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9 April 2024

Free E - book library for our families

We strive to share our love of reading in all different  formats and wanted to give a little reminder to all of our families about this fantastic resource for free e- books that the children can access to keep them excited and inspired with reading.
It might be the perfect thing to curl up and…

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28 March 2024

Easter Service 2024

Cross Fell really enjoyed visiting St Augustine's Church to take part in our annual Easter service.

It was lovely to be part of a whole federation service with Cross Fell taking the bread, 'wine' and crown of thorns up to the front as some of the older children delivered readings from the…

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25 March 2024

PTFA Easter competition

We are extremely fortunate to have a fantastic PTFA who run a range of activities and competitions for us over the course of the school year and for Easter they are running a decorated egg competition for anyone who would like to join in.
Please bring in your fully decorated egg into class on…

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24 March 2024

Growth over time

In Science Cross Fell have been thinking about whether plants need soil to grow- well here is the answer so far! The beans have started to grow, we continue to observe their growth over time to see how they change and compare with the ones we planted in soil. Which will give us the healthiest…

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22 March 2024

Practical maths fun!

Some more practical maths fun in our outdoor area this morning learning about capacity and developing our use of the vocabulary full, half full and empty- we are so very lucky to have such a fantastic space that we can use to extend our maths learning beyond the classroom.

We are hoping to…

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22 March 2024

Pictograms!

We have been really enjoying our computing sessions learning how to make pictograms.

We have been using the following site- https://www.j2e.com/j2data
For anyone who would like to carry on their learning at home please just click on the green pictogram image and you are ready to get going!

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20 March 2024

Scholastic book fair arrives in school

We really enjoyed our visit to the book fair today! It was lovely to see the children carefully handling the books and talking to their friends about books that they would like to read and ones they could recommend. Our passion for reading continues to grow!

The book fair is open after school…

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20 March 2024

PSHE - Healthy eating

In PSHE we have been learning about healthy eating. We used the shopping game to work out what we could get to encourage healthy eating. We then spoke about what a balanced diet is and used the healthy eating plate to create a healthy meal. 

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19 March 2024

British Science Week 2024

As part of British Science week Cross Fell have been busy conducting some planting experiments linking in with this year's theme- time.

We have all taken home some pots and seeds so that we can involve our families in our Science learning and hopefully spread some cheer in the community once…

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18 March 2024

RWI phonics support for our families to use at home

Phonics has a high priority in school and we use RWI to help us to get off to a flying start in learning to read confidently and fluently.

We have sessions every day and also have access to clips that we can share with our families at home to support our learning. Keep looking out on Dojo for a…

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15 March 2024

TT Rock stars

Cross Fell are very excited to have access to Times Tables Rock Stars. We have really enjoyed using Numbots and now as we progress further on our maths journeys we also have TT Rock Stars to challenge us in our maths learning. We have been learning all about the 2, 5 and 10 times tables in our…

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13 March 2024

Literacy - Zeraffa Giraffa

We have started our new literacy book, 'Zeraffa Giraffa'. We were learning about a giraffe's habitat to think about where the journey started and showing this using watercolours. 

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