Class 8 2021 - 2022

Mrs Jarvis

Class 8

Welcome to Class 8. My name is Mrs Jarvis and I am the Class 8 Teacher.

I’ve have been extremely proud of how hard everyone has been working in class 8 so far.  I think Everyone is going to really enjoy our theme ‘Spies’ this half term.

Keep up the hard work!

In English the theme will be ... Spies!

In English this half term we will be using the text ‘Alex Rider, Stormbreaker’ by Anthony Horowitz and ‘006 and a bit’ by Kes Gray and Nick Sarratt’

  • Explanation
  • Biography
  • Adventure Stories

There will also be additional writing opportunities including letters, Persuasion and Non-chronological reports.

Year 5/6 Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation

Guided Reading


In Class 8 We are reading:


explorer(1).jpgThe Explorer by Katherine Rundell.


Alex rider.jpg        Alex Rider by Anthony Horowitz


Maths : To see what we are learning about in Maths look at our newsletter.  You can find it in the 'Files to download' section of this page. 

Other Lessons:

History: The Ancient Maya

 Design Tech: Fairground Rides

PE: Sports Coach - Dance

Science: Separating Mixtures

Music: Jazz (Bossa Nova and Swing)

RE: What religions say when life gets hard.

ICT – Spreadsheets

French: Food Glorious Food

PSHE: Don’t Forget to Let Love in.


Indoor kit will be needed on Friday for the Sports Coach (School Yellow PE top, black shorts, trainers or pumps) Football tops will not be allowed. Year 5 will also need an indoor kit on a Wednesday. 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.


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

English and Maths: Year 5: Have been set a Maya project this half term. The information is saved on our class page on the website.

Reading: Please listen to your child read at home and sign their Reading Record. We would like children to read at home at least 3x per week.  Reading Records will be checked every week and we aim to listen to children read in school once per week.

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