Westmere Primary School

Spain

Class teacher: Miss S. Wells (am) and Mr J. Piraino (pm)

Teaching assistants: Mr J.Piraino (am), Mrs S. Curson and Miss E. Bloomfield

Welcome to Spain class,

This term, we will be learning about Evolution and Inheritance in our science sessions and Vikings in our main topic sessions.

Who are we? How did we evolve? What are our inherited and acquired traits? Are you tall like Mum? Are you grey haired like Dad? Let’s investigate our genes! Take a look at your family, who are you like?

Who were the Vikings? Where did they come from and why did they invade? Let’s travel back in time and investigate the lives of the people who invaded our country.

Other important information:

PE is on a Monday and Friday. Please ensure your child has the full and weather-appropriate PE kit with them on these days, including our federation hoodies. Children with long hair should have their hair tied up, and any earrings, watches or other jewellery needs to be removed.

Every week, children are expected to complete a piece of Reading Homework, which can be selected from a variety options from the homework sheet. Homework is expected to be handed in school on Thursday and is peer marked during the afternoon. Additionally, children are expected to complete self-led Maths homework improving skills such as times tables (using TT Rockstars).

Reading should take place every night (this can be to an adult or independently). Daily reading is vital to children developing their comprehension of text, widening their vocabulary, and furthering their ability to write well. Books will be changed regularly at school and should be brought in, with the reading record, every day to be checked. The children will receive an extra play if they read at least 3 times a week.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us through our class email address (spain@griffinfederation.co.uk). We want your child to be safe and happy, and enjoy school. Finally, keep checking back for updates to our webpage and Facebook page.