Thornhill Primary School

Poppies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Poppies 

Staff members: Mr S Little, Miss C Johnson and Mrs K Eyre

 

A Typical School Day 

 

Morning Job

Phonics

English - including Grammar and Spelling

Break Time

Maths

Lunch Time

Assembly (Monday and Friday)

Foundation Subjects (Art, Computing, Design & Technology, Geography, History, Music, PE, RHE, RE and Science)

Reading Practice

Class Read

Home Time

 

 

Weekly Overview

 

Monday

Reading book bag in school

Spelling test

Homework set and due in the following Monday

Tuesday

Reading book bag in school 

Wednesday

Reading book bag in school

PE Kit to be worn to school

Reading for pleasure book changed

Return reading for pleasure and phonics book

Thursday

Reading book bag in school

Friday 

Reading book bag in school 

PE Kit to be worn to school

Phonics home reading book changed

Termly Overview

Term What we will be covering
Autumn Term

Art - Drawing

Computing  Computing Systems and Networks and Creating Media (digital photography)

Design & Technology - Mechanisms – sliders and levers

Geography - My local area and Tulum, Mexico

History - Events beyond living memory - Great Fire of London

Music - Charanga - Pulse, Rhythm and Pitch

PE - OAA and Multi-skills

RHE - The caring school and Feelings and relationships

RE - Belonging to a community: Where do Jews and Christians belong?  Where do I belong?

Science - Animals including humans (healthy living) and Everyday Materials

Spring Term

Art - Painting

Computing  Programming A (robot algorithms)

Design & Technology - Structure - Freestanding structures

Geography - 

History - Changes in technology

Music - 

PE - 

RHE - 

RE - 

Science - Uses of materials

Summer Term

Art - Printing

Computing  Creating Media (digital music) and Programming B (programming quizzes)

Design & Technology - Food – preparing fruit and vegetables

Geography - World Geography

History - Exploration

Music - 

PE - 

RHE - 

RE - 

Science - Plants and Living things and their habitats

Class Novels

So far this year, we have read the following texts:

 

 

This is our current book that we are using for English.

 

Calendar

Some useful dates

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  • Thursday 7 Mar 24
    World Book Day ?? World Book Day - Thursday 7th March ?? Read more
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  • Tuesday 12 Mar 24
    09:00
    Grimm & Co Lilies
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  • Wednesday 13 Mar 24
    Grimm & Co Roses
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  • Tuesday 19 Mar 24
    15:30 to 17:45
    Key Stage Two Parents' Evening
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  • Wednesday 27 Mar 24
    15:30 to 17:45
    Foundation Stage and Key Stage One Parents' Evening
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  • Thursday 28 Mar 24
    Last day of Term - Finish at 3:15pm
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  • Friday 29 Mar 24
    Good Friday - school closed
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  • Mon 1 Apr 24

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    Fri 12 Apr 24

    Easter Holiday
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  • Monday 15 Apr 24
    Back to school
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  • Wednesday 17 Apr 24
    08:15 to 16:15
    Key Stage 2 Visit - Eden Camp To support their work in History the children will be going to Eden Camp in North Yorkshire on Wednesday 17th April 2024. The camp was originally a Prisoner of War Camp and the buildings have been kept in their original state with the museum constructed inside. Read more
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  • Monday 6 May 24
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    Thu 16 May 24

    Key Stage 2 SATs Week
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    Last day of Term - finish at 3:15pm
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    Half Term
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  • Monday 3 Jun 24
    Back to school
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    Fri 14 Jun 24

    Year 4 Multiplication Check
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    Fri 14 Jun 24

    Phonics Screening
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  • Friday 21 Jun 24
    08:00 to 16:00
    World Music Day More information to follow Read more
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  • Tuesday 9 Jul 24
    15:30 to 17:00
    Parents' Evening - no appointments - view work/meet new teachers
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  • Friday 19 Jul 24
    Last day of Term
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Adding dates to your calendar

Subscribing via Outlook

Follow the relevant instructions below, using the feed address http://thornhillps.greenhousecms.co.uk/ical.ics

Subscribing via Google

  • On your computer, open Google Calendar
  • On the left, next to "Other calendars" click 'Add' Add followed by 'From URL'.
  • Click this button to copy the feed address to your clipboard and paste it into the 'URL of calendar' field
  • Click 'Add calendar'. The calendar will appear on the left side under "Other calendars"
  • It might take up to 12 hours for changes to show in your Google Calendar.

Subscribing via iPhone

Useful Websites to support learning

 

Use Numbots at home so your child can improve their recall and fluency in mental addition and subtraction, so that they move from counting to calculating.  Children should have their log in information in their reading records.  However, please contact us if they are having issues logging in.

Designed for use both in class and at home, our 1-minute maths app helps children build greater number confidence and fluency. It’s all about targeted practice in engaging, one-minute chunks!

 

Times Tables Rockstars is a great way for your child to learn their times tables in a fun way, battling it out with others, beating their previous times and making their way to becoming an ultimate Rock Legend.  Children should have their log in information in their reading records.  However, please contact us if they are having issues logging in.

 

Paint the Squares Number Charts is an interactive way to explore number patterns such as odd and even numbers, counting in multiples from times tables and ten more and ten less.

 

Hit the Button is an interactive maths game with quick fire questions on number bonds, times tables, doubling and halving, multiples, division facts and square numbers.