Posted on: May 23rd 2022

This week at Gray's Farm - 23/05


Week Beginning: 23rd May 2022


This week, the nursery children will be invited to take part in lots of activities to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Children will be learning about the Queen and her Royal family, sorting and ordering gems, decorating crowns, making red, white, blue collage and portraits of the Queen. We shall be presenting our work at the assembly to the rest of the school. 

Please check the board outside nursery for daily updates.


In Reception this week the children will be immersing themselves in Jubilee celebrations!  They will be finding out all about the Queen and the Royal Family. They will be learning the National Anthem along with a song from our chosen decade of the last 70 years. The week will finish with a dress up day (nee the letter sent home from the school office) and a picnic on the field.


In English, we are going to look at the story of the Queen's Knickers. We will design our own knickers/pants and describe it using adjectives and noun phrases. We will also write a missing poster looking for the lost knickers/pants.

Towards the end of the week, we are going to look at one of the Commonwealth countries and its features.

In Maths, we are going to tell and read the time to an hour and half past. We will also be drawing the hands (hour and minute) to represent o'clock and half past. We will be discussing the meaning of the terms: quick, slow, quickest and slowest.

With regards to the Jubilee celebrations: we will be spending the afternoons painting a portrait of the Queen using printing, looking at what happened to the Queen that was significant in an era (between 2000 and 2010), singing songs, learning a dance and many more.


We've made it to the final week! Here is what we're doing to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee:

In English this week, we will be thinking of questions (?) that we might ask the Queen if we could meet her and we will be writing an acrostic poem linked to the Jubilee.

In Maths this week, we will be focusing on money and solving money problems from the Queen! 

For our Curriculum this week, we will be looking at the History from our chosen decade 1990s and the Royal Family during this time. In Geography, we will look at our chosen country, Jamaica, from the Commonwealth.In Art, we will be looking at Queen portraits and creating our own portrait. 

Reminder: Thursday the children can dress in red, blue or white or they can dress as royalty. 


Wow Year 3! It’s already the final week of the first half term and this week we’ve got lots of exciting things in store as all of our topics will be linked to the Queens Jubilee! On Wednesday we’ve got our Booknic where you’ll have the chance to choose a new book to keep for free. And who could forget a whole school event on Thursday too! We can’t wait! 


Next week we are celebrating the Platinum Jubilee and will be linking all areas of the Curriculum to the celebrations.

In English we will be writing a fact file on the commonwealth country of Australia.

In Maths we will be solving a Royal mystery using all of our Maths knowledge. 


This week in Year 5, we are excited to celebrate the Queen's jubilee. We will be solving real-life problems involving jubilee decorations and scaling of recipes. Our focus will be the Queen's reign during the 60s and her love of the country Malta. 


This week the children's work is based around the Queen's Jubilee.

In English, we are writing in the role of Elizabeth when she found out she was to become the queen. 

In Curriculum, the children are writing a persuasive text as the people from St Kitts and Nevis on the celebrations in place for the Jubilee. 

In Maths, the children are showing off their skills looking at mixed multi-step word problems.



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