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Term 2 - Habitats



We hope you had a nice break and are ready to learn about living things and their habitats. Through this topic, we will be exploring and classifying creatures, to further understand their appearance and how they have adapted over time to suit their habitats.

If the children wish to learn more about living things and their habitats at home, they may wish to create a model with description, a non-chronological report about their favourite living thing or an art project displaying the layers and complexity of their chosen living thing.


PE will remain on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with our focus now on Tag-rugby and Forest School. Please ensure children have the correct PE kit AND bring in wellington boots and waterproof clothes in preparation for the amazing outdoor learning we will be doing this term.




"This week, we have been learning about habitats and looking at when animals use camouflage and animals that stand out from their surroundings." Michalina and Musa


"In English, we have been recapping fronted adverbials and we started reading Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo." Keturah


"In RE, we have been reflecting on what we think God is like." Ruby


"In Maths, we have been revising our 4 and 8 times tables. We have also started a mental maths quiz that we will be doing every day from now on alongside our times table test." Oscar


" We have all read with Miss Bendon and now have a new leveled book to take home. In our reading records are our sign in details for the Oxford Owl website" Reggie

Week ending 15th November


"Some of use experienced peer mediation training for the last 2 days. We learnt how to calm people down and how to solve different problems. " Milo


"The rest of us did not do normal lessons, instead we made videos about where people belong and stain glass windows to represented our school value or motto Rooted in Love." Bill

Week ending 29th November


'On Tuesday 2 volunteers came in and taught us a South African dance using drums.' Glory


''On Wednesday we went to forest school. We drew pictures of different leaves and used hammers to make leaf prints.' Chloe


'This morning, excitedly we had a chat to our penpals from Child of Hope in Uganda.  We asked interesting questions from both schools and it was nice to communicate with them. ' Sherice



W/E 6.12.19 - Egg Pet Day, Forest School & Our Trip to the Farm!

Week beginning 9th December


"This week we started looking at converting cm to m and m to km. We are going to use this to calculate the perimeter of shapes." Musa


"On Friday, we drew a picture of the island from Kensuke's Kingdom as a group and labelled the parts ready for next week." Reggie


"This week at forest school it was raining but we found a base camp area that wasn't muddy. We worked on classifying things according to their features. " Bill