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Fountains Earth Lofthouse
C E Endowed Primary School
Lofthouse,
Harrogate
HG3 5RZ

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Our topic for the second half of the autumn term is “Festivals of Light” which we have started with a study of the Hindu / Sikh festival of Diwali. The children have started working with clay to make beautiful diva lamps; their skills will develop further as we introduce coil pots before Christmas.

 

Your teachers are Mrs J Metcalfe and Mrs J Harker-Jones.

 

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We are very busy this term thinking about festivals of light. We made thumb-pot divas when we looked at how Diwali is celebrated and we will build on these skills by making coil pots as we move towards Christmas. Our class novel, The Firework Maker's Daughter, is helping us to think about how using vocabulary carefully gives a reader a clear picture of character and plot.

Please have a go at using our new computer program, Purple Mash, to help learning at home. It has some great quizzes in the science section all about the human body and how it works.

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Our new School Council has been appointed this Autumn 2017 term. For more information about the School Council please visit the Community section of this site.

 

 

Class Information

PE in Autumn Term

PE will take place every Wednesday at afternoon at St Cuthbert's. A full outdoor kit is required - Please see kit list. Swimming will take place every Friday at Nidderdale pool.

 

Homework

  • Literacy homework will be set on a Wednesday and a spelling test given the following Monday. Pupils are also expected to read every night and record their reading in their homework diary.
  • Maths homework will be set on a Thursday. Pupils are also expected to work on their maths passport at home.

 

Uniform

Please ensure pupils have the correct uniform as stipulated on our uniform list. An outside coat is essential to ensure that pupils can fully participate in breaktimes.

Class Photographs

Diva Lamps

Making diva lamps out of clay and sharing our work about Diwali with Class 1

BFG

Using maths skills to work out the height of the BFG

Yorkshire Water Workshop - Gouthwaite Reservoir

A representative from Yorkshire Water provided a workshop about the work at Gouthwaite Reservoir and about how water gets to our homes. We made a human water cycle and acted out a play about how the organisation works.

Class Photographs Academic Year 2016 / 2017