Horse Chestnut

Our class teacher is Miss Evans.

Welcome To Our Class

Welcome to Horse Chestnut class. We have lots of interesting and exciting things to learn about this year. Here you will find more information on what we are learning each term.

Organisational Information

DayHomework PEReadingOther
Monday Read at home. Sign in diary.Bring reading book and
reading diary to school
Water bottle
TuesdayRead at home. Sign in diary.

Bring reading book and
reading diary to school
Water bottle

Wednesday
Read at home. Sign diary.

Bring reading book and
reading diary to school
Water bottle
ThursdayRead at home. Sign diary.
Bring in CGP book

Swimming kit
Bring reading book and
reading diary to school
Water bottle

FridayHomework set:
– Maths – CGP book.
– Reading – 5 home reads
– SUMDOG
Bring reading book and
reading diary to school
Water bottle
Read count, homework set

Key dates for our class this term

DateTheme and Events
19th February History theme
26th FebruaryRE theme
4th March History theme
11th March Science theme
18th MarchDT theme
25th March DT theme

Home Learning

SPaG – SUMDOG

Reading – Quizzing for Accelerated Reader

Maths – set pages in CGP book

Term – Spring 2

TopicLong, Long Ago: Time Travelling

Week 1 – History: The three sieges of Newark

I will use a range of sources to explore the three sieges of Newark.

I will answer historically valid questions to understand the three sieges of Newark.

I will make connections overtime to develop my understanding of the three sieges of Newark.

Week 2 – RE: Christianity

Can discuss why religious believers put value on specific artefacts and images.

Know key information and understand specific vocabulary about Christianity.

Represent key information and specific vocabulary that shows understanding about Christianity.

Week 3 – History: Restoration of King Charles II

I will use a range of sources to understand how Charles II became king.

I will use a range of sources understand the changes Charles II made in Britain.

I will make connections overtime to compare the restoration period to today.

Week 4 – Science

I will know the impact of resistance on moving objects.

I will know the impact of levers on lifting objects. 

I will know the impact of pulleys on lifting objects. 

Week 5 – DT

I will research hats worn by the Cavaliers and Roundheads during the Civil War era.

I will design a hat worn during the Civil War era that meets a design brief.

I will measure fabric accurately.

I will use templates, Tailor’s chalk and fabric scissors to accurately cut out fabric.

Week 6 – DT

I will use a running stitch to join pieces of fabric together.

I will make a hat worn during the Civil War era that meets a design brief.

I will evaluate how successful the hat was that would be worn during the Civil War era.

E-safety

  • Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)
  • Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Net-aware (support for parents and carers from the NSPCC)

Homework Attendance School Calendar School council