Vernon Terrace

5SB Curriculum

This year we will be learning about the following topics and on this page you will find any useful resources to use at home and curriculum documents to explain each half term in more detail.

You will also find on this page the targets that your children will be working towards this year. Please use the links to download any information, documents and pictures.

Autumn 1 - Blood Heart

Wednesday 11th September - exploring real hearts

Thursday 19th September - film night

Tuesday 1st October - Educational visit to Bodyworld

Friday 4th October - Harvest Festival 2pm-3pm

Tuesday 15th October - Parents evening

Friday 25th October - Break up for half term

Autumn 2 - Frozen Kingdom

Spring 1 - Stargazer

Spring 2 - Beast Creator - This half term is looking like a very busy 6 weeks. Please find in the document section at the bottom of the page information on what we will be doing this half term.

Wednesday 26th February - Abington park for the afternoon on a minibeast survey

Monday 2nd March - Literacy festival week
Wednesday 4th March - Film night
Wednesday 5th March - World Book Day
Wednesday 11th March - Science Day
Friday 13th March - Year 5 and 6 to Whipsnade Zoo
Monday 16th Match - Art week
Wednesday 1st April - Parents meetings
Friday 3rd April - Break up

Summer 1 - Gallery Rebels

Summer 2 - Pharaohs

All year 5 and year 6 children will be receiving a letter during the week commencing 9th September regarding a residential that will be held for three days in July. We have ran this residential for the last 2 years at Rock UK in Irthlingboro and it has been extremely successful. Please have a look at this link to look at the photos from last years residential.

Keep up to date on a weekly basis by reading our class blog. Please also keep up to date with the parent calendar for any class trips and parental involvement sessions in class.

Every child across the school has a sumdog account. Children will have time in class to use their accounts to help with their maths skills, but please help your child's maths development by using the website at home as well. Sumdog is a a fun and interactive way to help your child progress and practise the skills learnt in class.

Every child also has access to timestablesrockstars. This website allows children to practise their times tables at home and at school. It is now a requirement that children know all the multiplication and division facts for all multiplication up to 12x12.

Please come and see us if your child has forgotten or lost their passwords for these websites, if you have any questions or if you would like help in supporting learning at home.

We will be using Spelling Shed as our weekly spellings in class. Children all have access to the website and are encouraged to use it regularly to ensure they continue practising spellings.

PE is on a Wednesday morning and a Friday morning. Please ensure that children have both indoor and outdoor kit with them. This consists of black or navy shorts and tracksuit bottoms, a white t shirt, black or navy sweatshirt and trainers or plimsolls. Children need to come to school not wearing earrings on these days please. We have been lucky enough to be able to use the AstroTurf so we will be walking to Barry Road every Friday for PE. After October half term we will be also starting swimming.

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