St. John's Catholic Primary School

Oldfield Lane, Bath, Avon, BA2 3NR

01225 303990

office@stjohns.bathnes.sch.uk

Shine, Celebrate and Grow!

Blackbirds

Class teacher: Mr T Simmons

 

 Dear Parents/Carers,

 

Welcome to the Blackbirds class page, here we will post any news and photos of what's been happening in the class.

The Lion King!

All the sound clips and songs can be found here so children you can rehearse at home... 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5rFK4bFewu5xYQK8eigf2Q

 

For help with your spelling and grammar home work you can use this - Jargon Buster

 

TERM 6

Welcome back our final summer term please see links below:

 

Letter to Parents

Curriculum Overview

Homework Menu

 

TERM 5

 

Letter to Parents

Curriculum Overview

 

WHAT HAVE WE BEEN DOING IN CLASS?

It's been a jam-packed term in Blackbirds, Year 6 finished their SATs, we created Modroc models of different habitats and we had a trip to Westonbirt Arboretum which linked to our 'Nature Detectives' term focus.

TERM 4

Letter to Parents

Curriculum Overview

Homework Menu

 5/6 Spelling words

 

WHAT HAVE WE BEEN DOING IN CLASS? 

During the term, Blackbird's went on a pilgrimage to Glastonbury Tor, celebrated Down's Syndrome Awareness Day by wearing 'lots of Socks' and the Year 6s had a great time on their Skern residential!

TERM 3

Happy New Year! 

Letter to Parents 

Curriculum Overview

Homework Menu

 

WHAT HAVE WE BEEN DOING IN CLASS? 

This term we have created our own fantasy stories by looking at C.S. Lewis' 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' and performed the play MacBeth to an audience. 

 TERM 2 

Letters to Parents

Curriculum Overview

Homework Menu

 

WHAT HAVE WE BEEN DOING IN CLASS?

 It's been a busy second half to the term in Blackbirds, below are some pictures of just some of the things we have been doing: 

We played basketball in P.E.
We played basketball in P.E.
The Year 6s had a day out at the Life Skills centre in Bristol
The Year 6s had a day out at the Life Skills centre in Bristol
We created our own dragon eyes which linked to our English topic: Beowulf
We created our own dragon eyes which linked to our English topic: Beowulf

HOMEWORK HELP

Some parents have asked for information about websites that can help them to support their children during homework.

The below website has maths, science and English help all split by year group and clear explanations with examples:

https://www.theschoolrun.com

 

TERM 1

Letter to Parents

Curriculum Overview

Homework Menu

  

WHAT HAVE WE BEEN DOING IN CLASS?

We have had a great time in Blackbirds class in Term 1. Below are some pictures of our trench models, we designed in our First World War Project, our class poetry slam competition in English and Diwali lamps we made in R.E.

  

END OF YEAR EXPECTATIONS

Year 5 Writing

Year 5 Reading

Year 5 Maths

Year 5 Science

Year 6 Writing

Year 6 Reading

Year 6 Maths

Year 6 Science