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Year 5/6SL - Mrs Lumby 

Year 5/6CK - Mrs Kinsey

Year 5/6ES - Miss Sharpe


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  Happy New Year and welcome to Spring Term! 


This term our inquiry will be "Global Crisis", looking at the impact global warming and pollution is having on our planet. The children will have the opportunity to research, present and take action, thinking about ways they can help protect the environment. 




Here are some useful website and videos to help with our next inquiry. 

Climate change: YOUR QUESTIONS answered | Newsround

We know climate change is a really important issue for lots of you - and a complicated and worrying one too. A recent report by the United Nations showed the...

Literacy, Language and Communication


To help us take action for our "Global Crisis" inquiry, we will be writing and presenting a balanced argument, looking at all the reasons for and against renewable energy. 


Throughout the term, we will also be developing our comprehension skills in our Guided Group Reading sessions and practicing our spellings everyday. 

Mathematics and Numeracy


This term we will be focusing on multiplication and division ! We will be using lots of creative strategies to support our understanding and we will also be challenging ourselves through reasoning and problem solving activities. We will be improving our mental strategies for addition and subtraction, whilst also using formal written methods which we can use for more complex calculations. 


Throughout the term, we will also be working on quick recall of our times tables up to 12 x 12.



This term we will be returning to gymnastics and focusing on tag rugby for our PE sessions. Remember to wear your PE to school and bring a water bottle to stay hydrated! 


PE days 


Mrs Kinsey's Class - Wednesday and Friday 

Mrs Lumby's Class - Monday and Thursday 

Miss Sharpe's Class - Monday and Tuesday

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Our class fish!

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