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Bruce Lee Class

‘The adults who work in Bruce Lee Class this year are:

  •  Miss Gainey – Teacher
  •  Miss Kinsey – Teaching Assistant

    This year we are going to find out about the lives of outstanding people in the past and present.

‘All of these outstanding people have achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.’

Our class is named after the iconic martial arts expert, Bruce Lee. Over the course of the year we will find out more about Bruce Lee and why he is an outstanding person. 


Major Glad, Major Dizzy by Jan Oke

Major Glad, Major Dizzy: Oke, Jan, Nolan, Ian: 9780954792121:  Books

This half term we are using the text, ‘Major Glad, Major Dizzy’. Over this half term, we will immerse ourselves in this adventurous story. Then we will independently write a recount message and our own finding stories. Check back soon to see our amazing writing!


Multiplication and Division

In this unit we will find double and half of amounts of money, use repeated addition, fractions of a quantity, explore arrays, division as sharing and division as grouping.

Below is our unit overview.

Unit 15



Everyday Materials

This half term we are studying everyday materials. We will identify everyday materials and distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made. Check back to see the results of our experiments.


Reading Eggs

Your child will be expected to complete their reading homework on Reading Eggs three times per week.

If you need your child’s details, please speak to your child’s class teacher.


Your child will be expected to complete their maths homework on NumBots three times per week.

If you need your child’s details, please speak to your child’s class teacher.


Your child will receive a new spelling list every Monday and there will be a spelling test every Friday.


Home Learning

Please click on the arrows to see some of our amazing work whilst we are working remotely. 

Read to Write

The Storm Whale:

For the first part of our Read to Write unit this term, the Children will be writing their own Friendship story. For the second part of our unit, the children will be writing poetry. 

Throughout this unit, the children will focus on:
-Letter formation
-Separation of words with spaces
-Capital letters
-Personal pronoun - I
-Full Stops


We use Read Write Inc (RWI) to teach phonics at Banks Road. Click here to see the RWI Parent Guide.


Click on the link to see LetterJoin. Please see your child’s class teacher if you need the log in details.  


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Tel: 0151 427 4360 | Email: | Office Manager: Mrs N McGee
Twitter: @BanksRoadSch | Headteacher: Mrs L Gibson

Banks Road, Garston, Liverpool, L19 8JZ