Each week, usually on a Friday, you will find an update about our weeks learning and adventures! Within this class blog I will summarise what we have been up to in our lessons, inform you of our superstar learner from the week and also remind you of any useful information, whether this be homework or dates. Keep your eyes peeled!
Friday 30th April 2021:
Happy Friday all!
Yet another week which has flown by in school but whilst we have had a busy week we have had lots of fun along the way.
This week in English we have continued to read our novel; Tudor Kings, Queens, Scribes and Ferrets and use this to explore imagine sentences. We imagined what it would like to be a King or Queen living within a palace during the Tudor period. In Maths, we continued our learning on fractions with a greater focus on tenths. We explored what tenths were; identifying and representing these ourselves. We began counting in tenths both forwards and backwards and then towards the latter stages of the week we introduced what a tenth looks like as a decimal. We had lots of fun in our problem solving lesson, using skittles and smarties to help us find fractions of objects. We had lots of fun and even had a few tasty treats to enjoy at the end!
In our foundation subjects we have introduced the Tudor period in history, explored our own beliefs about God in RE and begun unpicking what is deemed as a healthy relationship. In Science we completed a class hunt around the school to find different types of rocks and we tried hard to remember their scientific names! We continued our Pilates with Miss Bond and our team games with premier sport!
Just a reminder that homework for this week is a fraction based task on My Maths. We are still awaiting the Tudor Rose homework returning for some pupils so we look forward to receiving these later in the term!
Have a lovely long weekend and remember Monday is a bank holiday!
See you all on Tuesday.
Sunday 18th April 2021:
Wow, where did the half term go? I hope you all had the most wonderful Easter break and have managed to enjoy catching up with some friends or family since the restrictions have eased slightly. We are looking forward to seeing you all again tomorrow to kickstart yet another exciting term.
Just a few messages from me ahead of the summer term.
- As mentioned previously on our class dojo, PE days will be on a Tuesday morning (indoor) and Friday afternoon (outdoor). Our Indoor PE session will be pilates, led by Miss Bond from ESSP. Our outdoor session will involve team games and will be led by Premier Sports. Please can children come to school in their PE kits on Tuesday and Friday – they will stay in their PE kits all day.
- As mentioned on our class dojo, PE day will be on a Tuesday morning (indoor) and Friday afternoon (outdoor). Our Indoor PE session will be pilates, led by Miss Bond from ESSP. Our outdoor session will involve team games and will be led by Premier Sports.
- Please can you make sure your child brings a water bottle from tomorrow. During the Spring Term we wasted a substantial amount of plastic cups as we had to throw these away. As the weather is getting warmer, the children will be encouraged to drink more often and therefore need access to their own water bottle in school.
- Parents evening will be taking place on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th April. Please make sure you have signed up to this as we will be discussing how your child settled back in after the lockdown, friendships as well as the most recent assessment data. If you find that the date/time isn't suitable then please message me and we can arrange another date.
- This term we will be completing our Relationships unit in PSHE. For Summer Term 1 we will be exploring different types of relationships (friends, family, online) and will be looking at different family set ups, this will touch upon the LGBTQ+ community. Throughout our unit we will be discussing on-going themes such as differences, tolerance, respect. We will also be looking at what makes a relationship healthy and trying to spot the signs of an unhealthy relationship. When discussing unhealthy relationships we will explore support/advice available. After each PSHE lesson, I will provide an update on class dojo so you are aware of content and to ensure you are prepped for any questions that may arise at home.
That's all from me for this week! Our curriculum documents are all on the 'curriculum info.' tab if you would like to have a look at our MTP and knowledge organisers for the Summer Term.
See you tomorrow!