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Gatcombe Park Primary School

Teamwork - Respect - Aim High


Welcome to Osprey Class!

Mrs Webber, Mrs Ogles, Mrs Laurence-Wing and Mrs Daniells


Summer One

Here are the highlights of what our learning will cover this half term:



We will be continuing to read 'The Silver Sword' by Ian Serraillier.



This half term Ospreys will be revising all Maths topics in preparation for SATs and then doing some project work which will incorporate a range of Maths skills.

Curriculum topic: Does adversity always make you stronger?

Focus: Geography, DT and Science


In this topic, we will be answering the question 'Does adversity always make you stronger?', exploring world weather patterns and the human impacts, as well as the journey of rivers.


In Science, we are learning about the human circulatory system.


In DT, we will be designing and constructing monsoon-proof homes, using frame structures of wood, with internal frame structures of straw.


  • PE - Tuesday and Thursday (Please come to school in PE kit - black/grey joggers/leggings or cycling shorts/shorts if the weather is warm, trainers.  TOP HALF AS NORMAL FOR SCHOOL UNIFORM - polo shirt and school sweatshirt/cardigan.
  • Home learning - reading every evening and please complete reading log.  Please make sure this comes home and returns to school every day. Thank you.
  • Home learning - Maths and Reading activities will be set from their SATS books.
  • Spelling homework  - a new list of spellings will be given to children from their spelling booklets. Please practise these spellings in your booklet every day and bring your booklet into school each day.
  • What to bring to school each day - Lunch box (unless your child is having a school packed lunch) and water bottle. home learning pack (reading book, reading log, spelling booklet)
  • Library day - alternate Tuesdays..


For instructions of how children can communicate with their teacher at please see the link below.

Other home learning lessons and resources