This term we are learning about France, studying its geography, the French way of life and French food. We are also looking at the formation of mountains, focusing on the Alps and tourism. We will also be studying the French artist Matisse and looking at cyber safety in computing. In English we will be studying “Les Miserables” and “Celia and Granny Meg go to Paris”. In RE, we will be looking at the Easter story and making palm crosses. In Maths our focus this term will be on decimals, fractions and percentages.
Please find a copy of the new Term 4 homework wheel in the resources. Maths homework will be updated every Friday (please refer to your class homework wheel). Children should also learn their weekly spellings and times tables as well as reading for 30 minutes every night.
Year 5 Teachers
Mrs Andrews, Mrs Anderson and Mr Healy
Internally – We have completed the Mechanical & Electrical strip out works and installed the new distribution board, completed the new partitioning walls and plastered in preparation for the new extension.
Externally – We have taken out the brick columns and completed the block and beam flooring.
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This term we are learning about Coasts and Rivers. The children will be finding out where the major rivers and cities are in the UK. They will also learn about the features of a river from source to mouth. We will be comparing a UK river (The Thames) with an overseas river (The Ganges).
In English the key text for this term is ‘Today I Met a Whale’ by Michael Morpurgo. The children will be writing in role as well as writing newspaper reports.
In Maths this term, our focus will be on fractions and decimals.
The beginning of this term , we will be focusing on ‘Under Construction’, to tie in with our new extension.
We will be focusing on ‘Digging’ with a tour of the diggers given by our site manager Steve. Going on a listening walk, making tracks and painting diggers.
We will be focusing on ‘Constructing’. We will have a large construction area with sand cement and sponge bricks. Sign making and Junk Modelling.
Will be ‘Decorating’, using potatoes we will be printing our own wallpaper and planning our own room using magazines for inspiration.
Download our Welcome to Year 1 presentation and Maths Parent Workshop slides