Farmborough Church Primary School

Farmborough Church
Primary School

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Foxes

 

Welcome to Foxes' Class

2021-22

Class Teachers: Mrs Endean and Ms McGuinness     

Class Teaching Assistant: Miss Cahalan

Mrs Endean will be teaching on Mondays and Tuesdays

Ms McGuinness Wednesdays, Thursday and Fridays

 We hope you all had a fantastic summer break and are ready and raring to start the new school year!

 

This term we will be learning all about the

Stone Age up to the Iron Age.

 

 

Click here to see our Topic Web to see what we will be learning over the next two terms and the questions we would like to find the answers to.

 

Our class reader is the amazing Wolf Brother:

Thousands of years ago, a powerful and malevolent force conjured a demon: a demon so evil that it could only be contained in the body of a ferocious bear, a demon determined to destroy the world. Only one boy can stop it ...

 

 Here are some really useful links to learn more about our topic:

Some useful information about this year:

P.E. will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays - please come to school in your P.E. kit.

Homework will be given out on Wednesdays and handed in on Tuesdays.

Spelling words will be given out on Mondays and tested on Fridays. Your child's spelling words are taken from Purple Mash. A spelling quiz is set as a 'To Do' and is part of your child's homework. 

Times Tables will be practised throughout the week and tested on Fridays.

 

Doodle Maths: Your child now has a subscription to Doodle Maths and we recommend that they spend 10 minutes a day using Doodle Maths to practise numeracy skills. 

 

Hero of the Week

Your children have been asked to think about a hero: dead, alive, known personally, do not know personally, who they admire and respect. We would like them to talk to the class about this person for a couple of minutes - they can use a Powerpoint, photographs, objects to assist them with this.  Confidence in speaking out loud to an audience is something we like to develop in our children.

Here is the rota for the year.

SPECIAL REMINDERS

Home-school books need to be completed each week and signed by an adult.

Please can you ensure that all clothes and equipment are named or labelled.  Thank you.

 

Additional activities: 

  • Books for Topics have amazing links to free readings of lots of really popular books. 
  • The Book Trust have some amazing activities available, including authors reading their books allowed and illustrators teaching you how to draw.
  • NRICH has lots of interesting Maths activities and challenges, as does I see Maths