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    Owls

    Welcome to Owls!

    Our Classroom:

    Owls is a mixed Year 5 and Year 6 class. 

     

    Teacher

    Miss Greenwood

     

    Teaching Assistants

    Mrs Kelly

    Mrs Westwood

    Mrs Hepper

    Mrs Jenkins

     

    Reading

    Regular reading should be taking place (at least 3x weekly at home) and recorded in Reading Records. A list of suggested books is available in the additional resources below.

     

    Reading Records should be brought into school every day. They will be monitored regularly.

     

    PE 

    Each week, PE will be on a Monday and a Friday. A drinks bottle is necessary. Long hair must be tied up. 

     

    We are also engaging in the 'Thrupp10' which is daily exercise, usually involving 15 minutes of walking, skipping, jogging or running.

     

    In the summer, children should be well equipped for hot weather, bringing water bottles, hats and suncream.

     

    Star of the Week

    Every child in Owl class is a star! Every Friday, Miss Greenwood will choose one 'Star of the Week'. The Star of the Week will have been spotted doing something extraordinarily fabulous during the week. They will receive a certificate, presented in front of the class, and a prize from the Star Award box.

     

    Keep up to date with Owls!

    To see more about Owls, take a look at the class page (link below). This is regularly updated with information about learning across all of the curriculum areas and the termly topic that is being studied in-depth. https://www.thruppschool.co.uk/owls/

    In Owls, we love to read! We have been set the challenge of seeing if we can read each of these Top Ten books (high-quality texts recommended by former Y6 pupils) over the course of this year. We also have a list of over 50 books suggested for our year group on display so that we have lots of inspiration for our next reading book (a digital copy of this is available in the documents below) 📚

    Reading for pleasure - why not take part in a Reading Bingo Challenge? See if you can tick all of these off by the end of the year! Not only will your reading improve, but you will also gain a wealth of new knowledge, and it will ensure that you are reading a varied range of texts. Reading is fun! 📚

    Why is reading important? There are many benefits to reading. Studies have shown that young people who read every day get better grades in all subjects, including numeracy and mathematics. People who read have confidence and better self-esteem than people who do not read. Reading also improves your listening skills, your ability to express yourself and it helps you to understand and empathise with other people. Reading can also be a great way to relax. There really are no ‘down sides’ to reading!

    Unfortunately, due to Covid restrictions, we will not be holding an open morning this year for new families. However, viewings for Thrupp Primary School are now being taken. Please contact the school office to make an appointment for Reception 2021 or in-year application viewings.
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