Swinton Queen Primary School

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LKS2 - 2021 / 2022

Welcome to Lower Key Stage Two,

In our key stage the children are aged between 7 and 9. From September we will have three mixed Year 3 and Year 4 classes. Each class will be lead by a class teacher with support staff shared across the phase to support the needs of children. This means that support staff will work in more than one of the classes with a range of children. 

Start and finish times for each class. Please can we remind you to bring and collect your child at their allocated time to avoid a build up and adults and children on the school grounds. 

 

Start Time  Finish Time
Class 6 8.50am 3.15pm
Class 5  8.50am 3.15pm
Class 4  8.50am 3.15pm

Assistant Head and Phase Leader - Mr A Tasker

Class 6

Miss R Robinson- Class Teacher 

Class 5

Mr Tasker- Class Teacher

Class 4

Mrs Morgan - Class Teacher

Support staff working within Key Stage 1

Mr Allen

Mr Parkin

Mrs Heath

Mrs Horsfield

Mrs Aitken

Mrs Foster

Reading

Please support us in school by listening to your child read at least three times a week and record this in their reading log. Reading logs can be brought into school from a Wednesday to be stamped in class. Once a child has 3 stamps they will receive a sticker on the reading chart and after 10 stickers each child will receive a prize.

Spelling

Please help your children practise any spellings sent home these can also be practised using spelling shed. Find below a list of year 3 and 4 statutory spellings that children are expected to know.

Link to spelling list.

Maths Resources

In school we use White Rose Maths planning to support our teaching and learning. Below is a link to a series of lessons for each year group.
White Rose Maths 

Corbett Maths provides questions covering a range of Mathematical topics. There are four levels of difficulty and problems are set each day. These are suitable for Key Stage Two.
Corbett Maths

Timetables

In June the year 4 children will complete a timetable test. At the end of year 4 the national curriculum states that children should know all of the multiplication facts up to 12 x 12. Children all have a login to practise these using Timetable Rockstars. The format of the test is very similar to the sound check area on Rockstars. Children in year 4 will be tested weekly using this to ensure they are familiar with the test format and help them to continue to improve their scores.

 

Links to help support learning at home

Spelling shed

Timestable Rockstars

Sumdog

Purple Mash

Active Learn

Twinkl- Lots of games and activities.

BBC Bitesize