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Year 5 – Autumn 1

Welcome back year five! You have all settled into year five brilliantly and I hope to see you keep the high standards up for the rest of the year.

This year we are lucky to have extra adult support in our class; Mr Daynes and Mrs Safiyanik will be with us every day; Mick and Edwina will be with us on Monday mornings, Wednesday afternoons and Thursday mornings; and Mrs Shepherd will also be listening to readers on Monday afternoons.

This half term our topic is Aviation. We will also be learning about a variety of things in different subjects. Later in the half term we have a wonderful trip to Manchester Airport to look forward to. We get to explore terminal two, visit the Raddison hotel, watch the planes take off and landing, look around Concorde and even sit in the cockpit of the old DC-10!

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Place Value, Addition & Subtraction and 3D Shapes
  • English – Adventure Stories and Recounts
  • Topic – Aviation
  • Science – Forces
  • PE   – Benchball
  • ICT – Digital Music

Mr Platt 🙂

Autumn 1 Year 2

Welcome back to Autumn 1 in Year 2. The children have settled well in to the new school term and have shown how ready they are for new and exciting learning in Year 2!

This half term in Year 2 our topic is ‘Growing Up’ and we will be learning:

Phonics – We will be continuing phase 5 alternative pronunciations for graphemes, e.g. ea in tea, head and break, ch in chin, chemist, chef. In our GPS lessons we will be learning how to use familiar and new punctuation correctly. We are also practising cursive formation, joining our letters correctly.

English – Monkey See, Monkey Do! Inventing our own version of the story. Instructions – how to write recipe instructions

Maths – Place value

• Read and write numbers to at least 100 in numerals and in words.

• Recognise the place value of each digit in a two digit number (tens, ones) Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations including the number line.

• Compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100; use <, > and = signs. • Use place value and number facts to solve problems. • Count in steps of 2, 3 and 5 from 0, and in tens from any number, forward and backward

Addition &Subtraction

• Recall and use addition and subtraction facts to 20 fluently, and derive and use related facts up to 100.

• Add and subtract numbers using concrete objects, pictorial representations, and mentally, including: a two-digit number and ones; a two-digit number and tens; two two-digit numbers; adding three one-digit numbers.

• Show that the addition of two numbers can be done in any order (commutative) and subtraction of one number from another cannot. • Solve problems with addition and subtraction: using concrete objects and pictorial

Science: Animals including humans – Notice that animals, inc humans, have offspring which grow into adults. Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, inc humans, for survival. Describe the importance for humans to exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food and hygiene.

Art – Colour chaos – learning about primary and secondary colours

DT – Designing a healthy snack

RE – Creation – Who made the world?

PE – (every Friday afternoon) Games

Thank you for your continued support.

Mrs Darbyshire and Mrs Lupton.

Year 6 Parliament Visit

A wonderful message from our local MP about our Year 6 children after their visit to parliament in July.

Mick & Edwina

We would like to say a huge thank you to Mick & Edwina for all their help and support this year and previous years. We hope you enjoy your summer and your gifts.

Year 6 Leavers Luau Out!

Our fantastic Hawaiian and tropical themed party last night!

Year 6 London 2019

Wow! What a few days we have had in London! Well done to all the children who behaved incredibly and a huge thanks to all the staff involved from planning before to going on the trip with us.

Here’s what we got up to…

London Day 2

What a busy but fantastic day! We saw the changing of the guards, had a tour of parliament and went on a river cruise. Tonight we had a lovely meal and watched Matilda! It was incredible 🙂

Wembley and home tomorrow!

London Day 1

We have had a great day in London today. We went to Hyde Park and the science museum. This evening we enjoyed pizza and a walk on the Southbank. Everyone has had a great day. Off to sleep for a big day tomorrow…

Don’t Stop Believing!

Thank you to everyone who came to watch our Year 6 Productions yesterday. We are glad you enjoyed it.

Thank you to Mrs Rawlinson and Mrs Kilmartin for all your help.

Lastly, thank you to the children! You were amazing!

School Games Mark

Congratulations to everyone who has taken part in after-school clubs, PE lessons, Sports Day and competitions this year. You have all helped us achieve the Bronze School Games mark for the first time ever!

We were really close to achieving silver so make sure you keep it up next year.

Mr Platt 🙂