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2020/21 Term 1

Welcome back to Oak’s Class Page!

I hope everyone had a lovely break and is ready for lessons to start!

We are studying the Titanic for our first topic of the year.

In or History lessons we will be looking at why the Titanic was significant, Historical sources and their reliability, different classes on board to name a few!

 

In English our focus will be the Titanic. We will be looking at a variety of texts. These will include: diary entries, newspaper reports and descriptive writing.

 

Throughout Maths we will be covering Place Value and the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).

 

In RE our lessons will be around the theme of: Why do some people think God exists?

 

In Science our topic is Classifying Organisms.

 

PSHE lessons will cover the theme – Being me in My Own World.

 

For Computing I thought I would start with Internet Safety as this is very important for the children to be knowledgeable about.

 

The children will be continuing with Music lessons given by Helen Griffin. These lessons will be slightly different this year as the children have to be split as Music lessons have to be 15 children or less. Year 6 will have lessons for the first 3 terms and then year 5 for the last 3 terms.

 

In Art/DT we be looking at perspective in drawings and photographs, how colour can change mood, 3D models and port holes.

 

PE will be on a Thursday. This academic year we are asking children to come to school in their PE kit.

 

The children will bring a list of spellings to learn every Monday and they will be tested the following Monday. We are still using Spelling Shed which the children enjoy.

 

Homework is handed out on a Monday and is due back on the following Monday. They will have Maths homework related to the maths in class. The English homework will be a comprehension activity related to the learning in class.

 If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate in asking myself or Mrs Taylor.

Best Regards

Teresa Sutton

 

Year 6 End of Term Arrangements.

13th July-17th July 2020

Week 12

Maths

Here are the worksheets for week 12 - White Rose Hub videos.

Science

Topic

 

Art
Geography
RE
English
Dronfield Henry Fanshawe Transition Package for Year 6

6th July - 10th July 2020

Week 11

Maths

Here are the worksheets for week 11 - White Rose Hub

Topic

Science
Art
Geography

RE

I've put the slide show on class story on Class Dojo.

English

 

29th -3rd July 2020

Week 10

Maths

Here are the worksheets for the White Rose Hub videos week 10

Topic
Science

Art/DT

Make an Aztec mask. Have a look at the example I have uploaded.

Geography

RE

I have put the slide show on story on Class Dojo.

English
French Booklets

22nd June - 26th June 2020

Week 9

Maths

Here are the worksheets to go with the White Rose videos for week 9.

Topic

Science

There are several activities you can choose from.

DT

Geography

There are several sheets you can choose from.

RE

I have put the slide that goes with the lesson on class story on class dojo as its too big for the website.

English

15th - 19th June 2020

Week 8

Maths

Here are the worksheets to go with White Rose Hub videos for week 8

Science

There are several activities you can choose to do.

Topic

There are several activities you can choose to do.

Art

Geography

 

RE
I have put the PPT that goes with this lesson on Class Dojo as it is too big to upload on here.
English

8th-12th June 2020

Week 7

Maths

Here are the worksheets to go with the videos on White Rose Hub week 7.

Science 
There are several activities you can choose to do.

Topic

There are several activities you can choose to do.

English

The SPAG mats for the lesson on Monday are with the week 6 work.

Year 6 Transition booklet

1st June - 5th June 2020

Week 6

Here are the Maths worksheets to go with the White Rose Hub videos. We are on week 6.
Science
There are several activities that you can choose to do.
Computing
Topic
There are several activities you can choose to do.
English

18th May - 22nd May

Week 5

 

Maths

Here are the maths worksheets to go with the White Rose Hub videos.

Science
English
14th May 2020

D and T Activity

Music

13th May 2020

Science Activity

12th May 2020

Maths Activity

11th May 2020

Reading Activity

11th May - 15th May 2020

Week 4

English
Science
I've put the PPT that goes with it on Class Story on Class Dojo as it is too big to upload here.
Maths
Here are the worksheets to go with the White Rose Hub videos.
5th May 2020
Supermovers day!
4th May 2020

Reading Activity

4th May - 8th May 2020

Week 3

Maths

Here are the worksheets that go with the White Rose Hub daily lesson videos.

Topic

Please see the folders further down the website. I have put what you can do on the weekly overview.

Science

Here is lesson 3. It won't let me upload the PPT as it says its big. I'll try and and upload it onto class story on Class Dojo.

English

Please see overview of activities on the weekly Learning ideas.

