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Teacher: Mrs Smith

Teaching Assistant: Miss Sargent

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*** Important Diary Dates ***

Tuesday 4th September - Back to school

Thursday 13th September - First Swimming Lesson (Y4s + an additonal 7 pupils)  

Tuesday 18th September - Y5s Caistor Trip (All Day)

Tuesday 18th September - Open Classroom 3.30pm

Wednesday 26th September - Eucharist 3pm

Tuesday 9th October - PTFA Disco

Wednesday 10th October - Interhouse Cross Country

Friday 12th October - Harvest Festival 9.30am

Monday 15th October / Tuesday 16th October - Parent's Evening

Friday 19th October - Non uniform (raffle donations)

English

Our main class text for Autumn 1 is 'Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp' by Philip Pullman.

Children will:

discuss and explore central characters to enable them to write detailed character descriptions.

write setting descriptions.

use a range of different drama conventions to explore the parts of the story.

learn to write effective sentences for their own fantasy story. 

Image result for philip Pullman AladdinSpellings

New spellings will be given to pupils each Monday and these are to be stuck into their journals.

The spelling test shall be given each Friday.

https://hub.spellingshed.com/login              User and password details can be found within each child's journal.

Maths

Autumn 1 focus:

PLACE VALUE

We also have daily Big Maths sessions which focus on basic number and calculation skills.

On Friday we complete an arithmetic skills test (Rising Stars).

Weekly overviews

Week 1 (3.9.18)

Y4 - I recognise the place value of each digit in a 4-digit number. I can order and compare numbers beyond 1,000.

Y5 - I can read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 1,000,000. I can determine the value of each digit in numbers up to 1,000,000.

Week 2 (10.9.18)

Y4 - I can read Roman numerals to 100 and know that over time the numeral system changed to include the concept of zero and place value.

Y5 - I can read Roman numerals to 1,000 (M) and recognise years written in Roman numerals.

Week 3 (17.9.18)

Y4 - I can count in multiples of 1000 and find 1000 more or less than a given number; count in 25s from any given number and count backwards through zero to include negative numbers.

Y5 - I can count in steps of powers of 10 for any given number up to a million; interpret negative numbers in context.

Week 4 (24.9.18)

Week 5 (1.10.18)

Week 6 (8.10.18)

Week 7 (15.10.18)

https://www.ttrockstars.com/ - secure multiplication knowledge

http://uk.mathletics.com/ - maths challenges

Theme

During Autumn Term our theme is...