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Term 5 - Class 5

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Welcome Back Class 5! It's time to begin our summer terms...

Our topic this term is “Mountains and Rivers”

In English, we will be looking at how to write a debate for our non-fiction work, by the end of this writing unit the children will have chance to present their debate to a member of staff in school. For our poetry piece we will be drawing inspiration from the Jabberwocky. We will also be looking at a range of different texts in guided reading to support our writing and comprehension. Our class book this term is “The Explorer” which I think you will all enjoy.

In Maths, we will be focusing on geometry. This will include learning all about angles, translations and lines of symmetry.


In Science, we will be learning all about living things and their habitats.


In RE, we will be exploring the questions “Do beliefs in Karma, Samsara and Moksha help Hindus lead good lives?” Our focus will be on Sanatana Dharma.


In Geography this term, we will be learning all about the formation of mountains and rivers, as well as looking at and reflecting on things that impact them. By the end of the unit, children will be familiar with the mountain ranges and key river within the U.K. and Europe.


In PSHE, we will be exploring different relationships that we have and how to manage relationships.


In French, we will be learning new vocabulary and grammar surrounding the Olympics.


In Art, we will be exploring the works of the artist Monet, and using his work to inspire us to create our own water colour landscape paintings.


In PE we will be doing Athletics on a Wednesday and refining our skills in preparation for Sports Day.


In ICT we will be using Purple Mash to explore 3D modelling. By the end of the unit, children will have successfully designed a 3D model using digital software.