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Week Beginning 22.4.24

Maths: Our lessons this week will be looking at finding amounts of fractions. We will be using our times tables to help us with this so please encourage your children to practise these on Times Table Rockstars. 

 

Writing: We will begin our Summer term with a poetry unit in writing. This week’s lessons will involve recapping the use of personification and expanded noun phrases then applying these into a spine poem and short burst writing. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Stig of the Dump. The first week of learning will be focusing on: using our inference skills to draw information from the text and looking at ordering events that have happened so far in the book as a way to practise our summary skills. 

 

Reminders

  • All children should be reading 5 times a week. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records. This is all collated and added together to find out the class with the most reads. 
  • Children should all be using times table rockstars (TTRS) to improve their times tables knowledge at home - the winner of a category is celebrated each week in assembly.

 

PE Days 

Our PE days are going back to Monday (outside PE) and Thursday (Indoor PE). Please ensure children are in full PE kits on these days; including black trainers. 

 

We have a upcoming trip to Butser Farm next half term and are looking for volunteers. If you would like to volunteer to help with your child's class, please contact their teacher. 

Week Beginning 15.4.24

Maths: We will be finishing of our learning about Mass and Capacity and beginning another unit on fractions. Our lessons this week will be looking at: comparing volume and capacity, adding and subtracting capacities, and begin focusing on adding and subtracting fractions. 

 

Writing: We will begin our Summer term with a poetry unit in writing. This weeks lessons will be looking closely at the language used and the effect it has on a reader. We will end this week beginning to look at similes and using these within poems. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Stig of the Dump. The first week of learning will be focusing on, analysing the vocabulary in the text, predicting what might happen in this story and retrieving information. 

 

Reminders

  • All children should be reading 5 times a week. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records. This is all collated and added together to find out the class with the most reads. 
  • Children should all be using times table rockstars (TTRS) to improve their times tables knowledge at home - the winner of a category is celebrated each week in assembly.

 

PE Days 

Our PE days are going back to Monday (outside PE) and Thursday (Indoor PE). Please ensure children are in full PE kits on these days; including black trainers. 

 

We have a upcoming trip to Butser Farm next half term and are looking for volunteers. If you would like to volunteer to help with your child's class, please contact their teacher. 

Week Beginning 25.3.24

Maths: We will be continuing our learning about Mass and Capacity. Our lessons this week will be looking at measuring capacity in millilitres and litres. Specifically, we will use this learning to compare and convert between equivalent capacities and use this to help us solve mathematical problems. 

 

Writing: To start the week we will be looking at subheadings and understanding the purpose of an introduction. Having chosen the European country we will be focusing on and looking at skills we will be aiming to use, we will now be putting these into practice for our research and write lessons. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Oliver and the Seawigs. A story full of adventures and journeys. This week we will be rounding off our learning thinking about the journey the characters have been on and their feelings throughout, looking at finishing the week reviewing this book. 

 

Reminders

  • All children should be reading 5 times a week. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records. This is all collated and added together to find out the class with the most reads. 
  • Children should all be using times table rockstars (TTRS) to improve their times tables knowledge at home - the winner of a category is celebrated each week in assembly.

 

We have a upcoming trip to Butser Farm next half term and are looking for volunteers. If you would like to volunteer to help with your child's class, please contact their teacher. 

Week Beginning 18.3.24

Maths: We will be beginning our learning about Mass and Capacity. Our lessons this week will be looking at measuring in grams and kilograms. Specifically, we will then use this learning to compare and convert between equivalent masses. 

 

Writing: We are beginning a new cycle of learning looking at information texts and focusing on skills related to this. We will be choosing a European country and researching each lesson to build a bank of knowledge. This week our lessons will focus on: engaging the reader with a topic sentence; using varied punctuation for lists including colons and commas; splitting information into appropriate chunks and using subheadings to show this and varying our sentence structure using generalisers and conjunctions to keep the reader engaged. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Oliver and the Seawigs. A story full of adventures and journeys. This week our lessons will be focused on inference skills discussing and answering questions about why a character acted in a certain way or why something happened, using evidence from the text to support this.

