Class 5L


Teacher- Mr Lancaster

Teaching Assistant Mrs Casey

Our topic for this half term is The Victorians.  We will learn about the conditions at the time and its inventions and notable people.

Our literacy unit will focus on the book “Oliver Twist” and then also recount writing.

In Maths we will study a variety of topics.  We will be studying place value, addition and subtraction and geometry/

Our topic in Science is Life Cycles.  We will study different animals and how their life cycles compare with each other.

We have PE on both Monday mornings and Tuesday afternoons.  We will study football and gymnastics. Please ensure children always have their full PE kit at school and remember that earrings are not allowed to be worn during PE lessons. 

Topic overview for the year:

Autumn 1 Victorians

Autumn 2 Crime and Punishment

Spring 1 Natural Disasters

Spring 2 World War One

Summer 1 – Local Area

Summer 2 – South Africa

 

Dates for your diaries:

 

TBC

 

Homework

It is important for parents/carers to encourage children to do their best on their homework, including listening to them read for about 15 minutes every night.  Homework helps the students to consolidate their learning and become more confident in their reading, writing, and maths.

 

Homework is handed out on Fridays.

 

·         Spellings - practise every day (Test on Friday)

·         Grammar and Mental Maths (B and C) – due on Monday