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Week beginning 20th June
In Maths, we will be looking at measuring and calculating volumes this week.
In English, we will be looking at discussion texts.
In Science, we will be describing the life and work of Sir Isaac Newton.
In History, we will be writing descriptions of the Viking raids on Lindisfarne.
In PE, we have athletics with Mrs Potts on Monday and dance on Friday.
In Computing, we will be exploring 3d modelling.
Week beginning 13th June
In Maths, we will be measuring the area of shapes and reviewing perimeters this week.
In English, we will be planning and witing our own playscripts based on the play Father’s Day by Lou Kenzler.
In Science, we will be continuing to focus on our latest knowledge organiser on forces.
In History, we will be writing descriptions of life in a Viking settlement.
In PE, we have athletics with Mrs Potts on Monday and dance on Friday.
In Computing, we will be exploring 3d modelling.
Week beginning 6th June
In Maths, we will be finding the perimeter of shapes and measuring areas this week.
In English, we will be looking at the features of playscripts and examining how a character’s thoughts and motivations are conveyed by reading Father’s Day by Lou Kenzler.
In Science, we will be introducing our latest knowledge organiser on forces.
In History, we will be continuing to investigate life in Viking Britain.
In PE, we have athletics with Mrs Potts on Monday and dance on Friday. We also have a special boxercise session on Friday.
In Computing, we will be exploring 3d modelling.
Week beginning 23rd  May
In Maths, we will be converting units of time (Monday - Wednesday) before moving on to finding the temperature on Thursday and reviewing position and movement on Friday.
In English, we will reviewing and improving last week's work before before planning and writing a report on the Jotnar of Viking mythology.
In Science, we will be exploring the work of Sir David Attenborough and Dame Jane Goodall..
PE will be cricket on Thursday and gymnastics on Friday.
In History, we will be investigating Viking homes.

Mai-ling's next adventure
Week beginning 16th May
In Maths, we will be converting units of mass (Monday - Thursday) before moving on to units of time on Friday.
In English, we will reviewing and improving last week's work before planning and writing a new adventure for Mai-ling.
In Science, we will be describing and comparing the life cycles of a mammal, bird and reptile.
In Art, we will be making preparations for the Jubilee celebrations.
PE will be cricket on Thursday and gymnastics on Friday.
In History, we will be looking for evidence of the Viking invasions of the local area.
In RE, we will be exploring how we can communicate using symbols and how they can have different meanings to different people.


Week beginning 9th May:
In Maths, we will be reviewing our work on geometry on Monday and then for the rest of the week we will be looking at converting units of length (mm to cm, cm to m, m to km, imperial to metric).
In English, we will looking at the features of non-chronological reports before planning and writing our own reports.
In Science, we will be looking at asexual reproduction and then describing the life cycles of insects and amphibians.
In History, we will be investigating why and how the Vikings came to Britain.
In Art, we will be designing and creating symmetrical butterflies using a range of media.
PE will be cricket on Thursday and gymnastics on Friday.

Week beginning 2nd May
On Tuesday, we will be visiting Skegness Grammar School for most of the day.
On Wednesday, we have a session with ex members of the military. This will be taking place outside regardless of the weather (currently the forecast is for light showers) so please make sure children have outdoor PE kit, including waterproof footwear available.
In Maths this week, we will be describing movements on Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday we are looking at successive reflections
In English we will be planning a new episode describing how Mai-ling will defeat the ogre on Wednesday. On Thursday we will be writing our new episodes and then evaluating and improving them on Friday.
In Science, we will be looking at reproduction.
In RE, we will be exploring how music can be used to share feelings.

Week beginning 25th April
In Maths, we will be:
  • Solving problems involving angles
  • Investigating regular polygons
  • Reviewing Percentages
  • Naming and Plotting Points
  • Describing Translations
In English, we will be continuing to explore stories from other cultures and starting to plan our own stories based on Mai-ling the Dragon Slayer.
In Topic we will be exploring what happened when the Romans left Britain and where the people who invaded Britain came from.
In Art, we will be exploring the technique of batik.
In Computing, we will be planning and creating a game based in a 3d world.

Week beginning 18th April
This week we will be introducing our new Topic (Vicious Vikings) and Science (Living Things and their Habitats) knowledge organisers – see the links above.
In English, we will be looking at a story from another culture –Dragon Slayer by Gill Howell.
In Maths, we will be continuing with geometry.
Outdoor PE is on Thursday (striking and fielding). Indoor PE is on Friday (gymnastics).
Golden Leaf Winners
22/4 5R Albie 5S Finley W
29/4 5R Harry D 5S Rivvah
6/5 5R Alysha 5S Finley B
13/5 5R Thomas 5S Dylan
20/5 5R Albie 5S Abbey
27/5 5R Hudson 5S Harlow
10/6 5R Isla 5S Peyton
17/6 5R Frankie 5S Filip
Star Readers
22/4 5R Olivia 5S Belle, Isabel & Anna
29/4 5R Charlie 5S Belle
6/5 5R Thomas 5S Belle
13/5 5R Charlie 5S Ruby
20/5 5R Sharni 5S Isabel
27/5 5R Thomas 5S Ruby
10/6 5R Bella-Mai 5S Belle
17/6 5R Charlie 5S  Isabel
Purple Leaf Winners
10/6 5R Liam 5S Tula
17/6 5R Jude 5S Finley W 

Previously...

