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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 1 term

This half term our topic is Time Detectives.

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




  • Recognising, finding, naming and writing fractions of a length, shape, set of objects or quantity
  • Writing simple fractions e.g. 1/2 of 6 = 3
  • Recognising the equivalence of 2/4 and 1/2

 Numbers within 100

  • Recognising the place value of each digit in a 3-digit number
  • Showing the value of a 3-digit number in more than one way
  • Comparing numbers within 1000 using the <, > and = signs
  • Reading scales to the nearest appropriate unit










Writing - Narrative

We will be writing a fictional narrative text based on a castle.

  • Writing for purpose
  • Using imaginative description to add interest
  • Organising writing appropriately
  • Using sentences appropriately
  • Presenting work neatly

Writing - Non Fiction

We will be writing non-fiction text in our topic and Science work.

Spelling and Grammar

We will be revising the spelling rules we have learnt so far and practise using the grammar we have been taught.


As well as weekly guided reading and independent reading, we will also be writing answers to reading comprehension questions.  The texts we will read will be a mix of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

In our English lessons we will be looking at non-fiction texts related to our topic. 


Our Class Reader

We will be continuing to read Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl.


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

Last update: 2017-04-16

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.