Welcome to Beech Class

Mr Shiles

Homework

You can now download the class HOMEWORK mat for term 2 by clicking on button below.
Please scroll down to Important Communications for class spellings for Term 2.

ENGLISH

In English, we will be looking in-depth at “Stig of the Dump”. We will be analysing the story's structure and looking at ways we could “up-level” the text.

How are the chapters presented in the book?
What is the primary way the character’s personalities are presented?
Can you create and design a chapter of your own, that follows the same style, canon and theme?

MATHS

Our learning this term will focus on recapping the basics of arithmetic and fractions/decimals.

Are you competent in the formal methods for each of the main operations?
Do you understand the place-value of digits, from hundredths all the way to millions?
Can you understand and interperate decimals and fractions?

SCIENCE AND COMPUTING

Science
What is the best material to keep you warm? What is the best material to conduct electricity? Get investigating the properties of different materials around you!

Computing
Can you design a maze game and animate a character using Scratch software?

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT

Art
What can we learn from cave paintings? Can you be a Stone Age artist?

Music
How can we make music from recycled objects?

Design Technology
What would a hunter-gatherer’s packed lunch look like? How can Stone Age cuisine be made interesting?

PE & PSEE

PE
This term each year group will be doing two of the following sports:
Hockey, tag-rugy, netball and football.
How could you improve your skills for each sport?

PSHE
We will be thinking about new beginnings.
What makes you unique? How does it feel to belong to a group? How does it feel to do or start something new?

HUMANITIES

History
How different was life in the Stone Age? Join us, as we travel to the distant past to see what life was like.
Geography
Where and what is Skara Brae? What other Stone Age sites are there in the UK? How did the Stone Age shape our landscape.
RE
What is the biblical creation story? How is it different to others?

Class Timetable (subject to change)

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
School Begins
Session 1 Maths Maths Maths Maths Maths
Break
Session 2 English English English English English
Lunch
Session 3 Science Topic Topic French PE
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 4 PE (Alt Weeks) Computing Topic RE PE
School Ends