Welcome to Year 5
Teachers: Miss O’Carroll and Mr Wren
Teaching Assistants: Miss Stephens, Miss Lester, Mrs Smith and Mrs Tickle
Our topic this autumn: Across the Oceans
The first half term, we will focus much of our learning on the historic voyage of the Mayflower. This is particularly exciting considering our school’s proximity to the Mayflower Steps and the 400 year anniversary. The second half term, will be focused on the voyages of the Vikings. These fierce warriors sailed the oceans before invading and settling on the British Isles.
Literacy – writing based on the short story Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers.
Maths – Year 4 recap, place value (rounding, roman numerals, comparing, negative numbers and ordering numbers), addition and subtraction and statistics
Science – living things and their habitats
P.E. – gymnastics and netball sessions
Geography – comparing settlements across regions by their human and physical geography
History – Mayflower and Vikings
R.E. – Christianity
Art – exploring various mediums inspired by the Mayflower
Other subjects covered include: French, computing, PSHE and music.