Teamwork - Respect - Aim High
Welcome to Barn Owls!
Mr Dobson, Mrs Terrett
Welcome to Year 5! There is plenty of exciting and engaging learning that will happening this term, least of all, cooking!!!
Here are the highlights of what our learning will cover this half term:
We will be reading Skellig which is written by David Almond. Much of our reading will be linked to this as we find out the mystery of the abandoned garage at the bottom of the garden.
In maths, we will be exploring numbers measure and how we convert between different units. We will also be looking at calculating and comparing the areas of rectangles and squares.
Curriculum topic: Do we always appreciate what we have?
Geography: In geography, we will be exploring the impact humans are having in Amazonia as well as key issues and arguments caused by deforestation.
Science: In science, we will be looking at living things and their environments. We will observe living things in the environments of Gatcombe park and how eco-systems are different here compared to in South America. We will also be comparing the life cycle of different living things.
DT- For our DT this half term, we will be looking at food and nutrition. We will learn what makes food processed and if we use this in our everyday cooking. W e will be making 3 South American dishes in school for you to try food native to Amazonia.
If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to ask.
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