Welcome back to Term 4 in the Owls and welcome back to Miss Hughes who rejoins us after spending the previous term in a different school.
This term our topic is called 'Fire Fire' and the main focus of this will be History where we will be learning all about the Great Fire of London. We will become History detectives where we will look at different sources of evidence to help us ask and answer questions about the fire. We will begin the topic by baking bread and the end of the topic will involve a visit by the Fire Brigade when we will be able to make comparisons between fire fighting now and then.
Our English work will begin with a unit on poetry and we will then move on to non fiction writing where our work will be focussed around the text 'A day in the life of a Firefighter'. In Maths we will be working on Place Value in numbers to 50 and then moving on to Weight and Volume.
Our whole school focus this term is on being Responsible learners.
Happy New Year and welcome back to term 3 in the Owls!
This term our topic is 'Toys'. We will begin the topic by sharing some of the toys we were lucky to get at Christmas. We will then think about how these toys are different to the ones our Parents and Grandparents played with, so be prepared to be asked some questions! Also, if you have any old toys or photos of toys that we could look at in school, we would be very grateful. We will also be using our toys as a start to looking at materials and their properties in science.
In our Literacy work this term we will be thinking about Traditional tales, beginning with Goldilocks and ending with the Gingerbread Man. We hope to make our own Gingerbread Man hand puppets in DT too!
In our Maths work we will begin looking at addition and subtraction within 20, where the focus will be adding by counting on, before moving on to measure and then finally we will begin our unit on place value to 50.
This term our whole school focus is on being RESILIENT. Last term we managed to earn 100 Barry points which earned us a whole class treat, and we look forward to working together as a team to earn even more Barry points this term. Go Owls!
Welcome back to Term 2 in the Owls.
This term our topic is 'Festivals and Celebrations'. We will begin this by making cakes for our own 'welcome back to school' party! This will lead us to think about why and when we celebrate different occassions. We will think about Divali and Hannukah and how they are celebrated and we will also look at ways in which Christmas was celebrated in the past. We will, of course, also be busy this term rehearsing our Christmas play which we hope you will enjoy watching!
Our whole school focus this term is being Respectful and the Owls will be thinking how we can be kind to each other everyday. Mrs Howard will be keeping a careful eye out for children showing respect and she will be awarding Dojo points for this.
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