Year 5

Topic Overview Autumn 2 Newsletter Term: Autumn 2
Topic: Narnia

During this half term we will be basing our learning on Narnia and will be reading the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. We will be exploring descriptive writing and creating poetry. In Maths, we will extend and challenge ourselves within the number topic. We will look at reasoning and problem solving through all aspects of the maths curriculum. Our Geography will be looking at maps, as well as the environment around us and how we can look after it. As part of our Science work we will be looking at living things and their habitats and learning about life cycles in plants, animals and humans. Our RE will be looking at different beliefs that Christians have. If you have any ideas or comments to make about the topics we are covering in the Autumn term it would be greatly appreciated. We really value your contributions in your child's education.

Topic Overview Autumn 1 Newsletter Term: Autumn 1
Topic: Blast Off

During this half term, our topic is 'Blast Off' and our learning will be based around space. We will be writing an adventure story and will be looking at journalistic writing. We will be reading 'Cosmic' a story about a boy who accidentally ends up in space. In Maths, we will extend and challenge ourselves within the number topic, we will look at problem solving through all aspects of the maths curriculum. Our Geography will be looking at the water cycle and the importance of water around us. As part of our Science work we will be looking at space, including research of the planets, creating shadow clocks and investigating the moon's movement. Our RE will be looking at different beliefs that Christians have. If you have any ideas or comments to make about the topics we are covering in the Autumn term it would be greatly appreciated. We really value your contributions in your child's education.

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