdClass or write up how you did your experiment on the class blog! 

 

Blog login details:

Username: nameblue e.g. jamesblue

Password: norbridge

We can't wait to read your posts!

 

  • Practice your spellings ready for the spelling test on Monday! This week our spellings are homophones (highlighted in bold) so please learn the meaning of the word that goes with the spelling.

 

Spellings for Monday 21st:

 

hear

(I can hear owls hooting).

 

heal

(My cut will heal).

 

mail

(A card came in the mail).

 

male

(My brother is male).

 

knot

(I tied my shoelaces in a knot).

 

bury

(Pirates bury treasure).

 

brake

(I have a new bike brake).

 

break

(Break a leg!)

 

bawl

(Sometimes my baby sister will bawl her eyes out).

 

fare

(How much is the bus fare?)

Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 95%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 95%
  • F2 Merlin Class 96.6%
  • F2 Sandpiper Class 97.13%
  • Y1 Firecrest Class 97.9%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 96.9%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 98.5%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 98.6%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 97.4%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 98.3%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 98%
  • Y4 Owl Class 96.9%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.9%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 97.1%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 98.1%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 96.7%

Safegaurding Information

Designated Safeguarding Leads

  • George Huthart
  • Catherine Bartlett
  • Camilla Mercer
  • Rebecca Jackson
  • Lynne North
  • Sally Townsend
  • Kelly Whittington

Awards

  • Food for life
  • QES
  • Healthy Schools
  • Eco Schools
  • Outcomes School Award
  • Ofsted
  • Pupil Premium 2015
  • National Support School
  • The Primary Network
  • Pupil Premium 2016
  • Artsmark
  • International Schools Award
  • Investors In People
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