Week beginning 28th March
In English this week the children will be choosing a famous person to research and then write a biography of.
In Maths, we will be looking at different types of angles and starting to measure angles.
In Science, we will be describing the changes as humans develop to old age.
Week beginning 21st March
In English this week we will be writing a continuation of Dick King Smith’s, ‘Mouseday’ story.
In Maths, we will be finding percentages and using percentages to compare quantities.
In Science, we will be describing the changes we go through from birth to adolescence.
Week beginning 14th March
In English this week we will be exploring the work of Dick King Smith.
In Maths, we will be adding and subtracting decimals.
In Science, we will be exploring gestation periods and how propagation is used to grow plants.
Week beginning 7th March
In English this week we will be writing a biography of Anthony Horowitz.
In Maths, we will be adding and subtracting decimals.
In Science, we will be continuing to learn facts from our knowledge organiser on Life Cycles.
Week beginning 28th February
In English this week we will be planning and writing our own stories based on Jeremy Strong’s, ‘This is not a Fairy Tale’.
In Maths, we will be reading, writing and comparing decimals.
In Science, we will be continuing to learn facts from our knowledge organiser on Life Cycles.
Week beginning 21st February
In English this week we will be focusing on a short story by Jeremy Strong – ‘This is not a fairy tale’
In Maths, we will be reviewing work from the first half of the year and then moving on to decimals.
In Science, we will be introducing our new knowledge organiser (see the link above) on Life Cycles.
In Topic, we will be looking at the causes and impact of the recent weather events.
In PE, we will be working on team building activities and multi-skills.
Week beginning  3rd January
Welcome back and Happy New Year!
In Maths this week, we will be focusing on reading and interpreting data presented in tables and in line graphs.
In English, we will be revising poetry and focusing on free verse poetry in preparation for writing our own poems over the next couple of weeks.
Outdoor PE will be on Thursday afternoons, with our main focus on hockey (so if you have shinpads it is advisable to bring them). Indoor PE will be on Wednesdays. Some children will be doing PE activities on other days so PE kits should be available in school at all times.
We will be starting work on learning the information on our Topic and Science knowledge organisers – copies of which can be found by clicking on the links above.
Week beginning 10th January
In English, we will be looking at personification in poetry and then writing our own poems about a classroom after school has finished.
In Maths, we will be completing our work on graphs and reviewing our work on Word Problems.
In indoor PE on Wednesday, we will be focussing on jumping activities. In our outdoors session on Thursday, we will be developing our hockey skills by playing small-sided games.
In both Science and Topic, the focus will be on learning the information from our knowledge organisers.
In Art, we will be looking at collages and planning our own ‘Out of this World’ creations.
Week beginning 17th January
In English, we will be writing, sharing and evaluating our own poems about a classroom after school has finished. We will then be moving on to reading and writing non-fiction in the form of persuasive texts.
In Maths, we will be moving on to our block of work on fractions. This week we will be:
  • Dividing to Make Fractions
  • Writing Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
  • Finding Equivalent Fractions
  • Comparing and Ordering Fractions
In indoor PE on Wednesday, we will be focussing on throwing activities. In our outdoor session on Thursday, we will be developing our hockey skills by playing small-sided games.
In both Science and Topic, the focus will remain on learning the information from our knowledge organisers.
In RE, we will be looking at the Ten Commandments and how important they are to Christians.
Week beginning 24th January
This week we will be completing our persuasive letters and then returning to free verse poetry in English.
In Maths we will be continuing with our work on fractions by:
  • Comparing and Ordering Fractions
  • Making Number Pairs
  • Adding Fractions
In Science, we will discuss the work of Nicolaus Copernicus and explaining how the Earth moves in space.
Week beginning 31st January
In Maths this week, we will be adding and subtracting fractions.
In English, we are returning to poetry and will be writing our own free verse poems.
In Science, we will be describing the movement of Earth in space and exploring the characteristics of the other planets in the solar system.
In Topic, we will be exploring some of the extreme weather phenomena experienced around the world.

Week beginning 7th February
In Maths, we will be completing our unit on fractions.
In English we will be writing persuasive leaflets and letters.