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Y5 - Larch

Terrifying Tudors.


This half term, we will be meeting King Henry VIII and his daughter Queen Mary.  We will be writing an "Horrible Histories" style information text with lots of gory information.  We will form our own opinion about whether she was really bloody or just simply misunderstood.

In Maths, we will be consolidating our multiplication and division skills before venturing on to apply them to reasoning questions to deepen our learning (like Shaun the Shark).

World Book Day

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Earth and Beyond.


Let us take you on a journey through space as we discover the delights of the universe through science, our topic quest and our writing.  We will be making aliens out of plasticine and writing instructions on how to care for them.  We will read an extract from the book, My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord by David Solomon to support our development in writing science-fiction stories.  Beware! This could get risky!

A Fruity Delight!

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Princes, Peasants and Pestilence.


Back to the middle ages we go as we discover how the Black Death traveled around the country causing all sorts of problems to the folk.  We will discover the hierarchy of the social classes and take a quick glimpse at how the knights lived in those bygone days.

The legend, Sword in the Stone will be explored and newspaper reports will be published on King Arthur pulling the sword out of the stone.

Mrs Mawhood and Mrs Hawkins are the teachers for this class.

Egyptian Day

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The Land of Pharoahs.

This half term, we will be learning about the Egyptians.  It's an exciting quest as we find out how important the deceased were and the rituals they put in place for the afterlife.  We will create our names using hieroglyphics and we will develop our drawing skills by sketching some artefacts found in Tutankhamun's tomb.  I wonder if the stories about his tomb are true?

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