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This term we are...

Oak Class
Autumn Term 2020


Writing: Using figurative language including adjectives, adverbs, similes, metaphors, alliteration, hyperboles and onomatopoeias,  we will be writing character and setting descriptions based on a short animation called, The Dreamgiver.
SPaG :Year 5 and 6 will continue to follow the Nelson Spelling Programme and will have weekly spelling lists to learn in school and at home.
We will begin by focussing on ensuring we are all confident at including the basic standards of  presentation, punctuation, spelling and grammar in our writing.


Reading:We will be reading The Legend of Podkin One-Ear as part of our class reading sessions and will be answering comprehension questions based on vocabulary, inference, prediction, explanation, retrieval and summarising (VIPERS).


Year 5 and 6 will follow White Rose Maths scheme with a focus on number, place value and the four operations of calculation this term.


Properties of Materials: We will be learning about key terminology to describe properties of materials; how atoms arranged differently between solids, liquids and gasses; and conducting investigations into conductivity and thermal insulation.

Religious Education

The Sikh religion: We will be learning about Sikh beliefs, holy book; place of worship, prayer and celebrations.

Physicals Education

Oak Class will have games afternoons every Thursday between 1 and 3pm lead by Julie Dean.
We are hopeful that swimming will resume later in this term.


Online safety: We will be discussing online bullying, safety online and what we should do if something we believe is wrong is happening to a friend or ourselves.