Wilton Expects Focus

The children have worked very hard this week showing kindness to others and being Independent in their work.

The assembly theme was about St George’s day and what it means.

Next week the children will be getting ready for the King’s Coronation and focusing on Collaboration.

Y3/4 Miss Norton Class Round up

In writing, year 3 /4 have been produced a non-chronological report all about Scandinavia. They used the knowledge that they learned in geography to help with this and even their knowledge of the Vikings too.

This half term, the children have created simile and metaphor poems about a monster that they created. Some of the poems were rather funny and some of them sounded rather revolting! In reading, we have been reading Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo and the children used some of the ideas from the text to help them with their monster poem.

In maths, the children have been learning about measures. They have read and interpreted scales with regards to grams and kilograms and then looked at capacity and how to interpreted millilitres and litres. Children even used practical equipment to support their learning and understanding. 

This half term, we started the term by re-capping our knowledge of place value, the children have a full understanding of the value of the different digits within numbers, and they can add multiples of 10 to the numbers and can compare and order the numbers too.

In R.E, the children have been studying Christianity and the beliefs of Christians. We began with the how Christians believe the world began and how some of God’s decisions impacted on Christian beliefs.

We have also been learning about the Jewish religion, Judaism. The children are able to re-tell the story of Passover and understand why those who believe in Judaism celebrate Passover as a result of some of the Israelites being freed from slavery.

In science, we completed our topic on forces, the children carried out investigations relating to friction and found out which surfaces create more friction and they even had fun using the toy cars to test this out!

The children also had the opportunity to develop their skills on bikes and how to ride a bike safely.

Breakfast Club

Did you know we do a breakfast club every morning? You can bring your child in, knowing they’ll get a good breakfast before they start school.

This is open to everyone and can be booked in the clubs section on the school gateway app.

It costs £1.20 for each morning your child attends.

This will continue in the new term.

Diary Dates and Reminders

King’s Coronation Street Party

Don’t forget next Friday is our Street Party to celebrate the King’s Coronation, parents are welcome to join us at 1.30pm.

Also a special lunch will be served as shown below.


Attendance every day is vital for your child’s progress unless they are too unwell to learn. It is your responsibility to inform the academy if your child is going to be absent by 9am each day of their absence. You can contact the office on 01642 453374.

This weeks winners are……………………

100% Attendance

60 children achieved 100% attendance this week. Huge congratulations to them.

Can we do even better next week?

Lunch Menu

Our lunches are provided on a 3 week rota. Next weeks options will be week 3. Please discuss this with your child to help them with their choices.

Dormanstown Rugby Club

School Uniform and PE Days

Please make sure that all items of clothing, including coats and packed lunch bags are clearly labelled with children’s names, so it is easy to find their owners.

All children have been provided with a t-shirt and shorts in a bag for PE lessons but they need to have their own trainers/plimsols in school please. Plimsols will be provided if needed. As the weather is changing, you may want to send in a tracksuit for children to wear outside during PE lessons.

PE Days are:

EYFS – Mrs Wardle – Wednesday

Y1/2 -Miss Bass – Tuesday

Y3/4 – Miss Norton – Thursday

Y5/6 – Mrs Harding – Thursday

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