Amazon - Year Five
This half term we will be learning all about ‘The Anglo Saxons’. Where they came from, where they settled in the UK and what life was like at that time. We will be going to Dunstan’s Hall to take part in an exciting Anglo Saxon day.
In literacy we will be looking at and writing adverts, our own adventure stories and news reports. Our class novel is ‘The Silver Sword’ by Michael Morpurgo and this will inspire our writing and also be used in our guided reading sessions.
In Maths we are continuing using problem solving and reasoning skills while learning about fractions, decimals and percentages, and then the properties of 3d shapes and angles. In Science we will be learning all about space and what’s out there’. We will also be having a visit from the Fire Service to learn about Fire safety.
In PSHE we are learning all about different influences ‘Drug Alcohol and Tobacco’ education.
A few reminders:
- Please remember to read every night and remind your child to make a comment in their reading diary along with which pages they have read.
- Learning logs will be handed out on a Friday and are due in the following Wednesday. These will be shared with the class every week.
- PE kits need to be kept in school.
- Your child will be tested on their spellings every week.