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ASH CLASS

 

Welcome to Ash Class

 

Grace, Courage, Friendship

We are very excited to welcome 24 wonderful children to Ash class this year. We are looking forward to a fantastic and exciting year of fun and learning. 

The teacher in Ash class this year is Miss Townly and we are very lucky to also have the amazing Mrs Fraser with us everyday! 

 

Our topic this term is the Ancient Egyptians, we are excited to learn about Pharaohs, pyramids, gods and goddesses, mummification and much much more. In Math we will begin by learning about place value and number, as well as continued practice of the times tables. In science our topic is living things including humans, the focus of our learning will be on the digestive system, teeth and we will also be learning about food chains. This year we will begin our computing lessons by learning about internet safety and cyber-bullying and in Art we will be creating some fantastic pieces of art based on our learning of Ancient Egypt. We also have exciting, French, PSHE, RE and Music learning this term. 

 

P.E will be on a Tuesday and Thursday - The children will need to wear their PE kits to school - not their school uniform. They will remain to their PE kits all day. Please still ensure that all items are labelled. 

 

 

SUPER SIX: Please could you help your child to make sure they have the essential items at school: writing pen, pencil, rubber, ruler, pencil sharpener & glue stick. 

 

Homework: Maths and Spelling homework are both set on Fridays, to be returned by the following Friday. It is expected that children read at least 5 x per week at home. They will give in their reading records on a Thursday and receive a housepoint if they have had 5 adult signatures in their reading record. 

 

Spellings for this week have been uploaded onto teams.  

 

Please check the class page regularly as there will be useful information and photos of all the different activities we have been doing throughout the week. 

Our week - 13.09.21 - 17.09.21

 

What a busy and exciting week we have had this week. On Thursday we had our very first forest school, it was a brilliant afternoon where the children made fairy houses and searched for different types of leaves. WE are all very excited for next week. Thank you to the parents that came to help with forest schools this week, it is very much appreciated. 

We also had our first clarinet lesson on Wednesday, we learnt how to assemble the clarinets carefully and how to make a sound that wasn't too squeaky. It was amazing and we cannot wait until our next lesson. 

 

Well done to all of Ash class, everyone filled in their reading records, showing how much they have read but also used the bookmarks to tell us about the books they have been reading, it has been informative and a joy to find out lots of different opinions. Keep it up! 

 

The children have come home with new spellings this week and maths homework, please may the children practice their spellings everyday and bring their folder with spellings and homework in for next Thursday. Thank you.

 

Have a fantastic weekend and for many of you, enjoy Cub Camp! 

 

 

Our week (including 2 special birthdays)

Reading

 

Whenever you read a book, you can leave a review on it with Reading Den:

https://www.ourreadingden.com/

Each child will have their own individual login.

 

Look at these websites for book inspiration:

https://www.booksfortopics.com/year-3 

https://www.booksfortopics.com/year-4

 

Useful Dates for your Diary:

 

Friday 3rd September - First Day for Pupils!

Wednesday 8th September - Welcome Evening - 4pm

 

Tuesday 5th October - Harvest Service

Tuesday 19th October, Wednesday 20th October, Thursday 21st October - Parent Consultations (details TBC)

Monday 25th October - Half Term

 

Monday 1st November - INSET Day

Thursday 11th November - Remembrance Day

Friday 12th November - Children in Need

 

Tuesday 7th December - Salvation Army Gift Assembly

Thursday 9th December - Phase 1 Christmas Show 6:30pm

Monday 13th December - Junior School Pantomime, South Hill Park

Friday 17th December - End of Term, Reports Home

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