Oak class (Year 5/6) is taught by Mrs Lambert and Mrs Black.
What Will We Be Learning?
English – We will be looking at myths and legends. In year 5 we will be studying Beowulf while year 6 will be studying Robin Hood with the rest of year 6 in Redwood. We will all be working towards writing our own myths and legends.
Maths – During the first half term, in year 5, we will be covering various aspects of the maths curriculum including place value, negative numbers, multiplying and dividing mentally and prime composite. Year 6 will be studying maths with the rest of year 6 in Redwood.
Science – In science we will start covering the topic of living things and their habitats while focusing especially on micro-organisms.
History – In history we will be studying World War 2 with the main focus of our lessons being The Battle of Britain. The class have already started researching recipes from World War 2 for their homework and this will crossover into our DT lessons when we will vote on a recipe to create.
Geography – We will move on to geography after half term where we will be studying Eastern European capital cities and rivers.
Art – We will be looking at perspective drawing with a particular focus on vanishing point art.
Design and Technology – We will be creating one of the World War 2 recipes that the class have researched. We will include some foraging for ingredients as well as cooking the recipe.
RE – During our RE lessons we will be looking at Christianity and Buddhism.
Computing – Our first topic in computing will be internet safety during which the class will be able to explore ways in which they can keep themselves safe when using the internet.
French – In French our first topic will be “Let’s Visit a French Town”. We will look at learning new phrases and building sentences relating to where people live.
PE – In PE we will be learning and playing Dodgeball and composing a World War 2 dance.
PSHE – In PSHE our first topic is “Being Me in My World” where lessons will include self identity, group identity, responsibilities, consequences and group work.