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Kensworth CE Academy

With God by our side, we can move mountains

Hornbeam Class (Year 5 & 6)

Hornbeam Information

Spring Term 2024 Theme  'Groundbreaking Greeks'   


This project teaches children about developments and changes over six periods of ancient Greek history, focusing on the city state of Athens in the Classical age, and exploring the lasting legacy of ancient Greece.

Class Reader linked to our theme is, 'Who let the Gods out?,' by Maz Evans. Other books we will be reading to support our English and theme work are; 'Once Upon a Time; children's stories from the classics, by Blanche Winder

School Value this half term: Courage - 'Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord you God is with you wherever you go.' Joshua 1.9. If your child shows the value at home let us know so this can be celebrated in school.

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Work for Home

Weekly spellings will be sent home on a Monday.

Children will bring home a half termly homework grid, with a range of activities covering a variety of topics from the curriculum. They will be expected to complete three acitivites. The children can then bring their work in, share a photograph on class dojo or talk about it with the class. There is a weekly expectation that children read and have been listened to, practised their timetables and spellings. Timetables practice can be uising TTRS or quick recall, chanting of timestables approapriate for your child. 


P.E. Days will be on Monday and Thursday. Remember to come to school in your PE kits on these days. This term we will be doing: Fundamental Sport Skills- Basket Ball, Social Dodgeball. Gym-working Holes and barriers, balance and counter tension. Please see the attached Uniform Policy to ensure you are ready for PE.

Homework Grid- Spring -Groundbreaking Greeks

Forest School

Hornbeam will be participating in Forest School this half term from Friday 12th January- Friday 16th February, inclusive. Please come to school in suitable warm and waterproof outdoor gear for Forest School. We will get wet and muddy!