Mrs Dyde's Class 2019 - 2020

Mrs Dyde



Welcome to the Spring Term 2020

Welcome back and a Happy New Year to you all. I hope you all had a lovely Christmas break and are looking forward to our new term ahead. This page is intended to help you feel involved and informed of everything we are planning to do this term. We will continue to work extremely hard, and for those in Year 6 they will continue working towards their SAT's. For all of us there will continue to be great fun with lots of exciting work planned and lasting memories created. 


English - What is planned for your next adventure?                      

This term our book will be Kensuke's kingdom by Michael Morpurgo.

'Washed up on a deserted island, Michael struggles to survive on his own. With no food and no water, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone...


Join us on the adventure as we explore how he ended up on a deserted island and what or who lies in wait for Michael.


What else is there?

We will be completing our topic on the Egyptians by exploring the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun by Howard Carter. We will then move on to study local art, artists, pottery and artefacts; discover our local heritage including the pot banks and coal mines; the lives of those who worked in the industries and those who were famous among us, including Clarice Cliff, Josiah Wedgwood and Reginald Mitchell. 



Our Curriculum 

The Spring Curriculum planner will provide you with more information on the range of exciting learning activities we have planned across all areas of the curriculum. You will be able to see a variety of ideas so please do take time to look at it.

Spring Term Curriculum Planner


This week's Learning Journey : Monday 20th January 2020

English - Using the first two chapters of Kensuke's Kingdom, plan and write the discussion for and against sailing around the world.

Maths - Use the different methods for division to find solutions to worded problems. Begin to explore the link to division and fractions.

Science - We will investigate research to produce fact files on different planets within our solar system. 

Geography - Look at differences in Human and Physical features of different continents around the world.

RE - Recognise that people are viewed differently by others and whislt we all have different roles / things to do we are still the same person.

Music - Listen and appraise another jazz piece; the 5 note swing and play instruments to accompany the tune and improvise.

ICT - Use a spreadsheet to model real life situations.

PE- Learn skills, techniques and strategies for a range of invasion games with AS Sport.



A picture containing clipartDescription generated with high confidenceThis will now be sent home every week on a Friday but is expected to be returned by the following Thursday. It can be found outlined on our Brain Builder and will be added to our class page weekly. It will consist of spellings and times tables to learn (for a test the following Friday); Maths (set online using MyMaths) and Grammar skills - to be completed in the book sent home. If your child completes their homework sooner than the date expected, please do return it to school as soon as it is done.

Please click on the pencil to download your homework Brain Builder 17.1.2020

Reading Record Diaries

It would be very helpful if you could encourage your child to read independently and to record this reading time in their diary. It would be great if you could also hear your child read as well.


PE and PPA

This half term we will be having PE every Thursday with AS Sport, so please remember your correct PE kit. (Our PE kit is a yellow t-shirt with the school logo, black shorts and trainers; if it is cold, black track suits are allowed, or long sleeved tops in school colours.) After half term PE kits will need to reamin in school throughout the week to allow PE to take place, usually on a Tuesday afternoon. 

After half term our PPA will be Forest Fun, where appropriate clothes will need to be in school for the children to take part in this activity. 

Also as a reminder, SAT's week for Y6 will be from Monday 11th May to Thursday 14th May.

Water bottles

Please ensure your child brings their water bottle to school every day and that it is clearly identifiable.


If you have any questions relating to any aspect of school life, please do not hesitate in contacting me or coming to see me. Please feel free to come in at the beginning of the school day, (where possible before 8:45am to allow time for class preparation) or preferably at the end of the school day.

Meanwhile please do make use of the website links and other information below.

Dates for your diary    

Parents Forum  Tuesday 4th February 2020 @ 5:30pm 

DISCO              Wednesday 12th February 2020

Non-uniform      Friday 14th February 2020

Parents evening Wednesday 4th March 2020

Tempest photos Tuesday 31st March 2020

DISCO               Thursday 2nd April 2020

Non-uniform       Friday 3rd April 2020

Class assembly   Friday 19th June 2020






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