 

Reminders

  • All children should be reading 5 times a week. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records. This is all collated and added together to find out the class with the most reads. 
  • Children should all be using times table rockstars (TTRS) to improve their times tables knowledge at home - the winner of a category is celebrated each week in assembly.

 

Please could we have junk modelling donations for Europe Day - to be handed to class teachers by 19th March. 

20th March is own clothes day in exchange for a donation for the Easter Fair

Week Beginning 11.3.24

Maths: We will be continuing our lessons on fractions. This week we will be looking more closely at; fractions and scales and equivalent fractions. 

 

Writing: We will be continuing our journey tale cycle. This week the children will be putting into context all they have learnt and writing Hot Tasks and publishing these. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Oliver and the Seawigs. A story full of adventures and journeys. This week our lessons will be focused on making comparisons using the text as evidence. We will be looking at this in connection to comparing characters feelings and points of view. We will also be looking at vocabulary. 

 

Reminders

  • All children should be reading 5 times a week. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records. This is all collated and added together to find out the class with the most reads. 
  • Children should all be using times table rockstars (TTRS) to improve their times tables knowledge at home - the winner of a category is celebrated each week in assembly. 
  • The TTRS competition will be hosted in school on the 18th March. Each class will have a class representative based on their score on TTRS. 

 

Please could we have junk modelling donations for Europe Day - to be handed to class teachers by 19th March. 

Week Beginning 4.3.24

Maths: We will be continuing our lessons on fractions. This week we will be looking more closely at understanding a whole fraction and how much more is needed as well as ordering and comparing non-unit fractions.

A non unit fraction is a fraction where the numerator is any number other than one;

- 2/3, 4/7 etc.  

 

Writing: We will be continuing our journey tale cycle. This week the children will be putting into context all they have learnt in our innovate lessons. They will be looking at each part of the story box-up and trying to use each part of the toolkit. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Oliver and the Seawigs. A story full of adventures and journeys. This week our lessons will be focused on: characters thoughts, impressions from the text and retrieving answers backing these up with evidence from the text. 

 

Reminders

  • All children should be reading 5 times a week. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records. This is all collated and added together to find out the class with the most reads. 
  • Children should all be using times table rockstars (TTRS) to improve their times tables knowledge at home - the winner of a category is celebrated each week in assembly. 
  • The TTRS competition will be hosted in school on the 18th March. Each class will have a class representative based on their score on TTRS. 

Week Beginning 26.2.24

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of measurement and this week lessons will involve us concluding our measurements topic and beginning fractions. These first fraction lessons will revolve around understanding denominators and using this knowledge to order and compare unit and non-unit fractions. 

 

Writing: We will be beginning our journey tale cycle. This week we will be continuing our learning of our model text whilst focusing on; showing a characters feelings through description without telling the reader how they are feeling, using short snappy sentences and using dramatic adverbials.  

 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Oliver and the Seawigs. A story full of adventures and journeys. This week we will be looking at using our summarising skills as well as completing a reading assessment in our lessons. 

 

Reminders

  • All children should be reading 5 times a week. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records. This is all collated and added together to find out the class with the most reads. 
  • Children should all be using times table rockstars to improve their times tables knowledge at home - the winner of a category is celebrated each week in assembly. 

 

This half term

Our PE days will be: 

  • Monday 
  • Wednesday

Swimming 3A/ 3H - 26th February - 1st March 

Week Beginning 19.2.24

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of measurement and this week lessons will include; adding and subtracting lengths and learning how to calculate the perimeter of a shape. 

 

Writing: We will be beginning our journey tale cycle. This week we will be looking at sentence openers and personification. As well as learning the model text. 

 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Oliver and the Seawigs. A story full of adventures and journeys. This week we will be looking at using our  prediction skills, looking at vocabulary and deciding whether a statement about the book is fact or opinion. 

