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“Pupils feel safe and have a good understanding of how to keep safe. This is because the curriculum provides regular and appropriate opportunities for them to learn how to keep safe, including when using the internet.”


Ofsted 2017

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Swans Class

Key Stage 2 – Years 5 & 6

Upper Key Stage 2 starts in Year 5 and finishes when the children leave primary school at the end of Year 6. Emphasis in this class is still placed on a balanced and creative curriculum, but one that also encourages independence and self-organisational skills. By the end of Key Stage 2, the children will have had the opportunity to take part in a number of transition activities (so they feel more prepared for High school), will have had the opportunity to take part in a week-long residential trip and they will have also taken their Key Stage 2 SATs tests.

Mr Bassett

Swans Class Teacher

Mrs Kite

Teaching Assistant

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On this page you will find news about our class, an overview of the work we are doing this half-term and links to online learning resources.

Latest News From Swans Class

Basketball Festival

Tuesday 20th February saw 9 Swans represent our school in the Small Schools Basketball Festival at Inspire Suffolk. All the children played well and showed great skill and teamwork.  Well done!  

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Chinese New Year House Groups

This afternoon the children worked into their house groups learning about Chinese New Year. Hedgehogs learnt a song about Chinese New Year and played instruments. They also said a poem and danced like a dragon. Badgers looked at the zodiac calendar and tried hard to...

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Internet Safety Day

In school, we are always talking about how to stay safe on-line. However, we believe, from time to time, it is important to come together to discuss this in more detail.  Internet Safety Day was on Tuesday 6th February and this week, all the children came together for...

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Mexican Cooking in the Swans

This week the Swans have studied Mexican cuisine as part of their 'Global Food' DT topic. They learnt about foods from Mexico and yesterday they made Nachos with Miss Kluge. The children followed a recipe to make their own guacamole and salsa for their nachos. The...

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Glorious Gala

On Monday 5th February,  8 children participated in a swimming gala at Hadleigh Pool;  they were involved in a number of races including a relay medley and a front crawl medley. After all the races had finished and the times calculated, we were very pleased with our...

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Swans Make Spring Rolls!

This half term,  the Swans have been learning about 'Global Food' as part of their Design and Technology topic with Miss Kluge. They have looked at different foods from around the world and thought about similarities between countries. They have looked at eating...

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We Are Working On

Spring 2

History – The Shang Dynasty

  • A Place in Time
  • Living in the Shang Dynasty
  • Gods and Kings
  • Dragon Bones
  • Artefacts
  • Fu Hao

Science – Living Things

  • Classifying, grouping and sorting animals
  • The Linnean system of grouping
  • Curious Creatures (identifying different animals)
  • Micro-organisms

Art – Wildlife Birds

  • Drawing with pencil
  • Drawing feathers
  • Printing feathers
  • Modelling 3D papers birds

    PE Futsal / Swimming

    • Control and co-ordination
    • Balance and agility
    • New skills using the feet and hands
    • New rules, tactics and stamina
    • Teamwork
    • Accuracy in passing and receiving

    RE – Celebrations

    • Chinese New Year
    • Important Animals
    • Culture, Custom and Celebrations

    Computing – Apps and Software

    • Investigate new apps to support learning
    • Using new Apps to support learning across the curriculum
    • Evaluating Apps
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