All details concerning learning this year will appear here on this page.
Please keep looking as more information is made available particularly spelling lists and project homework that will be linked this term to our whole school theme, 'Active Planet' We are very excited about our Active Planet topic in Maple class, with lots of chat about volcanoes, Romans and extreme weather conditions.
We have begun English by writing persuasively, the children had the opportunity to design and advertise their own toy. Thinking about unique selling points, and persuading others to buy their invention. We will then be moving on to look at some Roman army poetry, before writing some fictional 'day in the life' pieces.
In Science we will focusing on sound in the first half term, thinking about how sound is made and how it travels. We will be creating our own cup telephones and using them to conduct some experiments, and test our own theories. In the second half term we will be moving on to looking at electricity, discussing current and conductors and making our own electrical circuits.
In RE we will be looking at other religions, with a specific focus on Islam, thinking about what it means to belong to a religion and how people have different ways of worshipping.
PE will be focusing on athletics, we will be doing; shotput, javelin, long jump, sprinting, long distance running and lots more! We will also be trying to play some rounders, when the sun eventually makes an appearance!
Just as a quick reminder of PE kit, the children will need;
As always, if you have any queries or questions please pop into Maple Class at the end of the day!
To develop a lifelong love of learning and valuable life skills, we aim to support every child to develop a positive learning and life approach. As part of this, you will increasingly become aware of the characteristics of PRIME.
Nelson (our school mascot) accompanies and illustrates each strand of this.
I attach a 'poster' to identify each of the characteristics of PRIME which we will be aiming to develop in every child during their time at Ruishton school. Please see below.
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