Eagles is a mixed year 5 and year 6 class. The children are taught by Mrs Shale (Mon/Tues/Weds) and Mrs Gliddon (Weds/Thurs/Fri). Mrs Shannaghan, Mrs Prescott and Mrs Mackinnon also work in Eagles.

Please read on to find out more about what Eagles are learning this half term…

Summer Term 1

This term we are reading ‘Clockwork’ by Philip Pullman as part of our guided reading sessions. In our English lessons we will be creating a brochure selling the place, Glockinheim, writing a letter as Prince Otto and writing a balanced argument ‘Did Karl deserve to die?’ also based around this text.


In Maths Year 5 will be working on perimeter, statistics, position and direction and shape. Year 6 will be working on Area, perimeter, volume, statistics and shape. Please keep practicing the timetables on TTRock Stars!


Our whole school theme this half term is ‘All Fired Up!


In Geography, we are learning about Contrasting Climates looking at rainforests, climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts.


For Science, we will be learning about life cycles of mammals, amphibians and birds.


In DT, we will be looking at what hats are suitable for different climates, designing paper hats and even sewing our own hat.


In our Music lessons, we will be listening and appreciating ‘You’ve got a Friend’ as well as learning to sing the song and playing instruments alongside. We will also continue to have ukulele lessons.


For RSE, we will be completing our money topic before starting on ‘What affects our mental health’ and ways to take care if it; managing change, loss and bereavement, managing time online.


In RE, the children will be learning about the Kingdom of God and answering the big question ‘What kind of King is Jesus?’ Relating Christian teachings or beliefs about God’s Kingdom to the issues, problems and opportunities of their own lives and the life of their own community.


In Computing, the children will be using Vector Graphics to draw a variety of pictures.


For PE, we will be developing flexibility, strength, techniques, control and balance in Gymnastics and in Athletics, we will be running, jumping throwing and catching in preparation for our sports day.


In French, we will continue to speak and write in French – Vive Le Sport!


Good luck to the Year 6s in their SATs!


We are really looking forward to another exciting term of learning! Let’s hope the sun shines!

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