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Robins

Term 5

 

Welcome back! I hope you had a lovely Easter break and are now ready for Term 5. 

 

End of Keystage 1 Assessments

 

This is the term of our End of KS1 Assessments (formerly SATs). The tests will take place during the week beginning Monday 13th May 2019. The children will complete 4 papers: Reading Papers 1 and 2, Maths Arithmetic and Maths Reasoning. The tests will take place first thing in the morning and the children will have plenty of time to complete them, taking breaks when needed.

 

Our lessons this term will be based around preparations for these papers, we will do lots of practice so the children are used to this style of work and gap filling activities for different groups of children. If you have any concerns or questions, please feel free to approach me at the end of the day to ask.

 

In Literacy we will be writing persuasively, and basing our work around The Ugly Bug Ball and other minibeasts.

In Maths we will be studying fractions, measurement and time as well as recapping our knowledge of addition, subtraction and place value.

 

Forest School 

 

Robins will be going to Forest School this term- individual letters have been sent out.

 

Swimming Lessons

 

Swimming lessons will commence on Thursday 23rd May 2019. 

 They will continue until the end of term 6. The sessions will take place at the Didcot Wave between 9.30am and 11.00am.

 

Your child will need to bring in every Thursday the following:

 

Girls – Swimming costume (no bikinis)

Boys – Swimming trunks or shorts (no long shorts)

Swim cap (available for purchase from the school office for £1)

Towel

Waterproof bag

 

Please ensure all swimming kit is marked with your child’s name.

 

 

Important Dates:

Term 5 starts - Tuesday 23rd April 2019.

 

May Bank Holiday - Monday 6th May 2019.

 

Break up for half-term - Friday 24th May 2019.

 

End of Key Stage 1 Assessments - Week beginning Monday 13th May 2019.

 

First Swimming Lesson - Thursday 23rd May 2019

 

KS1 Sports Day - Tuesday 25th June 2019, starting at 1.15pm

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