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Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 4

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
January 01 2019
YEAR GROUP:
Year 4
LITERACY GROUP:
Newspaper Recount Writing
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Multiplication and Division

Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on: January 09 2019
Group 1

7x, 11 x and 12 times tables
Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on: January 09 2019
Group 1

All spellings from the Year 3/4 list.
Group 2

All spellings from the Year 3/4 list.
Group 3

All spellings from the Year 3/4 list.

Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Be a detective!
Get creative!

Additional information on our learning this week

Arithmetic homework books are due in each Tuesday and are returned to children on Friday. Project homework is due in by 29th March 2019.

Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 5

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
November 26 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Year 5
LITERACY GROUP:

NUMERACY TOPIC:


Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on:
Group 1

malicious
suspicious
cautious
fictitious
special
essential
assistance
difference
importance
intelligence
Group 2

special
essential
assistance
difference
importance
intelligence
Group 3

believe
bicycle
breath
breathe
build
busy
business



Spelling tested on:
Group 1

Group 2

Group 3


Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Be a detective!
Get creative!

Additional information on our learning this week

Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Reception

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
October 15 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Reception
LITERACY GROUP:

NUMERACY TOPIC:


Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on:
Group 1

Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on:
Group 1

Group 2

Group 3


Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Be a detective!
Get creative!

Additional information on our learning this week

Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 1

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
November 05 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Year 1
LITERACY GROUP:

NUMERACY TOPIC:


Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on:
Group 1

Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on:
Group 1

stop
2. went
3. sent
4. chop
5. shop
6. wish
7. that
8. this
9. thing
10. think
Plus tricky words:
the was is

Group 2

1. six
2. can
3. zip
4. wet
5. but
Group 3


Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Be a detective!
Get creative!

Additional information on our learning this week

Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 6

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
September 13 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Year 6
LITERACY GROUP:
The Viewer
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Place Value

Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on: September 19 2018
Group 1

Understand the value of M, HTh, TTh, Th, H, T & O

Continue to rehearse all multiplication tables up to 12 x 12
Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on: September 19 2018
Group 1

1. fascinate
2. crescent
3. scissors
4. veins
5. neighbour
6. prey
7. sleigh
8. misunderstand
9. indirect
10. disconnect
Group 2

Group 3


Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Write a balanced argument entitled: Is there ever a good reason to go to war?
Create a recipe, using rationed ingredients from WWII.
Write a story, entitled ‘My Perfect School’ Describe what this school would be like and recall the events of your first day.
Be a detective!
Create a family tree (of your own family) labelling any features that you have inherited from relatives. You could include photographs of your relatives too!
Research an application found on a mobile device – how effective is it/what do the reviews say? How would you improve it?
Research how Morse Code was used during WWII.
Get creative!
Tristan, in our English topic ‘The Viewer’ finds an ancient chest of optical devices. Create your very own Kaleidoscope.
Can you make the dish you have created using rationed ingredients in the Be a Writer section?

Can you create a PowerPoint presentation or document in Microsoft Publisher which describes the evolution of man?

Additional information on our learning this week

The project homework is due on Friday 20th November, 2018, but please send it into school if it is completed before this date. Many thanks, Mr Light and Miss Bergasse.

Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 3

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
November 05 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Year 3
LITERACY GROUP:
Newspaper
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Multiplication and Division

Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on: November 29 2018
Group 1

MTo multiply in 50s
1 x 50 =50 11 x 50 = 550
2 x 50 = 100 12 x 50 = 600
3 x 50 = 150 13 x 50 = 650
4 x 50 =200 14 x 50 = 700
5 x 50 = 250 15 x 50 = 750
6 x 50 = 300 16 x 50 =800
7 x 50 = 350 17 x 50 = 850
8 x 50 = 400 18 x 50 = 900
9 x 50 = 450 19 x 50 = 950
10 x 5 = 500 20 x50 = 1000
Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on: November 29 2018
Group 1

beginner
frightened
cities
writing
taking


Group 2

beginner
frightened
cities
writing
taking
address
answer
calendar
beginner
mystery
Group 3

people
said
some
same
that
them

Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Geography
Write a letter to persuade someone to visit a European country.



Geography
Research a European country of your choice and present it in an interesting way.
Geography
Research a famous person from a European country and present it in an interesting way.
Be a detective!
Science
Grow a plant/vegetable from seed and document its development.
Science
Investigate and present the different ways in which plants disperse their seeds.
Explain why different methods are needed.
Geography
Investigate the journey of how the cocoa bean ends up as a chocolate bar.
Get creative!
Art and Design
Create a piece of artwork in the style of Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ or Da Vinci’s ‘Starry Night’.
Design Technology
Make a healthy meal. Draw or photograph each stage and present in an imaginative way.
Geography
Create a game based on facts about Europe.

Additional information on our learning this week

Homework projects are due in on Friday 30th November 2018.

Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 2

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
December 10 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Year 2
LITERACY GROUP:
Writing an information text
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Addition strategies for single digit addition and counting in step

Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on: January 09 2019
Group 1

Maths Facts
Children will be asked to count in 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s from zero and from other numbers.

Please practise counting in groups at home.
Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on: January 09 2019
Group 1

Spellings
1. after
2. again
3. any
4. many
5. school
6. beautiful
7. clothes
8. child
9. children
10. break

Plus tricky words:
there their once

Group 2

1. my
2. by
3. the
4. so
5. go

Plus tricky words:
and in said
Group 3

1. after
2. again
3. any
4. many
5. school
6. beautiful
7. clothes
8. child

Plus tricky words:
there their once

Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Write a letter to King Charles II asking him to help people to stop the fire.
Write a food diary for a week - linked to our Science learning.
Write a fact file about a continent – linked to our Topic learning.
Be a detective!
Find out 5 facts about the Great Fire of London.
Investigate an animal of your choice – linked to our Science and Topic learning.
Find 5 facts about Kenya – linked to our Topic learning.
Get creative!
Make a model of the bakery in Pudding Lane.
Create a map of the world or globe – linked to our Topic learning.
Create a poster of the life-cycle of an animal – linked to our Science learning.

Additional information on our learning this week