Welcome to the Junior’s class page!
We have 25 pupils in our junior class, who are taught by Miss Duxbury with the assistance of Mrs Southern. We have a mixed age class with pupils from year 3 to year 6.
Welcome back KS2, I hope you've all been staying safe and well! It's exciting getting back into the classroom and going back to normal lessons again and establishing a daily routine. This half term we have lots of fun, practical and exciting lessons planned to ease the class back into learning and to plug and gaps we identify in knowledge.
Topic lessons- Stone Age to Iron Age
KS2 will learn to construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information by learning about how early man survived in the Stone Age and to understand what humans needed for survival in the Stone Age. They will regularly address and sometimes devise historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference, and significance by learning about Skara Brae and understanding its significance in knowing more about the Stone Age.
Year 3 and 4: Rocks and soils
Compare different kinds of rocks based on their appearance in the context of understanding the difference between natural and human-made rocks and to compare different types of rocks. Group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their simple physical properties in the context of natural rocks and to group rocks based on their properties.
Year 5 and 6: Forces
To explain that unsupported objects fall towards the Earth because of the force of gravity acting between the Earth and the falling object by identifying forces acting on objects. To identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction by identifying forces acting on objects. To identify forces acting on objects.
Children will receive English and maths homework every Friday, this is to be completed for the following Monday. Homework is always based on work children have been doing in school and set to suit their abilities. If something is sent home that a pupil needs more help with, please inform us on the Monday morning so we can do this.
Spellings and times tables
Spellings and times tables are set on Thursday and the children have their test on the following Thursday morning. Children write their spellings in their book and have time to practice in school during the week. They are given times table sheets (with times tables up to 12×) at the beginning of the year. They are to use this to practice at home. While children are given time to practice in school it is important they take the time to practice at home too.
At home maths- these links allow you to access maths activities and text books for the different year group levels using your active learn login details.
https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear3 https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear4 https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear5 https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear6