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Spring Term 2024

Hazel Class: Mrs Caldecott (Mon-Wed)

Mrs Tranter (Thurs-Fri)



Birch Class: Miss Hickman

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Spring 2024


We are looking forward to focusing on two wonderful texts with the children this term.  For the first half term we will be reading ‘Stone Age Boy’ by Satoshi Kitamura. We will be writing our own adventure stories, and a non-chronological report. For the second half term, we will be reading ‘Big Blue Whale’ by Nicola Davies and focusing our poetry skills, letter writing and creating infromation texts. Alongside this, we have weekly 'Pathways to Read' lessons where we will be reading ‘The Iron Man’ by Ted Hughes and 'This Morning I Met a Whale' by Michael Morpurgo. These whole class reading sessions are designed to really expand the children's reading skills and develop their comprehension and understanding of the texts they encounter. 

Here is the overview of books we will be reading as a stimulus for our English lessons:

Stone Age Boy.jfif                                                                Big Blue Wale.jfif                                  

            Stone Age Boy by Satoshi Kitamura                                                        The Big Blue Whale by Nicola Davies

iron man.jpg                                                                             This morning I met a Whale.jfif

The Iron Man by Ted Hughes                               This Morning I Met a Whale by Michael Morpurgo


For the beginning of this term we will be continuing with multiplication and division, focusing on multiplying and dividing 2-digit numbers by a 1-digit number, using times tables knowledge and formal written methods. This will be followed by a unit of work on measurements where the children will learn how to measure length in m, cm and mm and also compare lengths, solve problems and measure the perimeter of 2D shapes. The final part of the spring term will see the children exploring fractions, mass and capacity.

Don't forget to practise, practise and practise those times tables!

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To play games relating to the topics we will cover in Maths lessons this term, click on the words highlighted below. 

Spring Term Topics

Multiplication and Division


Please find Spring Curriculum Letter below. This will give you a greater insight into what we are covering this term. 



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Set on Google Classroom on a Friday and is to be completed by the following Wednesday.




We will set a weekly list on the Google Classroom. These will be tested in school the following Friday.


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 Please try to read as much as you can, each day if possible.
 Reading books can be returned to school when you have finished reading them and exchanged for a new one.


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