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Class Eight

Class Eight

Teacher: Miss White

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Gibson, Mrs Boyd and Miss McGuire

In English we will reading the story 'Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs. Pupils will be describing characters, story sequencing and participating in weekly VIPER sessions. Pupils will also be focusing on SPAG revision tasks. 

 

In Mathematics we will be looking at time- language relating to time, sequencing time and consolidating our understanding of numbers and place value. Pupils will also be looking and solving a range of word problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 

 

In Science, we will be learning about Materials and their properties; we will be looking and testing the properties of different materials. We will also be learning and observing the changes in seasons. 

 

In Computing, we will be collating and collecting data using Purple Mash. Pupils will be making representing their data using spreadsheets, pictograms and bar charts.  

 

Every Thursday, we will have P.E. Please make sure you send your child's P.E kit into school. 

 

Homework:

Children will be sent home with spellings to learn each week, could you please find the time to practice with the children. 

 

At The Grange we believe that it is crucial to work in partnership with parents and carers. There is an expectation that you will support us by ensuring that your child completes the tasks that we set as homework.

Obviously the level of your engagement will depend on your child’s age but we expect you to take an active part in all aspects of homework. and where necessary, indicate that you have monitored the completion of it (e.g. by signing the Home/ School Reading Record Book)

The routines of reading everyday, learning spellings and multiplication tables etc. can be great fun and very rewarding for all concerned. Best results are achieved when homework is not done at the last minute but has a fixed time in a child’s established home routine. Short, sharp period of activity are preferable to prolonged periods of study where concentration can be lost.

Effective learning and consolidation of learning cannot happen in an environment with lots of distractions (e.g. television etc.) Please give some thought to where your child works at home.

Please see below the extensive list of websites that your child can visit to consolidate and extend his/her learning.

 

 

 

I would like to thank parents/carers for your continued support at home. I completely understand how challenging this may be at times, therefore if you need any further guidance please contact me via the class email address: classeight@thegrangeprimary.org

 

 

 

Supporting your child at home

 

The following links will take you to Espresso, Purple Mash and TT Rock Stars. Individual log in details can be found in children's reading records. For further information about the curriculum please go to the Curriculum section of the school website.

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