Welcome to Fir Class!
The Fir Class Team
Teaching in the Fir class this year is Mr Cosford, Louise and Sadia.
PPA will be covered by Sadia on a Wednesday afternoon.
If you need to speak to Mr Cosford please feel free to arrange a virtual meet via e-mail.
In these strange times please may I ask that you keep an eye on Parent Mail and Class Dojo for any updates regarding school.
Thank you in advance.
Email Mr Cosford: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our value this term is Forgiveness.
This week our P4C question is…
If you build on someone’s idea, is it the same as copying?
Why or why not?
Here is the new homework grid. If work could be done at home and then sent to us via Class Dojo, that would be great as there are no Homework Books this year.
One piece of homework needs to be completed each week and this needs to be sent to Mr Cosford. As per the school’s policy on homework.
Thank you to all those who have handed in homework this week. Some fantastic pieces have been presented. They have been placed on our working walls.
What we are up to this term.
Term 6 hopes to be an interesting and enjoyable term for Fir Class.
The new value for the term is Forgiveness. The children will have weekly P4C sessions that are linked to forgiveness and various other topics. The aim will be to develop their ability to ask and respond to questions in ever-growing detail.
All Information about this half term’s teaching will be contained within the Curriculum Web, which is attached to this page via the link above.
Our topic this term will be ‘Explorers and Adventures’. We will be looking into and researching famous explorers and adventurers and the deeds that made them famous. This will be the main history element of the terms topic. The children will have an enrichment day based on Christopher Columbus, which will be delivered by the same company that delivered our Florence Nightingale day.
In science, we will be focussing on Our Environment. We will learn about the many aspects of our environment and how we can help protect it. There will be lessons on being ‘Water Wise’, ‘Re-use-Recycle-Reduce’, ‘Endangered Animals’, ‘Climate Change’, ‘Energy Experts’ and ‘Forest Friends’.
During our Real PE sessions this term we will be trying our hand at the new Real Dance scheme. The sessions will incorporate a range of movements whilst also drawing upon other areas of the curriculum, such as art.
Our core story this term is Awongalema
You can listen to it here:
Reading records can be brought back in daily or weekly. The aim is to read at least 5 times a week. When we have the reading records in we will collate how much the children have read and if they read 5 times a week for 3 weeks there will be a small prize given. They are of course encouraged to read as much as possible.
PE will be on Tuesday afternoons. The children will need to come into school in their PE kit. The school PE kit consists of a white or red t-shirt (plain is fine), black or blue shorts/tackies and suitable trainers (preferably not pumps this year as they will spend the whole day in their PE kits and they will need more support on their feet. When it gets colder outside more layers will be needed to keep them warm.
Useful Information & Links
Homework is now virtual. If one piece can be done a week and sent in that would be great.
This term our value is Forgiveness
Our topic this term is Explorers and Adventurers.
PE is on Tuesday afternoons and we will be looking at Real Dance.