It is a pleasure to welcome you to Palm Class, on this page we have useful information including important dates, what we are learning, messages to parents, homework and pictures of some of our learning. If you have any questions please talk to me Mrs Steer, Mrs Gillespie, our TA in Palm or Mr Khan, our trainee teacher. Look out for further messages about events in school and thank you for your support this year. Palm Class are also very lucky to have Mrs Smith and Mrs Purdue teach them on Wednesday Afternoons.
Reading Champions 18.1.2019 Well done to the following Reading Champions-
George Bella Grace G Caleb Evie Thomas Katie Lily M Keiki Maddie William J Maysie H Ollie Ava Lily B
Grace MWell done to all these children, 15 out of 23 in the class who read 3 times over the last week. Good effort you guys! Hopefully you can see how your hard work is paying off and increasing your reading level. It is so important the children do read on 3 occasions at home, so please try to build it into your weekly routine. We would be really grateful.
Important Messages PE Our PE days for the Spring Term are Mondays and Fridays
Spring Term Literacy - We are going to be exploring a variety of different topics in Literacy. We will be looking at poetry. We will be exploring some different types of poems including cinquain and free verse. We will be writing all about our new Egyptian topic too creating newspaper and developing our role play skills. We will be looking closely into the author Roald Dahl and getting some inspirations for writing. We will continue our guided work too, reading as part of a group, comprehension, spelling with prefixes and suffixes and looking at some different homophones.
Numeracy- In numeracy we will be building up our methods of written multiplication and problem solving with this too. We will be starting to develop our understanding of fractions too.
Science -In science we will be learning about forces and magnets. We will be continuing to extend our knowledge and practise our working scientifically skills of observing, predicting and concluding.
History- We are going to be focusing on the Egyptians.
Geography- We will be focusing on Geography in Spring 2
Art- We are going to be making our art very cross-curricular this term all about the Egyptians, making masks, looking at mosaic and even trying to attempt some DT designing and making too.
Computing-We are going to be using purple mash to develop our complex coding skills. We will be designing and de-bugging algorithms.
PE- We are going to be continuing with our dance and gymnastics. Choreographing and making dances and also using the apparatus to make gymnastic sequences.
Music- The long-awaited SING-UP with Mrs Monteeth will begin. RE- We will be focusing on How should we live and who can inspire us.
Ways you can help If you would like to be a parent helper please contact either Mrs Steer or the school office. Read with your child for 5 to 10 minutes every day Ask the children questions about stories that you are reading to them. Tell the children the time and show them an analogue clock to help them become familiar with the time. Ask children to help you to count out money and ask for change Websites to help... Purple Mash Top Marks Maths Games Primary Maths Games Username- silsoels1 Password - silsoels1
We are a values based school Silsoe Church of England Lower School, Chestnut Avenue, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4GP Tel: 01525 860247