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Year 5 & Year 6

Welcome to Year 5/6!

Current teachers:

Jupiter: Miss Cole       Earth: Mrs Ross, Mrs Forster & Mrs Cox        

Mercury: Mrs Cook 

Our current topic is: Walk like an Egyptian!

                                        

Weekly Updates

Week ending Friday, 15th September 2017

We wish Year 6 a fantastic week on camp. Please check our Twitter feed for updates on the adventures they will be having.

Year 5 will be experiencing a 'Nature' inspired week of poetry.

They will be doing the following activities:

  • Visiting a local woods to inspire them to write poems.
  • Creating beautiful 'Leaf Batiks' in Art. 
  • PE lessons will be Tag Rugby and co-ordination skills.

Week ending Friday, 8th September 2017

A warm welcome back to all our Year 5 and 6 children. It's been a busy start to the term but a very productive one. Congratulations to all our Year 6 children on their new leader roles. We are sure your efforts will make all aspects of school life run smoothly. 

Maths: Our Maths this week will be linked to our Science learning. We will record the results of our investigations on Gravity.   

English: We will be writing persuasive letters. We will also look at common and proper nouns. 

History/Geography: Where is Egypt in the world? Map skills focus. We will also create a fact file based on what we already know and use this to inform our teachers about what we want to learn on this topic.

Art: We will be making mind maps about ourselves and creating 'All About Me' image boards. 

Science:What is gravity?

PSHE: Our circle time focus will be linked to being independent and earning 'Diamond Power'. 

PE: Tag rugby and co-ordination through a range of sports. 


Homework and Spellings

This will begin in week 3 when our Year 6 children return from camp. Please continue to read with your child daily and this can include books from school, newspaper articles, magazines, information books e.g. recipes etc.