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Years 3 & 4 (Lower Key Stage 2)

Welcome to Key Stage 2 - Year 3 and 4!

Summer Term

 

 

This half term's topic for Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn classes is called 'Living things and their habitats' 

 

In Literacy we will be writing diary entries and descriptive texts. In Maths we will be re-capping formal methods of multiplication and division, looking at properties of shape and position and direction.

 

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NEWS

 

Here is some information about the adults working in KS2 this year:

Saturn Class: David Parks (Class Teacher), Abbey (Cover supervisor), Rebecca Thomas (Teacher) 

Jupiter Class: Emma MacIntosh (Class Teacher) and Debbie (Class TA)

Mercury Class: Florence Van Millingen Class Teacher) and Tallulah (Class TA)

 

Please note: (TAs and Rebecca Thomas support learning across all three LKS2 classes) .

 

 

Important Dates

 

Classes take turns to visit the library on Monday mornings at 11:00, returning to school by 12:15.

16/04

Inset day

23/04

Mercury

30/04

Saturn

07/05

Bank Holiday

14/05

Jupiter

21/05

Mercury

HALF TERM

04/06

Saturn

11/06

Mercury

18/06

Jupiter

25/06

Saturn

02/07

Mercury

09/07

Jupiter

 

We always appreciate parent help, so if you would like to accompany your child's class, please arrange with the class teacher beforehand.

 

Important dates

April

16

INSET DAY – School is closed for staff training.

 

17

Term starts

8:55am as normal

20

Phase newsletters sent home

 

May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June

TBC

Year 2 SATs take place in May

Year 2 parents will receive a timetable.

7

Bank Holiday – school closed

 

14-17

Year 6 SATs Week

More information will follow for Year 6 parents.

18

Topic bags due back in

Year 1 to 6 home learning due back in to class today!

21-25

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Week

A week focusing on the importance of STEM subjects - we’ll let you know more details but look forward to some whole school experiments and competitions!

22

Year 3/4 Topic Gallery

Visit your child’s classroom at any time between 3:15 and 3:45 on their Topic Gallery day – the children work hard to prepare a presentation of their learning for parents and families to see! Come in and see the class’ hard work and then collect your child from the classroom.

23

Year 5/6 Topic Gallery

24

Year 1/2 Topic Gallery

25

Topic bags sent home (Y1-6)

 

28-1

HALF TERM – school closed

Have a lovely break!

15

EYFS Parent Inspire morning

9-10am Come and find out about Storytelling.

22

DP’s Lifeboat Birthday Party!

Come and join our party and parade at the end of the school day.

July

1(Sun)

Summer Fair!

Fun, games, stalls, food, performances and fundraising! Get involved!

tbc

Sports Day!

Come join us to cheer your child and their friends on!

6

Topic bags due back in

Year 1 to 6 home learning due back in to class today!

9

Parents’ Evenings

Please sign up to meet with your child’s teacher for an update on their progress this term.

11

17

Year 6 Production

2pm and 5pm performances

18

Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly

Year 6 parents welcome! Always a tearful event – bring tissues!

20

End of Term – school ends 2pm

 

 

 

 

 

Home Learning

 

Home Learning projects and writing tasks for Summer 1 will be sent home on the 20th April in our beautifully decorated topic bags! However, if you have misplaced your copy you can download from here, or ask your child's teacher.

 

Please ensure that your child hands in their Home Learning to their class teacher by Friday 18th May.

 

 

Mathletics

 

Mathletics homework is set each Friday and is monitored by the teacher. Please ensure your child completes these tasks. The website you will find them on is www.mathletics.co.uk

 

If your child has lost their log-in details, please ask your child's class teacher for another copy as soon as possible.

 

 

PPA Activities:

 

Year 3/4 PPA Timetable – Summer Term 2018

 

Date

Class

Subject

W/B 16th April

Mercury

Spanish

 

Jupiter

Computing

 

Saturn

Music

W/B 23rd April

Mercury

Music

 

Jupiter

Spanish

 

Saturn

Computing

W/B 30th April

Mercury (Assembly)

 

 

Jupiter

Music

 

Saturn

Computing

W/B 7th May

Mercury

Spanish

 

Jupiter

Computing

 

Saturn

Music

W/B 14th May

Mercury

Music

 

Jupiter

Spanish

 

Saturn (away)

 

W/B 21st May

Mercury

Computing

 

Jupiter

Music

 

Saturn

Spanish

 

HALF TERM

 

W/B 4th June

Mercury

Spanish

 

Jupiter

Computing

 

Saturn

Music

W/B 11th June

Mercury

Music

 

Jupiter

Spanish

 

Saturn

Computing

W/B 18th June

Mercury

Computing

 

Jupiter

Music

 

Saturn

Spanish

W/B 25th June

Mercury

Spanish

 

Jupiter

Computing

 

Saturn

Music

W/B 2nd July

Mercury

Music

 

Jupiter

Spanish

 

Saturn

Computing

W/B 9th July

Mercury

Computing

 

Jupiter

Music

 

Saturn

Spanish

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