Welcome to Ash Class

Mrs. Gadsby (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday mornings and alternate Wednesday afternoons)

Mrs. McLaughlin (alternate Wednesday afternoons, Thursday & Friday)

Our topic for Term 5 is ‘The Seaside’.

Further information about our learning in each subject can be found on the planning mat.

General Information:

Please make sure that your child has the following in school:

  • A PE kit
  • Outdoor shoes that can be worn on the field when muddy
  • A water bottle

Children also need to bring their reading book and reading record into school every day.


Non-Fiction: Can you write a recount? Can you include the relevant information in the order it happened? Can you write a persuansive letter? You you include persuasive features to persuade your reader?

Fiction: What are the features of a story? Can you change and adapt a story to make it your own? What are the features of a diary? Can you write a diary entry as if you are another character? Can you join your handwriting? Can you write neatly and on the line? Can you include correct punctuation? Have you added expanded noun phrases (e.g.: ‘the tall, withered tree’) to add interest to your writing?


Can you estimate to check your answer? Do you know how to round up/down to the nearest ten? Can you count in twos, threes, fives and tens? Can you finish a sequence from within these tables (e.g.: 6, 9, 12, _, _)? Can you complete mental maths calculations quickly? Can you solve, addition, subtraction, multiplication or division problems? What are the key vocabulary to look for?
Can you reason about your maths? How did you reach your answer? How do you know you are correct?
Can you carry out a math investigation? Can you work in an organised way?


Can you explore and compare the difference between things that are living and dead? Can you explain how habitats are suited to individual creatures? Can you compare habitats across the globe? Can you describe micro-habitats? Can you observe and describe how seeds grow, identifying different plants and their features? Can you identify different food chains?
Can you use information gathered during Science to produce a graph?


Art – Can you produce some seaside themed artwork?

DT – Can you make a puppet?

Music – Can you put music to a poem? Can you learn a song based on our topic?


PE – Can you link a sequence of movements to make a dance? Can you take part in sports day?

PSHE – What makes a good friend? How are you a good friend? What do you like about your friends?


Geography – Can you identify the features of a seaside landscape? Can identify human and physical features at the seaside?

History - Can you compare the seaside today with the seaside in Victorian times? What is the same and what is different?

Class Timetable (subject to change)

School Begins
Session 1 Maths Maths Maths Topic Writing Science
Session 2 Phonics Phonics Phonics Guided reading Guided reading
Session 3 Writing Writing Writing Maths Maths
Session 4 Topic PE Art / DT PE ICT
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 5 Topic RE Music / PSHE Show & Tell Choosing
School Ends

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