It has been lovely to welcome our new Year 6 children to Class Turquoise today. They took part in a fabulous team challenge - Super Spaghetti Structures. All of the children worked well together and seemed to enjoy the day. I am very much looking forward to teaching them in the new academic year.
Summer 2 Theme
Welcome back Class Turquoise! I hope that you enjoyed your half term break and are ready for another busy, fun filled half term ahead.
This half term our theme is 'Empires and Sacrifices - Who were the Aztecs?' This is an English and History based theme. We will be learning about Aztec Myths and Legends, when and where the Aztecs lived, their beliefs and daily life. We will also be creating some fabulous Art work linked to our theme.
For our Inspiration Event to begin our theme, we have had a lot of fun learning about Aztec masks and identifying their features. We then used this knowledge to design and create our own Aztec masks using clay. We are looking forward to drying our masks and adding colour to make them look spectacular.
Come back soon to see the final results!
Summer Term Homework
This term's homework is based on 'Inspirational People' and requires children to choose an inspirational person from one of a a range of fields of work. Please see the attached document below.
We do ask that the children complete the work to a high standard, thinking carefully about volume, content and presentation.
Thank you for your support in this, I am really looking forward to collecting in the projects.
In Year 5, we are really developing responsibility for ourselves and others. We have lots of opportunities to work independently and let our personalities shine.
Our curriculum is linked across subjects to make it meaningful, purposeful and exciting. We will upload each theme overview so that you can see what teaching and learning will be taking place.
Please feel free to drop in and see Mrs Tomlin if you have any concerns or just a question or two. We will always welcome offers from parents to support in the classroom, whether for the occasional day or on a more regular basis.
A few reminders