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Autumn 2

Welcome back to the 2nd and extremely busy term. The beginning of the festive period will soon be upon us and we will be hosting our 2nd UKS2 ran Christmas market 2022.

Reminders for Autumn Term 2022
Each day, children will need suitable uniform according to the weather, water bottles containing water only, healthy snacks for break, reading book and reading diary every day. Books will be changed when needed. Children should not wear jewellery to school apart from stud earrings.
Just a reminder that children will not need to bring in additional stationery or pencil cases as this equipment will be provided and that toys should be left at home.
PE for Kingfisher will be on Monday and Friday. Children are to come to school in their PE kit and trainers on these days to avoid the need to change in school. Earrings need to be either removed for PE or covered in plasters that you can provide please.
Class Dojo is still being used to communicate with parents and there is a contact the teacher form on the class page on the website for you to be able to contact us directly.

Curriculum Focus for Autumn Term 2 2022
Our Geography project this term will be ‘what is trade and how can it be fair?’
Year 6 - Calculating using Knowledge of Structures, Multiples of 1000, Numbers up to 10,000,000, Draw, Compose and Decompose Shape
English – We will be ‘writing to inform’ using our Science topic as a stimulus for writing.
Science – We will be exploring evolution and inheritance – ‘what is meant by evolution and inheritance?’
RE – We will be learning about Islam. Our big question is ‘How do Muslims show that they belong?
PE – We will be working on invasion games and developing our dance skills.
DT – How do we make choices about the food we eat? We will look at healthy, balanced diet and fair trade food.
Computing – Our key questions this term are: Can I design and create an appealing web page? How do I make a model look 3D?
Online safety – We will be learning about copywrite and ownership and how information can be kept private and secure. Our questions include: Can I explain copywrite and ownership? How do I keep my information private and secure online?
PHSE – We will be learning about how to look after ourselves.
French - We will be learning about a French town and what language would be needed to go shopping in France.


Diary Dates for Autumn Term 2022
Monday 31st October – Children return to school.
w/c 14th November – Anti-bullying week
Friday 18th November – Children in Need – non uniform – clothes that make you happy
Monday 28th November – Thursday 1st December – Year 5 Bikeability
Thursday 1st December – Christmas Fair 3.30 – 4.30
Wednesday 14th December – UKS2 Christmas party
Thursday 15th December – Disco
Friday 16th December – last day of term – wear something festive.
As we have learnt, the best made plans sometimes need to change. The above dates may need to be altered but we will do our best to communicate any necessary changes as soon as we are aware.