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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.

In Maths, Year 6 will be looking at addition and subtraction reasoning and problem solving as well as assessing arithmetic and reasoning skills with some SATs papers. In English, Year 6 will be assessing comprehension, writing and grammar, spelling and punctuation.

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 6 will be continuing their swimming work.

Week commencing 24th September 2018

In maths, Year 6 will be working with addition and subtraction both in arithmetic and problem solving.

In English, Year 6 will be doing some dialogue work based on ‘There’s a boy in the Girl’s Bathroom’ focusing on representing feelings through their writing and making sure that their speech work is punctuated correctly.

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.