Kestrels

Teacher: Mrs Whild

Year Groups: Year 5 & 6

Support Staff: Mrs Thomas and Mr Stace

Forest School: Term 6

 

They must have an apron and a bag of spare clothes on their pegs and can bring in a pencil case.

Homework consists of weekly practice on maths.co.uk, TT Rockstars, spellings and reading with an adult at least 3 times a week.

Forest School for Kestrels is during Summer Term 2.

Please see below for staffing, timetables, homework and our curriculum overview for this half term (Autumn 1):
 
StaffingMonday - Mrs Whild and Mrs Thomas (am)
Tuesday - Mrs Whild, Mrs Thomas (am) and Ian (PE)
Wednesday - Mrs Whild and Mrs Thomas (am)
Thursday - Mrs Whild (am), Mr Stace (pm) and Mrs Thomas (am)
Friday - Mrs Whild and Mrs Thomas (am)
 
PE Timetable
 
Tuesday - PE (Mr Ian Irving)
Friday - PE (Mrs Whild)
 
Homework
 
Homework this half term is as follows:
  • A weekly etymology task for children to explore the origin of a word and its meaning. A word will be shared for children to explore and discuss at homeand at school.
  • Y5 Common Exception words will be given in thirds at 3 points throughout the year via Teams (at the beginning of each term) and assessed during assessment week.
  • Y6 Common Exception words will be given in thirds at 3 points throughout the year via Teams (at the beginning of each term) and assessed during assessment week.
  • maths.co.uk & TT Rocks
  • Optional: Mental Arithmetic Question Book

Please read to your child as much as possible to encourage reading for pleasure.

Curriculum Overview

English - : The Promise by Nicola Davies

Maths - Place Value and Calculations

Science - Animals including Humans

RE - Creation and Science

History - Ancient Egypt

PE - Rugby skills

PSHE - Emotional health and well-being

Art - Drawing skills and different artists

Computing - Online safety and Coding using Purple Mash

French - Bon appétit - Le petit déjeuner

Music - Egyptian composition and notation

Class read - The Nowhere Emporium by Ross Mackenzie

I hope that is useful to you. If you have any further questions please feel free to grab me at the end of the school day or send me an e-mail to bwhild@burtonleonard.n-yorks.sch.uk e-mails will be responded to during the hours 8am - 6pm.

Thank you so very much for your ongoing support. Here is to a WONDERFUL year with our amazing children!

Kindest regards,
 
Beverley Whild