A very warm and smiley welcome to Year 5!
It's wonderful to be back in school and very exciting to see a room full of fresh faces ready to learn!
We have lots of learning to get through this year, the following information may help with that.
Make sure you visit our class page regularly to see all the exciting things we are doing!
Your class teaching team is:
Miss Bee - Class teacher
Miss Bayliff - Teaching assistant
Miss Roberts - Teaching assistant
Please remember your PE kits, to join in properly children need to be in the correct PE kit.
Children need to have: a white PE top, black shorts and black pumps.
Trainers are only allowed for outdoor PE, children will need to wear pumps or bare feet indoors.
Swimming is on Tuesday
PE is on Wednesday
On Thursday you will be given homework, it should be returned to school by Tuesday.
Spellings will be given out on a Monday, you should aim to read and learn your spellings daily.
You will have a weekly spelling quiz on a Monday.
You should aim to read and learn your timestables on a daily basis.
Our topic this term is:
The Second World War
As historians we will be studying the history of the War
Through our topic…
We will note connections, contrasts and trends over time and develop the appropriate use of historical terms.
We will regularly address and sometimes devise historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference, and significance.
We will construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information.
We will understand how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources.
As geographers we will be studying the continent of Africa using our geographical skills.
Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities
Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time
Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom.
Human and Physical Geography
Describe and understand key aspects of: Physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers & mountains.
including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water
Geographical skills and fieldwork
Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world
Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.
As artists we will be studying the Shelter Sketches of Henry Moore and looking at collages of Blitz Skylines. Drawing will be developed throughout. Painting and Collage. To develop our art work we will consider the work of Henry Moore
Our class novel is ...
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