Ancient GreeceColumn Image 10487635 - Ancient Greece Clipart Png, Transparent Png , Transparent  Png Image - PNGitem

This term we will be learning all about the incredible Ancient Greeks and how they influenced our lives today. Also, how their geographical environment influenced their lives.

Democracy - Mr. Grant's Class

We will investigate the past using clues from what they have left behind, study the British value of democracy and discover the scientific breakthroughs made by the Grecian greats. This will link to our Science units on Space and Forces. 

Free Space Clipart - Clip Art Pictures - Graphics - Illustrations

By reading their myths and legends we will find out about their beliefs and interests. We will use these to explore ways of writing different styles of narrative.

Blueberry Class - Year 5 
Blueberries PNG images free download

 Well done, Blueberries! You're superstars.


Information for Parents

Monday to Thursday:
Start time: 8:45am

End time: 2:45pm

Friday is our PE day. Please come into school wearing your PE kit.
Start time: 8:45am

End time: 1:00pm

Our Harvest Festival Performance

Click Here For Maths Countdown
Countdown - literacy game for form time | Teaching Resources

For the Year 5 long term plan, click here.

Maths focus for this term: - Place Value - Addition and Subtraction - Multiplication and Division - Perimeter and Area

English focus for this term: - Narrative writing: Myths and Legends - Non-Chronological Reports - Adventure Story - Poetry conveying feelings, moods or reflections

Science focus for this term: - Earth and Space - Forces


Reading: Read at least three times each week. 
Your number of reads will be added up every week so that we can reward you with a
Bronze (50 reads), Silver (100 reads) or Gold (200 reads) badge. Can you collect them all?


Maths: Complete at least three Garage sessions on Times Tables Rockstars each week.

Complete two set tasks on Mathletics. Newly set: Integers on a number line (or Estimate Difference/Split add and subtract)
and Count Forward Patterns


English: Complete set work on Bug Club. Newly set: Word Origins


Spelling: Here are this week's spellings (they are the same as last week's as we still need to practise them) - 27.11.20

We will have a test on Friday to see which ones we still need to practise.

Here are some further spelling lists you could practise:

100 High Frequency Words,  200 next High Frequency Words,  Year 3/4 Statutory Word List 

If you are working at home, use the following activities: 

Complete tasks on Mathletics.

Use TTRS daily.

Use a dice (or a number generator on a computer) to create two four digit numbers.
How many exchanges will you need to do to find the total? 
Use column addition to work out the sum of the two numbers.
Check your answer with a calculator. 
If you got it wrong, find and explain your mistake.
Can you add more than two numbers together using column addition?

Use this BBC Bitesize lesson to revise your subtraction skills: 

See the Science tab.

Write a fact file about one of the planets in our solar system.

Write about which planet in our solar system is your favourite or the most interesting and explain why. 

Keep a Moon diary to observe the phases of the Moon.

Learn to sign to our Harvest song (see the sheet further up the webpage on the right).

Learn some more about Alberto Giacometti's art work. 

Listen to the Ancient Greek myths on BBC School Radio: 

Follow these links to find resources, activities and games for working at Greater Depth in:

        Maths              Reading             Science

        Study skills and learning to learn

Our learning behaviours are: Make Good Choices, Learn Together, Stay Focused, Be Proud, Show Respect, Never Give Up.

e-BUG - NIDAFollow the link to find fun games and teaching resources about microbes and antibiotics.e-BUG - NIDA

Welcome to our Solar System! Check out this NASA website.

Word Geography Games. A fun way to learn about our world. A fun game to see how good you are at recognising a country's climate or landscape.

You can set up a free and fun language course on your tablet or computer with Duolingo, to really support your language skills:

Try this to learn how to Touch Type.

Museum websites offer lots of information about some areas. You could sketch, research and write about a certain historical artifact. You could find out about a historical event and write a diary as though you were there. You could make a timeline of events in a particular historical period.
British Museum - online collection 
British Museum - Ancient Greece
Natural History Museum

Here is a riddle that is amazingly from Tiptree in Anglo Saxon times:

Four dilly-dandies
Four stick standies
Two crookers
Two lookers
And a wig wag

What do you think it is?