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Teacher: Mrs Smith & Mr Gregory

Teaching Assistant: Miss Sargent

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*** Important Diary Dates ***

Monday 28th January- 'Healthy Me' day

Friday 1st February- Candlemas Service at the church

Monday 11th February and Tuesday 12th- Parents' Evening

Friday 15th- Last day

Monday 25th- Return to school

Thursday March 7th- World Book Day!

Friday March 8th- Class Assembly

Monday 1st April- Egg Gallery at 15:15

Thursday 4th April- Easter Service.

Friday 5th April- School closes for Easter Holidays

 

English

Our main class text for Spring 1 is Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson.
Children will be:

- Creating a persuasive leaflet for a fictional school

- Writing a narrative about a tribe in the rainforest

- Looking at poetry linked to rivers

 

Spellings

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

Maths

Spring 1 units:

Finishing off ...Multiplication and Division

Fractions

 

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

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

Weekly overviews

Week 1 (7.1.19)

Y4 - I can multiply and divide by 10 and 100. I can multiply 2-digits by 1-digit.

Y5 - I can multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000. I can multiply 4-digits by 3-digits.

Week 2 (14.1.19)

Y4 - I can multiply 2 and 3-digits by 1-digit. 11 & 12 multiplication facts, I can multiply efficiently.

Y5 - I can multiply 2-digits by 2-digits

Week 3 (21.1.19)

Y4 - I can divide 2-digits by 1-digit.

Y5 - I can divide 4-digits by 1-digit. I can divide with remainders.

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

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

Theme

During Spring 1 our theme is:

Rivers

Children will be learning about the features of a river and how certain features, such as oxbow-lakes, are formed. We will be looking at how floods occur and what humans can do to prevent flooding.
We will be looking at the River Thames on a map and identifying the physical characteristics of the Thames, as well as 5 of the largest rivers in the UK.
As we are reading Journey to the River Sea we will also be researching the Amazon River and looking at the wildlife in the Amazon rainforest.

Children will also use different techniques, in art, to create artistic pieces relating to rivers

PE

Monday - Indoor PE with Mrs Hill (PM)

Thursday - Outdoor PE with Scunthorpe United (PM)

Friday - Outdoor PE with Mr Gregory (PM)

Please ensure kit is available from Mon through to Fri each week as lesson timetabling can be subject to change.

Homework

Homework is due in on Tuesday 12th February.

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