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Autumn 2 IPC PROJECT: The Great, The Bold, The Brave

  • In 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
    •  How the history of one country affects that of another
    • We will be developing our understanding:

  • In Technology:

    We will be able to:

    •  Design and make a model of an ancient building
  • In 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 
  • In 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 & English :


    We will be able to:

    •  Recall our times tables facts

    We will know:

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


    • 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.
  • important dates:
    • Monday 30th October: INSET day – only staff in today
    • Tuesday 31st October: Start of Autumn 2 term
    • Monday 13th – Friday 17th November: Anti-Bullying Week
    • Wednesday 15th November : School closes at 2: 00pm today for Parents’ Evening
    • Wednesday 15th November : Clubs start at 2:15 – 3:15pm
    • Wednesday 15th November : Parents’ Evening 2:30 – 5:30pm
    • Thursday 16th  November : Parents’ Evening 3:30 – 6:00pm
    • Tuesday 14th November: Height and Weight Measurement for Year 6 class
    • Monday 4th  - Thursday 7th  December: End of Autumn Term Tests (Years 1-6)
    • Friday 8th December: GDF Christmas Fair
    • Monday 11th -  Thursday 14th  December: Teacher Assessments  (Years 1-6)
    • Friday 15th December: Clubs end  for Autumn 2
    • Monday 18th December: KS2 Christmas Show Dress Rehearsal – NO PARENTS
    • Tuesday 19th December: KS2 Christmas Show for Parents 2.00 – 2.30pm
    • Wednesday 20th December: End of Autumn term and start of Christmas Break SCHOOL CLOSES AT 2.00pm today.
    • Wednesday 3rd  January: Beginning of Spring term- all children start back today. 

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

Task Given out Due Back
Mathletics Thursday Tuesday
Spelling Book Thursday Tuesday
Reading Passport Ongoing

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

Dates for Project Homelearning: 

To research the Roman Army. Over the next 3 weeks, your task is 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 Wednesdays & Thursdays

  • School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt. PE kits should be in school at all times.

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

Instrumental lessons are on Thursdays

  • Please remember to have your instruments in school

Messages from the Staff

Can You Help?

Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

Could you give some time to come in to 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.

Remember to talk to your grown-ups about this weeks Big Writing Talk Homework.

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