Week beginning 5-6-17

Year 3

After the half term break, Y3 will be starting our new English based learning project – ‘Heroes and Villains’ This exciting topic will allow us to explore a range of different heroes and villains in literature both in history and more recent. We will be learning how to read for information; pick out key facts; ask and answer questions; skim and scan and how to structure answers in comprehension questions.

In writing lessons we will be learning how to describe characters as well as write settings for traditional tales. SPaG bootcamp will involve us embedding conjunctions by using them correctly in our writing. Also, we will continue to develop our inverted comma skills.

In numeracy lessons we will begin to explore ways of measuring using different equipment.

Our creative learning will still be based on Picture This. We have been working so hard to produce high quality work for this project. We will let you all know when you can view this display.

We are looking forward to seeing some amazing creative homework. Tweet us your masterpieces and preparations to the school’s Twitter account as we would love to see them.

Year 4

In the first week of our final half term together we will be introducing our new topic called ‘Playlist’. This is a music and science based theme where children will be composing music both with instruments and digitally using Garageband. The science aspect is that of ‘Sound’.

In mathematics we will be continuing with geometry, position and direction including understanding co-ordinates.

We will be continuing with SFA in literacy and PE will be on the usual day of Monday afternoon with 4O swimming on Thursday.

Year 5

The year 5 team hope you have all had a rested half-term break and we look forward to welcoming the children back for our final half-term in year 5.
In our maths lessons, we will be learning to convert metric and imperial measures, including distance, time, volume and mass.

We will have our final art lessons creating our Picture This! pieces ready for the exhibition.  Additionally, we will be starting our Beast Creator topic; exploring the deadliest animals and the creepiest crawlies!

Creative homework is due in by Friday 9th June, this is however optional.
Please ensure spellings and times tables are practised ready for our weekly tests and regular reading is recorded in your child’s reading diary.
As always, please ensure PE kits are in school on a Monday ready for the week ahead.

Year 6

Next week we will be: continuing with writing in SFA, continuing with our end of year performance rehearsals and finally, we have lots of other exciting activities planned. 

Please done forget: 

-Don’t forget to bring your PE kit in on Monday. 

-Please see the school newsletter for important dates regarding transition, sports day and leavers assembly. 

We would like to share the following with our families: 

-We are exceptionally proud of each and everyone of our year 6 children for their understanding, dedication and mature attitudes. Thank you again for your continued support. 


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