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Welcome to Maple Class

Your children are taught by Mrs Rich.

We are also very lucky to have Mrs Walker in our class - all day Monday to Friday 

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Mrs Rich - Class Teacher

Maple Class - Key Stage 2 2017-2018
Welcome back!

English - Autumn

This half term we are looking at reading a narrative story and changing parts to make our own new story.

Our Class Author -

Anne Fine

We will be looking at different stories written by her over the next term.

Key Information

Monday

  • - New spellings sent home
  • - New maths challenge
  • - Homework sent home - due Thursday

Wednesday

  • - PE kit needed

Friday

  • - Spellings test

*Reading Champions and Maths Passports to be sent in daily*

Science - Rocks and Soils

How are rocks made? What is in the soil? What is the difference between natural and man made rocks?

Our science this half term will involve lots of investigating the local area to answer such questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths

Our first term in Maple class will focus on heavily on place value, addition and subtraction. Children will be learning how to understand the values of each digit in 3 and 4 digit numbers.

We will be learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables. These tables are essential for year 3 and all children are expected to know them by the time they leave this class.

Ancient Egyptians

Our new topic this half term is all about Ancient Egypt. We now that the children will love independently exploring this topic to find out about mummies, pyramids and the River Nile. If you or a family member have ever been here then please bring us pictures or anything interesting to share.

Cinema trip

Watch this space... more information to follow shortly.

Online Safety

The staff at Dallam are huge advocates of what an amazing tool the big wide web is. We are showing the children in Maple class how to use features such as email and blogging in a safe and controlled environment. However, we know that there is much more at their fingertips. Please have a read through the links below that the Maple team have put together for you. If you need any advice or to discuss matters further please see us any day at hometime.

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/talking-your-child-staying-safe-online/

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Websites

Here are some useful and reccomended websites that you can look at with your child at home.

Maths -

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers

http://www.multiplication.com/games/all-games

English -

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/literacy/index.htm

Science -

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/

If you would like any help or further information then please feel free to ask at the end of the school day.

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