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Scarth's Celebrations

March 22nd 2019

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March 19th 2019

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March 13th 2019

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Tilly, Luke, Finlay, Will, Theo, Harry, Abigail, Winnie, Sophie, Adam, Elodie, Bea, Eva, Lucas

The very first ‘Scarth’s Celebrations’ did not disappoint! The children shared wonderful work from ‘World Book Day’, including very persuasive book reviews and beautiful illustrations. It was lovely to see the children’s enthusiasm for learning continuing outside of school, with high quality Homework projects being shared. As well as written work, Y6 have been preparing for the local debating competition and sharing their excellent speaking skills, answering questions confidently. A fantastic start to the new half-term and all enjoyed with juice and cake. Well done!                        Miss Weir

February 22nd 2019

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I had a lovely morning standing in for Miss Weir at ‘Weir’s Weekly Review’. It was all-things-arty this week. I was impressed by the the architectural drawings produced by the children in years 5 and 6 – they each had real attention to detail and there were even a few ‘oooohs’ as they shared them with us! Some children brought beautiful chalk drawings of flowers which Mrs King said would look great in her dining room!         Miss McNamara

Feb 15th 2019

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Luke, Emilia, Evelyn, Maggie, Charlie, Ciara, Martin, Leon, Murron, Hugo, Jessica, Eve, and Christopher.

Feb 8th 2019

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Owen, Alfie, Thomas, Isaac, Paige, Harry, Tom, Eddie, Holly, Lizzy, Eva and  Daisy.

NSPCC  Number Day inspired some of the children to write fantastic creative stories and raps, which were enjoyed by myself and the group chosen for Weir’s Weekly Review this week. Times Tables Rock Stars continues to be popular, with two children sharing their quick time achievements. We were all really impressed at a signed note received from Sir David Attenborough, following an super letter written by a Year 6 pupil. Topic work is capturing the children’s interest with fantastic research being shared about famous Scientists and the Yorkshire Peaks. All enjoyed with juice and cake. A great way to end the week! Well done.                                                                                         Miss Weir

Feb 1st 2019

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Jemima, Lucy, Rocco, Daisy, Georgia, Lilidh, Penelope, Saskia, Summer, Amelia and Ellie 
The children proudly shared written work from English, Science and Geography this week. The standard of handwriting and presentation was particularly impressive, especially the improvements made with  purple editing pens. I-pads were used very effectively for researching famous scientists and differernt climates. The children enjoyed sharing fascinating facts with the group and answering questions. Creative written work really engaged everyone because of the carefully chosen descriptive vocabulary. It was lovelly to award this group of children with achievement stickers. They loved the cake and juice, too. Well done!                                               Miss Weir

January 25th 2019

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Theo, Naomi, Tom, Ben, Ruby, Arran, Liv, Lily, Georgia, Elodie, Alasdair, Thomas and Theo.
In singing assembly this week, we learned a new song: ‘Try Everything’ and in the Owls class assembly today, it was wonderful to hear the children’s hopes and dreams for the future. In both song and class assembly, the key message was not to give up, even when we find things hard or get it wrong. The work that was shared today reflected aspirational learning, where writing was improved, work corrected and all for the better. It was great to see such confident learners keen to share the improvements made in their work. We all learned some new interesting facts from the topics the children are studying, from the solar system to European countries and cities. My highlight of the week and all enjoyed with juice and cake. Well done!               Miss Weir

January 18th 2019

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Joseph, Isaac, Matthew, Lily, Finlay, Yasmin, Seth, Thomas, Annabel, Jamie and Eve.

What a privilege this morning for me, standing in for Miss Weir and meeting all the children chosen by their teachers for ‘Weir’s Weekly Review’, which we decided to rename ‘McNerney’s Magnificient Meeting’! I was very impressed with the presentation of work and the pride the children had when sharing their books. It was also lovely to hear about the positive attitude Year 6 pupils have had when completing their pratice SATs tests this week.We even played an animation designed on Scratch, which was good fun.

January 11th 2019

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Barney, Beck, Ava, Oliver, James, Emmis, Ferdy, Daisy, James, Mia, Lara and Jamie.

Well done the first group of 2019 children who attended Weir’s Weekly Review. It was lovely to hear about new topics and the children’s enthusiasm for learning really shone through. All enjoyed with juice and cake; a wonderful end to the week! Miss Weir

December 19th 2018

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The children enjoyed sharing their achievements whilst drinking juice and eating cake. Great to see animated work from Computing lessons and a t-shirt made in D&T from the ‘Make Do and Mend’ topic. Our pupils never stop surprising me and today, one thoughtful pupil explained his charity fundraising idea, which he will announce to the whole school in assembly on Monday. Well done to all the other children who proudly shared creative writing and magic maths work!                Miss Weir

November 30th 2018

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Isla, Lucy, Luke, Liberty, Toby, Leila, Eve, Emily, Alasdair, Henry, Ashton and Lara .

Lots of impressive Maths work was shared this morning. The children were interested to see how their written calculation methods progress form their work in Year 3 up to Year 6. Enjoyment for Maths really shone through, too. Our ‘Times Tables Rock Stars’ is hugely popular in school and the children were very impressed at the time achieved by a ‘Rock Hero’. Love for reading was great to see, from theatre reviews in Reading Journals, to comparing versions of the same story. All enjoyed with juice and cake. The highlight of my week! Well done to all the boys and girls.                   Miss Weir

November 23rd 2018

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Elise, Lauren, Lenny, Louise, Esme, Georgia, Molly, Saskia, Flossie, Amelia and Harrison.

