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Welcome to Badger Class - Years 5 & 6

Our new topic is Flavours of the World. In the first half, children will study the history of the Indus Valley civilisation. As artists, children will be focusing on famous artists and their work to inspire their own creations. In science, children will study living things and their habitats, exploring classification systems. In RE, we will be exploring different beliefs about eternity and to understand the Christian perspective. After half term, children will be investigating The Amazing Americas, studying climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts with a focus on North America. In DT, they will be making a tasty savoury dish. In Science, children will be studying famous scientists. In English we will focus on “The Land of Neverbelieve” by Norman Messenger and explore explanatory texts, recounts, diary writing and non-chronological reports. Maths will focus on decimals, percentages, fractions algebra and measurement.

PE days are Wednesdays and Fridays. Badgers will need to come to school dressed in their PE kit.

Homework is set on Fridays and should be handed in on Wednesdays. Spelling homework is set on a Tuesday and is due in the following Monday.

For further information regarding the full curriculum for this term, please click on the Topic Webs and Knowledge Organisers below. The curriculum overview shows all of our learning for two years.

Mrs Rushton & Ms Pharoah - Class Teachers


Mrs Ayre - Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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