Autumn Term in Ruby Class

Hello Ruby Class! This term is going to be very exciting. We will be looking at some interesting topics, which will keep our learning exciting.



This term we will be studying the books, Jim and the Beanstalk  by Raymond Briggs and Zeraffa Giraffa by Dianne Hoffmeyr. We will be exploring simple explanations, characters and setting descriptions, extended explanations including writing stories as well as writing letters.


Our topics this term include number, place value, addition and subtraction and money. We will also be using our Maths knowledge to solve real life problems. You can help your children at home with practical activities such as telling the time and counting coins in shops

You can also keep practising on Hit the ButtonBBC Karate Cats, and Daily Ten.


This term, we will be learning about animals including humans. We will discover more about the life cycles of humans, frogs, butterflies and chickens. We will also look at how we can take care of our bodies and stay healthy such as having a balanced diet and exercising.


Throughout this term, we will be studying people who have made significant contributions both nationally and internationally. In particular, we will look at influential women during the British Empire such as Edith Cavell, Mary Seacole, Emmeline Pankhurst and Florence Nightingale. We will learn about their achievements, contributions to the world and the legacy that they left behind.


We will be learning about different Christian beliefs and traditions, including their attitude towards prayer, the Bible, Baptism, Holy Communion and music.


We will be learning about the ways we can stay safe when being online. We will also focus on improving our typing skills as well as creating a story that we can share digitally.