 

Reading challenge winners for week 5 of last half term (in Year 3) were: 3G

 

Reminders

  • All children should be reading 5 times a week. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records. This is all collated and added together to find out the class with the most reads. 
  • Children should all be using times table rockstars to improve their times tables knowledge at home - the winner of a category is celebrated each week in assembly. 

 

This half term

Our PE days will be: 

  • Monday 
  • Wednesday

 

Swimming 3G/3GH - 19th February - 23rd February 

Swimming 3A/ 3H - 26th February - 1st March 

Week Beginning 5.2.24

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of measurement and this week lessons will include; converting between lengths and looking at equivalent lengths. 

 

Writing: We will be continuing our new cycle looking at portal stories. This week we will be looking at applying the speech skills we have learnt into our final innovates and then independently in our Hot Tasks.

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Firework Maker's Daughter. Now we have finished the book we will be looking at evaluating what we liked about the book and talk about each character's journey. 

 

Reading challenge winners last week in Year 3 were: 3G

 

Reminders

  • Friday 9th February is an INSET day
  • All children should be reading 5 times a week. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records.
  • Children should all be using times table rockstars to improve their times tables knowledge at home - the winner of a category is celebrated each week in assembly. 

 

Next half term

Our PE days will be: 

  • Monday 
  • Wednesday

 

Swimming 3G/3GH - 19th February - 23rd February 

Swimming 3A/ 3H - 26th February - 1st March 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 29.1.24

Maths: Last week we begun our topic of measurement and this week lessons will include; measurement in centimetres and millimetres looking at their connection and a variety of practical and problem solving questions. 

 

Writing: We will be continuing our new cycle looking at portal stories. This week will involve looking at applying the speech skills we have learnt into short bursts and then our innovates towards the end of the week. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Firework Maker's Daughter. We will be focusing on the retrieval and inference questions using evidence from the text to support our answers. Additionally, we will be looking at comparisons within the book. 

 

Reminders

  •  We will be launching a new reading challenge this week looking at how many times children read a week, aiming to be the class with the highest reads. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records.
  • Children should all be using times table rockstars to improve their times tables knowledge at home - the winner of a category is celebrated each week in assembly. 

Week Beginning 22.1.24

Maths: We will be finishing our unit of Multiplication and Division with a quiz to see what we have learnt. We will then be beginning our new topic of measurement. Next week, we will be looking at scaling and measurement in mm and cm.

 

Writing: We will be starting our new cycle looking at portal stories. This week will involve looking at skills which can be used to create an effective portal story. This will include focusing on; punctuating speech, using reporting clauses to suggest how a character feels and to use stage direction - e.g. "Please!" Johanna begged as she crossed her fingers tightly. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Firework Maker's Daughter. We will be focusing on the retrieval and inference questions using evidence from the text to support our answers. Additionally, we will be looking at ordering a summary of events within the book so far. 

 

Reminders

  • Wellies need to be in school for Woodlands which is on a Wednesday. 
  •  We will be launching a new reading challenge this week looking at how many times children read a week, aiming to be the class with the highest reads. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records.

Week Beginning 15.1.24

Maths: We will be continuing our topic Multiplication and Division. Using our knowledge of multiplying from last week, we will be looking at dividing a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number. This will be completed using dienes and counters to help us visualise these calculations alongside partitioning. 

 

 

Writing: We will be carrying on with our Non-fiction unit focusing on newspaper reports. We will be looking at incorporating this cycles skills into our innovate newspaper reports focusing on our Earth Rocks workshop and using this to help us write our Hot Tasks. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Firework Maker's Daughter. We will be focusing on the vocabulary used within the story and using this to decode its meaning. Additionally, we will be looking at prediction and impressions we can draw using clues from the text. 

 

Reminders

  • Wellies need to be in school for Woodlands which is on a Wednesday. 
  •  We will be launching a new reading challenge this week looking at how many times children read a week, aiming to be the class with the highest reads. Please encourage children to record all reading in their reading records.

