Hello and welcome to the Kingfishers! This year our teacher is Mrs Johnson and Mrs Roberts is our teaching assistant.
We have an exciting, fun packed year ahead of us as we continue on our EPIC learning journey. To keep up to date you can follow us on Twitter. Send a follow request to @Kingfisherskett to see what we are up to!
This year our P.E. days are Monday and Friday. Please make sure you remember to bring your P.E. kit to school on these days. When the weather is nice we will try to be outside for our lessons as much as possible so you will need to have your trainers. Bring your plimsolls too, just in case we are inside.
Reading takes many forms in the Kingfishers. To enable us to progress with our reading we will have opportunities to do whole class, group, paired and individual reading activities across the curriculum. The Kingfishers will also continue to bring books home to enjoy and discuss. Please listen to your Kingfisher read as often as possible. Books will be changed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Don't forget to put them in the reading box so we know they need changing!
Ready, Respectful, Resilient, Resourceful, Responsible, Reflective
Each term we will focus on one of our Rs.
Welcome back to Term 4!
We have an exciting and busy term ahead of us!
As part of our EPIC learning, we will focus on how to be resilient learners.
We will also be learning about the Christian values of Loyalty and Trust and our British value of Mutual respect.
This term we have a geographical focus. We will be learning about Australia! We will begin by using maps and globes to locate where it is in the world in comparison to the UK. We will then move on to learn about the human and physical features and compare these to where we live. We will also be finding out what it is like to live there, looking for similarities and differences to our own lives.
In English, we will be learning how to write character descriptions. We will investigate what makes an effective description and use this to write our own. We will focus on using different sentence types and accurate punctuation to ensure our descriptions are both appealing and clear for our audience.
In Maths, we will be learning about statistics, length and height and the properties of shapes. Throughout the term, we will also be learning about time. Building on our previous knowledge of time, we will be learning to tell the time to the quarter hour as well as to the nearest 5 minutes.
This term our Art will link to our work in English. We will be investigating a variety of media and then, using the skills and knowledge we have learnt, draw different cartoon characters.
In IT we will be learning about Coding. We will be using Beebots to learn how to create and debug simple progam.
P.E. this term will be on a Monday and a Friday. Please ensure that P.E. kit is in school on these days. We will try and go outside as often as possible so don't forget appropriate footwear and warm clothing!
Homework activities remain the same as last term:
Spelling lists come how on a Friday and are tested the following Thursday.
Reading books are changed on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Maths homework will begin shortly when the children will have access to Times Tables Rockstars. This is a fantastic resource that helps develop instant recall of times tables facts.