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Dear families,

We hope you've had a reading-filled week? We've spent a lot of this week doing arts and crafts, and baking! Miss Buchanan taught us how to make butterflies and bookmarks out of origami. It was a lot of fun, and the colouring in calmed us down when we felt like we needed a walk! Maybe you could try?

Miss Belcher has baked a huge chocolate cake - have you done any cooking with your families?

Thank you for completing lots of tasks - we love it when you email the school your learning. 

Keep washing your hands and keep safe indoors, Unicorns.

Miss Buchanan, Miss Fitrat, Miss Belcher and Miss McMaster

IPC PROJECT FOR SPRING 2 - Scavengers & Settlers

  • Science

    We will be able to:

    • Conduct simple scientific investigations relating to rocks and forces
    • Describe how fossils are formed 
    • Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter
  • History

    We will be able to:

    • Ask and answer questions about the past
    • Make connections and contrasts over time

    We will know:

    • That our historical knowledge is from a range of sources, including artefacts
    • About significant people for the world’s history
    • Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age
  • Geography

    We will be able to:

    • Locate the world’s countries, and the counties and cities of the United Kingdom
    • Identify the position and significance of latitude and longitude
    • Describe and understand key aspects of physical and human geography
    • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping 
    • Use the eight points of a compass, four figure grid references, symbols and keys 

    We will develop an understanding of:

    • The geographical similarities and differences of Ethipoia and Skara Brea

  • Art

    We will be able to:

    • Choose materials and artwork which are appropriate for our task of cave painting
  • International

    We will be able to:

    • Identify activities and cultures which are different from but equal to our own.
  • Maths

     

    Please help your child to know the 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 10 times tables.

    We will also be working hard to learn more about:

    • Four operations - addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
    • Fractions
    • Measurement - money, length and perimeter
    • To be able to solve word problems using the four operations 
  • English

    We will be using the science fiction story ‘The Iron Man’ to inspire our writing.

    We will continue to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills and understanding, in particular: homophones and adverbial phrases showing time, manner and place.

  • statutory SPELLING LISTS

  • Home Learning

    Home learning tasks are set every week :

    Task: Given out: Due Back:
    Mathletics Thursday Following Thursday
    Spelling Book Monday Mini test on Friday

    Remember:

    • To read for at least a minimum of 10 minutes every day and record what you have read in your reading journal. 
    • Practice your times tables and spellings
    • Fill in your reading diaries and have a grown-up check and sign them.

    Spellings for the week will be given out on Monday, referred to during the week in school work and practiced at home, ready for a mini test on Friday.

    Mathletics must be completed each week by Thursday.

    Spelling Shed and TTRockstars will support your child’s learning too.

    Home Learning Tasks

    Dates of Project Homelearning:

    TBC

     

    P.E

    P.E is on  Mondays & Wednesdays

    • School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt and a change of shoes (either plimsols or black trainers).
    • Girls should bring socks to wear if they have worn tights with their regular uniform that day.
    • PE kits should be in school at all times, apart from at the half term when they will be sent home for a wash.
    • Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining

Messages from the Staff

Can You Help?

Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

Could you give some time to come into class to help with reading?

If anyone would like to come into class for a regular session to hear children read, then please let one of us know.

To help develop Green Dragon’s knowledge of Geography, and International Mindedness, each year group will learn about a different country in the world every half term.

We will call the United Kingdom ‘our here country’ and one other will be ‘our there country’.

We will be learning about French schools and how they differ from ours, and how its Geography compares.

If you have any items from or experience of France, please do let us know!

Please do encourage your child to learn about France and then to come in and teach us.

Thank you!

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