The Larch Star the Week is:
Alexa has impressed us all with her engaging public speaking this week, when we debated whether Kensuke should leave his island.
Well done Alexa!
Welcome to the summer term! We are looking forward to lots of exciting learning with you this term.
Our PE days will be Monday and Friday so please remember to come to school in PE kit on those days.
In Maths we will be continuing our learning on fractions, focusing on equivalent fractions and fractions of amounts. We will then move onto decimals and learn about tenths.
In our writing lessons this term we will be exploring News Reports. The texts that we will write will link to our class novel Kensuke's Kingdom and will develop skills needed for journalistic writing such as headlines and quotations.
In curriculum lessons we will be focusing on geography and learning lots about the features of mountains and rivers. We will be doing Health and Well being in PSHE, with a focus on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. In music we will be learning about pulse and rhythm, different musical notes and how to play simple tunes.
In PE, we will have a coach in on a Friday afternoon and will be learning cricket skills as well as competing in the Berkshire Virtual School Games.
Mrs Crocker Teacher Bio
Larch class will start the day at 8:40 and finish the day at 3:10. You will come into school and leave school using the Larch classroom back door, which is labelled with 'Larch - Mrs. Crocker'.
Within the next couple of weeks, children will be given a reading book to bring home. We love reading here at The Pines and it would be fantastic if our children could read at home every day!
Our regular PE lessons are on Monday and Friday.
We will do PE outside whenever it is possible. Please make sure your child has suitable outdoor PE kit, including outdoor shoes, in school at all times. PE kits will go home on Fridays to be washed. Children will not be able to borrow spare PE kit.
Read Theory www.readtheory.org/auth/login
Reading Games www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/reading
Spelling Frame - activities to practise spelling patterns and rules www.spellingframe.co.uk/
The Quest of Comma Castle https://gridclub.com/activities/comma-castle
Spelling and Grammar www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar
Times Table Rockstars www.ttrockstars.com/
Top Marks 7-11 www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=16&AgeGroup=3
Radius of the Lost Arc www.gridclub.com/activities/radius-of-the-lost-arc
Maths Playground -you'll need paper ready for your working out!
Problem Solving and Reasoning
Nrich - mathematical games and problems