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Term 6 Curriculum Snapshot

Term 6!


Wow I can't believe we are now heading into the final term of the year! 


Our topic will be ' How can we travel?' The children will be travelling all across the world learning about our different continents and climates, comparing life to ours in the UK. 


Your child will be in a new Phonics group so please remember to bring book bags to school every day.


PE will be on Wednesdays and there will be NO Forest School this term.


Important dates:


Monday 3rd June - INSET DAY!


Thursday 20th June - Sports Day


Friday 5th July - Summer Fayre


Monday 22nd July - Bouncy Castle Party


Tuesday 23rd July - Break up for summer. 1pm Finish. 



Term 5

Next Term our topic is ‘Mini Beasts’ The children will be focussing upon a different mini beast each week and will hopefully spent lots of time in our garden bug hunting!

Your child will be in a new phonics group next term so please remember to bring your book bag to school every day.

PE will be on Fridays in Term 5. Please come to school in full PE kit (Willowcroft top, plain tracksuit/shorts, trainers, Willowcroft jumper)

Forest School will continue to be on Wednesdays. I have split the class into 2 groups and each group will go on alternative weeks.

You will receive a message by the end of the day detailing which group your child is in and the dates they will be going to Forest School.

Group A - 17/4/24, 01/5/24, 15/5/24

Group B - 24/4/24, 08/5/24, 22/5/24

Please wear appropriate clothes for Forest School and remember a spare pair of shoes if your child will be wearing wellies to school.


Important dates:

Monday 6th May - BANK HOLIDAY Monday
Tuesday 21st May 2024 - BUG BALL. Children to dress up as their favourite mini beast. 



What we are learning in Term 5

Firefighter visit!

Wow! What a busy term we have had in Frogs Class! The children have planted beans like Jack in the beanstalk, tasted porridge like Goldilocks, made houses for the 3 little pigs and even investigated the gingerbread thief! The children have worked really hard with their writing and phonics and have made great progress! 


Term 4

Next term our topic will be 'People Who Help Us'. We will be looking at lots of different professions, such as Doctors, Police officers and Firemen discussing how they are important!


The children will be in new phonics groups this term so please remember to bring book bags to school every day. 


PE - PE will be on Wednesday's in Term 4. Please come to school in full PE kit (Willowcroft top, tracksuit/shorts, trainers) 


Forest School - Forest School will remain on Wednesdays. Your child will be going on the following dates:


- Wednesday 21st February

- Wednesday 6th March

- Wednesday 20th March


Please ensure your child wears warm clothes for Forest School. 




Other dates for your diary:


- Monday 26th February - Class Photo Day

- Tuesday 27th February - Heights and Weights Check

- Tuesday 19th March - Maths Stay and Play in the afternoon

- Monday 25th March - Little City visit to school

- Thursday 28th March - Break up for Easter 1pm finish.









Maths Challenge