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Caythorpe Primary School

Inspiring the future

Narnia

Year 3 and 4

Mrs Hunt and Mrs Day

Welcome to the Narnia Class

What makes the Earth Angry?

At Caythorpe we follow the White Rose Maths Mastery scheme of work. When taught to master maths, children develop their mathematical fluency without resorting to rote learning and are able to solve non-routine maths problems without having to memorise procedures. 

The English curriculum will be taught through a topic approach wherever possible.

We follow the Lincolnshire Agreed syllabus for RE. This term the focus is Christmas and the Nativity story.

PE

Please can your child keep a named PE kit in school all week (dark shorts and/or jogging bottoms, a white T-shirt and trainers or plimsolls.) If the weather is fine, PE may take place outdoors so please make sure your child has an outdoor kit. Please can you also ensure that all items of school clothing are named to prevent any mix-ups at the end of the day.

Passport

At Caythorpe we are proud of our personalised curriculum with many opportunities to enrich learning experiences. Please see our curriculum pages which lists experiences we believe children should complete to achieve their Caythorpe Passport to learning.

Dates for your Diary

Monday 6th January - Back to School

Wednesday 8th January - Narnia visit Magna

Tuesday 4th February - Residential meeting in Narnia Class

Friday 14th February - INSET

Monday 17th - Friday 21st - Half Term Break

Monday 24th February - Back to School

Wednesday 4th - Thursday 4th - Year 3/4 residential to Stibbington

Thursday 19th March -2.55pm  Narnia Class assembly and cake sale

Thursday 26th March - 2.55pm Enchanted Forest Class assembly and cake sale

Friday 3rd April - INSET

Monday 6th April - Friday 17th April - Easter Break

Accelerated Reader

At Caythorpe we strive to develop a reading for pleasure culture. In Key Stage Two children use the Accelerated Reader Program. A student reads a book, takes an online quiz, and gets immediate feedback. Students respond to regular feedback and are motivated to make progress with their reading skills. 

Children have an opportunity to quiz and change their reading books everyday. However it is helpful if reading diaries are signed to ensure children are reading, engaging and understanding what they read. Please ensure you listen to your child read regularly and sign their reading diaries.

Our Big Bang for "What can we learn from the Ancient Egyptians" went like this...

 

 

Greek Day

We had a great start to our topic "Would you rather be an Athenian or a Spartan?" We ended our topic with an Olympic games event.

 

 

 

Homework

All children have homework books and a task sheet. Each homework task is worth points. A copy of this term's homework tasks can be downloaded below. Children should aim to complete a total of 20 points each half term. They may choose their homework task for the week from the termly list (Year 4 and 5 tasks downloadable below). Please could all homework tasks be handed in on a Thursday so we may celebrate homework together on Fridays. Remember to as creative as you wish for each task.

Useful Weblinks - click the title to follow the link

Disaster Master - Can you help the heroes make the right choices to manage the disasters?

Helpful volcano facts for homework - primary homework help is always a useful site for fascinating facts and pictures

Find Ancient Egyptian homework help here!

Hieroglyphs - Find out about the Ancient Egyptian writing system.

Making a Mummy - Learn how to make an Ancient Egyptian mummy and how a pharaoh was prepared for their tomb.

Time Travelling - Travel through the time tunnel to find out about he Ancient Egyptians.

Healthy Active Kids - great online games - test your knowledge of how to keep healthy here!

Rainforest Information - useful for homework tasks

The Rainforest Alliance - More useful information and fun games 

Viking Quest Game - Go on a Viking Quest - Play the game of 'Viking Quest', which takes you back to AD 793. Can you build a ship, cross the seas, loot a monastery and return home to claim your prize? Your chief has set the challenge, it's up to you to respond.

Victorious Vikings - a useful homework page!

Anglo-Saxon Game - a fun, interactive history game! Flash player is needed to play.

Who were the Anglo-Saxons - Great Homework help here

More Anglo-Saxon facts

Bitesize Science KS2 Want to know about how our world and all the things in it work? We look at materials, energy, light and sound; and, even observe humans, plants and animals in this section.

Science Clips - explore the science investigations

Homework Help - an excellent site for all matters of homework

Play Mummy Maker -  Click the link to enter the embalmer's workshop, where you are to prepare the body of Ramose, officer to the king, for burial.The chief embalmer, Kha, will be watching your work closely. Complete your task perfectly, or he will be denied paradise.

Homophones - Practise spelling tricky homophones by playing this game.

Find out more about mummification here!

Football and Netball Results

Keep up to date with our league positions at Sporting Success

 

 

High Street, Caythorpe, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3DR

01400 272600