Leigh Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

‘Live And Learn With Jesus’

Windermere Road, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 1UX


01942 674226

Welcome to Class 10

The teachers in Class 10 are

Mrs Rothwell & Mrs Clayton

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

Curriculum Statement for Spring Term


The children will continue to read and write a range of genres including persuasive writing, reports, play scripts and stories. Our class novel will be ‘Secrets of a Sun King’ by Emma Carroll.


This term the children will:

  • further develop their knowledge and understanding of adverbials;
  • learn to identify and use relative clauses;
  • learn to use brackets, commas and dashes to indicate parenthesis.


Spellings will be taught following the ‘Babcock No Nonsense Spelling Scheme’. This term the words from the Y5/6 spelling list will be taught. This will include exploration of spelling rules and short burst spelling tasks throughout the week.



Over the course of the Spring Term, the children in Class 10 will be taught:

  • written methods for multiplication and division;
  • to recognise equivalent fractions;
  • to compare and order fractions;
  • to find fractions of numbers;
  • to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions;
  • to read, write and order decimal numbers;
  • to round decimal numbers;
  • to understand percentages;
  • to work with equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages.

Religious Education

The topics studied this term are: Sources, Unity and Death and New Life, following the ‘Come and See’ scheme of work.

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


In Computing lessons, the children will using different apps to create a comic strip. This will include taking photographs and importing them to make backgrounds and to create characters. They will then add captions and sounds effects. 


During the first term the children will be completing their work on Light. Following this they will be learning about ‘Evolution and Inheritance.’. The children will learn about how things have changed over time. They will recognise that living things produce offspring and explore how the offspring are different to their parents. They will learn about how plants and animals adapt to their environment and that this adaptation may lead to evolution.

Physical Education

In their lessons the children will continue to develop their games skills and will investigate body shape, travelling, flight and balance in gymnastics. PE kits should be kept in school at all times.

Themed Approach

Our topic for this term is Ancient Egypt. The children will learn about early civilisations and will study ancient Egypt in depth. They will use an atlas to locate Egypt on a world map. They will learn about hieroglyphics; the pyramids; mummification; gods and goddesses and the importance of the River Nile



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


This term we will be looking at keeping ourselves and others safe, through discussion, debate and role-play.

Design and Technology Project

We had lots of fun designing and making Christmas cheesecakes. 

We weighed out all the ingredients and used a range of skills when making the biscuit base and cheesecake filling. 

Year 5 and 6 visiting Christ the King Cathedral, Liverpool.