Welcome to Olive Class.
In Literacy this term we will be reading and writing about The Highwayman as well as Kensuke's Kingdom.
We will be writing a range of poems, identifying character traits and personality's as well as writing our own version of the poem.
In Maths this term the children will start with a unit on place value and negative numbers before moving onto addition and subtraction of decimal numbers.
You may have heard about the Government's plans to test children on their times tables at the end of Year 6. We will continue to practise with and test our children everyday!
All the children have new spellings to learn for this half term. You can find a copy of them in your child's homework books.
Our topic for this term is The Rainforest. You can learn more about it here:
In Science this term we will be learning about Forces.
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In PSHEC this term we will be learning about Mindfulness. The children will learn about different parts of the brain and how the brain works. They will be learning about improving their concentration and focus and also how to avoid distractions.
Please can all the children bring in a P.E. kit with all their items named. Our P.E. session takes place on a Wednesday. They will need a track suit once the weather gets colder. Our class will have swimming lessons in the summer term which will take place at Beckenham Spa.
This term Olive class will be taking part in Forest Club on Friday afternoon.
Times tables tests will take place everyday. Spelling tests take place every Monday. Details of these can be found in your child's homework diary.
If you need to speak to us about anything, then after school when you pick your child up is the best time. You can also leave a message for us at the office and we will get back to you..
Mr Phillips and Mrs Mustafa.