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Fox, Kestrel and Kingfisher Class Newsletter – Summer Term 2 2024

Welcome back to our final term this year and for some their final at Scotter School! We have lots of exciting things ahead to look forward to as well as some special activities for Year 6!


Reminders for Summer Term 2 2024

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, please can you encourage as much reading at home as possible. You may you’re your child to bring sun cream. Please can they leave it in lockers and not share this with other children. Books will be changed when needed. Children should not wear jewellery to school apart from stud earrings.  Year 6 are welcome to wear their leavers hoodies everyday next term.


PE for Kestrel will be Monday and Thursday (year 5 will be swimming on Thursday), Kingfisher will have PE on Monday and Thursday. Fox will have PE on Monday and swim on Thursday.. 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 Summer Term 1 2024

Our History topic this term will be: What legacy did the Ancient Greeks leave for us?

Maths Year 5 – angles, factors, multiples and prime numbers, roman numerals and data.

Year 6 – progression work for year 7.

English – We will be ‘writing to persuade’ and ‘writing to entertain’ using our History topic as a stimulus for writing.

Science – We will be exploring classification with the key question: What are living things and how do you classify them?

RE – We will be learning about a range of religions with our key question- How do religious and non-religious people express their beliefs/views creatively?

PE – we will be working on athletics and rounders skills. (Y5 swimming).

DT – How can you build a scale model of a parthenon?

Computing - How can I programme successfully?

Online safety – How can technology affect health and wellbeing?

PHSE – What do I need to know about the wider world?

French – Me in the World’

Music - How does music connect us with the environment?


Diary Dates for Summer Term 2023


Return to school Monday 3rd June

Monday 17th June- Friday 21st June- Careers Week

Monday 24th June- Sports Day

Friday 28th June- Transition to new class morning

Monday 1st July- Transition to new class afternoon/ Reserve Sports Day

Monday 15th July- Reports sent home

 Thursday 18th July- Year 6 leavers assembly

Thursday 18th July- year 6 leavers Disco

Friday 19th July- Last Day of the year!



Wednesday 4th September 2024 - children return to school


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.