Termly Letters

Term One in the Ducklings

Dear Parents Welcome to Ducklings and the Autumn term. Below is some information on aspects of learning that we will be covering between now and October half term. Most of our learning will be done through child initiated play and adult lead tasks. Our first topic is traditional tales. Personal, Social and Emotional Development: Our main Continue reading

Yr.6 Autumn 1

Dear Parent/Carer, During the Autumn term, year 6 will be covering the following topics: Numeracy:  Place value, ordering and rounding, multiplication and division, fractions, decimals and percentages and measure. Literacy:    Myths and legends, fiction, explanatory texts and reading comprehension techniques Science:      Micro-organisms:  What micro-organisms are; how micro-organisms can be both helpful and harmful Continue reading

Year 4 Term 1

Dear Parent/ Carer It is so good to be coming back to school following a very different spring and summer this year. During the first half of the Autumn term, year 4 will be covering the following topics: Literacy:          We will be looking at writing newspaper reports about Ancient Egypt and studying the story Continue reading

Yr.6 Spring Term 2

  Dear Parent/Carer, During the second half of the Spring term, year 6 will be covering the following topics: Numeracy:     Ratio and proportion, investigation techniques, 24 hour clock, the use of timetables, mental calculation strategies, the standard written methods for addition, subtraction multiplication and division and properties of numbers. Literacy:        Aesop’s fables, studying the book Continue reading

Year 5 – Spring Term 2

Dear Parent/Carer, During term 4, year 5 will be covering the following topics: Numeracy:  Decimals, percentages, ‘four-rules’ revision and problem solving. Literacy:     ‘Zathura’ by Chris Van Allsburg, instruction writing and reading comprehension techniques Science:      Earth and Space (including rocket design and investigations of insulation and gases). History:      World War II (this term focusing Continue reading

Term 4 Parent Letter Year 1

Dear Parents/Carers Our topic this term is Seasonal Changes and Weather. We will be looking at all different aspects of the weather and seasons including temperature, climates, daily local weather, seasonal food, clothes and art. Literacy: As always our priority will be ensuring that children can read and do so fluently and with expression. Using Continue reading

Year 4 Term 4

Dear Parent/ Carer During term 4 we will be covering the following topics: Literacy: We will be studying some of Shakespeare’s work, writing and performing plays and thinking about plots, settings and characters for suspense stories, along with some poetry, reading comprehension and grammar particularly adverbials. Numeracy: We will be looking at dividing 2 and Continue reading

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