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Ravens

Term 2

Dates for your diary

 

School starts - Wednesday 6th November

Cinema Trip (FREE) - Thursday 7th November

Individual Tempest Photos - Monday 11th November

Victorian Day - Wednesday 13th November

Watermill Theatre Panto Trip - Wednesday 4th December

Well being parents evening (more info to follow) - Thursday 5th December

Dance Festival New Theatre (selected children only) - Thursday 12th December 

Christmas Fayre - Friday 13th December

Term ends - Thursday 19th December

 

Our topic next term will be "Bah Humbug". We will be reading A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and trying to get to grips with the Victorian style of writing. It should be fun as we will also be attempting a modern day version of our own! We will be diving deeply into the Victorians and living for a day as a Victorian child (and teacher). If you need more information regarding what to wear and what to pack in your lunch, please see Mrs Brown. We will be cooking a Victorian Christmas dinner and designing our own wrapping paper and cards which will be inspired by the works of William Morris. In Maths next term we will continue to look at our four main methods and begin our unit of fractions. You can help your child at home by continuing to use Time Tables Rockstars daily. We will also be data logging our Daily Mile and attempting to run a marathon by the end of the term. I want the children to cost up their own Christmas so please don't be alarmed if they start asking for your shopping receipts. 

Mr Cordero will continue with our weekly Spanish lessons and hopefully we will have mastered our first Spanish Christmas carol. 

Yeah... we made blood!

Whole class times table competition

Ravens School Councillors

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Today the councillors met to discuss our main priorities in school and what they could do to help. They then fed back to the class and held a super informative question and answer session.

This term we are learning how to play tag rugby!

The Ravens not only fly, they paint and speak Spanish!

Important Dates for Term 1

 

Wednesday 4th September - School opens

Wednesday 11th September - Bright Sparks science assembly

Thursday 12th September - Virtual heart kit arriving 

Thursday 18th September - SBS and DGS Year 6 talk to parents. 6:30pm start. 

Tuesday 24th September - Healthy eating workshop at Pizza Express 

Wednesday 2nd October - Thames Water Visit to site

Thursday 24th October - End of term

 

Didcot 2050

 

Our topic this term will be Didcot 2050. We will be thinking about what the future holds and what we can do to make changes. As part of the topic we will be visiting Thames Water to talk about how we can reuse our water and find out more about plastics in the environment. Keeping healthy is another theme and Mrs Brown will be taking us to Pizza Express to see how we can make changes to our body. 

Maths this term will be place value and making sure we have a solid foundation to start the year. During Literacy we will be reading "Trash". 

 

 

 

Welcome to Raven Class

   

                                                                                                                     

This year the Ravens will be taught by Mrs Brown and Mr Cordero. We are a Year 6 class and Mrs Brown has an exciting year ahead planned for us. We have an open door policy and if for any reason you need to talk to either myself or Mr Cordero, you will always find one of us outside class at 8.30am. Please come and have a chat and say hello. 

 

Homework

My Maths homework is set every week. If you lose your log in, please come and see me and I will print you out another. The children count daily, and I would really appreciate your help with their times tables. The more they count at home, the easier it becomes in class. Alongside My Maths, there are some excellent resources available on BBC Bitesize. I have attached the link to the bottom of this page. 

 

PE

PE this term will be on a Tuesday afternoon with Mr Cordero. The children will need to be prepared to be on the field, so I advise you to pack them with indoor and outdoor trainers. In the colder months we will still go outside where possible so please include track suit bottoms and a jumper. 

We will also be swimming this term on a Thursday morning. Please ensure your child comes to school with either a swimming costume for the girls and shorts/trunks for for the boys. They will need a towel and a swimming hat each week. These can be purchased from the school office. 

 

I do love to take lots of photos, so please pop back to our page and our Class Dojo as often as possible to see what we have been up to. 

 

 

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