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HadlowPrimary School

Happiness, Progress, Success

Term 1


Spellings will be set here every week and will be tested every Friday. Please make sure that you are encouraging you child to learn their weekly spellings in a fun, creative way (please see the documents below for further ideas).


11th September:

There                  Screamed      

Their                   Declared

They're                Whispered

Vast                     Torturous 

Enormous            Eerie 


18th September:

Was                   Addition    

Were                 Subtraction

Where               Multiplication

Geography        Division 

Endangered      Conservation 


25th September:

Have                Fragile 

Had                 Environment

Went               Explosion

Really              Emaciated                     

Notice             Struggle 

Meet the new Year 6 with their very special new ties!

First New iHub Leader Board:

1st Place: Katie (11,530 Points)

2nd Place: Elliot B (8,360 Points)

3rd Place: Hannah (6,110 Points)

Weekly Update: 21st-25th September:

What an exciting, varied week! We all enjoyed a fantastic Outdoor Learning Day yesterday with a huge range of different tasks - please take time to look at some of the gorgeous photos.


We have also been recapping our mental maths strategies with repetition and creative retrieval. We used hoops to demonstrate how to multiply and divide by 10 , 100 and 1,000 and we have started looking at different methods to help with arithmetic.


During English and geography sessions we have been studying the beautiful picture book: 'Can we save the tiger?' Such great discussion and mature debate - well done everyone! We also created some brilliant non-fiction, endangered species fact files.


Have a lovely weekend, 


Miss Hooper x 


Please make sure that you visit the website regularly for news, tips and resources. Remember home learning is due every Wednesday.

Weekly Update: 14th - 18th September


What a glorious week of lovely weather we have experienced! As a result, we have been using the outdoor space for GPS challenges, drama activities, lots of PE and even some fun with ice balloons!


In English this week we have been finishing our learning about ICE TRAP: Shackleton's incredible adventure and extending our learning with April Pevensea - a scientist from the future. The class have produced some great creative writing in the form of a diary entry or a short narrative.


During Maths lessons, we have been consolidating our place value knowledge with various challenges and games, revising our mental maths strategies and exploring our visual/connectionist understanding.


Please make sure that you are reading out loud to an adult regularly, using First News iHub, reviewing your weekly spellings and completing your home learning - if you have any questions or need any additional help/support please contact me via the class email. 


Have a lovely weekend!


Miss Hooper x 


Outdoor Learning Day: Thursday 24th September (own clothes for messy, outdoor learning)

Weekly Update:  7th-11th September

Wow - what a great first full week back, we have covered so much already! 


As a class text we have been studying 'Ice Trap,' the incredible, true story of Ernest Shackleton and his Adventures in Antarctica; from this book, we have enhanced our comprehension skills and created some fantastic, descriptive poetry.


In Maths, we have been recapping Place Value with an assortment of different games, and revising the basics of addition and subtraction. We have also started our Mental Maths sessions and we are already on our third round of X-Table tests!


We have also been enjoying the outdoors with multiple PE sessions, outdoor learning and our, ever competitive, 'Team Challenges!' Internet safety is another vital area that we have covered and we encourage you to do the same at home, regular chats and reminders are key to ensuring understanding and safety! I have already discovered we have a very creative class this year and I am so impressed with their amazing 'Quirky Animal Creations'... watch this space for photos.


Have a lovely weekend and remember to send your Home Learning through to me, via the class email, by Wednesday 16th September. 


Miss Hooper x 



If you would like to be a House Captain, we will be recording your speeches next Wednesday, 16th September.

Hadlow Primary School

Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 0EH