Oxford Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7EW

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welcome to goldfinches' class page

Class Teacher: Mrs Warren

Higher Level Teaching Assistant: Mrs Ireland

Goldfinches' Gallery

our learning in the summer 2 term

This half term our topic is A Splash of Colour.

Please see our Long Term Plans for more details of the subjects taught through our topic.

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Adding and subtracting two and three-digit numbers

  • adding a 3-digit number and ones using known number facts
  • adding 3-digit number and tens using known number facts
  • subtracting a 3-digit number and tens using known number facts
  • adding two 2-digit numbers using the columnar method with regrouping
  • subtracting two 2-digit numbers using the columnar method with regrouping
  • adding two numbers using the columnar method with regrouping
  • subtracting a number from a 3-digit number using the columnar method with regrouping

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 Measuring Capacity and Volume

  • reading the temperature in degree Celsius on a thermometer
  • taking and reading the temperature in degree Celsius
  • understanding the concept of litres
  • estimating and measuring in litres
  • solving word problems that involve litres
  • understanding the concept of millilitres
  • comparing millilitres and litres using fractions
  • comparing and ordering millilitres and litres
  • applying number bonds and derive related facts to 1000
  • solving word problems about capacity and volume

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  • weighing and comparing objects in kilograms
  • interpreting scales labelled in grams and comparing the mass of objects in grams
  • applying addition and subtraction in the context of mass
  • solving multiplication and division problems about mass
  • consolidating knowledge of mass through investigations

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Writing - Narrative

  • writing narrative pieces based on our class reader The Iron Man

WritingNon Fiction

  • writing non-fiction texts relating to our topic and Science work.

Writing - Poetry

  • writing some poetry based on our class reader The Iron Man

Spelling and Grammar

  • progressing through our Rocket Spelling Challenges, spelling words correctly in dictated sentences
  • continuing to learn different spelling strategies to help us learn new words
  • consolidating our learning about the use of apostrophes
  • securing our understanding of the different sentence types and using different types of punctuation independently in our writing
  • finding out about irregular past tense verbs


  • reading non-fiction texts related to our topic on artists and art
  • reading non-fiction texts about plants and living things in Science
  • enjoying our School Library and Class Reading Area

Our Class Reader

We will be reading The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.

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Please see below for videos to help your child's learning in these areas.

useful links

BBC Dance Mat Typing - practise your typing skills with this great activity

KS1 BBC Bitesize Literacy - lots of fun activities to practise spelling, punctuation, grammar and much, much more

KS1 BBC Bitesize Maths - practise all areas of your maths with these exciting activities

KS1 BBC Bitesize Science - learn more about Science with this range of activities

BBC Bitesize KS1 Education - great videos looking at all areas of the curriculum, including some really useful explanations of grammatical terminology.


english videos


other videos