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Years 5 & 6

Years 5 and 6 Curriculum Overview

Welcome back. We hope you had a lovely summer and we are looking forward to our new topic: Darwin’s Delight.

We’re off on an exciting expedition with Charles Darwin and his crew on HMS Beagle. We’ll stop at the Galapagos Islands to see the amazing species that helped Darwin to develop his theory of evolution by natural selection. We’ll see how animals adapt to their environment over time and meet some of the world’s greatest explorers and naturalists.

In maths, we will continue to ensure that the children have a good understanding of the non-negotiables – the building blocks that support their maths learning. We will be developing the children’s ability to apply the mathematics they have been taught when problem solving. Please help them to learn their multiplication tables and their division facts.

Year 5 and 6 will be set homework on a Thursday and it will be handed in on a Monday.

In the Year 5 and 6 team we have the following teachers: Mrs Koszykowska, Mrs Harris, Mrs McGarragh, Miss Stankowski and Miss Pollendine. To help the children with their learning we have: Mrs Brown, Mrs Launn, Mrs Donald, Mrs Briggs, Mrs Smith and Miss Holman.

I love this class because there is always something exciting to do!