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Welcome to Eagle Class! (Year 5/6)

Mrs Hotchin (class teacher)  and Miss Morley (teaching assistant)

Welcome to Autumn term 2! This term our topic is 'The Vile Victorians'.

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We shall be learning all about the lives of the rich and the poor in Victorian times, the jobs that children had, and significant Victorians who made a difference.

We will be going on our class trip to The National Coal Mining Museum on November 12th.

Our weekly maths overviews. Tasks will be set on MyMaths and other tasks are available on Mathletics.

Eagle class maths week beginning 11.11.19

Y5: I can change improper fractions into mixed numbers and vice versa; I can count up and down in fractions on a number line; I can compare and order fractions.

Y6: I can sequence fractions; I can order and compare fractions.

Eagle class maths week beginning 4.11.19

Y6- I can use the order of operations; I can simplify fractions; I can order fractions.

Y5- I can find cube numbers; I can find equivalent fractions; I can convert improper fractions to mixed number fractions and vice versa.

Eagle class maths week beginning 28.10.19

Y5 I can recall primes to 19 and find primes up to 100.

I can understand and recall square and cube numbers.

Y6 I can recall prime numbers.

I can find the prime factors of a number.

I can recall square and cube numbers and solve related problems.

Eagle class maths week beginning 14.10.19

Y6: I can identify common factors, multiples, prime numbers and prime factors.

Y5: I can know and use the vocabulary of multiple, factor, prime number and factor. I can establish whether a number is prime and recall the prime numbers to 19.

Eagle class maths week beginning 7.10.19

Y6- I can use the long division method. I can round remainders up or down depending on the context.

Y5- I can multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000.



This half term we shall be completing our reading of 'Street Child' by Berlie Doherty, which will complement our work on the Victorian era. We shall be writing narratives using Street Child as a stimulus. We shall also be learning about the life of Charles Dickens and writing biographies. 

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Theme 'The Vile Victorians'

In Geography we studying the area around Wakefield as part of preparation for our trip.

We shall be learning about crime and punishment in Victorian times, and beginning our own enquiry project.

At the end of term we will be looking at Victorian samplers before having a go at making our own!

Mrs Smith will be teaching the class about Victorian music hall and well known music from that era.

In other subjects:

Science: Y6- electricty; Y5- earth and beyond 

RE: Do you have to believe in God to be good?

Jigsaw: Unit : Celebrating difference

PE: gymnastics and invasion games

Additional Information

PE- Sessions are on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday but please could kits be available all week just in case.

Journals are used as a reading diary and can be completed by the child or parent (or both) in Y5/6. They will be checked by the teacher on Friday.

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