Cromer


You can contact Ms Nordloh by emailing her on – m.nordloh@gf.kwestacademy.com

 

Year 5 and 6 Curriculum Information Booklet

Please click on the links below to see what we will be learning this half term and our Homework Grid

Year 5 and 6 Curriculum Newsletter Spring 2

Homework grid Spring Year 5 6

 

Ms Nordloh

My name is Michelle Nordloh and I have been at Greyfriars since 2009. I love maths and will talk about it to anyone as it is the MOST important and fun subject in the WORLD! Amazing Maths Fact If you enter Pi to two decimal places (3.14) in the your calculator and look at it in the mirror, you’ll see it spells ‘pie’. Try it!)

Outside of school I like to read (about maths) knit, and go to Costa.

In this classroom, we believe we can, and so we do!

Are you looking for Easter activities?

Posted on Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Hello

https://www.planbee.com/blog/easter-activities-for-kids/?utm_source=Website+List&utm_campaign=4c10cf6c4e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_04_07_10_33&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_87cd3bfaf8-4c10cf6c4e-136171589&mc_cid=4c10cf6c4e&mc_eid=2b4898f40e

This link was sent to me. I thought you might want to explore. Lots of fun activities to keep you going until school work starts again.

Here is another link for Easter activities. You have to create an account but it’s free.

https://tpet.co.uk/downloads/upper-key-stage-two-ks2-easter-home-learning-activity-pack-1/

Have fun, keep safe and keep smiling!

8th April, 2020

Posted on Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Good morning Cromer Class,

I hope you are all well and healthy. As it’s officially the school holidays I won’t be blogging as much. There won’t be a new home learning grid until 20th April (summer term). But there is still Education  City work you can do and don’t forget your diaries!
I hope you have a lovely Easter and if you want to send me a photo of your favourite egg, I would love to see it.
Stay well and Happy Easter.

Medicspot Handwashing Competition

Posted on Monday, April 6th, 2020

Medicspot is calling all primary school children to share their creative ideas to help encourage frequent hand washing – the best way to keep yourself and others safe from coronavirus. Find out how you can enter and win £500 for Greyfriars Academy here: www.medicspot.co.uk/handwash

3rd April, 2020

Posted on Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Good Morning Cromer Class,

I hope you are all well.  I’ve heard from Lola – it was lovely to hear from you.

Thought of the day: “With the new day come new thoughts and new strengths.” – Eleanor Roosevelt.  This is really true in how how our lives have all changed recently with Covid 19.  Have you had any new thoughts or discovered any new strengths?  I’ve realised that although shopping is my hobby, I don’t need it to survive.  I thought I needed a McDonalds coffee every morning.  I didn’t.  I just wanted one.  I hope you’re keeping your diary about this time (from the home learning grid).  This is a time which will be written about in the history books.  Your children will ask you what you did during this time.  Your grandchildren will want to know as well.  That’s a strange thought, isn’t it?

Did you take part in the clapping for essential workers last night?  I did.

Has anyone done the Joe Wicks workouts?  I’ve been at school for a couple of days this week and I’ve been doing them.  They’re tough! Especially for an old lady like me!  If you’ve done them, let me know how you got on.

Has anyone read any good books lately?

Has anyone learnt any new crafts? Knitting?  I’ve been doing quite a bit of knitting.

Keep in touch.  Hope to see you soon.

Hello Again Cromer Class…

Posted on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

I just wanted to ask if any of you have done the virtual tour of Anne Frank’s house?  If you do, please let me know what you think to it.

Use your imagination and think about leaving the UK to arrive in Holland (how did you get there – boat, plane, swim, a car through the Channel Tunnel, etc).  Where did you stay?  A beautiful spa hotel, camping, etc?  What did you do?  Perhaps you could write a diary entry about it or make some PowerPoint slides.

Remember, with the Home Learning Grids you don’t have to do everything on the grid.  If you have any questions please ask and I will try to answer them.  These are difficult and strange times we are living through.  This is a period of time that will go down in history.  In years to come people will be asking you what you were doing at this time!

Has anyone listened to David Walliams readings?  I think they’re really good.

Please keep in touch and let me know what you’re doing.

Cromer Class Wednesday 1st April, 2020

Posted on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Hello Cromer Class

I hope you are all well and happy.  I’ve had a few emails from you.  It’s been lovely to hear from you.  Please email me!

Niks has been working hard on his Power Maths and writing.

Here is his work on toadstools:

Isabelle is working hard too.  She’s written another story and has done a PowerPoint of Women in World War II and included some information about Anne Frank.  Has anyone read (or seen the film) The Diary of Anne Frank.  I read it years ago (when I was a teenager, yes they had books then…lol)  It’s a true story about a young Jewish girl who goes into hiding with her family when the Nazis occupy Holland.  She can’t leave the ‘Secret Annex’ or make any noise.  If she does she risks her whole family’s safety.  Through her diary you see how Anne and her family manage to survive for so long.

smart

Woman of WW2

 

Power Maths Update

After contacting (and waiting…) I heard from the people at Power Maths.

I was given permission to send this to you:

 These are links that teachers can send to parents to access Power Maths content for each year at home. 

 Year 1:  https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear1

 Year 2: https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear2

 Year 3: https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear3

 Year 4: https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear4

 Year 5: https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear5

 Year 6: https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear6

 Help videos:

These ‘how to’ videos explain how to access and use the content:

Teachers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aiV2yi5Mgg

Parents/carers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssa6TAjzgug

 

I hope to hear from you all soon.

Stay well.

Year 5/6 Virtual Trip to Amsterdam!

Posted on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Hello Year 5/6 children, you may have noticed (on the Learning Grid for this week) that there is a virtual trip to Ann Frank House in Amsterdam. Museums all around the world are currently offering ‘virtual tours’ for free. This is an unprecedented opportunity to ‘visit’ places and see things that we might not get to actually do in real life. So, would you like to take a ‘trip’ to Amsterdam today? Let’s go:

Year 5/6 Trip to Ann Frank House

KLM Flight to Amsterdam 

Departs 10am from Gatwick Airport (meet you there – BUT NOT REALLY – JUST PRETEND!)

Arrives 11:30

 

Check into 5 Star Hotel  12pm

 

 

 

                                                                             

 

Take a tram through the city 1pm!

 

 

 

Arrive Ann Frank House 1:30pm

Feel free to explore the house on the following links but don’t forget to take notes and tell me what you found interesting during the visit! Can you tell me who Ann Frank was? What do you learn about her and her family during WW2? What was the secret annex?

https://www.annefrank.org/en/museum/web-and-digital/

Education City for Cromer Class

Posted on Monday, March 30th, 2020

Just a quick message to let you all know that there is now some Education City classwork up for you all to do.  I’ve also included some ‘Play Lives’ which I know you like.  If you have any difficulties, please let me know.

Enjoy!

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