Welcome to Elm Class.

Mrs Watts (Monday to Thursday)

Ms Heath (Friday)

Homework

You can now download the class HOMEWORK mat for term 6 by clicking on button below.
Please scroll down to Important Communications for class spellings for Term 6.

ENGLISH

English
This term our class book wil be The Borrowers by Mary Norton.
The focus of our narrative writing will be paragraphing; the correct use of apostrophes and the use of speech marks and other speech punctuation.
In non- fiction writing the focus will be the use of paragraphs.
There will be continued emphasis on editing as you write and reading through work checking for sense.

MATHS

Maths
Our learning in Terms 5 and 6 will cover the following:
Revision of the 4 operations+ - x ÷
Assessment of fractons and decimals
Using reasoning to answer questions
Telling the time- term 6.
What is 2/5 add 2/5?
What do you get when you add 1.3+ 2.7?
Is ¾ the same as 6/8?
If you count backwards in multiples of 8 from 32 you will not say any odd numbers. True or false?
Can you tell the time in units of 5 mins, past or to the hour?

SCIENCE AND COMPUTING

Science
How do flowers change into fruits?
What have ‘helicopters’ got to do with seeds?
What characteristics do all living things have?
How can we tell the difference between mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians and vertebrates and invertebrates?
ICT
What does e-safety mean?
Can you prepare a multi-media presentation?

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT

Art
How do you show movement in Art? Can you observe and take sketches of athlethes in action and then use these as a base for creating a Modroc sculpture?
Design Technology
What constiutues a healthy diet?
Can you design and make a healthy lunchtime snack?
Music
Can you compose your own football songs/chants?

PE & PSEE

PE
In Terms 5 and 6 we will be taking part in a range of Athletics activities.
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
Where did the following sports originate: football, tennis, road cycling and three day eventing? This term we will be looking at this summer’s major sporting events: The Commonwealth Games, Badminton Horse Trials, The World Cup, The Tour de France and Wimbledon.
Geography
What are the main geographical features of Australia and France? What infrastructure do you need to be able to host a major sporting event?
RE
Why are festivals important to Muslims?
Why do some people think that life is like a journey?

Class Timetable (Subject to Change)

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
School Begins
Session 1 English English English English Science
Break
Session 2 Maths Maths maths Maths Art/DT
Lunch
Session 3 Maths activities/ computing Topic MFL maths activities RE
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 4 Computing Topic PE Topic PE
School Ends