Welcome to Year 5/6!

Welcome to Year 5/6!

Our Curriculum

This half term we are looking at mountains in geography. We will explore the 7 summits of the world; research how mountains are formed and the different types; identify the different parts of a mountain; explore mountain life and climates; identify mountains in the UK; and look at the highest mountains in the world. Our text in English (Everest with A.J.) will also explore an adventure set on a mountain.

In RE, we will be thinking about ‘What would Jesus do?’ and the key messages from his teachings and parables.

In Science, we will be looking at different forces including gravity, friction, air resistance and water resistance.

In DT, we will research, design and make our own money box using electrical systems.

In computing, we will explore a range of apps before learning the language of programming and designing our own new app.

In music, we are learning to play notes on the piano and glockenspiels.

Class Information

Our PE days are Wednesday and Thursday. Please make sure PE kit is in school on those days.

Homework will be put on class dojo on a Friday and is expected back in by the following Friday.

Spellings will be set on a Friday and tested the following Friday.

Remember to practise spellings on Spelling Shed and times tables on Times Table Rockstars.