Welcome to Mrs Seagrove’s Class Page
What you will need for the Summer Term …
- Pencil case — ruler, pencils, rubber, blue or black ink pen, spare cartridges, colouring pencils/felt-tip pens — ALL NAMED PLEASE!!
- School bag
- Sports Kit
- Swimming Kit
- Coat (navy sun cap — available from School Uniform Shop if required)
- Suncream 30+ factor (named)
Summer Term 2019
Notices for Parents:
Could anyone wanting to lead a workshop, share experiences or artefacts related to topics, please let Mrs Seagrove know via your child’s message book.
Please ensure your child does not bring toys etc. into school unless it is for a prearranged event i.e a scheduled ‘Show and Share’.
Summer Term Topics
‘Enterprise’ – is the theme for our annual events i.e. Expressive Arts Spectacular, whole school play etc. The children will be honing their thinking skills and focusing on what can be done at a local, national and global level through assemblies, theme days, whole school events and class activities.
– Sounds Spectacular! A new rhythm band called ‘Sounds Spectacular’ is being set up. The band members want to make great music using rhythms and tunes made from everyday items. Dave, the leader of the band needs a sound consultant to help him understand the scientific aspects involved. Can you help?
– The Circle of Life – our amazing planet is teeming with life from the depths of the oceans to the highest mountains. But every living thing is dependent on other living things for its survival. Let’s explore!
– Watching, tending and releasing elvers.
– Fairytales and playscripts:
Beware of the storybook Wolves by Lauren Child
The Pea and the Princess by Mini Grey
The Princess and the Pea by Lauren Child
– Persuasive Writing – Animals in captivity
Zoo by Anthony Browne
Rainbow Bear by Michael Morpurgo
Ice Bear by Nicola Davies
– Traditional poetry by Eleanor Farjeon and Charles Causley
Know how to make friends, try to solve friendship problems when they occur, help others feel part of a group, show respect in how they treat others, know and show what makes a good relationship
– Changing me
Understand that everyone is unique, can express how they feel when change happens, understand and respect the changes that they see in themselves and see in other people, know who to ask for help if they are worried about change, look forward to change.
– Number, place value and sequences, place value in money, area perimeter, co-ordinates, capacity, multiplication and decimals, shape and angles, time, data and division.
Crimes and Punishments
– Development of the system of courts, police and different approaches to punishment from the Anglo-Saxon times to modern day explored sensitively through philosophical enquiry, creative writing, poetry, drama, art and design.
Presentation skills; show and share
…and plenty of creativity, cooking and fun!
Parents: Please preview any website prior to sharing it with your child.
Why not try these activities at home:
A variety of online games which enable you to explore the characteristics of sound.
Medieval Punishment – Simple History on Youtube
Find out about medieval punishing by watching this animated film – not for the fainthearted!
Read ‘You are Awesome: Find your confidence and dare to be brilliant at (almost) anything by Matthew Syed