Oldfield Lane, Bath, Avon, BA2 3NR

01225 303990

Dragonflies

Class teaches: Mr Rouse ( Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday) & Miss Mosettig ( Thursday & Friday )

Emails: brouse@stjohns.bathnes.sch.uk 

             hmosettig@stjohns.bathnes.sch.uk 

Welcome to Dragonflies class page! We put useful information here to help you support your child's learning, such as Project letters and Webs, links to useful or interesting websites and photos of what we have been up to!

 
Dear parents/ carers,

Thank you to all the parents that attended our Maths Workshop on Tuesday. It was great to see such a large turnout. Here is the PowerPoint that we went through and helpful websites can be found at the bottom of this page. 

Maths Workshop For Parents - PowerPoint

PE Days

Our class PE days are Wednesday and Friday.  Please ensure your child comes dressed in their PE kit with suitable, weatherproof trainers on both of these days. Please ensure your child has blue jogging bottoms and their school jumper for cold days. 

Book Changing Day 

Your child needs to bring in their reading book and reading record book every day. We will change books each week on a Friday. Please read at least three times a week with your child, and jot it down in the reading record book. 

Home Learning Books

Home learning books are due in each Monday. The children’s learning will be checked and we will put another sticker into their book. Please ensure your child puts their home learning book into the tray in the classroom. 

Library Day

Our class library day is Wednesday. Please return your library book on Wednesday each week in order to take out a new one!

 

Term 6

The Olympics - Paris 2024

We are excited to be learning about the Olympics! We will learn about when they started and what it entails nowadays. The three classes will learn about countries around the world including Australia, China and India, using maps and encyclopaedias to compare these countries to the UK. 

Project Letter - The Olympics Paris 2024

Project Web - The Olympics Paris 2024

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Term 5 

The Great Fire Of London

This term we will be learning about The Great Fire of London. We will be using it as inspiration for our Writing, Art and DT as well as History, Geography and Computing. We will be looking at where it started, what London was like then compared with now, studying artwork and diary entries from that time and looking at fire safety!

Project Letter - The Great Fire of London

Project Web - The Great Fire of London

    

Collecting pennies for chicken's and eggs                   Learning flags of UK       Beanstalks                        Mother's Day flowers

Term 4

Our Planet - How Does Your Garden Grow? 

Our project this term will be focusing on growing plants and sustaining our environment. We will be reading Jack and the Beanstalk and other garden and growing books, and looking at features of fairy tales and instruction writing. I wonder if we will manage to grow a beanstalk all the way up to the giant's castle!

Project Letter - How Does Your Garden Grow?

Project Web - How Does Your Garden Grow?

   

Mr Joffe showed us his films                                      Facts about Whales                    A visit to the Church

Term 3

Life on the Ocean - Island Life

This term we are focusing on what island life is like. We will be continuing our learning about the UK, the 4 countries it is made up of, its capital cities and surrounding seas. We will also be learning about animal migration, weather patterns and about artists who painted seascapes and we will have a go at making our own stormy sea artwork.

Project Web - Life on the Ocean

Project Letter - Life on the Ocean

 

    

Dinosaurs                                   More Dinosaurs                                Even more Dinosaurs

Term 2

Our World - Dinosaur Detectives

This term in science we will be learning about dinosaurs. We will be learning about things that are alive, used to be alive and have never been alive. We will learn about Mary Anning, who used to look for dinosaur fossils in Dorset. We will also be learning that Advent is a time of preparation for the birth of Jesus, and preparing ourselves for Christmas. 

Project Letter - Dinosaur Detectives

Project Web - Dinosaur Detectives

 

       

Friday 13th October - Viking Day

A fearsome bunch of Vikings turned up today! They learnt Viking Songs, made stew, created brooches and pastel pictures. We'd also like to say a big thank you for all the amazing costumes - seeing them really made our day!

Friday 6th October - Bath Children's Literature Festival

We had a wonderful visit to listen to Dapo Adeola - a book Illustrator. He read us his most recent book: Speak Up! And he taught us to draw one of the characters: Luna the Cat. Thank you to all the brilliant parents who came on the trip with us. 

Term 1

We Are Time Travellers - Vikings

In Term 1 we will be learning about the Vikings. We will have a wow day to begin this exciting project and also have a wonderful Viking Day, where we will dress up, take part in activities across KS1 and join an online workshop led by the Viking team at the Jorvik Centre. We will be learning how to write using the Viking runic alphabet and making longboat figureheads and longhouses. 

Project Web - Vikings

Project Letter - Vikings