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Spring Term 2

During Spring - Term 2 our theme is 

All Change

 

Maths

During Spring term 1 will be using out Maths No Problem scheme of work. In year 5, our main focus will be fractions, decimals and percentages, more specifically:

  • Reading and writing decimals.
  • Comparing decimals.
  • Writing fractions as decimals.
  • Adding and subtracting decimals.
  • Finding percentages.
  • Types of and investigating angles.
  • Investigating polygons.

 

Literacy

Our literacy focus this half term will be 'One Hundred and One Dalmatians'.

 

During the 6 weeks, we will be immersing ourselves in the novel by Dodie Smith. By the end of the 6 weeks children will have written their own innovated versions of 'One Hundred and One Dalmatians', in order to prepare their imagination for an independent piece of writing. Within the last 2 weeks of the term, the focus will be on writing a discussion text based on people the use of animal fur to make clothes.

 

We had a special visitor to deliver a letter of behalf on the British Dalmatian Welfare!

 

 

Science

This half term, we will be investigating a variety of different materials, in order to understand their features and properties. We will be looking at what materials are most suitable to in specific situations.

 

R.E.

This half term, in R.E., we will be focusing on 'Christianity'. We will be looking at the Easter story and investigating Jesus' role at this time. 

 

Engineering

In Engineering we will be making biscuits to raise money for the British Dalmatian Welfare (BDW) as it links perfectly with our novel of 'One Hundred and One Dalmatians'.

 

Computing

During this half term, with the software Purple Mash, we will be looking at generating equations using our Maths knowledge and ICT skills. We will also be using iMovie on the iPad to create our own movie.

PSHCE

Our theme this half term, is Building for the Future. We are learning to understand the value of money and how and why people might save money. Also we are aiming to understand how to save money through best buys.

 

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