It was great to catch-up with children who were chosen last week, for the Weekly Review. A wonderful range of creative work was proudly shared by the children, from ‘Make Do and Mend’ D&T projects to informative ‘Green Cross Code’ art work, following Road Safety Week. Children from upper school explained key words from the water cycle by giving real life examples. Years 3 and 4 are clearly enjoying their work based on ‘The Pied Piper of Hamelin’; letters of complaint to the mayor were powerfully persuasive. Well done!                                                                Miss Weir

November 16th 2018

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Ruby, Mikael, Dylan, Mitchell, Heidi, Izzy, Arche, Daniel, Alfie, Amelia, Madeline and Clara

This week, the children who shared their super achievements in Maths talked about how Times Tables Rock Stars is helping them to recall multiplication and division facts quickly, to solve problems. The standard of writing across different topic books, was fantastic! The children proudly read extracts of their writing, which reflected the deep knowledge, understanding and empathy they have for the people they have studied in history. All enjoyed with juice and cake! Well done to all the boys and girls this week. Highly impressive achievements.                                        Miss Weir

November 9th 2018

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Preeti, William, Ava, India, Woody, Katey, Eddie, Aidan, Grace, Annabel, Grace.

This week’s assembly theme was about Remembrance and the WW1 centenary. Work shared today showed thoughtful reflections on why it is important to remember, through poems, prayers and poppy designs. Some of the children brought work completed during Open Time and it was clear they really enjoyed working alongside their adults. Stickers have been sent home for children to give to their adults, for their contribution to the work celebrated today (so, be sure to ask for it!).

Written work in History included instructions on how to make an Egyptian Mummy and job applications for the Home Front in WW2. It is great to see such a high standard of writing across the curriculum and children enjoying writing about their learning in such different ways. Well done!             Miss Weir

October 26th 2018

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Bella, Noah, Florence, Liam, Daisy, Charlotte, Anna, Joseph, Molly, Kian, Jack and Lucas Harrison.
A wonderful variety of work was presented by the children in this week’s review. The Homework menu projects were particularly impressive because of the creative, individual ways the children approached the tasks. We heard thoughtful reflective RE writing on ‘Helping Others’ from our Harvest donations to Harrogate Homeless. Magical maths work solving division and subtraction problems and super science work explaining the water cycle, were proudly shared by the children. Finally, we listened to enchanting diary writing where vocabulary choices created atmosphere and historic events very effectively. A delightful way to end this half-term. Well done!                                               Miss Weir

19th October 2018

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Ewan, Jay, Ella, Amelia, Emma, Winnie, Yasmine, Ellis, James, Lizzie, Adam and Jamie.

17th October 2018

In this week’s review, Y5 children shared their informative and persuasive leaflets, based on the trip to Eden Camp last week. Y3 and Y4 children were impressed at the layout and interesting facts contained within these leaflets. Y4 children shared fantastic rainforest animal poems and received praise from their peers for their effective use of similes. Edited English work by Y3 children showed how much they had improved their writing, which they were clearly proud of. And finally, a Y4 budding scientist wrote a detailed conclusion explaining the results of her science investigation. It is wonderful to see these achievements creatively displayed around our school. Well done!            Miss Weir
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Holly, Ben, Florence, Olivia, Ruby, Ava, Abigail and Millie.

National Poetry Day on Thursday certainly inspired some very creative and descriptive writing. The range of poetry and use of different techniques to create imagery was impressive and were read with beautiful expression. Other work that was celebrated included letters of thank you to our visitor who delivered the Egyptian workshop; a ‘Code for Life’ showing thoughtful reflections in RE; an informative East Barnby homework booklet and some magic Maths! Teachers also sent children who have been exceptional role models, demonstrating superb attitudes and learning behaviours. Well done! Miss Weir

28th September 2018

‘We love to learn’ is one of our Oatlands Junior values. The enthusiasm and pride shown by all the children when they presented work done both at home and school, really put a smile on my face. This was especially so with children who had worked alongside family members to research relatives, who lived through World War 2. Great examples of how home and school can promote life-long learning, by working in partnership. Children who showed their achievements in Maths and Science explained their reasoning very clearly using key vocabulary. Finally, the year group Book Study has sparked the children’s interest and imagination, which could be seen through their creative writing descriptions. Well done to all the children who were selected by their class teachers for this week’s Review!
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Ruby, William, Elliot, Lahna, Tom, Holly, Kai, Reuben, Evie, Annabel, Ellie and Lara.

21st September 2018

This week the children were keen to ask each other questions about their learning, prompting interesting discussion. I was presented with a beautifully drawn Egyptain cartouche with ‘Weir’ written in hieroglyphics, which is now displayed in my office. The children are clearly enjoying learning about the Ancient Egyptians and WW2; their depth of knowledge and understanding is impressive. We listened to wonderfully descriptive and engaging story openings as well as clearly explained predictions for science investigations. All the children were awarded with stickers, juice and cake as a well-earned treat. A fabulous Review!

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Owen, Isla, Jessie, Kiera, Arthur, Emmie, Freya, Ashton, Jonny, Elliot, Thomas and Bea.

14th September 2018

The first Weir’s Weekly Review of the new school year was superb! Class teachers have the difficult job each week of choosing one child to share work that has really impressed them. The children enjoyed juice and chocolate cake whilst discussing their work and each got a special sticker for their achievements. Always the highlight of my week. Well done! Miss Weir

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Shona, Ellie, Ryan, Henry, Ezekiel, Alfie, Ethan, Isla, William and  Thomas.

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