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 Mrs Apostol, Mrs Vickers & Mrs Milbourne


Our current theme is: 

How the World Works


Welcome back to the final part of Summer term! 


Although this is a really busy term with transition days, Mini Enterprise, the beach trip, PGL, Ye Ha The Musical and the leavers assembly, we will still have English, Maths, Science, Computing and PE lessons!


Mini Enterprise

Monday 1st July 2019

In previous years, parents who work in a business environment have come into school to talk with the children about running a business, business roles etc. This has really brought the learning alive for children! If any parents would be able to come into school in the afternoon of to be confirmed that would be great.



In English, over the next 4 weeks, we will be working on The Landlady by Roald Dahl, we will be exploring the text and writing across a range of genres. The children will also write their own horror stories using literary techniques that they learn from investigating other texts.




In Maths, children will be consolidating knowledge which will give them a great start at secondary school. We will recap on all of these areas such as fractions, decimals and percentages! They will become mini entrepreneurs and will design their own theme park; they will consider ‘start-up’ costs, expenditure and income.

They will then design their own stall for Mini Enterprise, they will organise their own market research, advertise their product, consider start-up costs and sales techniques and stall presentation.



 PE for this half term will be on Tuesday afternoons and Thursday afternoons, however children should have their PE kit in school at all times!


In Computing, children will develop their programming skills using Lego.



  Ye Ha the Musical


Well done to the children who auditioned for a part in the musical Ye Ha, it is not easy auditioning in front of others.  Please support your child in learning their lines for rehearsals, as scripts will not be allowed from Friday 21st June! Performances will be held on : Wednesday 3rd July 2019 at 2pm and 7pm to be confirmed. We will be in touch soon regarding costumes.




Given Friday due in Wednesday


Maths: Your child will need to complete x1 Scofield and Sims maths page or an alternative maths sheets sent home, you will be notified each week as to which homework will be sent.

Instead of reading comprehension homework: Please encourage your child to learn their lines and song lyrics for Ye Ha the musical. Click here for songs:

Reading: Daily reading. Parents, please continue to support me in supporting your child, and encourage them to read their AR book daily, in the aim to complete an AR quiz at least once a week. Don’t forget to ask your children questions about the text. Please see reading question handout for question ideas.

Please log all reading in the reading records (at least 3 times per week)

Given Friday due Monday: 10 spelling words 

Extras: Times Tables Rockstars and Spelling Shed. As a school, we pay for these fantastic resources. PLEASE encourage your child to use them regularly – they have had such a positive impact on the children who use these sites regularly; the increase in their confidence and progression has been super!

Picture 1

Sewing in preparation for selling decorations at the Christmas Fair.



This is a great website for fast learning. It pops up quick questions and gives explanations if you don't get the correct answers.








The Lady of Shalott


King Arthur Facts

How to write an autobiography

Non-Chronological Report ideas:


English Resources






Theme & Science


Who was Charles Darwin?




Charles Darwin

BBC Bitesize

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  • Binley Woods Primary School,
  • Coombe Drive, Binley Woods, Coventry,
  • Warwickshire, CV3 2QU
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