Week beginning 23-10-17

Don’t forget school breaks up for half term on Friday 27th October 2017 at the normal time of 3:05pm

Year 3

Next week the children in Y3 will be completing their Christmas card designs. Please look out for their work coming home at the end of the week. If you would like to order any of your child’s work please bring back the form attached to their work.
In maths our focus will shift to multiplication. We will be revising our 2, 5 and 10 times tables along with learning how to count in steps of 3 and 4. By the end of the week the children will be solving problems and using written methods for more complex multiplication questions. 
Also look out for our recounts of our visit to The Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The children will be putting their handwriting practice to good use in order to produce a final presented piece.

Year 4

In the final week of this half term Year 4 will, in mathematics be focusing on multiplication and division, especially by 10, 100 and 1000. In SFA each group will be either starting their new book or finishing the writing project.
In science the children will be continuing work on food webs and using the iPads to track sharks in the oceans! 
PE is on Wednesday and 4AW swim on Thursday afternoon.

Year 5

During our final week this half term, we will be completing our work on addition and subtraction, completing our knowledge harvest to show our progress.  SFA classes will be continuing their second cycle of work from their current books.  We will be completing our Cauliflower Christmas cards ready to be sent out at the end of next week as well as continuing our exploration of Ancient Egypt.  

PE kits need to be in school on Monday with both indoor and outdoor kits.

Our times table of the week is the eight times tables; we will be practising our quick calculations through fun interactive games which you can also play at home on both the Times Tables Rock Stars website and timestables.co.uk. 

Year 6

In our last week before half term within maths we will be consolidating our learning of all four operations including solving problems in context. 
In SFA we will be starting our next reading section; looking at non chronological reports. We will be focusing on sections and question types we can improve the most, based on our recent assessments. 
As geographers, we will be continuing our learning about Rainforests, including finishing and editing our descriptive writing. 
As year 6 artists, we will be completing our rainforest inspired artwork using a range of media – including: clay, acrylic and pencil. In addition to this, we will also begin to create collages to represent the countries where these magnificent jungles are located.  
Don’t forget:
– Practise your spellings and times tables in preparation for our weekly tests
– PE kit should be in school on a Monday ready for our PE lesson on Thursday
– Remember to read often and complete your reading records
Things we are looking forward to:
– Publishing our rainforest descriptions

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