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Cheetahs Y5

 

 

We are the Cheeky Cheetahs.

 

Mrs Jones is our class teacher and Miss Richards is our teaching assistant.

We are so excited to be in Year 5 and are looking forward to a busy but brilliant Autumn Term.

 

This Autumn term, all of our work will centre around the question: ‘Who were the braver: The Anglo-Saxons, The Vikings or The Scots?'

 

 

                                                  

    

Our Autumn topic is all about different invaders and how they invaded/defended England. Throughout the half term we will be learning about and comparing how they all lived, how they fought and who eventually came out on top.

   

 

 

 

English 

 

A lot of our English writing and reading this term will be inspired by our topic. We’ll be revisiting lots of different skills and learning some more throughout lots of engaging pieces of writing, including dragon descriptions, stories and some non-fiction texts.

 

                                                      

 

 

 

Reading  

 

As we have made the jump to upper key stage two it’s important that our expectations and level of challenge have increased too. We will be using a wide range of texts to develop retrieval, inference and prediction skills with a huge focus on vocabulary. To compliment our topic we will be reading ‘Viking Boy’ which is a fantastic novel by Tony Bradman. It’s the story of how Gunnar’s world is turned upside down and how he swears a blood oath to avenge his family.

 

 

 

Maths  

We love maths in year 5. We will begin the year by focusing on place value to ensure that we have a thorough understanding of number. The four operations will follow, ensuring all children have developed key skills for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Finally, we will move onto measurement and finish the half term with some perimeter and area learning.

 

 

   

 

Science  

 

'The Earth and beyond' is the name of our science topic for the first part of the Autumn term. We will develop our knowledge of the Earth’s (and other planets’) place in the solar system, and their relationships with other bodies in space, in particular with the Sun.

                                                  

 

 

 

 

Computing  

As it is so important, e-safety will feature heavily throughout the term.

We will also be developing our skills on scratch. 

 

    

 

Art and DT  

This term’s Art and DT are very exciting. Again, we will use Vikings as our inspiration to create water colour seascapes and collages. We will also be practicing our sketching throughout the topic.

  

 

RE  

We are very excited to be starting Bible Explorers this half term, where we will learn about the 'New Testament'.  

 

 

PE

This term we are lucky to be learning a variety of dancing skills with our teacher Lauren. 

We will also be completing multi-skills with P.E coach Dan. 

 

P.E will be on a Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Children need to come in their P.E kits and ensure they are dressed appropriately for the changing weather, as we may be outside.   

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Homework  

Weekly homework and spellings will always been on Seesaw.

Please can you encourage your child to practise their spellings, complete their homework and read at least 3 times a week in line with our home/school agreement                         

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Important dates

PE is every Tuesday and Thursday this term.

Please can children come to school in their PE kit- a plain white or red t-shirt and black joggers or shorts. Please make sure children can remove their own earrings and hair is tied up. They can wear gripper socks on Thursdays.

Every Friday – Reading Record check and homework check.

Every Friday – Spelling test.

Every Friday- Homework is set and the previous week due.

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