The teachers in Year 5 are:
Cedar - Mr Lewis Spruce - Miss Lucas Oak - Mrs Maund
Get ready for learning lift off! We are going to be starting our new topic, Our Plant and Beyond, in which we will explore the planet around us, and set off on a journey of space exploration and discovery!
In English this half term, we are going to be writing our very own information texts, informing the world about the effect of global warming. We also compose our own diary entries in role, taking inspiration from our fantastic core text; Floodland by Marcus Sedgwick). Finally, we aim to reach the hearts of a new nation when composing and performing our own speeches.
Maths this half term will see us developing our number skills and then using and applying what we have learnt in problem solving situations.
In Science this half term, we will be learning about Earth and Space. We are going to be learning all about our Solar System and the way that our planet orbits the Sun. We will also learn about the way our planet moves!
Our topic this half term will be Our Planet and Beyond. We will be learning about time zones and how they came to be. We will also be creating thought provoking art in the style of famous street artist Banksy. We also can’t wait to design and cook our own space meals!
Our focus in Computing this half term will be designing, creating and evaluating our very own websites considering tips for internet safety as well as what makes a good website
In PSHE this half term year 5 will be focusing on the importance of healthy relationships. We will be considering safety tips given by several child safety charities and exploring problem-based scenarios around the subject.