Willow Class have gained lots of new knowledge in the Spring Term and have been given more and more opportunities to work in teams. They have greatly enjoyed their Viking topic and have made noticeable progress in their writing skills – through writing about their class trips. Summer term begins and hopefully the weather will get better and we can do some of our learning outside.
The theme this coming term is no less exciting than the Vikings. We will be journeying through the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age for our History topic. In English our text is based on the ‘Stone Age Boy’ by Satoshi Kitamura which we will use to write our own portal stories. This term we will focus on present and past continuous verbs (She is running/she was running), prepositions (in, over, under) and adverbials of time (when the… Just at that moment,…). There will also be some interesting guests at the very start of term, as the class is taken over by two men from Stone Age! I hope parents are able to help find material for the children to drape over their uniform to make the day even more fun!
In maths we will continue with fractions and move onto time, properties of shape.
On Thursday, Mrs Leader will continue to teaching the class Science and RE, and this year the children will also have an hour of Spanish per week taught by a specialist.
PE will be on Monday afternoon and Tuesday at 11am, so please make sure your child has their PE kit in school and it washed each half term.
Like last term, homework will be set each Monday and must be completed by the Friday of the same week. You can help with homework but please do not do it for your child. Please fill out your child’s reading records when you hear them read each night. All children should have their reading record in their book bags, please ask your child to collect it from school if it is left in class. (Homework is extremely important. Please refer to the Oak View homework policy for more information regarding homework.)
I will always make myself available to discuss your child’s progress and any questions you may have, please do not hesitate to catch me at the end of the day or to arrange another time to meet.
Miss Nadia Notarpippo and Miss Woodall