Autumn Term 2017 - The Mighty Oaks

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Once upon a time… will focus on the following texts:

Author study: Judith Kerr and Francesca Simon.

In Reading:

  • The children will read guided reading books and library books.
  • The children will take part in shared reading with the Horrid Henry series.
  • The children will do author studies this term on Judith Kerr and  Francesca Simon.
  • The Mighty Oaks will read for pleasure to The Little Acorns.
  • Use a dictionary.
  • Develop as an independent reader.


In writing I will:

  • Be an independent learner and follow my hot targets.
  • Create a character passport.
  • Write a letter to The headteacher to explain why Henry isn’t horrid – link in with feelings and emotions.
  • Write a playscript of the story.
  • I will write a chapter introducing a new character. 
  • Take part in shared writing of another Horrid Henry story.
  • Take part in guided writing to help me.

In Maths I will:

  • Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100.
  • Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables.
  • Solve problems, including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division, including positive integer scaling problems and correspondence problems in which n objects are connected to m objects.
  • Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole [for example, 5/7  +  1/7 = 6/7].
  • Count up and down in tenths.
  • Estimate the answer to a calculation and use inverse operations to check answers.
  • Compare and order numbers up to 1000.




Contact the School

Upton Westlea Primary School

Weston Grove
Upton by Chester

Main Contact: Mrs Kath Carruthers

Tel: 01244 981215
Fax: 01244 380081

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