Our topic this half term is called 'At the Railway' and we are very excited to be coninuing with
topic Fridays. During this time we will be Historians and are looking forward to learning about
George Stephenson, a famous engineer. We will also be visiting the National Railway Museum
in York to compare and contrast travelling by train in the past and in the present.
Soon, we will be handing out our Home Learning Journals. In this, you will receive a weekly
Maths activity. You will also be given 5 weekly spellings to practise at home which will be
incorporated into your child’s learning that week.
Reading – It is so important that you hear your child read daily to support their fluency and
understanding. Please sign their 100 read challenge if they have read to you for a period of 10
#30things – We have exciting new experiences on our #30things for you and your
child to share! Awards are available for those who can complete all 30!
Home learning needs to be returned by Wednesday and new homework will be given out on a
Reading at home and home learning is vital to the progression of your child.
Important dates for your diary
12th November - Anti-bullying week
16th November - Children in Need
19th November - Plum trip to National Railway Museum
21st November - Cherry Trip to National Railway Museum
21st December - School closes
7th January - School re-opens
Class of 2018/19
Plum class National Railway Museum
Class of 2017/18
Scientist for a day.
As part of their topic work, Year 1 visited York National Railway Museum where they had a workshop on George Stephensons Rocket.
Year 1 took a trip to Leeds City Museum as part of their Science Topic work on animals.
Class of 2016/17
Year 1 have been on their end of the year trip to Filey and although the sun did not shine the children had a fab time as you can see by the smiles on the childrens faces.
As part of our Topic on plants in Summer Term 1, we visited Skelton Grange where we investigated plant life in the pond. We learnt all about germination and we saw Howard the 100 year old tree.
As part of our Topic we visited Newmillerdam where we searched for the characters' homes, built a den for a character and went on a scavenger hunt.
Class of 2015/16
A trip to Oakwell Hall