Welcome to Oak Class

Miss Prichard (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

Ms Heath (Thursdays & Fridays)

Our topic for Term 5 is ‘History Around Us’.  Further information about our learning in each subject can be found on the planning mat.

 

General Information:

Please make sure that your child has the following in school:

  • A PE kit
  • Outdoor shoes that can be worn on the field when muddy
  • A water bottle

Children also need to bring their reading book (either one from the school library or home) and reading record into school every day.

 

Homework and Spellings

You can now download the class HOMEWORK and PLANNING mats for term 5 by clicking on button below.
Please see Important Communications for class spellings for Term 5.

ENGLISH

English
We will be studying ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty, a novel set in Victorian Times. We will also be looking at biographies, explanations and persuasive writing.

What are the main themes of ‘Street Child’? How does the author show emotion through dialogue? How does the author create a sense of setting in the workhouse? How does the dialogue between characters show their emotions?

Can you use subordinate clauses effectively in your writing to add extra detail?

MATHS

Maths
Our learning will cover the following:

Term 5
Decimals and percentages, problem-solving, conversion between different metric units, volume and capacity.

Term 6
Revision of mental and written methods, statistics.

Can you solve problems involving decimals and percentages?
Can you collect data and present in a bar chart and line graph?

SCIENCE AND COMPUTING

Science
In Terms 5 & 6 we will be learning about our solar system.

Which planets make up our solar system?
What defines a planet?
Why do we get day and night?

ICT
What does e-safety mean?
Can you prepare a multi-media presentation?

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT

Design Technology
Which do you think is the most interesting building in the village? Can you sketch it accurately and use this to make a clay tile of your chosen building?

Art
Who was William Morris and how has he influenced art today? Can you make your own William Morris style print?

Music
Can you compose your own Victorian Music Hall song?

PE & PSEE

PE
In Terms 5 & 6 we will be covering:
Athletics, Rounders, Cricket and Gymnastics.

How could you improve your skills for each sport? Can you improve your times/distances?

PSHE
This term our PSHE topics will be ‘Good to be Me’ and ‘Changes’.
What different feelings do we have? How can we manage them?
How can we prepare and adapt to change?

HUMANITIES

History
How is your life different to that of a Victorian child? What was the Industrial Revolution? Who was Isambard Kingdom Brunel?

Geography
What geographical features were different/non-existent 150 years ago?
How can we use maps to explore the local area?

RE
What is the Pentecost and its impact?
How and why do people try to make the world a better place?

Class Timetable

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
School Begins
Session 1 Maths Maths Maths Maths Maths
Break
Session 2 English English English English English
Session 3 Guided reading Guided reading Guided reading Guided reading Guided reading
Lunch
Session 4 Topic Art/ DT RE French Science
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 5 Citizenship / Team Challenge Art / DT Music /ICT PE PE
School Ends

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