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Welcome to Hares 2020-2021!

 

Welcome to the Hares class page. We are one of two Year 6 classes and there are currently 27 of us. Our teacher is Miss Redpath and our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Hawthorne.

 

Monday and Thursday will be our PE days, so please help us to remember our PE kit on those days.

 

Homework will be given out for English, Spelling, Maths and Arithmetic every Friday via Microsoft TEAMS. It will be due to be completed by a Wednesday We also must gain at least 5 'reads' a week in our reading record. A 'read' counts as a chapter of larger books or the whole book for the smaller ones. Our Reading Records will be checked every Monday.

 

Here in Hares we are fully committed to achieving our very best this year. We have SATs coming up, but we're committed to all our learning experiences - not only the ones we do tests in. Check back here for regular updates of our achievements!

HELLO HARES CLASS!

 

As you know, the last few weeks have been very different to what we are normally used to. Many of us have had to change our daily routine, the way we socialise and how we learn. Believe it or not, it has been very surreal for us teachers too! However, throughout this time, Year 5 Hares and Moles class have WOWED us with their effort and level of learning taking place at home or in school.

 

Here are a few of the examples of work that have WOWED us!

 

Space work

 

History timeline

 

Rainbow

 

Creative writing

 

Creative writing

 

Puzzle Making

 

Above is only a snippet of the amazing work that you have all been doing. I look forward to posting more learning that you complete!

 

It is going to be a tough few weeks for the children as we work to achieve the best they can. If your child is worrying at home, please do not hesitate to contact Miss Redpath. We have several strategies that can help them cope. Let's remind them to try their best, and we'll be proud of them no matter what happens.

 

Thank you for your continued support.

 

Welcome to Hares Class 2019-2020!

 

Our class teacher this year is Miss Redpath and our Learning Support Assistants are Mrs Hawthorne, Mrs Hart, who we share between the other Year 5 Class, Moles. 

Our P.E. days are Monday and Thursday so don’t forget your kit especially trainers as we also need these for our daily mile.

 

Homework will consist of one piece of English, one piece of Maths (on the MyMaths website) and Spelling practice for our weekly tests which will take place on a Monday. Please make sure you read every night and record this in your reading log, we all want to become Word Millionaires and Book Quiz Superstars! This will be given out on a Friday and is to be returned by the following Wednesday. We also we be doing a lot of times table practice so that we are able gain certificates and appear on Mrs Pargeter’s display. This will have a positive impact on all of our Maths learning!

 

Our Science topic for the first half of Spring term is 'Living Things and their Habitats,' where we will be investigating the life cycles of different animals, and learning about the primatologist Jane Goodall. After the February half-term we will look at 'Properties and Changes of Materials.' Hares will be actively carrying out a variety of different experiments especially during science week.

 

Our over-arching topic within our Creative Curriculum is 'Queens, Kings and all important things.' We will be exploring the life and times of keys Monarchs in History and the impact they had on the life we lead today. We will analyse the Tudor dynasty and the significant changes they made to the church and laws in England, whilst also comparing the powers of a Tudor monarch with modern day monarchs.  We are all so excited to go on our living history school trip to Hatfield House this term, so watch this space to see what fantastic adventures we had!

 During the first half of the Spring Term, we will read and analyse the book, 'Wonder,' which will then change to 'The Spiderwick Chronicles,' after the half term holiday.

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