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    Eagles class is a mixed Year 4 and Year 5 class. 


    Teachers: Mrs Rachel Bass (Monday, Tuesday)

                                           Mrs Lucie Barber (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)


    Teaching Assistant: Mrs Westwood (every morning)


    Please look at our class page to see the exciting things we have been doing.



    HOMEWORK in Eagles


    Children will have two pieces of homework a week – this may be one piece of English and one piece of Maths homework or it may be a task which supports learning in another curriculum area.


    Mrs Bass’s homework will be handed out on a Tuesday and will need to be handed in by the following Monday.


    Mrs Barber’s homework will be handed out on a Friday and will need to be handed in by the following Thursday.


    We would appreciate your support in helping your child to complete their homework. Some homework activities can be completed by your child independently and some are intended to be shared with someone else at home. Homework is consolidation and reinforcement for your child’s learning and also gives you an opportunity to see what your child is doing in class.


    Times tables

    It is important that mental maths skills are continually practised in order to increase the speed of your child’s maths problem solving. Please support your child by ensuring they know all their multiplication tables and related division facts.



    Please continue to read fiction and non-fiction with your child and record comments in their reading record.  We recommend that your child reads at home at least three times a week. Children will also read in school as part of guided/group reading sessions and should have their reading book and reading record in school daily.


    P.E. DAYS


    This half term (Spring 1), Eagles will have Cricket and Forest school on a Tuesday.


    For Forest School, children need warm outdoor clothing, a waterproof coat and sturdy shoes/wellies. 


    After half term (Spring 2), PE sessions will be on Wednesday afternoons with Mrs Mylechreest and on Thursday (as part of the Superstar programme).


    Please ensure that children have appropriate PE kit in school at all times. Due to health and safety requirements, they must have daps or trainers and the correct clothing. Long hair needs to be tied back and jewellery is not allowed. If children are not suitably dressed, they will not be allowed to join in with the session. Also if your child is unable to do PE for any reason, a letter is required.


    MATHS, WRITING and READING Key Skills 


    At Thrupp, we have generated a list of key skills  for each year group. These are objectives from the National Curriculum which we feel are essential for your child to achieve before they are able to move on with their learning.  


    Below are the Non-Negotiables for Maths, Writing and Reading.



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    Have a lovely summer. School re-opens to pupils on Tuesday 3rd September 2019