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UKS2 Newsletter – Summer 2 2022

 

Welcome back! We hope you had an excellent half term. A term full of learning and excitement awaits! Our last term of 21/22 and for some last ever at Scotter School!

 

Reminders for the Summer Term 2022

 

  • Please ensure your child is prepared for the weather, whether it be a coat or hat and suntan lotion (hopefully).
  • Children should bring a bottle of water with their name clearly on the bottle.
  • Please make sure that all clothing is named. This makes it easier to return to the correct child.
  • Snacks to be eaten at break time must be healthy.
  • Please remember that children are not allowed to bring toys to school, this includes trading cards or stickers – it causes upset if they are lost or broken.
  • Children are responsible for telling an adult when they need to change their books. Adults and children will work together to select an appropriate book.
  • Children will log their progress in their reading diaries. The diaries will be checked each Friday. Please can adults check their logs and initial.

 

PE days:

  • Kingfisher -Mondays and Fridays.
  • Kestrel – Mondays and Thursdays (Y5 swimming)
  • Fox – Thursdays (Swimming) and Mondays

 

Spellings will be tested on a Thursday and new ones given the same day. Homework will be set on a Friday, due in the following Friday.

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. Please keep an eye on the class page on the website and ClassDojo for updates and learning taking place in the class.

 

 Curriculum Focus for Summer 2 Term 2022

 

❖Fox – properties of shape, position and direction and converting units.

❖Kestrel – ratio(Y6), algebra (Y6), converting units, volume, reasoning and problem solving.

❖Kingfisher – Conversion of units, statistics and ratio and proportion.

❖English – We will be learning about writing to persuade – looking at Greek Mythology Pandora’s Box. We will also be looking at writing to entertain – looking at narrative poetry - The Ilia

❖Science – What are living things and how do you classify them?

❖History – What legacy did the Ancient Greeks leave for us?

❖Computing – How can I programme a physical device? Can I create a successful quiz? How can technology affect health and wellbeing?

❖RE – How do religious and non-religious people express the beliefs/views creatively?

❖PE – What makes a successful athlete, swimming (Y5), How do we win a game of rounders?

❖Music – How does music connect us with the environment?

❖DT – Can I build a scale model of the Parthenon?

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

❖French – ‘Que puis-je dire du passé? What can I say about the past?

 

Diary Dates For Summer 2 2022  

 

  1. 6th June – back to school
  2. 8th June – visit from Mr Eastham for QEHS children
  3. 20th June – Year six moving on transition session
  4. 1st July – transition morning
  5. 8th July - PGL
  6. 11th July – cycle helmet safety
  7. 13th July – Year 6 School council trip
  8. 15th July – school disco
  9. 21st July – Year 6 leavers assembly and disco
  10. 22nd July – Last day of term

 

 

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. 

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