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Base 7 - The Beluga Whales

Hello and welcome to Base 7’s page! Our class teacher is Miss Jones and our amazing teaching assistant Mrs Whitehouse.

In Base 7, we like to enjoy learning and always make sure to try our best. We make sure we ‘beelieve in ourselves’ and work together to achieve our targets. Children are encouraged to explore their passions and foster a love for learning mentality.

The aim of our Base 7 page is to provide you with an insight into all the fun learning we have been doing in the classroom. On the website you will be able to access information regarding; Base 7’s weekly homework, topics we are currently studying in class, our times table focus and spellings.

Reading is a huge focus at Teagues Bridge Primary School. We encourage the children to read their reading book along with books that spark their interest- this can all be recorded in their reading diary.

We hope that you have found this information useful, if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Base 7 team. Alternatively, you can email us at base7.teaguesbridge@taw.org.uk

Value of the Month

The value of the month is Respect. Base 7 have been developing their understanding of respect and the importance of being respectful of others.  Within class we have discussed the importance of respectful acts within school. Respect is one of the most important things at Teagues Bridge as every child must feel respected and safe within school. Every month we will have a values champion who will be announced by Mrs Abdulla in assembly.

Along with this, we are focusing on Iraq as our flag of the month!

Term Theme

This term our topic is called Anglo-Saxons and Scots

This term, Base 7 will learn about the Anglo-Saxons and Scots. Throughout this topic, the children will focus on Britain’s settlement by the Anglo-Saxons. The learning is based around our key knowledge question ‘How has the invasion of the Anglo-Saxons influenced the culture in Britain?’ The children will be able to recall on their prior knowledge by comparing similarities and differences between Invaders of Britain with a focus on invasion, monarchy, settlement, religion, and kingdoms. Throughout the topic the children will use a range of historical sources within their learning.

Our love to read book this term is ‘The Explorer’ by Katherine Rundell. The children have expressed their excitement to read this book. Each day we will read a quality picture book in our reading for pleasure sessions, which all children look forward to at the end of the day.


In Science, Base 7 will be focusing on Animals including humans. The children will study the circulatory system, learn about the basic components that make up the blood, how the heart works and how the blood circulates round the body. After that, we will look at the lungs and the process of breathing and investigating the effect of exercise on the heart and breathing rates. 



Curriculum Offer

Autumn 1 Curriculum Offer to Parents - Part 1

Autumn 1 Curriculum Offer to Parents - Part 2


Miss T Jones

This Week's Homework

It is important that your child is reading at home at least four times a week, this helps them with all of their learning throughout school. Please can reading books and records be brought into school each day.

Children will have homework every week. Homework will be handed out on a Friday and needs to be completed by Wednesday. The homework will be available from Purple Mash, if you require a paper copy of the homework, please let Miss Jones know.

Base 7 have PE on Monday and a Friday. Children need to come into school in their full school uniform as normal. Please ensure that all of your child’s clothing has their name in to ensure that it does not get misplaced.

This Week's Spellings

Weekly spellings will be set on Purple Mash and in your child’s reading record as part of their weekly homework.

Times Tables

Please practise your 7, 9 and 11 times tables. There are lots of websites online to support this. If you need any additional resources please feel free to come for a chat