Welcome back, we hope that you have all had a lovely Easter break and are looking forward to the summer term.
Our topic this term is ‘Farmers Market’.
SATs TIME – The SATs will take place on the 18th, 19th, 22nd, 23rd and 24th May. On these days please ensure your child has a good night’s sleep, breakfast and is in school on time. If your child is feeling nervous about the SATs please give them reassurance. All we ask is that they try their best. Please remember to have a look at the SATs revision guides that the school have bought for you and your child.
Numeracy –This term the children will be recapping all the skills learnt in the year so far. We will look again at place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. We will be comparing and ordering measures and selecting the correct standard units of measures. They will be learning to tell the time to 5 minutes focussing on quarter to/past the hour. They will also be drawing the times on clocks. The children will be using problem solving skills in all areas of mathematics. It will be helpful if you practise the 2x, 5x and 10x tables with your child if they do not already know them.
English–This term the children will be writing for different purposes including real events such as recounts. The children will also be writing narratives about personal experiences both real and fictional. The children will be learning to plan and discuss their writing. They will also evaluate their writing individually, with friends and with adults. We will also be writing instructions for food that we will make in DT.
R.E.– This term we are covering the topics of Eastertide and The Church is Born. We are retelling religious stories, looking at religious symbols and making links between them and how people live their lives.
Music – This term the children will be learning about using different percussion instruments to make a variety of representative music.
Art – This term we will be using watercolour to draw countryside scenes and famous Yorkshire buildings.
D.T. (Design Technology) – This term we will be following a recipe to make a food product using local produce.
ICT – This term the children will be using photography to present information.
Science – This term the children will be looking at plants and forces. To prepare your child for this, walk round your local area and try to identify different plants you can see.
P.E. – This half term PE is on Tuesday. After the half term PE will go to a Wednesday. The children will learn about various outdoor athletic events. Please ensure your child has a white t-shirt, blue (or black) shorts and a pair of pumps for indoor use, which they should leave in school. As an optional extra, a dark coloured pair of jogging trousers and a jumper can also be worn when we are outside. All P.E. kit must be labelled clearly with your child’s name. In addition, if your child has pierced ears, if you could remove them on each morning of P.E., that would be appreciated. We are not able to remove them or cover them, so this will result in your child not taking part in our P.E. lesson due to health and safety reasons. If your child does not have their PE kit in school you will receive a text message to inform you that they need it for the following week.
Homework and Spellings - The children will need to continue to practise their spellings and timetable’s on a weekly basis. Spellings will be sent home to learn on a Friday and your child will be tested on the following Friday morning.
Homework will be either a piece of maths or English, we ask that you use the rest of the time on the revision books sent home. Homework will continue to be sent out on a Friday to be returned on or before the following Wednesday. It will build on what the children have been learning about in class or supporting them for SATs.
Reading – Thank you for your continued support with reading. Please continue to send your child’s reading book on their reading day. Please remember to write in your child’s reading record to acknowledge you have listened to your child read. It is very important to check your child understands when reading. This can be achieved through some simple comprehension questions such as ‘Which character did…?’, ‘What do you think will happen next?’, ‘What do you think about…?’ etc. Please also remember you can also access Bug Club.
School Trips - this term we will be going to Cannon Hall Farm .
Class teachers Mrs Irving, Miss Owens and Miss Parnaby
HLTA Mrs Hirst and Miss Ellis
Classroom assistants Miss Donnelly Mrs Halford and Miss Holderness
2I had a trip to Cannon Hall
In Maths we have been learning about money. We have been making different amounts with different coins.
Little Red Riding Hood
This term we are looking at Fairy Stories as part of our English curriculum. This week we have been acting out the story of Little Red Riding Hood.
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