Power Down Pete and Innovation Day

On Thursday we had a visit from Power Down Pete, the North Yorkshire energy saving hero. He came in to do an assembly all about how we can help save the planet from the effects of global warming. We all went away with lots of new information and facts about how we are all contributing to the health of our planet.

Hopefully the children will have gone home and you told all about the assembly and maybe even encouraged you as a family to make small changes which, collectively will make a big difference. 

 

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Class Adams Update and home learning.

We have come to the end of a busy half term. We had a fantastic trip to Ryedale Folk Museum on Wednesday. Remember to look at the Malton Primary School twitter feed (@maltonprimary) to keep updated daily with what we are doing in class. 

 

Following our work on Anglo Saxons this half term, we would like you to consider these questions and return to school with a 30 second presentation prepared after half term. You can have written notes and/or posters and pictures to help you. You will be rewarded with house points for effort.

- would you like to have lived in the Anglo Saxon period?
- how did the Anglo Saxons change Britain?
- can you see evidence of Anglo Saxons in your lives? E.g do you do/have things that Anglo Saxons would have had/done. 
- were they vicious or victorious... or both?

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Home Learning and updates 15.2.2019

  • Please remeber to bring your Anglo Saxon costume in to wear on Tuesday for our landing.
  • We have our school trip to Ryedale Folk Museum on Wednesday please dress for the weather.
  • Some people are still bringing juice in their water bottles rather than water.
  • P.E. bags can be taken home on Thursday for washing over half term because we do not have P.E. on Friday due to innovation day.

 

Home Learning:

  1. TTRS
  2. Regular reading. Get an adult to ask you questions about what you have read.
  3. Spellings: 'sure'. Write a sentence for each of these spellings.
  • measure
  • treasure
  • pleasure
  • leisure
  • closure
  • enclosure
  • exposure
  • measurement
  • leisurely

Are our children getting a balanced diet of play?

When there are so many devices and toys available, how do we ensure our children are getting the right kinds of play to develop? This interesting article talks about the games and toys specifically designed to encourage talk about feelings and extend attention span whilst others encourage creativity and recycling using the simplest of materials. There are also top tips on how to be more mindful!

Read more https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46973480?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/cwlw3xz04egt/mental-health&link_location=live-reporting-story

 

ZzZzZz Sleep ZzZzZz.....

We all know how terrible you can feel after one nights disturbed sleep but what effect does this actually have on our bodies? “A few nights of bad sleep can really mess with our blood sugar control and encourage us to overeat. It even messes with our DNA. “ (BBC 1.11.17) Lack of sleep can significantly alter your mood and stress levels.

Sleep is vital and even more so for children whose bodies and brains are still developing. Read more here about the effect of sleep on our wellbeing...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41816398

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