Welcome to Kestrel Class!
A big welcome from Mrs Corcoran and Mrs Groves! We are really enjoying teaching your children this year.
For our topic this term we are going to be learning about Leisure and Entertainment in the 20th Century from the 1950s through to today. We will look at how holidays have changed, and the impact of Butlins opening for the first time on the lives of ordinary people. We will get to play with some retro toys, and listen to lots of old music. The children will even get to learn popular dances from each of the decades, so get your dancing shoes on! It should be a very fun topic!
The children will be coming home soon with a brand new homework topic grid with lots of fun and interesting activities to choose to do at home. We are carrying on with the points system, but have increased the challenge to 12 points over the whole Spring term. We ask that the children spend the equivalent of 1 hour for each 4 points, spread out over the term. This is a chance for the children to really show off what they have learnt, or explore an area they are particularly interested in. Good luck! This will be in addition to quick maths and literacy tasks which will come home separately each week.
Year 6 visited St Giles Primary in Hosted Keynes to take part in a Sport's Leadership training afternoon. They learnt some new playground games, explored how to adapt them for different year groups and developed their coaching and leadership skills. They are currently thinking about ways to introduce some of these new activities into the Warninglid Playground. Watch this space!
Kestrels have been practising their hockey skills this term; looking especially at the push pass and block tackle. We have had some fun, competitive games where the children have been able to show off their developing skills. Thank you to Callum for these great action shots!
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