1st May 2020
30th April 2020

Science Activity

PE Sessions provided by Qualitas
29th April 2020

Art Activity

Two worksheets that the clarinet teacher has sent me for your children.
28th April 2020

Maths Activity

27th April 2020
24th April 2020
22nd April 2020

Art Activity

I have uploaded 2 maths documents one for each year group. I will most more as the weeks go by.
Our topic this half would have been Less Than Fantastic Plastic. I have uploaded some activity sheets, powerpoints and ideas for the children to complete. The parts aren't necessarily in order as I had to upload separately as they were too big to do as one. 
Here are some SPAG activity mats for the children to complete. There are 6 in total for each year group. They have stars on the bottom. 1 star is the easier sheet - 3 stars is the hardest.
Our Science topic this half term would have been Living Things and their Habitats. Here are the first two lessons with  powerpoint presentations and  activity sheets to match.  I will update in week 3.
21st April 2020

Maths Activity

20th April 2020

Reading Activity

15th April 2020

Art Activity

14th April 2020
13th April 2020

Reading Activity

9th April 2020

Science Activity

8th April 2020

Art Activity

7th April 2020
6th April 2020

Reading Activity

3rd April 2020

PSHE Activity

2nd April 2020

Science Activity

1st April 2020
31st March 2020
30th March 2020

Reading Activity

Useful Links

Here are some useful links for home learning.

2019/2020 Oaks Term

Welcome back to Term 4!

I hope you all had a lovely break and are ready for the start of a new term.

Out topic this half term is History based and is called The Great Plague.

 

We will be studying many aspects of The Great Plague We will look at primary and secondary resources, symptoms, believed reasons and cures for the plague, plague doctors, Eyam and why it eventually ended

 

We have a visitor in school on Wednesday 26th February. This will enhance our topic greatly.

 

 In English we will cover a variety of texts – looking at poetry, narrative texts and chronological reports.

 

Throughout Maths we will be covering measurements. This will include: converting units, perimeter, area and volume.

 

In RE our question of the term will be: How do people express their faith through the arts?

 

In Science our theme will be studying Electricity where we will look at: how to build circuits, circuit diagrams and much more.

PSHE lessons will cover the theme – Healthy Me.

For Computing we will be using coding in our animated stories topic.

Our Art topic will be Medieval Art – we will be practicing our shading skills fist.

The children are continuing with clarinet lessons so please make sure they have them with them on Tuesday.

 

PE will be on a Thursday, so children must have their PE kit in school on this day.

 

The children will bring a list of spellings to learn every Monday and they will be tested the following Monday. We are continuing with spelling shed which the children enjoy.

 

Homework is handed out on a Monday and is due back on the following Monday. They will have Maths homework related to the maths in class. The English homework will be a comprehension activity related to the learning in class.

 

Year 6 children will be continuing their after school booster group from 3.15 to 4.15. This session is really beneficial to the children.

 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate in asking myself or Mrs Taylor.

Best Regards

Teresa Sutton

2019/2020 Oaks Term

Welcome back to Term 3!

I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and are ready for the start of a new term.

 

Out topic this half term is Geography based and is called Home and Away.We will be studying America and the United Kingdom, looking at similarities and differences. We will cover environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities

 

 In English we will cover a variety of texts, starting with a unit on, The Day of the Dead Mexican festival, linking to our topic.  

 

Throughout Maths we will be covering coordinates, decimals and percentages, algebra and measurements.

 

In RE our question of the term will be: How and why to Christians follow Jesus?

 

In Science out theme will be Light where we will look at: how light travels, shadows and how we see things.

 

PSHE lessons will cover the theme – Dreams and Goals.

 

For Computing we will be looking effective search engines and web design.

 

Our Art topic will be cityscapes – our first lesson is pop art which I’m sure the children will love.

 

The children are continuing with Clarinet lessons so please make sure they have them with them on Tuesday.

 

PE will be on a Thursday, so children must have their PE kit in school on this day.

 

The children will bring a list of spellings to learn every Monday and they will be tested the following Monday. We are continuing with spelling shed following the successful implementation last term.

 

Homework is handed out on a Monday and is due back on the following Monday. They will have Maths homework related to the maths in class. The English homework will be a comprehension activity related to the learning in class.

 

Year 6 will be starting an after school booster group. This will begin on Wednesday 15th January from 3.15 to 4.15. This session is really beneficial to the children.

 

 If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate in asking myself or Mrs Taylor.

Best Regards

Teresa Sutton

2019/2020 Oaks Term

 

Welcome back to Term 2!

 

We had an amazing start to the term with our Harry Potter themed day. The children all looked amazing in their outfits and thoroughly enjoyed all the activities carried out!

 

We are using the Harry Potter series as our topic this half term – entitled, Welcome to Hogwarts.

 

In our topic lessons, we will be covering a variety of subjects, including Geography all around a Harry Potter theme. For instance, we are looking at 4 and 6 figure grid references and using a Harry Potter map.

 

 

 In English our focus will be The Harry Potter series. We will be looking at a variety of texts. These will include: story writing, descriptive writing - looking at figurative language and persuasive writing.

 

Throughout Maths we will be covering Fractions. This includes using all four operations and reasoning and problem solving.

 

In RE we will be looking at the Christmas story. We will be looking at key facts in the Christmas story, interpretations, different versions in the bible and celebrations that occur.

 

 In Science we will continue our topic of Materials and their Properties. We will continue doing investigations, which the children have really enjoyed. We will be adding potions to the list!

 

PSHE lessons will cover the theme – Celebrating Differences.

 

For Computing we will be looking at film making – making animations.

 

The children are continuing with Clarinet lessons so please make sure they have their instruments with them on Tuesday.

