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Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 94.6%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 94.6%
  • F2 Merlin Class 95.4%
  • F2 Sandpiper Class 96.9%
  • Y1 Firecrest Class 96.9%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 95.8%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 98.8%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 98.5%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 96.4%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 96.9%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 98%
  • Y4 Owl Class 97.4%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.7%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 96.5%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 97.9%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 96.7%
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Self-Isolation: Thursday 15th July - Friday 23rd July

Thursday 15th July

Bring a Pet to Teams Day - Join us live on Microsoft Teams at 9am and bring along your pets. What can you tell us about your pet?

  • What is their name?
  • How old are they?
  • What are their favourite things to do?

If you don't have a pet, can you think about what pet you would have and why? Can you think of some ways to persuade your parents to buy you a pet?

Virtual Tour of Outwood Valley and Outwood Portland - Watch the following Youtube Video, depending on which school you will be attending in September

 

Outwood Valley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zt6XzO3kImM

 

Outwood Portland: https://youtu.be/YpE2ArW-tgY

 

Then, visit the Outwood Transition Website to read important information such as:

  • Uniform
  • Attendance
  • Equipment

Outwood Valley: https://sites.google.com/valley.outwood.com/oav-year6-transition/year-6-students

Outwood Portland: https://sites.google.com/portland.outwood.com/transition-portland

 

Finally, complete the transition activity:

Leavers' Film - Read through the Leavers' script. Can you record a video of yourself reading your lines and upload onto Microsoft Teams?

Friday 16th July

 

Leavers' Film - Listen to Tones and I - Fly Away and practise the dance we taught you in class. Then, record yourself dancing to this song for part of the Leavers' Film and upload onto Microsoft Teams.

Leavers' Film - Learn the Just Dance dances for the following songs:

  • Waka Waka
  • Timber
  • Rasputin

Then, film yourself dancing to these songs, using the actions you have learnt and upload your video onto Microsoft Teams.

Virtual Treasure Hunt - Use the activity sheets to go on a treasure hunt around your home. How many items can you find?

Monday 19th July

Leavers' Film - Read through the Leavers' script. Then, work in groups on Teams to write a short script for your Norbridge Memories stories. Once you have written your lines, learn them and record yourself saying them. Then, upload the video onto Microsoft Teams

Drawsize - Join us on Teams at 11:15 to play some virtual games together.

Letter Writing - Can you write a letter to the future Year 6s? Think about the following:

  • What is it like to be in Year 6
  • What responsibilities do you have when you move into Year 6?
  • What topics do we learn about in Year 6?
  • What is DARE and what do you learn in DARE?

Tuesday 20th July

THE TOUCAN THROWBACK

Join us on Teams from 9am for a very special event. You will need to access the class blog throughout the day: http://toucan2020.norbridgeblogs.net/

 

Username: toucanclassname

Password: norbridge

Wednesday 21st July

History Day: The Mayans - Today we will be learning about The Mayans and completing some different activities linked to this.

Read through the PowerPoint Slides to learn about the different Maya gods. Think about what the Ancient Maya believed, their rituals and sacrifices and some of their different gods. Then, create your own Maya God using the activity sheet.

Read through the PowerPoint to learn about different types of Mayan art.

 

Then, try and replicate your own example of a Fresco (an ancient wall painting).

Use the PowerPoint slides to learn about the Mayan number system. Then, identify the numbers on the activity sheet, using the poster to help you.

Read through the PowerPoint to learn about traditional Maya foods. Then, complete the activity sheet by researching different, traditional Maya foods.

 

Finally, can you follow the recipe to make a Maya hot chocolate?

Thursday 22nd July

Geography Day: Mexico - Today we will be learning about Mexico and completing some different activities linked to this.

Create a fact file about Mexico by researching the following areas:

  • Landmarks and Attractions
  • Mexican People and Languages
  • Mexican Animals
  • Mexican Food
  • Weather

Use the fact cards to help you. You might want to use the fact file template to help you, or you might want to post your work on the class blog.

Read the PowerPoint about the Mexican celebration, The Day of the Dead. Then, use your symmetry knowledge to complete the other half of the sugar skull masks.

Read the facts about Mexico on the PowerPoint. Then, answer the quiz questions on the activity sheet.

Look at the different pages in the booklet. Research people and places of Mexico and compare them to people and places in England.

Friday 23rd July

Science Day: Properties and Changes of Materials - Today we will be learning properties and changes of materials and completing some different activities linked to this.

Visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z4339j6/articles/zx8hhv4 to learn how to identify different materials. Then, complete the quiz on the PowerPoint.

Develop your understanding of dissolving, separating and irreversible by visiting the webpage: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcvv4wx

 

Then, complete the two different experiments on the activity sheet.

Understand what states of matter are, discover the processes of freezing and melting and learn about evaporation and condensation by visiting the webpage: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkgg87h

 

Then, complete the Solid, Liquid, Gas sorting activity.

Complete the activity sheet to test your understanding of properties and changes of materials.

This Is Us
Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 94.6%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 94.6%
  • F2 Merlin Class 95.4%
  • F2 Sandpiper Class 96.9%
  • Y1 Firecrest Class 96.9%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 95.8%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 98.8%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 98.5%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 96.4%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 96.9%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 98%
  • Y4 Owl Class 97.4%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.7%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 96.5%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 97.9%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 96.7%

Safegaurding Information

Designated Safeguarding Leads

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

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