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The Gorgeous Meg


Congratulations on an Amazing Student Led Conference


Junior Choir



I.A.L.T further develop my Maths knowledge and strategies through using Mathletics.

Room 1 Super Heroes

Today we dressed up as super heroes.

Discovery Term 4

I am learning to use language, symbols and text by talking about how to make bangers.

Oaklands School Jubliee

I.A.L.T recount the Oaklands School Jubilee.

In my piece of writing I am proud...
that I have used adjectives and I wrote a long recount!

Buddy Reading

I.A.L.T develop my reading fluency.

Meg says... I am proud of my reading skills!

P.E. Athletics

In athletics I have been learning to run from a lying start and working towards a crouched normal sprint start.
I know I can do this when I can: Get into the starting position ready to racePush myself up into a running positionAim to run towards the finish lineRun hard and fast in a straight line to reach the finish lineRun from a crouched sprint starting position. I can get ready, push myself up and run fast to the finish line. I am learning to run from a crouched sprint start position.

Reading Term 4

In Reading I am learning to: Read beyond the text and draw inference.
I know when I can do this because I can: Talk about the authors messageAsk questions about the textAnswer questions about the textTell others what the text is about

I can already ask and answer questions about the text, and tell others what the text is about. I am learning to talk about the authors message.

Adjectives describing me!

I.A.L.T use adjectives in my writing to make it more interesting.


W.A.L. to find out the fractions of a group of objects.

The Amazing Room 1



I.A.L about fractions.

I will know this when I can:
*  Draw a shape and divide it into fractions.

Meg says...
The fractions were hard to draw because I tried to make the pieces even. 


WALT measure length and area.

I will know I can do this when I :
- can order objects by length by comparing them.
- use appropriate units to measure length.
- use metres to measure big distances/heights.
- use centimetres to measure smaller lengths/heights. - measure around the perimeter of a shape/object.
Next Step:  To consistently use "cm" when recording measurements in centimetres.

Integrated Topic Term 3 - Dance

This term we have been learning to participate and contribute in dance. Click on the link below to see our performance.


Assessment Rubric Skill
Participating & Contributing I need help to participate and contribute   I can participate and   contribute  if I am prompted or directed. I can participate and contribute . I cannot explain why it is important to do so. I can participate and contribute . I can explain why it is important to do so. I can participate and contribute . I can explain why it is important to do so.
I act as a role model for others to help them participate and contribute I seek feedback on how to improve how I can participate and contribute.

Procedural writing

I am learning to write a procedure.

I know I can do this when I include:

A titleA list of equipmentNumbered instructions in the right order.

I did all of theses things.


WALT: develop different strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems.
Success Criteria: We will know we can do this if we can:
* solve addition problems using place value knowledge to add tens then the ones.
* solve subtraction problems using place value knowledge to subtract tens then the ones.

Key:  Green means  - achieved this success criteria
         Orange means - working towards achieving this success criteria. 

Discovery 2014

At Discovery time I have been learning to relate to others.

Success criteria:
Share with others.
Take turns.
Use my manners.
Listen when others are speaking.
Let others join in.
Play fair.

I have been sharing the IPad and IPod with Kaira.

Reading 2014

In Reading I am learning to:  Ask questions about what we are reading to find out more information.
Success criteria: Recall what the text is about; Locate the main points in the text; Use question starters such as who, what, why and when to form questions that will provide useful information.

My next step:

Bronze Award

Congratulations on achieving your Bronze Award!

Persuasive Arguments

W.A.L.T write a persuasive argument

We will know we can do this when we... * say what the issue is. *  give an opinion about the problem. *  give reasons for our opinion. *  use conjunctions to show cause and effect. *  use adjectives to make the argument more powerful.

Meg says... I liked how I put in reasons for why we should have play times.

My next learning step is to reread my writing to check it makes sense.


WALT: play the recorder.

We will know we can do this when:
* hold the recorder correctly.
*  use the correct breathing techniques.
*  use the correct fingering to play different notes.
*  can read and perform music with 3-5 notes on the recorder.

Meg says...
In recorder I like learning new notes.
My next learning step is to change my finger positions quicker.

Penguin Artwork

WALT: use different painting techniques to paint a picture of a Penguin.

We will know we can do this when:·we can mix colours;·use different colours to emphasise specific features/details;·use different brush stroke techniques to create different effects;·we can paint a background.

To use several techniques independently and explain why they are appropriate to my artwork.

Adventure Writing

WALT write an adventure narrative

We will know we can do this when we can:
*Include a beginning, middle and end.

* Describe the characters and settings.

*  Use past tense.
* Use nouns, adjectives, and action verbs.

* Use capital letters, full stops and speech marks correctly.

Student Comment:

I liked when she entered the land of district 12 and had to fight to stay alive.

Next Step:
To add extra details to my writing to make it more interesting.

Fun with Probability

We are learning about probability.

We will know we can do this when we can:
* compare and order events;
*  find all of the possibilities of some events using equipment;
* know that the more times you perform an event the closer you get to the predicted probability.

Next Step:
To apply our knowledge of probability to everyday situations.

C.A.R.E - Co -operative Learning

W.A.L.T learn to work co-operatively.

We will know we can do this when we can: *  take turns at the activity * let other people have a go first * share our ideas * focus on completing the task * work together to complete the task *  listen to each others ideas.

Student Comment: I am good at sharing my ideas and taking turns when I work with others.  My next learning step is to encourage others in the group to join in. 

Art Workshop

Today with Mr Shaskey we learned about sketching and drawing. We learned to set the limits, draw the outline and then add the shapes.

We can follow instructions and sketch some fruit and vegetables


I like how I mixed the colours to make a new colour when I did the colouring in. 

To practice the skills I have learnt.