Welcome to Oak Class

Miss Prichard (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)

Ms Heath (Thursday)

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
We will be studying ‘Journey to Jo’burg’ by Beverley Naidoo and ‘The Viewer’ by Shaun Tan. We will also be looking at looking at poetry, explanation texts and persuasive writing.
How would you describe the characters of Naledi and Tiro? What evidence can you find to support this?
What is the backdrop against which the story is set?
Can you vary your writing by using different sentence starters and types?
Can you use time and causal connectives when writing an explanation text?

MATHS

Maths
Our learning in Terms 5 and 6 will cover the following:
Measure, handling data, shape, perimeter/area and the consolidation of written methods.
Can you estimate and measure length, weight and capacity?
Can you present data accurately in a bar chart and line graph?
Can you classify 2d and 3d shapes?
What is the difference between perimeter and area? How do you work each out?
Can you use methods of + - x and ÷ to work accurately with large numbers?

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 France and South Africa? 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

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
School Begins
Session 1 English English English English English
Break
Session 2 Maths Maths Maths Maths Maths
Lunch
Session 3 Science Topic Computing French/R.E. R.E.
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 4 Science Art/D/T Topic P.E. P.E.
School Ends