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Welcome to Eagle Class! (Year 5/6)

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

Welcome to Summer term! This term our topic is 'Great Britain'.

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

Eagle class maths week beginning 20.5.19:

To be able to calculate percentages of amounts, including increases and decreases,

To solve problems involving percentages.

Eagle class maths week beginning 7.5.19

Y6: I can explore possibilities within algebra; I can calculate the mean; I can begin to understand ratio.

Y5: I can estimate, measure and convert imperial and metric measures.

Eagle class maths week beginning 29.4.19


• use simple formulae

• generate and describe linear number sequences

• express missing number problems algebraically


• calculate and compare the area of rectangles

• estimate and calculate volume and capacity

Eagle class maths week beginning 23.4.19

Y6: I can convert units of time; I can solve one step and two step equations; I can write algebraic expressions.

Y5: I can convert units of time and solve problems related to this.




Eagle class maths week beginning 1.4.19

I can convert measures, including imperial measures.

I can solve problems using timetables.

• solve problems involving the calculation of percentages [for example, of measures, and such as 15% of 360] and the use of percentages for comparison



This half term we shall begin by reading The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes and comparing its style to The Listerners by Walter de la Mare. We shall also be studying The Lost Words by Jackie Morris and The Giant's necklace by Michael Morpurgo.

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We also have daily arthmetic sessions which focus on basic number and calculation skills,including TT Rockstars.

Please check out My Maths tasks which are set weekly and relate to current learning. TT Rockstars is also a fantastic website to practise times tables.

Theme 'Great Britain'

In the first half of this term we shall be studying the timeline of British monarchs and creating an informative website to present this information.

In art we will be studying portraiture or royalty, before sketching our own portraits. We shall look at the work of British artist Julian Opie. 

In our technology lessons we shall be creating a textile piece to contribute to a Great Britain patchwork.

Additional Information

PE- Sessions are on Monday, Thursday and Friday 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.

Y6 children have CGP maths and SPAG books for weekly homework. This is set on Wednesday and should be returned the following Wednesday.  If your child has any difficulties with the homework, please let Mrs Hotchin know as soon as possible.

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