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We offer Nursery Provision to Year 6

This Week's Learning

Week Beginning 18.10.21

 

Maths: This week we will be continuing with our new topic that focuses on Statistics. We will be looking at and plotting timetables and drawing line graphs.

 

Writing: This week we will be continuing our new topic which focuses on Information Writing. We will be writing inventing our own animals and then creating a Non-Chronological Report based on them. We will think about their appearance, habitat, diet and special features and will use the skills from our toolkit.

 

Reading: This week we will be continuing to read our book 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' by Joan Aiken and will be creating our own book reviews. 

 

Topic: This week we will looking at 4 and 6 figure grid references during our Geography sessions and will be looking at plotting and drawing our own maps of the local area. 

 

PSHE:  This week we will be learning about how democracy and having a voice benefit our school community and how collaboration can make our community better.

 

**Please see 'Key Information' and 'Homework' tab for additional information**

Week Beginning 11.10.21

 

Maths: This week we will be beginning our new topic that focuses on Statistics. We will be gathering data and creating, drawing and plotting our own line graphs.

 

Writing: This week we will be continuing our new topic which focuses on Information Writing. We will be writing our own versions on our model text 'Rhiswanozebtah' using key skills from our toolkit.

 

Reading: This week we will be continuing to read our book 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' by Joan Aiken and will be focusing on our inference and summarising skills. 

 

Topic: This week we will be focusing on our Geography skills and will be looking at some of the major changes bought about by the industrial revolution. We will be comparing the human geography of towns. 

 

PSHE:  This week we will be thinking about our impact on our communities and how our behaviour can impact others. 

 

**Please see 'Key Information' and 'Homework' tab for additional information**

Week Beginning 4.10.21

 

Maths: This week we will be continuing to look at Addition and Subtraction. We will be using both formal written methods (column) and mental strategies as well as looking at the Inverse relationship between them.

 

Writing: This week we will be beginning our now topic which focuses on Information Writing. We will be learning our new model text 'Rhiswanozebtah' and picking out grammar features such as generalisers and subordinating conjunctions.

 

Reading: This week we will be continuing to read our book 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' by Joan Aiken and will be focusing on our impressions and retrieval. 

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at the differences between Victorian Britain and Modern Britain. We will also be beginning to work on our map skills. 

 

PSHE:  This week is 'Feel Good Week' and we will be thinking about what makes us happy and how we can work together to create a more positive world. 

 

**Please see 'Key Information' and 'Homework' tab for additional information**

Week Beginning 27.9.21

 

Maths: This week we will be starting our new topic which focuses on Addition and Subtraction. We we be looking at the column method as well as using mental strategies to help us add and subtract numbers.

 

Writing: This week we will be inventing our own characters and writing our final 'Rags to Riches' tales.

 

Reading: This week we will be continuing to read our book 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' by Joan Aiken and will be focusing on vocabulary and character.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at the lives of Victorian children and using historical sources to identify the similarities and differences between the social classes.

 

PSHE:  This week we will be thinking about different behaviours and how rewards and consequences can help to create a better community.

 

**Please see 'Key Information' and 'Homework' tab for additional information**

Week Beginning 20.9.21

 

Maths: This week we will be continuing to look at Roman Numerals and Negative Numbers.

 

Writing: This week we will be Innovating our Oliver Twist text and will be using the character toolkit to describe different characters. 

 

Reading: This week we will be continuing to read our book 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' by Joan Aiken and will be focusing on a range of skills: vocabulary, ordering and inference.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at the life of children in the Victorian times and will be comparing modern and Victorian schools. 

 

PSHE:  This week we will be thinking about young people from different cultures and comparing our dreams and goals.

 

**Please see 'Key Information' and 'Homework' tab for additional information**

Week Beginning 13.9.21

 

Maths: This week we will be continuing to look at Place Value and will be comparing and ordering numbers up to 1 million. 

 

Writing: This week we will be continuing to learn our model text based on Oliver Twist. We will be focusing on short burst writing, using speech and relative clauses to show details of character.

 

Reading: This week we will be continuing to read our book 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' by Joan Aiken and will be focusing on inference.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at the life of Queen Victoria and how her rule lead to significant changes in British history.

 

PSHE:  This week we will be thinking about our school community and our roles within it. We will then be thinking about our rights and responsibilities as British Citizens. 

 

**Please see 'Key Information' and 'Homework' tab for additional information**

Week Beginning 6.9.21

 

Maths: This week we will be beginning our Place Value topic. We will be looking at the place value of numbers up to 1 million and rounding to 10 and 100. 

 

Writing: This week we will be starting our new T4W Unit based that focuses on character. We will be learning our model text 'Oliver Twist' and beginning to look at the key features in a character description.

 

Reading: This week we will be starting our text 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' by Joan Aiken.

 

Topic: This week we will be looking at key events that occurred during the Victorian period. 

 

PSHE:  This week we will be thinking about our Dreams and Goals for the year ahead. 

Welcome to Year 5!

We are really excited to welcome you all back into school and into Year 5. We are looking forward to getting to know you all over the next few weeks. 

 

Please see an overview of the first 2 days: 

 

PSHE: We will be thinking about the new year ahead of us and discussing any worries/ things they are looking forward to. We will then be setting our goals for this year and thinking about how we will achieve them. 

 

Maths: We will be completing some Place Value Investigations this week. 

 

Writing: We will be starting to look at Character this week. We will be writing our own paragraphs based on famous book characters. 

 

ART: We are looking at the artist Frank Bowling and creating our own versions of his work- you will have received an additional e-mail about this. 

 

PBL: We will be beginning to look at our topic of Victorians. We will be thinking about what life was like for the different social classes and will be using some drama based activities. 

 

 

For more information see the 'Key Information and Letters' tab. 

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