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Homework Menu

Feel free to look over the children's homework menu to see what different opportunities they have to further their learning and embed knowledge learnt at school. Homework is expected to be handed in by Friday, every week. We would like the children to select either a Maths or English homework alongside another subject each week. Therefore, two pieces of homework should be completed.

In Miss Phelps’ class this term we have been studying Ancient Greece as part of our ‘Groovy Greek’ topic. In art we were looking at Greek vases and plates. These were often used to show aspects of Ancient Greek life or mythology and would contain symmetrical patterns. Take a look at ours…

In English, we have been exploring Greek myths (Theseus and the Minotaur and Jason and the Golden Fleece). We deconstructed the narratives and looked closely at the key features of a myth. We then began to write our own, here are some examples of the beginnings of our narratives. Next, we are going to evaluate and edit by proposing changes to vocabulary, grammar and punctuation to enhance effects and clarify meaning. Take a look…

In PE, our focus was gymnastics. We were exploring how we can show balances using different parts of our bodies. We started on our own and then developed our balances with other children in our class and incorporated equipment. Take a look…

Autumn Term Topic

'Groovy Greeks'

Welcome back to year 5.

I am so excited to be back and I’m really looking forward to the new academic year. We have lots of exciting learning opportunities this year and will be starting our journey with our ‘Groovy Greek’ topic.

We look forward to sharing our work with you throughout the year on our class page. Watch this space…

September Newsletter