Thornhill Primary School

Roses

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Roses

Staff members: Mrs V Davies, Mrs C Gregory and Miss R Kauser

 

A Typical School Day 

 

Morning Job

Reading Comprehension

English - including Grammar and Spelling

Break Time

 

Maths

Lunch Time

 

Assembly (Monday, Tuesday and Friday)

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

Class Read

Home Time

 

Weekly Overview

 

Monday

Reading Book in school - book changing day

PE Kit to be worn to school 

Spelling Test

Homework Set (Spelling and Maths) and due in the following Monday 

Tuesday

Reading Book in school 

Wednesday

Reading Book in school

Thursday

Reading Book in school - book changing day

PE Kit to be worn to school 

Friday 

Reading Book in school

Termly Overview

Term What we will be covering
Autumn Term

Art - Drawing

Computing  Computing Systems (Communication and Collaboration) and Creating Media (Web page creation).

Design & Technology - Mechanical systems - Cams 

Geography - Economic activity of the UK

History - Vikings and Anglo Saxons

Languages - Spanish

Music - Charanga- Happy and Classroom Jazz 2

PE - Rounders, Multiskills, Dance and Gymnastics

RHE - The Caring School, Growing Up, Emotions and Transition to Secondary School

RE - Beliefs and Actions in the World: Can Christian Aid, Khalsa Aid and Islamic Relief change the world?

Science - Light and Electricity

Spring Term

Art - Painting 

Computing - Programming A (Variable in games) and Data and Information (Introduction to Spreadsheets).

Design & Technology - Textiles – Combining different fabric shapes

Geography - Economic Activity of the UK

History - World War II

Languages - Spanish

Music - Charanga- A New Year Carol and Drumming

PE - Fitness, Dodgeball, Football and Quicksticks

RHE - Growing Up- Responsibilities

RE - Muslims and Christians: Who is inspiring?

Science - Living things (classification) and Evolution and inheritance

Summer Term

Art - Printing

Computing  Creating Media (3D modelling) and Programming B (Sensing Movement)

Design & Technology - Eletrical systems - Monitoring and control or Microbit

Geography - Sustainability

History - World War II

Languages - Spanish

Music - Drumming

PE - Kwik Cricket, Basketball, Tennis and Athletics

RHE - The Ups and Downs of Puberty and The World of Drugs and Keeping Safe Online

RE - Religions in the Local Community: What will make our town a more respectful place?

Science - Animals including humans (circulatory system) and Human Development

Class Novels

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

    
In our VIPERS reading sessions, we have read a couple of chapters from this book. 

On National Poetry Day, the children read a variety of poems from this book. 

 

 

In our VIPERS reading sessions, we have read a couple of chapters from this book.  

In our VIPERS reading sessions, we have read a couple of chapters from this book. 

This is our current class read. 

 

For World Book Day this year, we have read 'There's a Rang-Tan in My Bedroom' which highlights the dangers that animals face in the rainforest.

 

Calendar

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Useful Websites to support learning

 

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. 

 

IXL helps students master essential skills at their own pace through fun and interactive questions, built in support and motivating awards. There are a variety of questions based on the skills needed for Year 6 aswell as some games based on these skills. There is also an English section once you have navigated to the website. 

 

BBC Education have produced a whole host of materials for KS2.  Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English.   Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online.  Some aspects require a subscription.

 

CrickWeb provides a  range of English games and activities.

 

Scratch is a great way for children to learn and practice their programming skills. Scratch promotes computational thinking and problem solving skills; creative teaching and learning; self-expression and collaboration.