Class 8 2019 - 2020

Miss D'Anzi

Class 8

Welcome to Class 8!

A Message from Miss D'Anzi
Welcome to Class 8 and the Upper Juniors! In year 5 (and 6), there are many exciting opportunities and tough challenges to face, but I’m sure everyone will work hard this year.

 

Our Topic for this half term:

Explorers

History: The Ancient Maya

Art and Design: Central and South American art and artists and Mayan art

PE:  Netball and basketball

RE: Why do some people believe God exists? 

Science: Evolution and Inheritance

PSHE: 'Get Heartsmart'

ICT: Mayan Research 

Outdoor Kit (School Yellow PE top, black shorts/jogging bottoms in any colour and trainers/black pumps) will be needed on a Thursday for Netball.

Indoor Kit (School Yellow PE top, black shorts and pumps) will be needed on a Monday for Basketball.

Please note PE kit can be left in school for the half term.
It is important that children have their PE kit ready for lessons as children who do not have kit in school will lose golden time.  


Homework

English and Maths: Homework will be set on a Friday and is due in on Wednesday. Please help your child to hand their homework in on time as children with late homework will lose golden time.

Spelling: Children will be set spellings on a Thursday to be tested the following Thursday

Reading: Children in year 5 should be reading regularly at home.

We will listen to children read in school at least once a week. Reading books must be brought into school every day and will be checked regularly. Please listen to your child read at home and make comments in their reading record.

For more detailed information on what we will be doing this half term please take a look at our class newsletter.

Useful Websites

  • BBC Bitesize - A primary school resource for children studing Key Stage 2 Maths, English and Science, featuring game activities and tests.

  • Thinkuknow - If you are 8, 9 or 10, I bet you probably like to use the computer for fun. Why not take a look at this website to help you go on the internet in a safe way and know who to talk to if you are worried.

  • Times Tables Rockstars - Login and play to earn coins!

Files to Download

Class 8: News items

Tour of Britain, by Mr Wright

Freddy Fit!, by Mr Wright

Class 8: Gallery items

Little Gardeners, by Mrs Kime

Class 7 and 8 Freddy Fit, by Miss D'Anzi

Class 8: Calendar items

Individual School Photo's, by Mrs Kobyra

Macmillan Coffee Morning, by Mr Wright

Parents' Evening, by Mr Wright

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