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Summer

Welcome to our Summer 2022 page where we will be posting pictures and highlights from our Summer term in Year 5.

 

English - This term, we will be looking at 'Short' stories and writing some of our own. In our non-fiction work, we will be finding out about the great explorer Ernest Shackleton and writing about his life in our biography work. We will be having a workshop with the local poet Sean Perkins in May which will be great fun.

Maths - In Maths, we use White Rose to support our teaching and learning. Our topics include Decimals and Percentages, Geometry and Volume.

Science - This term's topics are animals including humans, and life cycles.

History - Our work on the past will explore the Early Islamic Civilisation in its golden age.

Geography - In Geography, we will be finding out about North America, its physical and human geographical features.

Computing - In our computing work we will be working with Stop Motion Studio to create short animated movies.

Jigsaw - Our topics this term are Relationships and Changing Me.

Art - We will be continuing to develop our art skills in a range of projects and media.

Design Technology - We will be exploring Middle Eastern cuisine and making some savoury snacks.

PE - On Thursdays up to the half term break, the team from Sale Sharks will be working with us on our tag rugby skills, followed by Gymnastics and Dance in the second half of the term. On Wednesday afternoons we will have the Sports for All team.

RE - In our RE topic we will be finding out about what humanists believe and comparing this to beliefs from other religions.

French - In our French work, we are building vocabulary and sentences structure with Gulay, our French assistante.

 

Library books will be changed on Fridays and home readers will be changed on Mondays or Thursdays.

 

Homework

Homework will set each Friday via our ClassDojo. This will include spellings to learn and practise on Spelling Shed, and Maths which will be set via MyMaths.  There will be a piece of English to complete each week which could be a reading, writing or grammar practice exercise. In addition, the Vocab Ninja words from the week will be uploaded for discussion at home. Any homework to be submitted to Mrs. Djennati should be uploaded on Portfolio on Class Dojo by the following Thursday. 

Spellings and times tables will be tested every Thursday or Friday in school.

Dissecting flowers in Science to see their structure

We learnt about the reproductive parts of the flowering plant and then had a practical lesson dissecting tulips.

Lego Wedo workshop with Nick 

Year 5 had a fabulous full day workshop which incorporated science, computing and design technology. We created and programmed a range of Lego devices and also used pulleys, gears and levers to make things move.

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