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Last week, your child brought home a year 3/4 spelling list (A4 sheet). This comprises all of the words that your child should be able to spell accurately by the end of Year 4. We have sent this home just for your records and to inform you of the expectations for the end of the …

LKS2 Exit Point 18.7.19 | 15 Jul 2019

Just a reminder that this Thursday (18.7.19) is the Year 3/4 exit point. As part of this day, the children will be dressing up as evacuees. A letter was sent out earlier this half term, informing parents of suggestions for dressing up. Those children who are school dinners will be receiving a WW2 themed school …

This half term, our topic is made up of a book study (The Bear and the Piano) and a local history study of WW2. As our entry point, the children learnt about the key events of WW2. They worked as groups to develop a sense of chronology;organising events from the war in the correct order. …

This afternoon, Red Kites took some time out to celebrate the wonderful topic entries that have been created this half term. As this half term’s topic has been a book study with a musical twist alongside a local history study (WW2), there were a whole host of different examples. We had gas masks, performances, posters, …

Please can we remind all children in Years 3 and 4 that tomorrow (10.7.19) is our Muddy Puddle Day. We are hoping for sunshine but will be going out come rain or shine. Therefore please can we ask all children to come wearing suitable footwear, (we will be on the banks so wellies are preferable) …

LKS2 have their last Muddy Puddle day of this academic year on Wednesday 10th July. Obviously with it being summer, we are hoping for some sunshine. However, with the glorious British weather we can never be sure! We will be going outside come rain or shine so please can we ask that all children come …

This week is a themed week in school based around the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects. The focus is ‘To Infinity and Beyond!’ As part of this, the children will be finding out about the wonders of the Solar System. This morning, Red Kites did just that! The children researched the planets in groups …

As part of our work on shape, the children took part in a carousel of activities linked to our work on turns and angles. The children found  right angles in the local environment, identified right angles in shapes, completed right angle investigations and worked with their teachers to deepen their understanding. Here are some pictures …

This morning, Red Kites celebrated the wonderful array of topic homework completed last half term. The children had created a variety of different homeworks including posters, models and replica artefacts. Some found out about their family history and some even visited archaeological sites! We all learnt something new and took away some ideas for what …

LKS2 Discover the Early Years of Man – Stone Age to Iron Age! | 24 May 2019

This week we were joined by the Tempus Fugit Theatre Company who came in to deliver our exit point. An archaeologist led us through a journey in time from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. We sang songs, looked at replica artefacts and even got to dress up in clothes that would have been …
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