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                                   Oceania's Class Newsletter for Autumn 2 term 

 

 

Our Topic is: Science SPACE (continued) – a fascinating topic in which we will learn about our solar system, space travel and how we know what we know

LIFE CYCLES – a look at the life cycles of mammals, amphibians, reptiles, insects and birds.

Geography WHERE IN THE WORLD?

  • learning how to use maps, atlases and compasses
  • work on map references and keys (legends)

Wednesday 11th November – School Remembrance Service

Thursday 12th November - Children in Need - Odd Socks Day please if you can send £1 donation for this worthwhile cause.

Friday 13th November – Individual Photos

Wednesday 25th November  - No Pens Day!

Friday 4th December – Non-uniform day (£1 donation)

Tuesday 8th December – Science Day!

Wednesday 16th December – Christmas Jumper & Christmas Dinner Day

Thursday 17th December – Non-uniform day & Last day of Autumn Term 2

Friday 18th December – School closed

Mathematics

There will be a focus on:

  • place value, including tenths and hundredths
  • multiplying and dividing numbers by 10, 100 and 1000
  • the ‘bus stop’ method to divide 3 digit numbers by a single digit
  • recognising equivalent fractions and decimals to half, tenths and fifths
  • the concept of angles as degrees of ‘turn’, and on comparison, identification and measurement of angles

Class information:

  • Homework will be given out on a Friday. Please support your child to ensure they have understood the work they have been given.
     
  • PE will be on a Tuesday. Please ensure your child has a full PE kit each week- shorts, top and trainers. As the weather gets colder, tracksuit bottoms and a sweatshirt / hoodie can be worn.
     
  • It is important for your child to bring in a named water bottle each day - water bottles can be bought from the office for £1.50

Reading

Reading fluency and comprehension are vital, allowing access to all areas of the curriculum. Please read regularly with your child. Comments in reading records are appreciated and often lead to stars being awarded.

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