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Year 5 - Term 3
 
Our Learning Journey this term is 'Into the Darkness'
 
Here are some of the things we will be learning this term.
 

 

English


This term, we will be reading 'Cosmic' by Frank Cottrell Boyce. A judge on the Radio 2 500 Words Competition, Frank Cottrell Boyce is a fantastic writer! We will working on our persuasive writing techniques this term to write a letter and a leaflet!




 

Science

In Science, we will be learning about gravity and the Earth, Sun and Moon. We will be finding out about day and night, seasons and the planets. Image result for space Links to useful websites: www.kidsastronomy.com Science for Kids - Space Facts http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/space/sun.html Starchild - NASA for children https://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html
 

Maths


In Maths, we will be working on perimeter and area, multiplication and division and statistics.

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Music


 Because the term has a space theme, year 5 will be listening to 'The Planets Suite' by Holst. These pieces of music will be used to inspire our own compositions. 

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Design Technology


Sticking to our space theme, we will be learning about CAMs and then designing and making our own moving toy.

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Art


We will be learning how to blend oil pastels to create a planet. Look out for them on our working walls!


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PSHE


The focus for this term is hopes and dreams. We will be exploring our ambitions for the future. 


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P.E.


This term we will be developing our tag rugby skills! 


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Computing


This term we will be exploring how networks, including the internet, work.