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18/10/19

Here are our year 3 enjoying their wow day. There were some amazing costumes being worn to make their special day more authentic. https://t.co/LY5KcfLU8p

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18/10/19

Year 3 enjoying their Wow Day today. Children had the chance to make their own Christopher Columbus boats. https://t.co/cR8pxp9lYQ

18/10/19

Two Cooks Spinney teams reached the top of their competitive Basketball groups today and are through to the final. Fantastic team effort!

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18/10/19

Another fantastic assembly by Roy Evans, from the Essex Fire and Police Education Team, explaining how to stay safe on Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night https://t.co/QIyhO9oERB

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17/10/19

The has arrived and will be here until 23rd October. Come along to find the best new children's books and help us earn free books for our library! https://t.co/Y0bMxskgaC

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17/10/19

Year 6 are on their way back from their Goodnight Mister Tom Theme Day trip . Children explored many aspects of 1940s life, experienced the Blitz and a 1940s school session. They also met the book’s characters, Mr Tom Oakley, Mrs Brant & Mrs Hartridge. https://t.co/O2ezcuEYFX

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17/10/19

Cooks Spinney are sad to report that yesterday night people trespassed on the school site and damaged our children's play equipment including items in the nursery garden. The police have been informed. If you have any information that may be useful, please contact the school. https://t.co/cnTNzc9Hg7

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17/10/19

Otters class were lucky to see a Quran and head scarf today brought in by a class member. They have been learning about Islam in RE https://t.co/cxoZDnmIfa

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17/10/19

We were delighted to invite in to school yesterday to deliver "The Truth About Drugs" workshop to our Year 6 pupils. https://t.co/PL0Umv9tL4

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16/10/19

The books of came to life as children celebrated his work. Pupils at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy turned their attentions to the storyteller’s tales as they marked . https://t.co/AsN5n5uRBI https://t.co/7tCFb8ocF7

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16/10/19

Young leaders got to see how their roles feature in the real world. Members of the Junior Leadership Team at Cooks Spinney were intrigued to see how their work is relevant to the wider world. They were invited to by https://t.co/nZYxKurFC1 https://t.co/OYLVAQTIxC

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16/10/19

Ducks class carrying out a science activity on how shadows are formed and testing different materials to see if they are Opaque, Translucent or Transparent https://t.co/4wpQuybyDr

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16/10/19

Here are our Book Fair Competition winners - these lucky pupils won £5 vouchers by submitting a review of their favourite book. https://t.co/CQfMDoKlmm

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15/10/19

Year 1 were testing out their taste buds in Science. It’s safe to say some weren’t expecting the pickled onion crisps! https://t.co/h3rF7Sn2ub

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14/10/19

Year 6 have become after some digits were removed from a calculation https://t.co/GGNknrmrqU

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14/10/19

Year 6 pupils having fun understanding about the circulatory system https://t.co/SmJ9MdV48A

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11/10/19

Young poets took to the stage to perform in front of a live audience. Pupils at Cooks Spinney Primary Academy celebrated by taking part in a poetry slam competition. https://t.co/wQV8JtCXXj https://t.co/NIXHkWf73W

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09/10/19

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
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A summer building programme saw £1.8m invested in our family of schools. BMAT operates primary and secondary schools in Harlow, Epping and Stansted in Essex and Newham in London. https://t.co/cAv7z3asSn https://t.co/oakKaUTqRj

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07/10/19

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
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Another wonderful photo from our School Speaker Lindsey's visit to - the children were wonderfully spirited and produced some incredibly neat swans. https://t.co/RKiJv4qlWF

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07/10/19

The poster is now complete with 300 stickers! A huge thank you for your support. Please keep the stickers coming in as we have until 18th November to fill the second poster. https://t.co/ffSUkHy4C4

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Year 5 - Owls and Foxes

Autumn 2019 

Welcome back to what we hope will be the start of a great academic year.  We hope you all had a lovely summer holiday!  We are sure your children are eager to start in their new Year 5 classes. Please note the following information needed to make this year as successful as possible:

 

Curriculum

This half term our topic is the Anglo-Saxons. This topic links into our History curriculum.  We will also be focusing on Computer Skills during weekly computing lessons.   

 

P.E.

Year 5 P.E. days are Mondays & TuesdaysYour child must have their P.E. kit on these days. Failure to have it is likely to result in them not being able to participate in the lesson. In addition, children will not be able to participate if they do not have the correct P.E. kit. Please see the school website for more information on the P.E. kit requirements. If your child has their ears pierced, they will be required to either take out the earrings or cover them with tape for the lesson. Please remember Cooks Spinney only allows small stud earrings in school.

 

Homework 

As you may be aware, Cooks Spinney has adopted an online homework policy.  Your child’s Mathletics homework will be set on Thursdays.  Reading Eggs is optional; however, we do encourage children to read with an adult at least 3 times per week to build up their vocabulary and comprehension skills.  If you do not have access to the internet at home, an after-school homework club held on Fridays will be running soon.  Please enquire with the reception office to secure a space for your child.

 

Any queries please do not hesitate to ask one of the Year 5 team.

 

Yours faithfully,

Mr Beaumont, Mr Lucas and Mrs Whitbread

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