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Hero Hall of Fame

This term Year 5 are looking at ‘Hero Hall of Fame’ linking this topic across the curriculum. After debating what makes a hero they will research their own hero and present their results to the rest of their class. Additionally, in music, the children will be composing their own theme tunes and lyrics for superheroes! The children will also make links throughout history, of inspirational figures who have changed our world today. 

In the first half term we will be studying the style of Pop Art, focusing on Andy Warhol. They will then use this knowledge to create their own real life heroes. After half term the focus is Still Life where the children will produce their own pieces of art using a range of tools, techniques and materials.

Animals including humans is the topic in Science for this term. The children will be learning about lifecycles, reproduction and habitats and growing their own plants in class!

During this term in Design and Technology the children will be tasting, evaluating and designing their own seasonal vegetable soups. They will learn about the seasonality of vegetables and develop their food preparation skills.

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Useful information

For Games lessons on a Monday you will need your trainers as well as your indoor kit. During the term you will have some Games sessions on a Wednesday as well.

PE = Mrs Jenkins and Mrs Lomas = Tuesday; Mrs Hughes = Thursday.

Maths homework is given out on a Monday and is due back on a Wednesday.

English homework is given out on a Monday and is due back on a Wednesday.

Spellings are given out on a Monday and are tested on Friday.

Please continue to read regularly and practice your spellings and times tables.

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