4C Spring Term 2017
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We are a diverse and lively class of 22 who are enthusiastic in our learning and development. This Spring Term, our Topics are 'Land of Hope and Glory' and 'Conflict'. These will be taught across most subjects to create a more relevant learning environment.
English – This term the children will be reading the captivating book, 'Stay Where you are and then Leave'. The children will be looking in great detail at how life was for the people going to war but also those left at home. We will be compare and contrasting what happened in Barrow in WWII and further afield. The book is set in the World War; the children will be writing letters home in role as a soldier, describing the atmosphere within the trenches, exploring the emotion behind the enemy lines, how family members who remained at home would have been feeling and using ICT to show case book trailers.
Maths – This term we are focusing on working at greater depth on the methods used within maths. The children have made good progress and thrive on the systematicand structured approach of Big Maths. The children are solving challenges based on their own individual needs for progression. As the work is targeted on the individual child's needs, the children are working on different methods and challenges within one lesson. The children continue to do their CLIC tests every Friday, along with their SAFE test which is focused on 'outer numeracy'. This enables us to make sure that the child is receiving the input and challenges in the correct area, needed for their progression and enables the application of what has been learned in a ‘real life’ situation. .
Just to let you know about a few changes for 4C for this term:
Swimming – Tuesday morning – Please make sure that your child brings their swimsuit/swim shorts, towel and a bag to carry them in.
PE – Thursday morning – Please make sure your child has a full PE kit in school (shorts, t-shirt, pumps/trainers).
- Please listen to your child read 3 times a week and make a comment in their reading record.
- Please encourage your child to practise their times tables (booklet has been provided).
- Please ask your child about what they have been doing at school.
- Please ensure that your child completes any homework to the best of their ability.
All of the above points will help your child make their expected progress and your support with this would be greatly appreciated.