 

PE will be on a Thursday, so children must have their PE kit in school on this day.

 

The children will bring a list of spellings to learn every Monday and they will be tested the following Monday. We have invested in a new scheme called Spelling Shed. The children seem to love it already and enjoy the competitive side!

 

Homework is handed out on a Thursday and is due back on Monday. They will have Maths homework related to the maths in class. The English homework will be a comprehension activity related to the learning in class.

 

We have an exciting trip planned on 20th November. We are going to The Wizarding Word of Harry Potter. I'm sure the children will gain a lot from this and also have an amazing time!

 

 If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate in asking myself or Mrs Taylor.

Best Regards

Teresa Sutton

 

 

  2019/20 Term 1

Welcome back to Oak’s Class Page!

I hope everyone had a lovely break and is ready for lessons to start!

We are studying the Stone Age for our first topic of the year.

In our History lessons we will be looking at surviving the Stone Age, Stonehenge, cave men, how they hunted for food to name a few!

 

In English our focus will be The Stone Age Boy. We will be looking at a variety of texts. These will include: diary entries, non-chronological reports, newspaper reports and story writing.

 

 

 

Throughout Maths we will be covering Place Value and Addition and Subtraction.

In RE we are going to try and find out what makes a leader worth following. This, I’m sure will lead to some interesting discussions!

In Science our topic is Materials and their Properties. I have lots of investigations planned which I think the children will enjoy!

PSHE lessons will cover the theme – Being me in My Own World.

For Computing I thought I would start with Internet Safety as this is very important for the children to be knowledgeable about.

Year 6 children are continuing with Clarinet lessons so please make sure they have them with them for Tuesday. Lessons will begin for the year 5.

PE will be on a Thursday, so children must have their PE kit in school on this day.

The children will bring a list of spellings to learn every Monday and they will be tested the following Monday.

 

Homework is handed out on a Thursday and is due back on Monday. They will have Maths homework related to the Maths in class. The English homework will be a comprehension activity related to the learning in class.

 

 

 If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate in asking myself or Mrs Taylor.

Best Regards

Teresa Sutton

 

 

2019 Oaks Term 3

We are studying the Tudors this half term, which the children already seem very interested in!

In our History lessons we will be looking at various themes, including crime and punishment, everyday life and Henry V111 and his 6 wives.

In Design and Technology, we will be making a Tudor house- children have been asked to bring in cereal boxes. We need 23 so all donations will be greatly appreciated!

Throughout Maths we will be looking at fractions.

In RE we will studying Tudor Christianity.

In Science our topic will be Earth and Space. After one lesson, I realised the children were very enthusiastic about this topic and I am looking forward to further discussions!

Children are continuing with Clarinet lessons so please make sure they have them with them for Tuesday.

PE will be on a Thursday, so children must have their PE kit in school on this day.

 

We will be going on our whole school trip on January 23rd to Warwick Castle. This a great trip and I’m sure the children will gain a lot from it. Plus, they will have an amazing day! Please see the letter handed out regarding costs and details.

 

The children will bring a list of spellings to learn every Monday and they will be tested the following Monday.

 

Homework is handed out on a Thursday and is due back on Monday. They will have Maths homework related to the Maths in class. The English homework will be a comprehension activity related to the learning in class.

 

Year 6 Children

As I’m sure you are aware, Year 6 have their tests in May. We are starting their booster after school lessons on Wednesday 16th January. These sessions are really important and will benefit the children greatly. I hope all children will attend.

 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate in asking myself or Mrs Taylor.

Best Regards

Teresa Sutton

 

 

2018-2019 Autumn Term 2

I’d like to say a huge thank you to Oaks for giving me a really warm welcome to the school! I have thoroughly enjoyed my first week at Unstone Junior School and look forward to the future!

Kind Regards

Teresa Sutton

 

Our Curriculum this half term should be great! We are going to be studying a wide variety of texts around the theme of Narnia. Currently, we are concentrating on narrative and the children have written some excellent descriptive pieces.

We are looking at internet safety in ICT which is very important. Children and adults need to stay safe online and know the dangers that may occur.

In History we are studying The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China. We have already looked at the start of the Shang Dynasty and the children have made some amazing dragons in Art linked to History. These will be displayed in school so please come and have a look.

In Science we are looking at Living Things and their Habitats. In the first lesson children had to classify animal according to characteristics for a new zoo!

In Maths our over-arching theme is multiplication and division and following that, statistics. We are currently introducing a new scheme which is called Big Maths, which allows the children to embed their basic skills so that they can move onto problem solving and reasoning easily.

 

The children will bring a list of spellings to learn every Monday and they will be tested the following Monday.

PE takes place on a Thursday and Friday. Friday is swimming, therefore the children need their swimming kit in school.

Homework is handed out on a Thursday and is due back on Monday. They will have Maths homework related to the maths in class. The English homework will be a comprehension activity related to the learning in class.

 

Music takes place on a Tuesday and therefore children will need to have their clarinet in school.

 

 If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate in asking myself or Mrs Taylor.

Best Regards

Teresa Sutton

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