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Oak Class- Year 5/6

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Teacher: Miss Stanley

Welcome back Oak Class!

Autumn term has gotten off to a fantastic start for our class. There has been a lot of changes but you have all risen to the challenges.

Our topic for the term is 'Changing Cheshire' where we will be exploring the history and geography of the local area. The history focus will allow pupils to discover how Cheshire has changed from the Stone Age through to the invasion of the Romans. Geography sessions will prompt discussions about tourism.

In English we will be reading Rose Blanche by Ian McEwan and Hansel and Gretel by Neil Gaiman. Exploring these texts will allow pupils to write a diary entry and persuasive letters.

In Maths we have started using a new scheme called Power Maths which prompts pupils to Discover, Share and Think Together about various mathematical concepts.

Our science topics will be Earth and Space during the first half term, and Light after half term.

After a crazy couple of years it will be nice to get back to some normality!

Useful learning resources:

Accelerated Reader

Oxford Owl for Home: help your child learn at home | Oxford Owl
Top Marks Maths
NRich Maths
Times Table Rockstars
Daily 10 Maths
Top Marks SPAG
BBC – Daily Lessons
Spelling Frame – Spelling games
National Geographic Kids
Spooky Spelling
Little Bird Spelling
Look Cover Write Check Spelling
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Important Notices:

  • Please encourage your child to read at home regularly and write what they have read in their diaries. If they are unsure what to read, come and speak to us and we will recommend something! Reading at home makes an enormous difference to their comprehension and writing work in school.
  • If you have a non-urgent notice to give the class teacher please write this in your child's diary.
  • Weekly homework will be: One writing task given on a Friday to be handed in on Wednesday; a maths question a day from Monday to Thursday; SATS questions for Year 6 given on a Monday to be in on a Friday and a weekly spelling test.
  • We will also add interesting websites linked to our learning where appropriate.
  • Active 30 is continuing on a Monday, Tuesday and Friday.
  • Swimming is every Tuesday.
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