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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Growing with Jesus



Reading Books are changed on Wednesdays. 

Bug Club is available for other reading material and library books are changed on Thursdays. 


Please ensure that PE kits are in school every day. 


Set: Friday 5th July

Due: Tuesday 16th July

If you have any plastic bottle tops, please bring them in to school.

We are hoping to create a piece of art work using them if we can get enough.

Thank you.  


Write about plastic pollution in our oceans and what we can do to help improve matters.

It can be a report, a story, a poster or a poem - you choose!

Think about what we have heard about in class and the stories/books we have explored on this theme. 


 Please practise these words by putting them in to super sentences. 

 Words to be tested Friday 12th July  ‘odd words’: 

  1. sure

  2. sugar

  3. eye

  4. should

  5. would

  6. could

  7. who

  8. whole

  9. any

  10. many


 Words to be tested Friday 19th July  'useful words'  

  1. clothes

  2. busy

  3. people

  4. beautiful

  5. pretty

  6. water

  7. again

  8. money

  9. half

  10. move

Spelling challenge: Can you spell all the  Y1 & Y2 common exception words now? 

 Use phonics play to revise phonics sounds to support spellings -

(The password for this should be stuck to the front, inside cover of your homework book.)


 Maths investigations - see books. 


Please also practise your 2,5 and 10 times tables. 

TT rockstars  (see login and passwords provided)



Please work through the 'Ten:Ten' monthly newsletter together. 

Discuss our Value & Virtue for this half term: Intentional & Prophetic

Intentional in the way they live and use the resources of the earth, guided by conscience; and prophetic in the example they set to others.



Please ensure that you follow the school presentation rules in the same way that you would in your school books. Use pencil for writing and coloured pencils for pictures. Please don't stick lots of sheets into your books.
Please refer to the homework section of the website for further information.

 Please stick in any sheets of work. 

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We have been reading some fantastic books in English. 

First we looked at Roald Dahl's The Minpins. 


Then we explored 'The Day the Crayons Quit'.

Can you guess which colour we are representing in our freeze frames? 






We have been working hard in maths on place value and  addition and subtraction using fact families. 


What materials are things made out of? We have been busy investigating the properties of materials.


In RE we have been learning about the Old testament characters and the special (and often difficult) jobs that God gave them. 

Can you name these characters and the special jobs they were given?




Our very 'colourful' assembly about the Harvest.


Topic Week - The Great Fire of London

Baking Bread - but not in Pudding Lane and not with Thomas Farriner! 




Acting out scenes from 1666!



Learning to write diaries with ink and a quill, just like Samuel Pepys.