TEACHER: Miss Clarke
TA: Miss Simpson
LSA: Mrs Cox-Gray
Volunteer: Mrs Ennis
PE: Every MONDAYs. Please ensure your child has the correct PE kit. A PLAIN white or purple t shirt with PLAIN black or grey jogging bottoms/ shorts and PLAIN black trainers.
SWIMMING: Every TUESDAYs (temporarily out of service).
HOMEWORK is given out every FRIDAYs and must be returned the following FRIDAY. It is usually grammar, spellings and maths.
EVERY CHILD SHOULD be reading 10 minutes per day and their reading record must be signed. Otherwise they will attend reading detention on Friday during playtime.
If you are ever unsure then please come and see any adult in Callisto class.
Spring 2 Curriculum
Addition- adding 2 digits number together
Partitioning Column Method
(carry tens underneath if needed)
using column method..
Subtraction- Subtracting 2 digits numbers.
Bridging the gap Column Method
1. Children write both numbers either side of the
empty number line. 2. First jump to the next multiple
of ten. 3. Jump to the final number. 4. Find the total of the
two jumps to find the answer.
Multiplication- 2x 3x 4x 5x 10x
Division- dividing by 2,3,4,5,10
Fractions- mixed and improper fractions
Rotation- understanding the term clockwise, anti clockwise, quarter turn, half turn and three quarter turn.
How to read and covert tally into a bar chart
This half term we will be covering the following books.
One day on our blue planet in the Savannah' by Ella Bailey WEEK 1-2
Main outcome- independent 'descriptive noun phrase' write.
Additional outcomes/ skills- Adjectives, verbs, adverbs, adverbial openerss, questions, facts, role-play and kenning poems.
'Leaf' Sandra Dieckmann WEEK 3-4
Main outcome- independent writing retelling the story in character.
Additional outcomes- making predictions, punctuating statements and questions, using subheadings, publishing, using feeling adjectives effectively, conjunctions and persuasive writing, story mapping using emotions.
'Wild' by Emily Hughes WEEK 5-6
Main outcome- Recall own life experiences
Additional outcomes/ skills- Character description, feelings, justifying reasons, freeze-frames, thought bubbles, free verse poem and story-map of emotions.
Science-Animals including humans
How to help your child at home!
Easter revision SATs practise papers
Please use this website to help prepare your child for their SATs in May.
Please let your children try the following test;
- Paper 1 spelling
- Maths- Arithmetic
- Maths- Reasoning
-Literacy- Reading paper 1
- Literacy- Reading paper 2