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 Welcome to Jupiter's Class Page!

This half-term, our class reading for pleasure book is...

Our shared reading text this term is...

This term, our curriculum theme is Creativity and Imagination. We will be learning about influential artists and musicians such as Leonardo da Vinci, Frida Kahlo, Leonard Bernstein and Ravi Shankar. Throughout our project, we will explore concepts such as influence, diversity, aspiration, perseverance and achievement

Our big question: What do the arts tell us about our diverse society?

This term's Talk for Writing units


Meeting tale

Narrative poem based around The Highwayman

Short-burst narrative writing based around a Literacy Shed+ video


Biography or newspaper report (recount)

Discussion text

Short-burst diary entry based around a Literacy Shed+ video

Throughout the term, we will also be provided with opportunities to apply our writing skills across the curriculum.

In maths this half-term, we will be continuing our learning around fractions, decimals and percentages. Later in the term, we will be exploring ratio, algebra and geometry.

Things to remember...

Reading diaries will be checked on a Monday.

Read 5 times each week to receive your Dojo points.

My Maths homework will be set each Friday

and is to be completed by the following Thursday. 

Weekly spellings will be posted on Class Dojo before the start of each new week, ready to learn for our test on a Friday.

PE will be on Mondays and Fridays.

On these days, please come to school wearing your PE kit.



Arithmetic Assessments carried out in the Spring Term

Reasoning Assessments carried out in the Spring Term

Creative activities to try out when you are reading at home

Activities to help you with learning your weekly spellings