Welcome to Owl Class
Welcome back after the holidays, I hope you have all had a wonderful break, it has been lovely to hear the children talking about all the things they did during their time away from school. They have all come back to school raring to go and full of enthusiasm for learning.
In English we have started by reading the story of 'Jack and the Baked Beanstalk'. The children started by predicting what they thought would happen in the story, before sequencing the events, acting out the main events and then describing some of the characters. Over the next few weeks we will also be writing letters from the point of view of one of the characters, thinking about different alternate versions of the tale and then planning and writing our own traditional tales with a twist.
Our Maths learning is focused on division. The children have been thinking about sharing groups of objects equally into groups, both practically and by drawing groups. They have also been thinking about different ways to represent these groups. They will also be investigating odd and even numbers and learning about the relationship between division and multiplication. They will be focusing on dividing by multiples of 2, 5 and 10.
In Science we will be looking at different materials and their properties, we will be sorting these materials and thinking about whether they are man-made or found naturally. We will also be experimenting with different materials to investigate how they can change shape and which ones are better suited to certain jobs.
In Geography we will be learning about the 4 countries of the UK, the seas that surround the UK and the capital cities of the countries and their characteristics. In History we will be looking at castles, their features and the people who lived in them.
Please can you make sure that all the children’s uniform, especially cardigans and jumpers are named, and that they have a named water bottle in school every day.
Reading books are changed on Mondays, but please send them into school every day as the children may also read on other days.
This year our PE day is Wednesday and we will be visiting the library on Tuesdays.