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Maths- Power Maths


In Maths we are following a scheme called Power Maths.  Every child has their own practice book in which they complete tasks each lesson.  During lessons, children are encouraged to discover and then share their thoughts with their peers about how they would solve mathematical problems and they are encouraged to reason and explain their mathematical thinking.  In Maths, we will be using lots of practical resources to help the children understand concepts and to help them master the different areas of the Maths curriculum.


We will be mastering the following topics: 

Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division




We will be writing a range of genres based on our texts including: shape poetry, familiar settings and seasonal harvest creative writing.

Weekly English lessons will also include SPaG and comprehension tasks. Our guided reading book this term is The Iron Man by Ted Hughes. 


Throughout  the Autumn term we will be learning about the following topics in the different foundation subjects:


Science:  Animals Including Humans

Geography: Local Study: Bowdon vs Styal

History: How riotous were the royals?

Art: Self portraits, observational sketching, Hindu art- drawing an Indian Temple

DT: refining our sewing skills, pop up cards and making pancakes. 

PE: Team games, defence tactics

RE: Investigating our class value 'thankful' and exploring Hinduism

MFL: French - Hello, How are you?

PSHE: Get HEART SMART: Thinking about things we need to guard our hearts from 

Drama: The children will develop their Drama Skills with our specialist teacher Mrs Sales. 


Ideas for supporting your child at home this Autumn Term:


  • School and shared reading
  • Times tables
  • Using coins and access to money
  • Telling the time both analogue and digital
  • Diary writing
  • Logic puzzles 
  • Crosswords (optional for homework)
  • Discussions including explaining beliefs
  • Identifying materials in nature
  • Rock hunts (see our Let's Investigate page)