BerkswichCE Primary School

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Autumn Two

Reading Adventures                                                                                                         

Boy in the Girls' Bathroom - We are hoping that Bradley and Jeff can overcome their friendship issues and that Bradley is given the opportunity to to do the right thing.



This half term, we will be starting 'The Black Dog'. During the unit, we will be concentrating on speech and punctuating it accurately.




One day, a black dog came to visit the Hope family. Mr Hope was the first to see it.

"My goodness!" he cried, dropping his toast. He didn't waste any time phoning the police.

"There's a black dog the size of a tiger outside my house!" he told the policeman.

The policeman laughed.

"What should I do?" asked Mr Hope.

"Don't go outside," said the policeman, and put down his phone...



We shall be starting this half term with our multiplication unit. This will include: 

Recalling and using multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12.

Counting in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000.

Using place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together three numbers.

Solving problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law to multiply two digit numbers by one digit, integer scaling problems and harder.

We will also be linking our multiplication to finding the area of rectilinear shapes.


Religious Education

Our focus will be looking at the Trinity and what the Gospels can teach us. We will also consider how Christians show their beliefs about God the Trinity in the way that they live.



Anatomy and nutrition - This half term, we will be concentration on the functions of the skeleton and muscles.



As well as using the computers to support our learning in other curriculum areas, we will also be learning touch typing. Don't forget to follow the link in our homework tab for the different activities for touch typing.



Follow us on our journey to Ancient Egypt. The children will learn about how and where the ancient Egyptians lived, what was important to the daily lives of ancient Egyptians, who Tutankhamun was and how mummies were made. Students will also learn about how Egyptian people used hieroglyphs to communicate and compare the powers of different gods.