In Computing, we will be:
Exploring e-Safety and how to keep
safe online. We shall also be practising
our basic mouse and typing
skills, including using the space and
backspace bars, saving our work and
using indexes to find our information,
again. We will be also learning how
to code simple games.
In RE we will be learning about the
Hindu festival of Diwali. If you have
any resources to aid your child’s
learning feel free to bring them into
In PSHE (Personal Social Health Education)
we will be learning what it
means to be part of a community,
starting with our roles and responsibilities
The children will be reading throughout the
school day. They will have dedicated supported
reading time on a daily basis for thirty
minutes. Along with this , children will be
allowed to choose books to take home
which they will be able to change on a
weekly basis. Finally, the children will be
continuing with their accelerated reading
Spelling and Homework
Homework will be given at the beginning of each term and
consists of a series of tasks for your child to complete during
that term. At the end of the term it is expected to be
handed in. The homework will be linked with the curriculum
taught at school. Spellings and key words will be given with
the homework for the children to learn.
Shacklewell Primary School
London E8 2EA
0207 254 1415
The Federation of Grazebrook and Shacklewell Primary Schools
We will be working on creating a story
narrative based on our IPC topic,
“We are what we eat!” This topic will
incorporate learning about healthy
We will be reading, The Tiger Who
Came To Tea by Judith Kerr. This story
will help us then to create a story
about somebody who was greedy
and didn't eat healthily.
We will continue the theme by creating
sets of instructions on how to
make different food dishes, focusing
on using imperative verbs.
In Maths this term we shall be focussing
on ordering one and two
digit numbers using our understanding
of tens and units. We will
count up in twos, fives and tens and
start to learn our 3 times table. The
children will practise mental strategies
to add and subtract numbers in
We will spend time consolidating
our knowledge of number bonds to
10 and 20.
In IPC, We will be looking at Food.
In Science, we’ll be finding out:
Why we need to eat food and what the
best foods are.
How some of our food grows as well as
How to carry out science investigations.
In Geography, we’ll be finding out:
Where our food comes from, what food is
eaten in our country .
Why different foods grow and are eaten in
In Art, we’ll be finding out:
About artists that use food for their ideas.
This term the children will be learning to
develop their gymnastics skills. Our PE
Coach will be encouraging the children to
take an active role in team activities.
PE days: Tuesdays and Fridays
Please ensure your child dresses in their PE
kit when they come to school on a Tuesday
and brings in their PE kit on Friday.