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Owl Class Newsletter – Summer Term 2023


Reminders for Summer Term 2023


Please can you make sure your child has a coat and a sunhat at school every day as the weather is so changeable and a sunny morning can often change to a rainy afternoon.  We like to take advantage of our lovely outdoor area and encourage the children to explore and investigate in the fresh air as much as possible whatever the weather (within reason!). 

Please ensure your child has a named bottle filled with water with them each day.

Reading diaries will be sent home, and new eBooks assigned, on Fridays. Please return Reading Diaries to school on Mondays.

We will be sharing poems and favourite stories on Mondays, and on Wednesdays we will be celebrating children’s out of school achievements, so please send any trophies or certificates in on Wednesdays.

On P.E. days children need to come to school on these days in their P.E. kit. This term our P.E. days will be Monday and Thursday.     

Updates will continue to be uploaded to ClassDojo, so please remember to check for updates. If you need to get in touch with me, please message me directly on ClassDojo. If you would prefer to email, my email address can be found using the contact box on our class page on the school website.


Curriculum Focus for Summer Term 2022


Maths – In Maths we will be using rekenreks and consolidating the work we have done this year.

English – We will continue to focus on using capital letters, full stops, finger spaces when writing sentences.

History - We will be learning about the history of seaside holidays.

Science – We will be learning about animals that live under water.

R.E. – We will be learning about creation stories and beliefs about the natural world.

P.E. – In P.E. we will be doing athletics and gym.

Art – We will be using different skills to complete a collage of an underwater scene.

Music – We will be consolidating what we have learned this year in our Reflect, Rewind and Replay unit.

P.S.H.E We will be learning about ways that we can look after our wellbeing.


Diary Dates for Summer Term 2023


Monday 5th June: Return to school.

Thursday 15th and Friday 16th June: Rhubarb Theatre in school working with children.

Monday 26th June: Sports Day.

Friday 30th June: Transition Morning.

Monday 3rd July: Reserve Sports Day

Friday 7th July: Disco (this has changed from the one shared at the beginning of the year due to the Y6 residential).

Monday 17th July: Reports out – if you wish to discuss them, please contact your child’s class teacher.

Friday 21st July: Last day of the academic year.


Wednesday 6th September: 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.