Falcon Class Staff 2020/21
Class Teacher - Miss Charalambous
Teaching Partner - Mrs Lewis
RE Teacher - Mrs Bastable
French Teacher - Madame Lawson
Week Commencing 19/10/2020
I can't believe we have almost completed our first half term already! We have had a fantastic half term and enjoyed a lovely week last week, where we focused a lot on Black History as well as how we can stay positive!
Our learning this week will be:
Maths - Multiplication - both by 10, 100 and 1,000 and short multiplication
English - Robot Girl - focusing on writing our own science-fiction narratives
Music - Listening to Chopin a composer during the industrial revolution
History - looking at the Industrial Revolution
Art - Finishing our William Morris inspired paintings
Science - Comparing skeletons
Jigsaw - Rewards and consequences
PE - Football skills
A big well done to our Star of the Week - Lily - for making a great effort and being a fabulous talk partner!
This weeks learning:
Maths - Square and cube numbers, multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1,000
English - We will be looking at the book Robot Girl and discussing characters in detail
Science - Skeletal system
Music - music appreciation
Geography - human and physical features of North and South America
DT - Mechanisms linking to the Industrial Revolution
PSHE - Mental health
PE - Football skills
A big well done to our Star of the Week - Inaaya - for caring for others, including her friends, and always being a helpful member of the class.
This week we will be considering mental health and wellbeing. To celebrate this, on Friday you can wear something yellow and donate £1.
This weeks learning:
Maths - addition and subtraction
English - The Man Who Walked Between the Towers - including blurb writing
Science - the digestive system
History - industries during the Industrial Revolution
Art - drawing inspired by William Morris
PSHE - mental health and having respect for others
PE - movement and finding space (Remember to wear PE kit on Wednesday)
A big well done to this weeks Star of the Week - Kishan - for working well with his talk partner and always trying his best.
This week we will be collecting tins and bottles for our Harvest. These can be left on the trolley of the KS1 playground. Thank you in advance!
Maths - addition and subtraction, including rounding for estimation and inverse operations
English - autobiographical writing as well as poetry (National Poetry Day)
Grammar - colons and semi-colons
PE - WFC passing skills, wearing PE kits on Wednesday please!
Geography - physical features of North and South America
DT - the use of levers and pulleys
PSHE - mental health and wellbeing
Science - the digestive system and completing our cardiovascular system experiment!
A big well done to Phoebe for being this weeks star of the week for contributing to the wider school community and always being helpful.
English - Biographical and autobiographical writing around the book 'The Man Who Walked Between the Towers'
Maths - Year 5 Place Value, Year 6 Addition and Subtraction
Science - We will be learning about the digestive system
PSHE - We will be joined by Watford Football Club Young Minds
PE - WFC team building skills (please remember to wear kits on Wednesday)
History - We will be looking at the life of Martin Luther King
Art - William Morris and sketching designs
A big well done to our Star of the Week - Nabeelah - for being a great friend and helping others to feel welcome.
We had a brilliant week in Falcon Class last week with some of our highlights being creating our own workouts in PE and learning about the World Trade Centre in English. A big well done to our first star of the week - Daisy D - for always helping others and being a great friend!
Maths - we are continuing to look at place value and negative numbers
English - we will be writing newspaper reports on our book 'The Man Who Walked Between the Towers' as well as biographies about Philippe Petit
Science - the circulatory system
D.T. - mechanisms including gears, cams, pulleys and leavers
Geography - North and South America
Music - listening and feelings boards
R.E. - Hinduism
P.E. - WFC Primary Stars
Jigsaw - Being Me in my World
Please remember to bring in homework on Monday morning as well as reading records. Reading records should be signed 3 times by an adult in order to be a star reader with a special mention in the newsletter!
It was lovely to meet you all last week and I hope you are all looking forward to your first full week in Falcon Class!
Maths - we will be focusing on number and place value
English - we will be beginning to look at the book 'The Man Who Walked Between the Towers'
Science - circulatory system
History - an introduction to the Industrial Revolution
PE - team building
PSHE - Jigsaw - safe place activities
Please remember to bring in 2 photos of things that make you happy! We will be discussing and using them this week.
I am very happy to be welcoming you all back on Thursday to Falcon Class! Whilst it has been a very unusual year so far, I hope that you are all excited for the new school year and I am very much looking forward to a brilliant Autumn term! This week we will be doing lots of transition and return to school work. Please remember your fully equipped pencil cases and any reading books that you borrowed over the summer. Please also remember any work that I set for you during the holidays. I have received some lovely postcards already!
See you all on Thursday,