Haydon Wick Primary School For Parents

Otters (Year 4/5)

Welcome to Otters Class.

Our teacher is Mrs Deegan and our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Datona.

Our PE days are Wednesdays and Thursdays for the first term so please can you ensure your PE kit is in school on those days. Also, please make sure all your clothes and PE kits are named clearly. Many thanks.

Your child has been provided with everything they need – a pencil case will not be needed.

All the children have a school reading book and reading journal in their book bag. Please try to read with your child regularly even if your child is a fluent reader and support him/her asking questions to deepen their understanding of the texts. Please make comments about their reading in their journals to show they have been reading regularly at home – if possible about 4 times per week.

Your child will be given a ‘pick and mix’ homework each term which will be related to our current topic. They should choose at least one activity as well as completing their reading and times tables / spelling practice. Completed homework will be shared and celebrated with parents in the classroom at the end of each term. Look out for your child’s Times Table book – they will be given a grid to fill in every Friday. I will also be giving out spellings on Mondays to learn for a test the following Monday.

I look forward to working with you to get the best from your child over the course of the year.

Mrs Deegan

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