Welcome to our 5E page! Here you can see what we are currectly learning about, in class.
This half-term (Autumn 2023 Term 1) your child will learn about:
How God created the world in seven days.
Pupils will look at the creation of our world and use scripture to support their thoughts and ideas.
We will also look at St Francis’ canticle of creation and the beatitudes as a way to live a holy and prosperous life, like Christ.
With a focus on characterisation, pupils will learn how to write to engage their reader. They will create a character profile and use descriptive writing techniques, such as; emotion word commas, similes, metaphors etc. to advance their writing.
Number and place value:
Pupils will acquire an understanding of place value headings, positions and digits.
We cover decimals, powers of 10 and ordering numbers to one million in this unit.
Pupils will study the life cycles of plants and learn about pollination.
We also look at the life cycles of amphibians, insects and mammals, whilst comparing them.
How humans impact on our world:
Fossil fuels and climate change –
What are fossil fuels? How can we help to protect our planet? Pupils look at the current issues of fossil fuels and climate change and consider strategies where they can create a debate, to support the planet.
Our history unit was taught in term 2.
This unit is taught in term 3.
A unit based on strategy and performance. Children work on improving their personal bests and their own outcome.
Looking at the meaning and messages behind architecture. We focus on analysing the work of Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
Design and Technology
Understanding how electrical systems work and beginning to build simple electrical circuits.
Online safety skills:
We will be looking at how to stay safe online and online habits. Pupils learn what a digital footprint is and how to be safe on apps, social media and the online world of today.
Pupils will learn new verbs in French, that they can use to communicate and tell others what they are doing, during the week.