Welcome back to a new term! For information, the children will be learning about the following:
English – explanation texts and poetry and the guided reading text is The Railway Children
Science – the topics are Light and Electricity
History – continue to develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British and world history – the Tudors
Geography – know about a selection of UK rivers and describe their physical features – Rivers (after half-term)
Computing – Staying Connected – safe use of online technologies
Music – learning to play basic notes on the recorder (please bring your own recorder to school – sessions scheduled for Wednesday before half-term
Art/DT – Textiles – sewing – use different types of stitches: Clay – design and make model of a river animal
PE – Year 5 Swimming on Thursday afternoons; PE sessions with Falcon Class. We will also keep up with Fitter Futures keep fit sessions
Jigsaw is the new PHSCE scheme – Dreams and Goals
MFL – French with Mme Lawson – Les Loisirs – hobbies
RE with Mrs Bastable – research celebrations related to key figures in Jewish religion and Christianity – Holy week/Easter
Maths will continue to cover the National Curriculum units
Any changes to these topics and up-dates will be included in the weekly class blog. The main timetable change is that I will be accompanying Year 5 swimming on Thursday afternoons from 2.00 pm so my PPA time is now on Monday afternoons when the children will be learning French and RE.
Separate letters will be sent out regarding visits and other events. Date for diary – Class Assembly – 10 February!
Mrs Forty and Mrs Lewis