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Term 5

Dear Children, Parents and Carers,

As usual, this term is jam-packed full of learning and fun. It’s a very short term – blink and you’ll miss it!

Firstly, a reminder of some key dates for your diaries:

 

Monday 2nd May – Bank Holiday

Monday 9th – 12th May – Year 6 SATs Assessments

Tuesday 10th May – Year 5 trip to Redwood (with Class 4)

Friday 13th May – Class 5 – ‘end of SATs’ fun day

Friday 20th May – Young Voices

Swimming for Year 5 will continue on Monday afternoons.

As you will see above, our Year 6 children have their SATs tests the week beginning 9th May. Our Year 5 children will work with Miss Glover and Class 4 for some time each morning for the duration of these assessments. Our Year 5s, will also be joining class 4 in their trip to Redwood for a forest school day on Tuesday 10th  May. More details of this, and all the other key dates mentioned above, will be communicated soon.

This term’s topics:

Science – Evolution, Adaptation and Inheritance

We ran out of time to finish our work on this topic last term so we will be continuing this for a few more weeks. We’ll be looking at fossils and what they can tell us about the past as well as exploring the variation of ‘snails’ in our local habitat with some fieldwork at the rec.

We will also be carrying out some scientific enquiry work in our topics on  ‘Forces’ and ‘Electricity’.

 

Topic – History – Ancient Greece

Our new topic is Ancient Greece.

We will be learning about everyday life and education, important buildings, the Olympics, Greek Gods and Goddesses and Alexander the Great. We will also learn about different historical sources and how reliable they are.

Look forward to seeing you all this week, 

The Class 5 Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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