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Welcome to Y5 Platform 9 3/4!
Come and see all of the exciting things that have been happening in our class!

Welcome to Year 5! This is your first year in Upper Key Stage 2 and will be filled with new challenges and learning experiences. Miss McIntyre is your class teacher and the class TA’s are Mrs Anstee-Cooke and Miss Henshaw. This term, we have many exciting topics to learn about. In History, we will be exploring Ancient Egypt. This will cover mummification, Howard Carter's discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb and the importance of the River Nile. Our Science topic this term is going to be forces. This unit with teach your child about different forces such as friction, gravity, air resistance and water resistance. Children will also learn about the use of mechanisms such as levers, gears and pulleys. In Art, we will be exploring different shades and tones to create detailed portraits. In Maths, we will cover place value, addition and subtraction and multiplication this term. Our Guided Reading text is the well-known classic, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In addition, we will be exploring poetry written by Francis Rodman. In Literacy, we will be continuing to develop our skills by writing a recipe, a diary entry, a newspaper report and a non-chronological report.

Y5 Platform 9 3/4 Information

We have P.E. every Thursday during the morning session. Please ensure that your child comes to school prepared with their full P.E. kit and appropriate outdoor footwear. Furthermore, we also have our exciting French lessons on Tuesday with Mr Schofield! We have a weekly library session during Thursday afternoon, in which children will be able to read fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts for pleasure. They will also have the opportunity to change their book during this time. For our homework, we expect the children to practise their spellings, read their book (make sure to sign their record!) and practise their times tables. Furthermore, we have a spelling quiz every Monday.

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