No pens day

Year 6 had to tackle maths (and the whole day!) a bit differently today due to our fist ever whole school ‘no pens day’. Maths involved refining skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division through playing board games in groups and also through games on the iPads. Normality will be restored next week when we Continue reading

Old school…

We recently spent some time in our maths sessions finding out about mass and capacity, in particular, how to convert from pounds and ounces into grams and kilograms. Some of us also investigated pints and litres. Check out how we compared old and new units of capacity and mass with the new!  

Fun with frogs!

    We have been having great fun learning about the life cycle of frogs this week. We have been watching the changes that have been happening to our frog spawn. We even made pretend frog spawn out of jelly and cous cous. We played with it in the water tray, it felt very cold Continue reading

Well done to some of our little monsters!

All year 2 children have been introduced to the phonics programme, ‘teach your monster to read’. Some of our clever little monsters have completed the first stage of the online phonics game and received a certificate in assembly from Mrs Andrews. Well done to those of you working hard at home on your phonics!

What’s the time?

Year 2 have been working very hard on learning the time so far this week. It has been very difficult for everyone, although year 2 have been resilient and persisted with developing their understanding of telling the time. We will be continuing to work on time over the next week.  

Year 7 Visitors

Some familiar faces visited year 6 last week! As SCC had a staff training day, 3 ex-members of year 6 came in to help in Sycamore class. We hope you enjoyed your time back at Kemsley Academy as much as we enjoyed having you. A big thank you also for all of the jobs you Continue reading