Welcome to Year 5! This is your first year in Upper Key Stage 2 and will be filled with new challenges and learning experiences. Our science topic this term is going to be out of this world! Year 5 will explore the solar system, Earth, Sun and Moon.. In computing, we will be learning about Digital Literacy and staying safe online. We will find some very creative ways to memorise and create strong passwords. In geography, we will be learning about the Grand Canyon, this will include learning about how it was formed, the different environments and its human and physical geographic. In DT, we will be investigating the importance of structure and beams to construct our own bridges. In Maths we will continued to develop our multiplication and division skills, perimeter and area followed by revision on time. Our Guided Reading text is Shackleton's Journey is a detailed visual narrative of Shackleton's epic journey to Antarctica which will link to Literacy. Our class end of day text will be the amazing Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone which is a magical story of unwavering hope and courage. Our class teacher is Miss Watson and our Teaching assistant is Miss Robertson.