Oak - Year 5/6

Mrs B, Mrs Hayman, Mrs Wiltshire

Please see below for our weekly timetable for this first half term.

Topics we shall be covering this term:

For our Literacy units, we shall be revising our story writing skills using the book The Tear Thief, as well as learning the features of newspaper reports.

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages.

Forest School
I am excited to announce that we shall be partaking in six weeks of Forest school this term! It shall take place on Monday afternoons and children are encouraged to either come to school in clothes they are happy to get muddy, or bring them as a change of clothes.

Themed Weeks
This term, we shall be blocking our learning into themed, Topic Weeks. The topics we shall be covering in the first half term are below.

Week One – RSE Week
We shall be undertaking our Relationship and Sex Education learning. All pupils should have bought home a letter detailing this in the last week of term.

Weeks Two and Four – History (Ancient Greeks and Romans)
We shall be revisiting the Ancient Greeks and Ancient Romans (who the children have learnt about in previous years) and comparing and contrasting the two civilisations

Week Three – SATs and Sports
The Year 6 pupils will be undertaking their SATs this week. Year 5 pupils will be taking place in a Sports week and will be permitted to wear their PE kit each day to school. Year 6 pupils may choose to join in, or take part in Golden Time activities with the Year 6 pupils from Ash class.

Week Five – RE
We shall be learning about why people believe in God(s)

Weekly Lesson – Science
We shall be learning about All Living Things with a focus on Evolution

Home Learning Expectations
20 – 30 minutes reading each evening
10 – 15 minutes of Doodle Maths each evening
We shall be starting a new Reading Comprehension unit based on the book The Thieves of Ostia. Children will be expected to complete a few questions based on a chapter of this book each week on Google Classroom.

Key Dates
25.04.22 – First day back
02.05.22 – Bank Holiday
09.05.22 – SATs Week for Year 6 pupils
28.05.22 – 05.06.22 – Half Term
27.06.22 – Sports Day
04.07.22 – 07.07.22 – London Trip for Year 6 pupils
14.07.22 – Beach Day for Year 5 pupils
15.07.22 – Beach Day for Year 6 pupils
22.07.22 – Last Day (13:30 finish)


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