Explorers 2022 - 2023

Mrs Johnson

Welcome to Explorers   Year 4 & 5

Your class teacher is Mrs Johnson


Autumn 1- Who were the  Anglo Saxons?

This half term we will be exploring the Anglo Saxons, investigating how they ruled, what they believed in and looking in greater detail at their daily lives. We will explore Alfred the Great and the influence he had. 

Class Trip: On Monday 19th September, we will be visiting Norton Priory for the day to take part in an Anglo Saxon Workshop. The cost per child will be £7 to be paid to the school office. A permission slip will be sent out shortly. 

In English, we will be exploring 'The Queen of the Falls' alongside our Reading text, 'Good night stories for Rebel Girls'

In Maths, we will further our knowledge of Place Value, Addition and Subtraction.



Key information:

P.E- AUTUMN 1, Explorers will be taking part in weekly tennis lessons every TUESDAY. They will need a full P.E kit (yellow school top, black shorts and pumps/trainers) Our LFC sessions on THURSDAY will continue. Your child's P.E kit must remain in school.

Home Reading- Reading books and diaries must be in school daily. Please read with your child every night and sign their diary. 

Reading books will be changed on a Friday, or when appropriate. Your school book bag must be in school every day. 


Homework- Homework will be given every MONDAY. Children will have a set of 10 weekly spellings which they will write into their homework book and practice daily. Their spelling test will be on a FRIDAY. A Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar activity will be given each MONDAY. 

Alongside this, children will use their times tables book to practise times tables each week. Times table tests will be on a FRIDAY. 

Homework club is available on a WEDNESDAY lunchtime if your child needs some support or time to complete their homework.

TimesTable Rockstars- Your child will be given a login to use at home and in school. Please ensure your child practises at home. WHO WILL BE THE WEEKLY ROCK HERO... COULD IT BE YOU?

Your child needs to bring in a water bottle containing only water every day and a snack of fruit if desired. 


Important links

Times Tables Rock Stars (ttrockstars.com)

KS2 - BBC Bitesize

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St Augustine's Catholic Primary School

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