Cycle 2

During our last learning cycle we had lots of fun in Emerald class. We have worked extremely hard in all our subjects and our aim is to keep up the hard working atmosphere we have created. I hope that this cycle we can be successful learners once again!

Reminders

  • Homework is sent out on a Friday and should be returned to school on a Wednesday.

 

  • Spelling test every Friday.

 

  • Diaries need to be signed and returned the next day to show your child has read at home (15-20 minutes).
 

English

The Green Ship by Quentin Blake

Character description

Writing in role – diary extract

List poem – The Storm Persuasion piece

Narrative – innovated version of the story

 

 

Maths

Division

Fractions

Money

Time

Shape

 

Science

 

States of Matter

 

 

Topic

 

Geography – Anglo Saxons and Vikings

 

 

PE

 

Basketball – Wednesday morning (sport coach)

Dodgeball – Thursday afternoon (Miss Gorton)

 

 

French

 

 

Quelle heure est-il? (What is the time?)

 

RE

 

 

What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?

 

 

Art/DT

 

 

Illuminated Letters

 

 

Cycle 1

Welcome back to a new year at Brentnall; I hope that everyone has had a lovely break. I would like to welcome your child to Emerald Class.

This year your teacher will be Miss Gorton. Also working in Emeraldwill be Mrs. Kellyand Miss. Byrne.  

Homework

This year homework will be sent out on a Fridayand should be returnedto school on a Wednesday. Each week will include a piece of Maths and a set of spellings that will be tested on a Friday.

Diary

Every child in KS2 has been provided with a school diary, this should be taken home every night along with a reading book that has been chosen by your child. The diary is to be signedand returned the next day to show your child has read at home (15-20 minutes).

Cycle 1

 

English

The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rainforest

By Lynne Cherry

Performance of a poem

Debate

Persuasive letter

Playscript

 

Maths

Focus on Arithmetic:

Number and place value

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division

 

Science

 

 

Living Things and Habitats

 

 

Topic

 

 

Geography – Forests

 

 

PE

Hockey – Wednesday morning (sport coach)

Gymnastics – Thursday afternoon (Miss Gorton)

 

PE is part of our uniform and we ask it to be a white t-shirt and black shorts, pumps or trainers. For cultural or religious reasons girls may wear white long sleeved t-shirts and black leggings.

 

French

 

 

La salle de classe (classroom)

 

 

RE

 

 

What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today?

 

Art

 

 

Henri Rousseau