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Autumn Term

Our Class Novel

Stig of the Dump by Clive King

Please listen to your child read a few pages of our class novel each night and discuss what they have read with them. You could even take turns to read and ask questions in order to develop their knowledge and understanding of the novel. You could discuss the vocabulary with them and perhaps create your very own 'glossary'.


Every week in school the children will complete reading task related to Stig of the Dump.


Reading and understanding the text will not only encourage the enjoyment of reading but will also support their comprehension skills and extend their vocabulary. Thus creating confident and imaginative writers!


Please share the 'Stig of the Dump novel organiser with your child, as this is a brilliant introduction to the book.


Have fun!!!


Mrs McLynn




Through The Ages

This topic teaches children about British prehistory from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, including changes to people and lifestyle caused by ingenuity, invention and technology advancement. 


Please use the knowledge organiser to introduce the topic and what they will be learning about this term. 


You will find lots of interesting facts and will be able to make comparison about how things have developed through the ages.  E.G. Tools, weapons, every day life, settlements and beliefs. How does it differ to our lives today?


Reading and discussing the knowldege organiser with your child will engage, motivate and ignite your child's curiosity for the topic.


Enjoy and have fun!


Mrs McLynn and Miss Doherty