Week Beginning 8.1.24

Maths: We will be continuing our topic Multiplication and Division. Looking at multiplying a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number with and without an exchange. 

 

Writing: We will be carrying on with our Non-fiction unit focusing on newspaper reports. We will be focusing on more skills we can use to write an effective newspaper report including; the use of headlines, use of adverbials and use of questions and exclamations.  

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Firework Maker's Daughter. We will be focusing on the skills of inference, summary and mixed comprehension. 

 

Cooking last week: We made a Galette de Rois to celebrate Three Kings Day to link with our French learning. Some children have requested this recipe so it is as below. 

 

 

 

Reminders:

  • Snacks for breaktime should be a piece of fruit/veg or fruit based. Please no cakes, flapjack bars, crisps or chocolate.
  • Wellies need to be in school for Woodlands which is on a Wednesday. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 2.1.24

Maths: We will be beginning our topic Multiplication and Division. Looking at related facts, recapping multiples and using our reasoning when thinking about multiplication.

 

Writing: We will be starting our Non-fiction unit focusing on newspaper reports. We will be starting with a hook and then we will be looking at how an opening can hook the reader and what needs to be included. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Firework Maker's Daughter. We will be focusing on the skills of retrieval and prediction, whilst also looking at the vocabulary and its meaning. 

 

Reminders:

  • Snacks for breaktime should be a piece of fruit/veg or fruit based. Please no cakes, flapjack bars, crisps or chocolate.
  • Wellies need to be in school for Woodlands which is on a Wednesday. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 11.12.23

Maths: We will be finishing our topic of multiplication and division. We will be looking at the relationship between the 2,4 and 8 times table. We will then be consolidating our learning of addition, subtraction and place value. 

 

Please ensure children are going onto Times Table Rock Stars to help with their recall of these times tables. 

 

Writing: We will be finishing our Non-Fiction unit focusing on instruction writing.  We will be looking at finishing our innovate model about caring for an animal and be looking towards creating a instruction text of the children's choice.

 

Specifically, looking at including; precise nouns, introductions to hook the reader, wide range of conjunctions and adverbials and summarising in a conclsuion. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Beasts of Olympus. We will be focusing on mixed comprehension and a book review to finish this learning. 

 

Reminders:

  • Snacks for breaktime should be a piece of fruit/veg or fruit based. Please no cakes, flapjack bars, crisps or chocolate.
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 4.12.23

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of multiplication and division. We will be looking at how to multiply and divide by 4 and 8 thinking about the link between the two. 

 

Please ensure children are going onto Times Table Rock Stars to help with their recall of these times tables. 

 

Writing: We will be beginning our next Non-Fiction unit which will focus on instruction writing.  We will continue learning our text 'How to look after a minotaur' and focusing on specific skills we could use to write information texts. E.g. adverbials, conjunctions, imperative verbs. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Beasts of Olympus. We will be focusing on mixed comprehension, retrieval and inference

 

Our class assemblies are on Wednesday 6th December. 

3G and 3GH - 9:05 

3A and 3H - 2:30

 

Reminders:

  • Snacks for breaktime should be a piece of fruit/veg or fruit based. Please no cakes, flapjack bars, crisps or chocolate.
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 27.11.23

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of multiplication and division. We will be looking at how to multiply and divide by 3 and 4. 

 

Please ensure children are going onto Times Table Rock Stars to help with their recall of these times tables. 

 

Writing: We will be beginning our next Non-Fiction unit which will focus on instruction writing.  We will begin this by learning our text 'How to look after a minotaur' and thinking about our own mythical creatures. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Beasts of Olympus. We will be focusing on mixed comprehension, retrieval and inference. 

 

Assemblies: Children need to continue to learn their assembly lines and songs, please can you encourage them to practice these at home. 

