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Welcome to Beech class!


We are a mixed class predomiately Key Stage 2. We have 6 young and aspiring boys ready for adventure! We have Katy Griffin, the class teacher aswell as Catherine, Emily and Cath who are learning support support assistants. This year we are determined to learn lots through play, trips and visits and class based learning.


We will continue our topic on “Crime and Punishment”. The children will be learning about prisons and prision life. The children will also debate topical issues and look at recent events/crimes in the local community. They will also have a go at sentencing in our mock court room.


In maths, the children will be learning basic maths skills including the four basic operations. As part of our maths work, we will dividing larger numbers including numbers with remainders. We will also start learning about fractions and decimals; the children will work out how to work out fractions of numbers, equivalent fractions and dividing by decimals.

In English this term, the children will be learning Poetry.  “It’s Raining Cats and Dogs!” The children will explore poems about dogs and cats and Investigate form and language and make comparisons.  They will have an opportunity to write a poem from the point of view of a pet.


As November is Stratford Film Festival, the children will have the opportunity to see two films for free! Letters will be distributed in due course.


P.E is every Thursday so please ensure your child has their kit. 


We will send out newsletters every half term so please keep an eye out on the school website. Should you wish to receive a paper copy, please let the office know. You will also receive a curriculum grid every half term; this outlines what your child will be learning in school. Although we do not set formal homework, supporting your child with times tables, spellings and reading will always help to accelerate progress