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P.E is on a Wednesday afternoon. However, please ensure that your p.e kit is in school every day, as the timetable may change. Also, you will need to make sure that your kit is suitable for outdoor weather.

 

Homework is usually set on Thursday and will be expected in by the following Tuesday in order for it to be marked. You will receive a piece of homework relating to Literacy and one piece related to Maths each week.

 

Reading Records are checked every Friday.  We aim for children to read at least twice  each week to an adult, but children should be encouraged to read every day. Please sign reading records to indicate this. There will be a reading track in class for your child to complete.

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Assessment week and National SATs will be during the week commencing 14th May.

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Welcome Back!

We hope all you Badgers had a relaxing and peaceful holiday, and are now ready to do lots of wonderful learning.

We are looking forward to a super term together.

From the Badger Team.

Times Tables help

If you would like to help in class on a regular basis, please pop in and speak to one of the team members, who will kindly help arrange this for you.  

Fractions, Decimals and percentages

This term we will be learning all about the Anglo– Saxons.  Anglo-Saxon sagas are stories that mix references to real events with characters and events from Anglo-Saxon legends. They were told to entertain people, particularly at feasts which involved lots of eating and drinking late into the night! They also had another important purpose in that the characters and the plot contain important messages about Anglo-Saxon culture, such as the value that they placed on courage, repaying debts and loyalty to ones clan. Beowulf is the longest epic poem in Old English, the language spoken in Anglo-Saxon England before the Norman Conquest. It is one of the most famous works of Anglo-Saxon poetry, and tells the breath-taking story of a struggle between the hero, Beowulf, and a bloodthirsty monster called Grendel.

There are many versions of this poem, but we will be reading the Micheal Morpurgo version. It is translated from the Anglo Saxon period.

Within Topic, we will be looking at 'Viking vs Anglo-Saxons'. We will go on a fascinating journey of discovery as we find out about the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the kingdom of England and how England became a unified country. We will explore where the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings came from, how they fought for territory and power, and how their fighting ultimately led to the kingdom of England we know today.

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This term we will be studying the book 'Beowulf' written by Michael Murpurgo. There will be copies avaliable in class, but you are welcome to bring your own in if you wish.

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