Leigh Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

‘Live And Learn With Jesus’

Windermere Road, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 1UX

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Welcome to Class 10

The teacher in Class 10 is Mr Scott. The teaching assistants based on top floor are - Mrs Davies, Mrs Rigby, Mrs Smith, Miss Hilto,  Miss Halliwell and Miss Dickin.

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

Curriculum Statement for Autumn Term

Year 5

 

English

At text level, the children will continue to explore and write a range of fiction genres including traditional tales, myths and legends.

They will read and write a variety of short stories and extracts, exploring characters, plots and themes. They will use dialogue in their own stories to develop character or advance action.

In grammar lessons, children will further develop their knowledge and understanding of word classes; identify and write expanded noun phrases and use commas to clarify meaning. They will continue to develop their use of a range of sentence types when writing.

Spellings will be taught following Babcock No Nonsense Spelling Scheme. This will include exploration of spelling rules and short burst spelling tasks throughout the week. In addition, the children will have a weekly spelling test. Spellings will be sent home to learn on Monday and they will be tested on them on Friday.

English homework will be set every Friday and will be related to the work covered in class throughout the week.

Class 10 Timetable

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Maths

The children will be taught to read, write, order and compare numbers to one million. They will learn to count on and back in powers of ten and round numbers to the nearest 10, 100, 1000, 10,000 and 100,000.

The children will be taught formal and mental methods of solving calculations involving the four rules of number (+ - x ÷). They will be given the opportunity to apply these skills through problem solving and reasoning tasks. They will be taught how to identify and write equivalent and improper fractions. They will learn to order and compare fractions whose denominators are multiples of the same numbers. They will also multiply fractions by whole numbers using objects or pictures. Pupils will also investigate and convert different forms of metric measurement.

To help your child in Maths please ensure that they practise their times tables and complete all homework on time. Homework will be set every Friday.

Religious Education

The topics studied this term are: Ourselves, Life Choices and Hope, following the ‘Come and See’ scheme of work.

The children will also continue to learn about other faiths and religions.

Science

During the first term the children will be learning about materials. The children will plan and carry out observations and experiments to investigate: the properties of materials; changes to solids, liquids and gases and separating materials. They will ensure that they consider how to carry out a fair test and draw conclusions based on their findings.

Year 6 Science

Children will learn about the Circulatory System and ways to keep healthy.  They will use a range of scientific enquiry skills to research and discover information and ways of presenting it.

Physical Education

In their lessons the children will continue to develop their games skills and will explore, improvise and combine movement ideas fluently and effectively in dance lessons. PE kits should be kept in school at all times.

Computing

In Computing lesson the children will learn about how to keep safe when using the internet. Following this the children will use ‘Comic Life’ to design and make their own comic strip. They will import pictures and text onto a set template and will design their own layouts and backgrounds.

 

Themed Approach

The topic for this term is World War II. Key skills from all the foundation subjects will be covered. They will be finding out about the Battle of Britain; allies and axis; The Blitz and everyday life during the war years.

I have also organised a trip to Stockport Air raid Shelters, where the children will handle artefacts and visit the public shelters used during WWII.

 

French

These lessons will continue to be delivered by a qualified French teacher.

The documents below outline the objectives that the Year 6 children will be taught in Maths and English. . 

Year 5 and 6 Keywords

The children have been learning to spell these words

Information about SATs 2016/2017