 

Reminders:

  • Snacks for breaktime should be a piece of fruit/veg or fruit based. Please no cakes, flapjack bars, crisps or chocolate.
  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays, black trainers should be worn for these lessons. 
  • We are focusing on consolidating the words from Christmas Carol on Sir link alot and for this half term we will be looking at Great Grimms. Children should be practising these words at home. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 20.11.23

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of multiplication and division. We will be looking at multiples of 3, 5 and 10 as well as sharing and grouping as methods of dividing. Please ensure children are going onto Times Table Rock Stars to help with their recall of these times tables. 

 

Writing: We will be continuing our Suspense cycle. As part of this we are going to begin thinking about our own suspense stories and trying to incorporate everything we have learnt this cycle. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Beasts of Olympus. We will be focusing on mixed comprehension, retrieval and inference. 

 

Assemblies: Children will be provided with lines this week, please can you encourage them to practice these at home. 

 

Reminders:

  • Snacks for breaktime should be a piece of fruit/veg or fruit based. Please no cakes, flapjack bars, crisps or chocolate. 
  • If there is a chance of rain, please send your child into school with a coat. 
  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays, black trainers should be worn for these lessons. 
  • We are focusing on consolidating the words from Christmas Carol on Sir link alot and for this half term we will be looking at Great Grimms. Children should be practising these words at home. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 13.11.23

Maths: We will be finishing our topic of addition and subtraction and beginning multiplication and division. The first few lessons of this topic will be focusing on using arrays as a ways to show multiplication. 

 

Writing: We will be continuing our Suspense cycle. As part of this we are going to begin innovating our our suspense stories. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Beasts of Olympus. We will be focusing on mixed comprehension, retrieval and inference. 

 

Greek day: Greek day is on Thursday 16th November. We invite all children to dress up as an ancient Greek for this as we immerse ourselves in all things Ancient Greece.

 

Reminders:

  • If there is a chance of rain, please send your child into school with a coat. 
  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays, black trainers should be worn for these lessons. 
  • We are focusing on consolidating the words from Christmas Carol on Sir link alot and for this half term we will be looking at Great Grimms. Children should be practising these words at home. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 6.11.23

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of addition and subtraction, thinking about inverse operations and using estimates as a way to double check our answers. 

 

Writing: We will be continuing our Suspense cycle. As part of this we are going to look more closely at hiding a threat, thinking about the effect this has on the reader. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Beasts of Olympus. We will be focusing on summarising, retrieval and inference. 

 

Reminders:

  • If there is a chance of rain, please send your child into school with a coat. 
  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays, black trainers should be worn for these lessons. 
  • We are focusing on consolidating the words from Christmas Carol on Sir link alot and for this half term we will be looking at Great Grimms. Children should be practising these words at home. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 30.10.23

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of addition and subtraction, consolidating our knowledge of adding and subtracting two numbers crossing 10 and 100. 

 

Writing: We will be beginning our Suspense cycle. We will begin this with a hook and then we will be looking at hiding the threat from the reader and using character reaction to intensify the story. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Beasts of Olympus. Within our first week we will be focusing on prediction, retrieval and inference. 

 

Reminders:

  • If there is a chance of rain, please send your child into school with a coat. 
  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays, black trainers should be worn for these lessons. 
  • We are focusing on consolidating the words from Christmas Carol on Sir link alot and for this half term we will be looking at Great Grimms. Children should be practising these words at home. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 16.10.23

Maths: We will be continuing our topic of addition and subtraction, focusing on adding and subtracting two numbers crossing 10 and 100. 

 

Writing: We will be finishing our Warning Tale cycle with the children being given the opportunity to write a warning tale of their choice. They will be encouraged to use personification, five senses and rule of 3; applying this thinking about the setting of the story. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Akimbo. We are going to look at retrieval, inference and summarising skills this week.

