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Spring 1



Welcome to our first term of 2020! We hope you all had a relaxing Christmas break. This term we will be asking ourselves: Can I work for Amazon? Hamilton class will have to put their most creative and innovative minds to the test to see if they can create, invent and even manage a successful business.



Meet our team!

Miss Watson - Hamilton Class Teacher

Mr West  - Hamilton Teaching Assistant

Miss Foderingham - Hamilton PPA Teacher



The theme for this term is Me as a Learner



We will be learning all about what makes us an effective learner. We will learn more about the growth mindset and what it takes be build resilience. 



Our book for this term is:

Jinxed by Amy McCulloch.

Jinxed is all about innovation and what the future could look like. Ever imagined what it was like to go to school with your robot pet? The children will get the chance to get really creative in their writing whilst studying this fantastic book!




In Maths this term we will be learning about:


  • Decimals and percentages
  • Multiplication and Division 
  • Fractions

In Curriculum this term we will be learning about:

Can I work for Amazon?




We will be learning all about the greatest business minds and how their resilience has led them to great success. The children will get an opportunity to come up with their own business idea - just like The Apprentice Kids - and work together to bring their ideas to life!


ICT this term we will be learning about coding. Children will be given their own Code for Life log in and they can track their own progress on how to create algorithms for Rapid Router.