Key Stage 2

Upper KS2 (Years 5 and 6)

Team Leopard (Year 6) – Mrs Newton – supported by Mrs Mumby, Mrs Turner and Miss Fletcher.

Team Cheetah (Year 5) – Mrs Baker – supported by Miss Aisthorpe

Team Jaguar – (Year 5) – Miss Hanslip – supported by Miss Short

Lower KS2 (Years 3 and 4)

Team Jackal – (Year 3/4) – Miss Johnson – supported by Mrs Marchant

Team Cougar – (Year 3/4) – Miss Robbins,- supported by Miss Clifton, Mr Westcott , Mrs Symmonds and Mrs Kell.

Team Panther – (Year 3/4) – Miss Francis – supported by Mrs Taylor.

Homework

Homework is sent home on a Monday to be returned by Friday morning. Should children wish to, they can attend homework club  on a Wednesday lunchtime in Mrs Baker’s classroom. Homework is based around learning which has taken place in class the week before so children should be able to complete the activities mostly independently.

Home Reading

All children have a home reading book at the appropriate level for their current reading ability (this is reviewed regularly). They also have a home reading journal (orange exercise book) to complete reading activities in after they have read their book. They should complete an activity after each full book they read and return it to school to be checked.

PE Days

Team Cheetah – Monday and Friday

Team Jaguar – Tuesday and Friday

Team Panther – Tuesday and Wednesday

Team Jackal – Wednesday and Thursday

Team Cougar – Wednesday and Thursday

Year 3 and 4 News

Year 3 and 4 Week Commencing 4th December

Mrs Hickling

Maths

In Maths this week we will be learning about telling the time using digital and analogue clocks. We will also be learning about data handling and solving problems involving time.

English

In English we will be learning about embedded clauses, inverted commas and paragraphs

Science

In Science we will be learning about conductors.

Topic 

In Topic we will be investigating the answer to the question ‘What makes our weather?’.

 

Miss Robbins

SPaG

For Spellings we are working on words ending with the suffix -sion.  We will also be working on using fronted adverbials and subordinate clauses.  Handwriting will be also focusing on -sion words.

English 

In English, we will be completing our character portraits for the characters in Broken: Rock, Paper, Scissors.  We will also be writing a description of their homes.  We will then write an alternative ending for the story.

Maths

In Maths, we will be focusing on learning our times tables.

Year 3 will be working on multiplication and division facts, and division calculation with remainders.

Year 4 will be using the grid method of multiplication and then using the chunking methods for  division.

Science

Electricity, we will be using switches.

Topic

We will be looking at tornadoes.

 

Miss Johnson

SPaG

In SPAG this week we will be learning about pronouns and possessive pronouns.

English

In English we will be editing and redrafting our stories that we wrote last week about Rock, Paper, Scissors.

Maths

In maths we will be continuing to look at the properties of 2D and 3D shapes, looking particularly at symmetry and different angles.

Afternoons

In the afternoons this week we will be continuing our Science topic of electricity and we will be investigating switches. We will also be beginning to make our Christmas cards, calendars and other Christmas crafts.

Year 3 and 4 – Week Commencing 27th November 2017

STAR Room – Mrs Pykett
In Maths we will be looking at measurement and length.
In English we will be looking at fairytales, sentence construction, punctuation and plurals.
Mrs Hickling
In SPaG we will be covering suffix ending spellings, past and present tense and different word families.
In English we will be looking at up – levelling and rewriting our second draft of our Rock Paper Scissors stories.
In Maths we will be looking at shape, angles and symmetry.
In Science we will be looking at conductors of electricity.
In Topic we will be looking at the water cycle, climate and the Great Wave Sketch by Hokonai.
Miss Johnson
In SPAG we will be learning about 1st person, 3rd person and using determiners.
In English we will be continuing to look at the ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’ video where we will be planning and writing a story about it.
In Maths we will be learning about the properties of 2D and 3D shapes and how we can sort them according to their properties.

In our topic work this week we will be learning about the water cycle. In Science we will continue to find out and test which materials are conductors and insulators. In art we will be beginning Christmas activities and crafts.

 

Miss Robbins

Information to follow . . .

Year 5 and 6 News

Year 5 and 6 Week Commencing 4th December

Mrs Baker

Maths

In Maths we will be learning about fractions. We will be learning to convert mixed numbers in to improper fractions and vice versa. We will be learning to compare and fractions. We will also be learning to read scales and add and subtract fractions.

English

We will be learning to create non chronological reports about the planets of the solar system.

Topic

In Topic we will be designing and making our own rockets ready to launch them next week.

Science

In Science we will be learning about Air Resistance and will be designing our own parachutes.

 

Miss Hanslip

Maths

In Maths we will be learning about fractions. We will be learning to convert mixed numbers in to improper fractions and vice versa. We will be learning to compare and fractions. We will also be learning to read scales and add and subtract fractions.

English

We will be learning to create non chronological reports about the planets of the solar system.

Science 

We will continue our work on forces and learn about marvellous mechanisms.

Topic

In topic we will be firing the rockets which we have designed and made.

 

Mrs Newton

Information to follow.

Year 5 and 6 – Week Commencing 27th November 2017

Miss Hanslip – Year 5 

In Maths we will be looking at fractions. They will be learning to write improper fractions as mixed numbers and vice versa; compare and order fractions with related denominators; add and subtract fractions with related denominators; find fractions of amounts.

In English we will be producing non chronological reports about the different planets.

In Science we will be learning about Friction.

In Topic we will be making our model rockets.

 

Mrs Baker – Year 5

There are only 11 of us this week due to Wick Court so we have lots of fun learning activities planned. We will be working together on Maths mysteries, producing leaflets for The National Space Centre, Maths money problem solving and designing rockets!

 

Mrs Newton – Year 6

Mrs Newton is at Wick Court with the majority of Year 6 this week. The children who haven’t gone will be working with Mrs Mumby on lots of fun activities which will help them practise much needed SATs skills.