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  • Branksome Hill Road
  • Sandhurst
  • GU47 0QF
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Kestrel

Welcome to Kestrel Class

This half term in the core subjects the children will be exploring a range of topics, and books. 

 

In English, the children will be reading a few different books. The first of which is 'Cloud Tea Monkeys' a story about monkeys helping a young girl to pick tea in India, in order to be able to afford medicine for her mother. Next will be 'Journey to the River Sea' a story about an orphan girl who travels across the Atlantic to live with her aunt and uncle in the Amazon. The last book is called 'Tuesday' a picture book about unpredictable strange events occurring in a faraway village. Using these books, the children will look at the authors' use of vocabulary to create an atmosphere of wonder and excitement. As well as this, we will recount stories, write non-chronological reports, and retell storied from another perspective.

 

In Maths, the children will continue to build on their knowledge of property and shape. In addition, they will start to look at position and direction. 

 

In Science, the children will be recapping the different topics that we have covered so far this year and strengthening our knowledge through different activities.

 

This half terms foundation subjects will be:

Geography: Rivers

PSHE: Healthy me

PE: Athletics

Music: Reflect, repeat, rewind

RE: Christianity and other creation stories

DT: Making bridges

 

The children’s Summer 2 homework has been set and is due on the 8th July. Please keep encouraging the children to keep practising their spellings- using their word lists, and reading as frequently as possible.

     

    Please visit the following websites for some games for your child to play:

     

    Times tables:

    https://www.ttrockstars.com/

    https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

     

    Spellings and Grammar: 

    https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar 

    https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-10609.htm

    https://spellingframe.co.uk/

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zd63xyc/articles/zdp4pg8

     

    Notices:

    • P.E will be every Monday. Please ensure the children come in the correct school PE kit.
    • My Maths will be set every Wednesday and will need to be completed by the following Wednesday.

     

    Jubilee Photos

    Catapult Science Experiment

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