Empire class has PE lessons on a Monday and Friday. Please ensure your child comes to school these days dressed in a full outdoor PE kit.
We look forward to a successful and happy year.
Ms Marsh, Mrs Kirkness and Mrs Andrews
Empire class have been playing strategic games as part of our Maths lessons. Strategic games develop problem-solving, logical thinking and planning skills as well as being good fun!
Click on the links below for some of the resources to play the games at home.
The children in Empire Class have been learning about the Battle of Trafalgar. They have been finding out:
We started this term with a week dedicated to British Black History. We found out about two influential people: Walter Tull and Maloire Blackman. Look in the Gallery section of our school website for a virtual tour of the work we produced in our Pop Up museum.
Our topic for remainder of term 2 is Geography.
We will be spending two weeks learning about: Kent, the differences between Great Britain, the British Isles and the United Kingdom. We will also be improving our geographical skills by: reading maps; using a key; using geographical vocabulary such as urban, rural, coastal, longitude, latitude; asking relevant questions; using compass points for locating places; knowing the difference between human and physical features and using this knowledge to identify features of locations.
We will spend 4 weeks learning about Japan and focusing on the following broader geographical questions:
Watch this space to find out about our geographical learning!
Our focus this term was Art. We studied the work by Paul Klee.
We also used the Zentangle patterns as a way of improving our line drawing.