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Home Learning Leaflets 2018 19

Welcome to the new year  Thursday 6th September 2018 & 3.25pm

Location : Main Hall


Parents are invited to come along to our 'Market Place' to find out what the learning will look like this year about talk to the team about :

* home learning;

* PE & Sports activities;

* Packed lunches & the Healthy Lunchbox;

* Our trip & Visits;

* E- Safety;

* Reading at school & at home.


There will also be a powerpoint slideshow of the key dates for this year, with a hard copy to take away.

The powerpoint will be uploaded into this area after the meeting.


We hope that many parents will attend and look forward to seeing you there.



Classification /  Animals and their habitats

In Autumn Term 1 we are learning about the life processes and classification.




English in Year 5

The children will be studying narrative - build up and climax (suspense) using 'Kensukes Kingdom' as the novel study. Learning will also include a week of poetry including reciting poetry (Valerie Bloom) and a non-fiction block on information texts - a tourist guide.


English in Year 6

The children will be studying narrative - beginnings and endings - using 'The Boy In The Girl's Bathroom' as the novel study. Learning will also include a week of poetry (Benjamin Zephiniah) and a non-fiction block on information leaflets (non-chronological reports).


(Please note that the children who have Mrs Morley for English will be using 'The Plot and the Pyramid' by Terry Deary as their novel focus.)


Other Subjects

Art - studying perspective and designing Egyptian pyramid desert scenes using mixed media.

Computing - refreshing our understanding of e-safety and returning to Scratch coding.

Music  - Egyptian drumming. Making simple compositions using 4 beat rhythms. Singing project linked songs. Using keyboards, ukuleles and ipads to make music!

RE  - a study of Judaism, this will include a visit to the Synagogue on Highfield St, Leicester and our first assembly. (See the calendar for more information).






Please see the website calendar for more details about the above events.


Key Stage 2 SAT Meeting

Thanks to all those parents of year 6 children who attended the SAT meeting.

Below is a copy of the SATs week timetable and the presentation from the meeting.

If you have any questions please ask a member of the year 6 team (Mrs Underwood, Mrs Butler, Mrs Eshtyaghi or Miss Stanford).