At the beginning of the second half of summer term we will be finishing our International Primary Curriculum unit called called “Signiﬁcant People from the Past”. This unit focuses on History, Music, Art and International.
In History, we’ll be finding out:
In Music, we’ll be finding out:
In Art, we’ll be finding out:
In International, we’ll be finding out:
Teaching in a thematic way, the national curriculum requirements of English, Maths, Science, RHSE and R.E will be interwoven with our topic learning. In English we will be looking at a range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts and developing our understanding of spellings, punctuation and grammar. In Maths, we will be developing and applying the number system, securing numerical fluency and calculating. We will also be exploring fractions, measure, statistics and understanding geometry (properties of shape).In Science we will exploring sound and hearing. We will relate sounds to our senses of hearing and recognise how sounds travel away from a source. Our R.E learning will be focussing sources of wisdom and we will look at Holy books (Bible, Torah and Qu’ran) and looking at we treat specials books and explore different stories. In RHSE we will be looking at the unit called being my best wer will explore how to keep healthy, growth Mindset and goal setting.
P.E. will continue to take place on a Monday afternoon. As a result, it is important that your child has their outdoor trainers with them at all times. Otherwise, children will take part in their usual school PE kit, which consists of a sky blue polo top with a school badge, plain royal blue shorts, royal blue track suit and trainers. PE kits should be kept in school all week in case of timetable changes and will be sent home fortnightly to be washed. For health and safety reasons earrings and watches should be removed for all P.E lessons and long hair must be tied up.
Reading: Every night (15 minutes – please comment on your child’s reading record). Reading
books will be changed on a Monday and each pupil will take two books home depending
on their level of reading ability. Pupils will also have the opportunity to bring a book home
from the school library. Please make sure children have their books available to read
Spellings and work from To be given out on a Friday and to be returned the following Thursday. Spellings
an area of the curriculum: will be tested on a Friday.
Doodle Maths: Daily Maths practice to ensure that gaps are continually being filled and there is continual
In addition to me the class will be supported by Mrs Fuller on a Friday. If you have any concerns, or questions regarding your child, please contact the school office. (email@example.com)
Dahl Class Teacher / Deputy Headteacher
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