Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Long Melford Church of England

Cordell Road, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9ED     01787 379929


Autumn Term Learning Themes

The Anglo Saxons & Materials


Recent Class Successes

Well Done to Theo and Katie for coming 1st and 4th in the Guy Competition.


Toby's entry in the Mayor's Christmas Card Competition was Highly Commended.

Current home learning - important information


Reading every day.  Make sure your reading record sheet is signed.  Thank you.  Remember to have a story then an information book.

Record the maths games you play on the sheet.


Monday = New spellings given for test the next Monday.

Wednesday = Maths Skills to hand in for the next Wednesday.

Thursday = Topic work for the next week.


Any problems then please ask for our help ASAP.  

Becoming a powerful learner theme for the term

Powerful Learners ask powerful questions

Powerful Learners are brave when something is tricky & can focus on what is important

                                                Maths Home Learning

Essential daily skills.

Learning your 12 x 12 times table facts off by heart.  Write them, say them, make puzzles, learn the division facts too...


Previous Home Learning Skills from this year.   Keep learning these even after you have handed them in!

1.  Ordering sets of 5 digit numbers.

2.  Ordering sets of decimal numbers

3.  Doubling and halving

4.  Rounding to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000

5.  Writing a number in words

6.  Measuing length in cm and sorting

7.  Telling the time (digital and analogue)

8.  Pairs that make 500.

9.  Mathematics Review


Mr Moulton and

Mrs Tonks

Tigers Class

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Word Puzzle

Well done to all the class for our outside day.  Our visitors in the morning were impressed by the children's enthusiasm with the bulb planting.  I was really pleased with the brilliant pieces of art (inspired by Andy Goldsworthy) that the children produced in the afternoon.


Vocabulary Connectives Openers Punctuation


Words to include in your talking and writing.


even though



These questions should give you a flavour of the learning we will be doing in class.

Powerful Learners

How can you ask a variety of questions that give you the BEST answer?

What skills do you have that help you to discover and explore?

Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning.

How do we cope with changes and when things are different?

How can we get along with people who are different from us?

How can bullying affect people who are involved, and what can be done to help in these situations?


Why did the Anglo-Saxons invade England?

How did then Anglo-Saxons influence our modern world?


Can you make up a rap about Beowulf?

What are the different uses of commas in writing?


Can you measure and draw different angles?

Can you identify multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs of a number?


Once something has dissolved can the change of state be reversed?

Parents and families - if you have any ideas or resources that you think might help us to answer these questions, then we would love to hear from you.



Remember to bring your Home Folder to school each day.  Keep your reading records, maths home learning and other important bits in it.  You are welcome to organise it in the best way for you.




Future class events.


Our Carol Service on Monday 15th where the Tigers are singing in German!!

Maths Memory Gym


1.  4, 500

Class Book -Sport is Fun Class Book - Sports Poems


Paper copies for costumes sent home today.























Kentwell Money for flapjacks, biscuits or peaches.

75p = 1 old pence

£1.50 = half groat

£2.25 = thruppence

£3 = 1 groat

Costume Notes General Costume Notes Girls Girls' Hat Costume Notes Boys Boys' Hat How to make a Cupstring Tudor Phrase Book_0 Kentwell Video Kentwell Video Interactive Maths Games

Check with an adult BEFORE you watch the video clips.

Trapped Sentences Book - The personality potion

The word to tell Mr M or Mrs T = WMG

Interactive Reading and Writing

And finally...


Well done to all the Tigers for their enthusiasm and questions when we visited .


images tiger

Grammar and Punctuation Detectives


Look for all of these in your writing.  

Discuss them with people at home.


 Verbs      Adverbs    Commas    Speech marks