Welcome to Year Five we hope you have had a lovely summer and are ready and raring to go for what promises to be an exciting, busy year ahead.
This term we will be focussing on the following within the different subjects:
English: Narrative (Greek Myths), Poetry and biographies linked to our history and geography.
Maths: Number, Place Value and the four operations.
Science: Rocks and fossils.
History: Introducing our theme for this year; Early Civilisations. Investigating what do we mean by an early civilisation and who these were. Thinking about the terms BC and A.D and placing these periods in chronological order on a time line. Then we will begin to study in depth the Ancient Greeks.
Geography: Reviewing continents and oceans plus countries that make up the UK and thinking about its physical geography. Then looking at maps and identifying the equator, hemispheres, lines of longitude and latitude, time zones and the major mountain ranges.
Art: We will be studying the artist Andy Warhol and looking at his style of art ‘Pop Art’ and using digital software to recreate work in his style.
D.T: The children will be using their knowledge of electrical systems / circuits to design, plan, make and evaluate a ‘Steady Hand Machine’ for a target demographic of their chose. Using marker research to inform their design.
Computing: The children will be developing their keyboard skills through touch typing and learning short cuts.
P.E: Tag Rugby skills and game play. Using dance to tell a story.
P.S.H.E: British Values and Demcracy.