Leigh Primary School

 Wolves

Dear All,

Welcome to Wolves Class Page.

Welcome back to school and the 2nd part of the Autumn term, I do hope that you all had a fantastic half term break. This page is intended to give a break down of our learning expectations over the course of the term, information about homework, equipment checklists and other parental information. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me and I will respond as soon as possible. My email address is victoria.short@leigh.kent.sch.uk 

 

 To try and make sure that we are COVID-Secure, our school day begins at 8.40am - your children will be collected from the Green, due to safety precautions in the school we ask that parents do not come into school. We do ask that all parents if possible wear a mask on drop off and collection times. 

Collection will be at 3.10pm - again from the same coned area on the green. 

On arrival into school we are asking that all children wash and sanitise their hands.  They will do this at regular points throughout the day and their tables will also be disinfected regularly.   If you would like to have their own personal bottle of hand sanitiser, they may bring it in and place it on their table for use throughout the day. 

As the children are in year 6, they are now role models to the rest of the school, therefore I expect them to be smartly dressed at all times.  They need to be wearing a tie every day and it is not acceptable for their jumpers to be tied around their waist.  

On a Tuesday this term we are having PE lessons, I am requesting that all children wear their school PE kit into school in the morning.  This eliminates the risk of it being cross contaminated by others if they inadvertently brush past it, it also reduces the need to change in class and thus helps privacy for our children. 

I fully expect all of the children to complete the homework that I set and I also expect that they will continue to read widely - including challenging and excellent quality texts.  For information on further books to read please look at our school website.  

I also expect children to continue learning their times tables and equivalent division facts throughout the year at home - this will help them immensely in their maths and also encourage them to be independent learners. 

In class we are studying the story "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare, a lot of our English work will be based on this text, I hope that your child enjoys it. 

In preparation for our next class text that we are using in English, "Northern Lights" by Phillip Pullman.  If possible can every child have their own copy.  As it is a long and complicated book, we will be spending some time reading it and understanding it before we start doing work about it.  It may help your child to watch the BBC series "His Dark Materials" which is based on the same  book.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000b1v0/his-dark-materials-series-1-1-lyras-jordan

Spellings will be given out on a Monday and the test will be the following Monday.  Your child will be in a group that will help to develop their learning of spelling and vocabulary and it will be of a suitable level for your child.  Your child must learn these spellings, however it is imperative that they also learn these words and when to use and apply them in their work.  Therefore as part of their learning, I expect all children to write a sentence with the word correctly used in. 

 

 

Please click here for a copy of the Wolves Class Curriculum Leaflet for this Term

Have a fantastic term,

Mrs Short