Onchan School

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3C World Book Day 2020
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'Somebody Swallowed Stanley' - We started our World Book Day by thinking of our favourite story and creating some bunting. Then we had a look at some of the pictures of 'Stanley' from the book before reading it, to think about how he could be feeling based on his expressions and what might have cau…

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Maths Learning in the Lions
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This morning in the Lions classroom we had a go at a Maths challenge altogether. First we had a look at a ten frame with nine dots inside. Next, we had a think about how to make 9 and this led on to the Lions coming up with lots of their own ideas for number sentences to go with our ten frame. Miss…

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Teamwork in 2C
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We had a great time learning about teamwork as part of our Jigsaw lesson yesterday. We read the first part of "The King's Greedy Brothers" and then pretended to be them. We had to use spoons that were on the end of metre sticks to try and "feed" ourselves bean bags. We found this very difficult but…

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Team Onchan make the final!
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Huge well done to Onchan's hockey team who have made the island finals being played this Tuesday! The children played amazingly and their sportsmanship was exceptional during the fixtures played.

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Pudsey in 2C
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2C Dolphins were super excited when Pudsey came to visit! They all got cuddles and high fives!

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Division in Year 6
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Today in 6W, we began looking at Division. We took it right back to basics looking at what division actually is and the different methods that we knew. The children had a variety of resources on their table which they were asked to use to help explain their understanding. Miss Willson was really im…

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Maths Mastery in 4B Butterflies
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See our Gallery: Maths Mastery in 4B We have been busy in our Maths lessons this half term using the new Mastery approach. We are becoming more confident at solving problems by using resources to help us and are building up our vocabulary to support us with our reasoning and explaining why.

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Speaking and Listening in 2C Dolphins
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We have been working really hard during this week on our Speaking and Listening skills. We challenged ourselves first of all by working with a partner we wouldn't normally work or play with. Next, we interviewed them to discover lots of interesting facts. We had to note these down to help us rememb…

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Year 6 and Year 6 ICT
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Year 6 and Year 2 joined together to help build Year 2's confidence in ICT. This was a great opportunity to develop their speaking and listening skills as we made a strict rule that the Year 6's could not touch the laptops!

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