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Week commencing 8th October 2018

In Science Year 5 and 6 will be finishing their work on Evolution by looking at human adaptation. In topic, they will be looking at Anglo Saxon Gods and the influence they had on society and the legacy on our language. Year 5 will be carrying out some maths assessments and working on diary writing and story writing. 

Week commencing 1st October 2018

In Maths, Year 5 will be doing addition and subtraction and revision of place value. In English-year 5 will be looking at relative clauses and assess comprehension skills.

In 5/6 topic work will be focused on Anglo Saxon Art and culture with reference to archaeological finds at Sutton Hoo. In Science, the pupils will be looking at Evolution in Humans-especially the changes in facial features and skeletons. In PE year 5 will be continuing their gymnastics work.


Week commencing 24th September 2018.

Year 5 will be continuing their place value work and then focusing on addition and subtraction.

In English. Year 5 will be looking at diary entries and formal and informal language by writing their own ending to the dilemma at the end of 'Bling'.

Next week, Years 5 and 6 will be finding out about Village life during the Anglo Saxon period as well as looking at Saxon place names. In Science, they will be identifying how adaptation may lead to evolution by examining the theories of evolution constructed by Darwin and Wallace.