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We have been continuing to build our understanding of the concept of money this week. We have been counting amounts of money, and laying out coins to make amounts,¬†up to five pounds. We have also been finding change from up to £1.

Some children have been chosen to represent the school at the Athletics Festival on Monday. I am sure all the children who attend will have a great time and will work well to support each other as a team.

During our writing session this week, the children watched a short cartoon about an Egyptian explorer. They used this as a stimulus for their own Egyptian pyramid adventure. Everyone made a super effort to try and use interesting verbs and adjectives to bring their stories alive. I am in the process of adding the stories to Seesaw. I hope you enjoy reading them.

It was World Book Day on Thursday and the children looked at the work of the illustrator Quentin Blake. They had a go at taking part in a draw along with Mr Blake who was sketching the character Willie Wonka. I was amazed at the results. The children are beginning to realise that when they break a picture down into lines and patterns, it makes it easier to draw.

I hope everyone has a lovely weekend.

Kind regards, Mrs Thomson & P3