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**Friday 24th May Break up for May half term**

Summer 2 IPC PROJECT : Shaping Up

Entry Point:

Tuesday 30thApril 2019 – resilience team building games. Children can come to school wearing their house colours.

Trip:  Visiting the Natural History Museum on Wednesday 22nd May

Exit Point: Please come to school on Friday 24thMay from 2pm with a homemade, healthy plate of food from your culture / nationality / family to share. 

  • Science

    We will know:

    • The names of some bones of the human body
    • The functions of skeletons in humans and animals
    • The different types of teeth
    • The functions of different types of teeth
    • The functions of muscles
    • The functions of basic parts of the digestive system
    • About eating healthily
    • About the importance of sleep
  • Society

     We will know:

    • How food advertising influences us
    • How to sleep better and more

    We will be able to:

    • Persuade people to buy healthy food
  • maths

    We will be able to:

    •  add and subtract with 4 digits
    • use the inverse to check our answers

    We will know:

    • names and properties of triangles
    • how to draw line graphs
    • decimal and vulgar fractions for 0.25, 0.5, 0.75

    Remember to continue helping your child with times tables – they need to know all multiplication and division up to 12 x 12!       And much more!

  • English

    We will be writing stories based on Enid Blyton ‘Famous Five’

    We’ll be continuing to improve our handwriting and punctuation use. Importantly, we’ll be continuing with editing and checking for mistakes.

    And much more!

  • statutory SPELLING LISTS


    P.E is on:

    • Wednesdays for both classes
    • Fridays for Griffon 1 whilst Griffon 2 go swimming 
    1. Remember to have your P.E kits in for both these days (including plimsoles). School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt. PE kits should be in school at all times. 
    2. Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining
    3. School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt and plain black trainers - NOT your school shoes!).



    Children will also need footwear for PE that is suitable for outdoors and kept in school at all times.

    N.B Trainers are to be different than their normal school shoes.


    Griffon 2 will go swimming to Brentford Leisure Centre on Friday afternoons (UNTIL MAY HALF TERM​) with their class teacher and three other members of staff. 

    For these lessons, children will need to bring a swimsuit or swimming trunks (not baggy shorts), swimming cap, towel and if they would like – goggles. Jewellery (watches, earrings, necklaces etc) must not be worn. Children must not come to school in their swimsuits.

    Every child must swim as this is part of the statutory National Curriculum. 

    If you would like further information about these swimming lessons, please contact your class teacher or the office team. 

  • important dates

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

Task: Given out: Due Back:
Mathletics Thursday Tuesday
Spelling Book Thursday Tuesday


  •  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.
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Dates of Project Homelearning:

Task 1: This must be returned to school by Wednesday, May 1st 

Food, Sleep, Drink Diary

Over two or three, or more, days in the Easter holidays please complete a food and sleep diary. You could hand the attached one in, or create your own version.

1. Exercise: please email your class teacher a photo of you exercising each week, ideally with your family. This could be walking to school, cycling, playing in the park, running etc

2. Food: please complete a food and sleep diary.  

Task 2: This must be returned to school by Wednesday, May 15th

How do different people from around the world exercise? Do some countries have sports that are ‘national sports’?

Please research a sport or exercise from around the world. You could research this by talking to family or friends, by searching (with a family member) in the library or on the internet…

Please record this new knowledge in a poster, fact file, leaflet, piece of writing…or something else!

Some examples are:

  • Sumo wrestling / judo etc – Japan
  • Polo – Argentina
  • Capoeira – Brazil
  • Volleyball – Sri Lanka


Music Thursday mornings.

It is very important that the children take their instruments home and practice in order to keep up with the lessons. They should be brought into school every Thursday.

Messages from the Staff

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

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