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Welcome to Garnet!


 

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Mrs. Randall and Mrs. Woodall are the adults in Garnet Class and look forward to helping the children with their learning.

 

This term our topic is The Amazing Americas! This will be Geography based, looking at maps, human and physical geography and similarities and differences. We will also be studying the American artist, Jackson Pollock and creating some of our own massive works of art!

 

In Writing, we will be creating our own texts linked to newspaper writing; letter writing; writing persuasively; biography writing; writing in the style of an argument; and a cinquain poem.

In Guided Reading, we will be consolidating our skills in comprehension; inference; vocabulary; prediction; answering different question types.
In Maths, we will be learning about: measurement; statistics; fractions; percentages; shape; multiplication and division.

 

Computing is all about Computer Science: Digital Content-Multimedia and Programming & Coding.

In Science, we will be focusing on plants and animals.
 

In Geography and History we will be looking at maps and the locality of our school, linking it to the history of our school.

In PE, we will be doing
cricket, tennis, athletics, lacrosse and handball.

In R.E we will be learning about Hinduism and Learn4Life is all about healthy and varied diets; healthy bodies and healthy minds.


P.E Times:
Monday and Thursday.
Please ensure that your child has a change of t-shirt, shorts and suitable P.E. shoes on these days.


 
Homework:
Children are expected to read daily and practice times tables and given spellings. Optional topic homework will be given once a term, including 'chatter topics', which are ideas for conversations around the children's learning [see 'Homework Summer 1’ sheet below].
 
Drop off/pick up:
All children are to be accompanied by an adult to the KS2 gate in the mornings and to be collected from the hall doors in the afternoons. Please wait with your child/children until the gates are opened at 8:45am.

 

 

Curriculum overview and key vocabulary 

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Jackson Polock inspired art

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Creme Egg Challenge! We wrote instructions and then followed them!

Creme Egg Challenge! We wrote instructions and then followed them! 1
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Creme Egg Challenge! We wrote instructions and then followed them! 3
Creme Egg Challenge! We wrote instructions and then followed them! 4
Creme Egg Challenge! We wrote instructions and then followed them! 5
Creme Egg Challenge! We wrote instructions and then followed them! 6
Creme Egg Challenge! We wrote instructions and then followed them! 7

Take One Note

Take One Note 1
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Take One Note 3
Take One Note 4
Take One Note 5

Christmas decorations

Christmas decorations 1
Christmas decorations 2
Christmas decorations 3
Christmas decorations 4

Stone Age Wow Day!

Stone Age Wow Day! 1
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Stone Age Wow Day! 3
Stone Age Wow Day! 4
Stone Age Wow Day! 5
Stone Age Wow Day! 6
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Online safety

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Garnet class visited the Cyber Cafe website to help them learn about different aspects of online safety. They had to complete tasks about making profiles, using chat rooms and receiving messages from unknown senders. We also talked about being SMART online (Safe, Meeting, Accepting, Reliable, Tell).

What would you do?

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No pens day Wednesday! Maths games!

No pens day Wednesday! Maths games! 1
No pens day Wednesday! Maths games! 2
No pens day Wednesday! Maths games! 3
No pens day Wednesday! Maths games! 4
No pens day Wednesday! Maths games! 5

Cross-curricular writing

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Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds - a guide dog came to visit!

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds - a guide dog came to visit! 1

RE day - Judaism

RE day - Judaism 1
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Junk model homes through the ages!

Junk model homes through the ages! 1
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Junk model homes through the ages! 4

Caveman paintings using mud and sticks!

Caveman paintings using mud and sticks! 1
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Caveman paintings using mud and sticks! 3

Caveman shelter building!

Caveman shelter building! 1
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