Welcome to the autumn term 2020!

Class 4

Mrs Sumption

Class 4 Teacher

Ms O'Mahoney

Teaching Assistant

Mr Dixon

Teaching Assistant

Dear Parents and Carers,


Welcome back to the new Term! We hope you have all had a great holiday.

The new Year 6 are very much looking forward to the company of the new Year 5 children and even though we weren’t able to spend time together as we would normally do in the previous term, I know we will all settle very quickly into Class 4.


Our topic this term is ‘Romans and Greeks’. Although a predominantly History topic, it will also lend itself to Whitemoor’s immersive approach to teaching and will incorporate Geography and Science, Art and Design Technology and of course, English and Maths. Please see the Curriculum coverage list below.


As usual, any resources, information or knowledge about the topic from home is always gratefully received; the children do love being actively involved in this way. You could also support your child’s learning through reading around the topic at home, and encouraging some independent research to help them during the coming term.


Our ‘opening event’ this academic year has been chosen as being a fun and enjoyable return to school and will enable team building and cooperative working to help the children bond as a new class. As a celebration of our achievements we are planning a Gallery of written and art work at the end of the term, in which we invite you to share our successes!

Homework this year will be as follows:

  • Reading, Spelling and Timetables Practice every day - to be checked at school each Friday
  • Topic homework as set
  • SATs revision YR 6

We really do value all the support you can give your child particularly with Reading, filling in Reading Record Books, completing tasks set and with encouraging homework to be brought in on time.


Reading Books will be kept at school this term, but we will be encouraging the children to read at home too. Water bottles for ‘in-class’ and a healthy snack for break time will be needed each day.  Helping your child remember these is of huge assistance to us in Class!

PE will be taught on Tuesday each week and we are asking the children to wear their kits to school on that day.


Finally, our Class 4 team would like to say a big ‘Thank you’ for all the support shown last year. It has certainly been a very different summer term and we are all very aware that the children will have coped with their time away from school differently. It will be very much part of our school day to ensure that the individual needs of all the children are met and we look forward to everyone settling back into class as happily as possible. Please feel free to contact us if you need to make an appointment for a chat, we are always here!


Kind regards,


Mrs Sumption, Mrs O’ Mahoney and Mr Dixon