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Welcome to team Eagle

Staff in our class are

  • Mr Lennon – Teacher
  • Mrs Harris – HLTA/TA
  • Mrs Chapman – TA

During the week we have the following activities…

  • Daily literacy and maths
  • Daily whole class and small group guided reading sessions.
  • PE on Thursday and Fridays.
  • Weekly spellings
  • Times tables rockstars
  • Creative curriculum sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

During other afternoons, we have creative curriculum activities, linking all subjects around our theme for the term which is World War One.

Reading – Reading has been identified as an area in which we really need to focus this year and therefore we the Pandas will take part in whole class guided reading and an adult-led group reading session every day. Our class text this term is War Horse by Michael Morpurgo. This is a fantastic book and I am sure that the children will be able to learn a lot about the First World War whilst enjoying some brilliant literature.

Home reading books are available from the school and can be changed by the children at any time.  Reading is part of your child’s homework and they have a challenge to read at least five times a week. Please, would you listen to your child read so that you can ask him/her questions and help them improve their understanding and fluency?  We would be grateful if you could then write a note in their planner to say they have read to you.

Homework – Children will be expected to show that they have read for at least 20 minutes from Mondays to Thursdays. They can either ask an adult to sign that they have read or write a summary sentence to show their understanding.

They will also receive four maths questions every day that will be checked on the following morning

Spellings – Spellings will also be given out on a Friday and tested the following Thursday.

Class Newsletters:

UKS2 Autumn Newsletter

 

Useful websites to help your child:

  • Spelling frame – a link to your child’s spelling will be on their spellings.
  • Hit the Button on Top Marks for times tables and number bonds practice.
  • Times Table rockstars

 

We will be more than happy to answer any questions that you might have about any of the above, just catch us at the door or make an appointment.

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