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Alexandra Primary School

The Beehive

The Beehive

Catherine Walton Class Teacher
Ivi Kougea Learning Support Assistant
Emma Sill Learning Support Assistant
Emma Colohan Learning Support Assistant
Cassie Dixon

Learning Support Assistant

Veni Janahan

Learning Support Assistant

Sushma Kulkarni

Learning Support Assistant

Ramana Rakulan

Learning Support Assistant

Science knowledge organiser

Geography knowledge organiser

History knowledge organiser

The Beehive

Focus book: Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Dreadful Spell by Kristina Stephenson

Week beginning: 

6th February 2023


  • This week we are reading our  book “Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Dreadful Spell!”
  • This week we are publishing our narratives and sharing them with the rest of the class.
  • We are also writing a review about each other's stories saying which parts of the story we liked best. 


  • This week we are looking at addition.
  • We will learn about number bonds to 20 and combining two numbers together.
  • We use a ten frame and the bar model to support our addition.


  • This week we are looking at magnets.
  • We will investigate which materials are magnetic and which are not.
  • We find out about the north and south poles of a magnet and discover that opposite poles attract and that the same poles repel.


  • In History, we are continuing to learn about castles. 
  • This week we are going to find out about the Tower of London and why it was built.
  • We are going to get ready for our trip to the Tower of London!


  • Decodable reading books will be sent home.
  • Maths homework will link to our learning this week.
  • Spellings will also be sent home related to our phonics learning. 


Phonics: The children are working on different phases in their phonics.

Phase 2: blending.

Phase 3: er, ur and air.

Please encourage your children to practise the spellings sent home.