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PARENTS' EVENINGS *Wednesday 21st November from 2.30pm – 5pm *Thursday 22nd November from 3.30pm – 6pm

Autumn 1 IPC PROJECT: The Great, The Bold, The Brave

Entry Point: Monday 10th September – to make an ancient building 

Exit Point: A Roman invasion (more to follow…)

Parents into Class: We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 2nd October 8.45am for lots of fun learning!

  • History

    We will be able to:

    • Find about people and events in the past ​

    We will know:

    • How to use a range of sources for our research 

    We will be developing our understanding:

    •  How the history of one country affects that of another
  • technology

    We will be able to:

    •  Design and make a model of an ancient building
  • Art

    We will know:

    •  How people represented real life events through tapestry

    We will be able to:

    •  Design and create our own tapestry

    We will understand:

    • How to communicate through visual and tactile forms 
  • international

    We will know:

    •  How the lives of people in one country or group are affected by the activities of other countries or groups.
  • Maths

    We will be able to:

    •  Recall our times tables facts 

    We will know:

    •  Fractions, decimals and percentages are linked (to our times tables!!!)           

    And much more!    

  • English

    We will be learning how to write : Myths, Biography, and persuasive leaflets. 

    We will continue to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills and understanding, in particular: spelling rules involving suffixes and prefixes; adverbial phrases showing time, manner and place.                                                                           

  • statutory SPELLING LISTS

  • important dates:
    • Tuesday 6th November: Full Governing Board meeting
    • Tuesday 13th November: Year 5 & 6 Disability Awareness Workshop
    • Friday 16th November: 9am Y1 – 6 split assembly Anti-Bullying week
    • Wednesday 21stNovember: Parents’ Evening – school close 2pm
    • Thursday 22nd November: Parents’ Evening from 3.30pm
    • Wednesday 28th November: Shakespeare Production
    • Thursday 29th November: Shakespeare Production
    • Monday 3rd December: Whole school writing task this week
    • Wednesday 12th December: Flu Vaccines for Reception - Year 5 children
    • Friday 14th December: Last day of swimming for Year 4
    • Friday 21st December: Break up for Christmas Holidays – 2.00pm
    • Friday 24th December –  Monday 4thJanuary : Christmas Holidays
    • Monday 7th January: INSET day School closed for children
    • Tuesday 8th January: Start of the Spring term 8.45am

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

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

Mathletics tasks should be completed by THURSDAY EACH WEEK when new tasks will be set .

Dates of Project Homelearning: 

To research the Roman Army. Over the next 3 weeks, your task is to find out about the: organisation, equipment, weapons, training & tactics of the Roman army  


  • 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.

Things to remember

P.E is on:

  • Fridays for both classes
  • Fridays for Phoenix 1 whilst Phoenix 2 go swimming 
  1. School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt. PE kits should be in school at all times.

  2. Remember to have your P.E kits in for both these days (including plimsoles).
  3. Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining.
  4. To avoid athletes foot and other fungal infections please ensure your child has a change of shoes for PE.
  5. PE kit should be left in school for the whole half term and washed in the holidays. 

Instrumental lessons are on Thursdays

  • Musical instruments need to be in school every Thursday. It is important that your child is practicing their instruments at home.

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? Please come and talk to your child’s teacher if you can help!

Please return any slips and letters promptly to help with organisation of activities and trips.

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