Culham, Oxfordshire, OX14 4NB

01235521766

office.3190@culham.oxon.sch.uk

Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire, OX14 3EE

01865407700

office.3183@clifton-hampden.oxon.sch.uk

Culham Parochial Church of England Primary School

Culham, Oxfordshire, OX14 4NB

(01235) 521766

office.3190@culham.oxon.sch.uk

Thames Bridge Church of England Federation

Belong, Inspire, Explore, Succeed

Clifton Hampden Church of England Primary School

Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire, OX14 3EE

(01865) 407700

office.3183@clifton-hampden.oxon.sch.uk

Swallow CLASS

Class Teacher:  Mrs Dahle

Higher Level Teaching Assistant:  Mrs Morgan

ENGLISH

Writing:  Over the coming term, we will look at a variety of different writing genres including balanced arguments, poetry, diary entries and plays. These will usually link with our class topic. 

 

Reading: Reading is a daily occurrence in Swallows Class. We will be having whole class guided reading lessons in which we work together to read different styles of text and answer comprehension questions. Children's reading is also listened to by teachers and our highly valued volunteer reader who visits us each week. 

 

 

MATHS

This term we will looking initially at Roman numerals, negative numbers and division. Our class work at differentiated levels according to our needs, with activities and concrete materials specially selected to help us progress in our learning. We also regularly practise our times tables. 

 

SCIENCE

In science we are looking at Living Things and Their Habitats which links with our Forest School outings. Currently, we are learning about classification keys and are having a go at creating our own to sort a variety of living things.  

 

TOPIC

 Our topic this term is the Victorians. We will learn about what life was like for children in Victorian times, find out about the Industrial Revolution and even have a Victorian Day when we experience first hand what a Victorian school day would have been like. 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION (PE)

Swallows Class have PE on a Monday afternoon and then swimming on a Wednesday afternoon at Berinsfield Sports Centre alongside the KS2 classes from Clifton Hampden School. Please make sure your child brings their P.E/ swimming kit into school on these days. 

 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (RE)

 This term we are looking at the Big Question 'Do clothes express belief?'  We will hold class discussions to share our ideas and opinions on this question, and look at what clothing represents in a selection of religions. 

HANDWRITING

We follow the Letter Join handwriting scheme. For more information about this and about what your child will be learning throughout the year follow the link below. You will also find detail of how to log in and practice this at home. Handwriting is a very important skill so any practice at home would be greatly appreciated!

 
 

HOMEWORK

Year 6 will be given focused work books on both Maths and English, allowing them to practice the necessary skills required for the upcoming SATs. Year 4 & 5 will be given homework each week based on what we have been learning in class.  

 

HELPING YOUR CHILD AT HOME

 

 

END OF YEAR EXPECTATIONS

 

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