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Class 5- Spring Term 2022

Welcome to our Class 5 page!

Key days:

Monday- Times tables test.

Tuesday- PE.

Wednesday- Homework to be returned.

Thursday- Spelling test.

Friday- Homework given out.

 

If you have any questions, please ask! You can send us messages via Seesaw, or the school office.

Thank you!

Mrs Sutcliffe and Mrs Doyle

Ed Shed

All children have an individual log on for EdShed so that they can access Maths Shed to practise their mental maths skills and Spelling Shed which is updated each week with new spellings to be learnt. 

If you need another copy of these details, please ask. 

Useful websites

Literacy

In Literacy, we will be looking at the poetry of Joseph Coelho. We will read a variety of his work, find out about his life, perform some of his poetry and write our own poems inspired by him.

We will also look at arguments and debates across a range of topics. 

Science- Living things and their habitats

This half term, we are learning about the life cyles of plants and animals. We will look at the jobs of the different parts of plants and how they reproduce. Also, we will compare the life cycles of birds, amphibians. insects and mammals.  

DT Project

This term we will be designing and constructing automata animals . We will learn about different endangered species, focusing on their appearance, movements and habitats. Then will investigate different types of cams and the different movements which they make. This will enable us to select the most suitable shape to replicate the movement of our endangered animal in our automata model. 

Topic- Rainforests

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Our topic this term is rainforests. We will be exploring and locating major world rainforests, discovering their significance and importance to the planet. We will learn about their different layers and we will also look at the biodiversity within them. Finally, we will look at the implications and threats from deforestation. 

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Our next unit is a code for living. We will be considering what values are important to us and looking at codes for living in Islam, Christianity, Judiasm and Humanism. 

 

 

 

Spring 2020

Welcome to Class 5!

 

Click the links above to find French homework.

Our temporary home

As you probably know, we are now in our temporary accomodation on Moderna Industrial estate. But class 5 continue to work hard and make excellent progress! Our literacy text, Pax has stimulated a lot of discussion and brought up a number of philosophical and ethical issues.

Our current topic is Rainforests and children have learned about the diffferent layers from the forest floor to the emergent layer.

We have also continued our work on forces in science including gravity and Sir Isaac Newton. This week we have looked at the effect of friction in the world around us and what life would be like without friction.

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This PAX inspired artwork was created for homework! 

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What happened next?

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Our rainforest display, featuring lots of facts, diagrams and illustrations.

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Class 5's extensive research on red foxes prior to reading Pax.

Don't forget our year 5 website Mr Brown's Class. There are loads of links to useful websites - useful and fun!

Autumn 2019

Shackleton's Journey

In literacy we have started reading the text Shackleton's Journey and over the coming weeks we will be learning about this epic Antarctic expedition. We will discover more about his crew and apply for a position onboard ourselves. 

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Forest School

Forest school sessions will continue this half term and we will let you know dates and days shortly.

Science / topic

This half term in science we will be learning about the earth, the planets and space.

Topic lessons will focus on the history of the local area. We will look at changes over time and investigate the railways and the Cragg Coiners.

Swimming

This term we will have swimming lessons on Tuesday mornings until the Christmas holidays. Children need to wear swim shorts or one piece costumes.

Long hair needs to be tied up and jewellery removed for sessions. 

Useful Sites

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