 

Reminders:

  • If there is a chance of rain, please send your child into school with a coat. 
  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays, black trainers should be worn for these lessons. 
  • We are doing Christmas Carol on Sir link alot for this half term. Children should be practising these words at home. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 9.10.23

Maths: We will continuing our topic of addition and subtraction looking at adding and subtracting 1s and 10s across 10 and 100. 

 

E.g. 270+ 60 = 330

This would mean that when adding this number they are not just looking at the tens column, but will have to think about the hundreds too

Here we demonstrate that ten tens would be swapped for a 100 block and then look at their answer. 

 

Writing: We will using the skills of personification, power of three as well as choosing an appropriate time of day and weather to help us create an effective setting for our innovated warning tale. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Akimbo. We are going to look at retrieval, inference and mixed comprehension skills this week.

 

 

We are sewing for the next two weeks, any spare fabric you have at home would be greatly appreciated. 

 

 

Reminders:

  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays
  • Please make sure your child is in the correct school uniform, including black trainers for PE lessons. 
  • We are doing Christmas Carol on Sir link alot for this half term. Children should be practising these words at home. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 2.10.23

Maths: We will be beginning our topic of addition and subtraction. We will look at adding and subtracting 1s,10s and 100s. 

 

Writing: We will be starting our Warning Tale cycle. This will be focusing on personification, five senses and rule of 3; applying this thinking about the setting of the story. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Akimbo. We are going to look at retrieval, inference and summarising skills this week.

 

Reminders:

  • If there is a chance of rain, please send your child into school with a coat. 
  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays
  • We are doing Christmas Carol on Sir link alot for this half term. Children should be practising these words at home. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 25.9.23

Maths: We will concluding our topic of Place Value this week. We will be looking at consolidating numbers to 1000 and looking at ordering and comparing values to 1000.  

 

Writing: We will using what we have learnt in this cycle and last weeks innovates to help us write our own information texts based on a chosen animal. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Akimbo. We are going to look at retrieval, inference and summarising skills this week.

 

Reminders:

  • If there is a chance of rain, please send your child into school with a coat. 
  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays
  • We are doing Christmas Carol on Sir link alot for this half term. Children should be practising these words at home. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 18.9.23

Maths: We will continuing our topic of Place Value this week looking at numbers up to 1000. We are going to be focusing on flexible partitioning and finding 1, 10 and 100 more than a given number up to 1000.  

 

Writing: We will using what we have learnt in this cycle to help us innovate our own information texts.

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Akimbo. We are going to look at retrieval, inference and summarising skills this week.

 

Reminders:

  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays
  • Woodlands will be on Wednesdays 
  • Please make sure your child is in the correct school uniform, including black trainers for PE lessons. 
  • We are doing Christmas Carol on Sir link alot for this half term. Children should be practising these words at home. 
  • Children should be reading everyday at home, recording this in their reading records. 

Week Beginning 11.9.23

Maths: We will continuing our topic of Place Value this week looking at numbers up to 1000 in a variety of representations, including the use of; number lines, dienes and part-whole models. 

 

Writing: We will continuing learning our model text 'The Lion' and we will be focusing on; using adjectives in expanded noun phrases, generalisers and the structure of an information text. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Akimbo. We are going to look at retrieval, inference and summarising skills this week.

 

Reminders:

  • If it is due to be hot, please can all children bring in a hat and water bottle.
  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays
  • Woodlands will be on Wednesdays 
  • Please make sure your child is in the correct school uniform, including black trainers for PE lessons. 

Week Beginning 5.9.23

Maths: We will be introducing the topic of Place Value this week starting with representations of numbers up to 100, including the use of; number lines, dienes and part-whole models. 

 

Writing: We will begin our unit on Information texts. We will be focusing on learning the model text and using adjectives to describe animals. 

 

Reading: Our book this half term will be Akimbo. We are going to look at prediction and retrieval skills this week.

 

Reminders:

  • Please can all children bring in a hat and water bottle, it is due to be very hot this week. 
  • PE days are Mondays and Thursdays
  • Woodlands will be on Wednesdays 
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