Class Letter from Year 5 Staff 29th June

Date: 26th Jun 2020 @ 1:06pm

Hello Everyone,


I hope you are all enjoying the lovely weather and keeping well. In the hot weather it is sometimes difficult to sleep. Make sure that you switch off all screens for at least an hour before you go to bed and try to wind down. The light from laptops, tablets and phones has a lingering effect and will make it harder for you to sleep. Keep hydrated. Keep out of the sun during the hottest part of the day. Wear sunscreen and wear loose cool clothes that cover your shoulders and will protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun. Keep in the shade and protect your head. If you do these things you will be able to enjoy the weather and have fun in the sun.


Oak English

This week’s focus is biographies.


Lesson 1 –reading comprehension about the life of the artist Frida Kahlo

Lesson 2-reading comprehension about the life of Jacqueline Wilson

Lesson 3-text analysis looking at the features of a biography… questions to engage the reader, third person pronouns, factual, chronological order

Lesson 4-SPaG focusing on parenthesis using a biography. How to use a word, phrase or sentence in writing to put in extra information or an afterthought. Remember that if parenthesis is taken away, the sentence or passage would still make sense. This needs to be punctuated in a particular way.

Lesson 5- independent writing- creating a biography about a person of your choise. Support wll be given to paragraph your information.



White Rose Maths

Week 9

Lesson 1 Lesson 1 - Subtracting decimals with the same number of decimal places.

Lesson 2. Lesson 2 - Subtracting decimals with a different number of decimal places.


Lesson 3 Lesson 3 - Multiply decimals by 10 100 and 1000

Lesson 4 Lesson 4 - Divide decimals by 10 100 and 1000


Oak National Academy Maths

Week 9


This week’s oak national academy learning is To identify, describe and classify shapes based on the properties.  

Lesson 1 Review the names of 2-D and 3-D shapes as well as the properties used to compare and classify them.


Lesson 2 In today's lesson, we continue to think about 2-D and 3-D shapes, including parallel lines and lines of symmetry.


Lesson 3 To identify regular and irregular polygons by reasoning about equal sides and angles.

Foundation - Oak Academy   Official logo depicting name in black capital letters on yellow background with "LIVES" color inverted

Monday PSHE –Black Lives Matter - In today's lesson, we visit a key topic of Black Lives Matter given the recent case of George Floyd. The lesson is around creating hope for the future – a future that is not based on the colour of someone's skin but the content of their character.


Geography – Sustainability -In this lesson we will learn the definition of sustainability and consider what sustainable development means and how it impacts decisions we make in the present. We will think about aspects of our daily life that are unsustainable and compare them to innovations that are making life better for present and future generations.



Thursday - Geography – How do we produce energy? -In this lesson we will be learning about how power was historically generated and the rise in the use of electricity throughout the industrial revolution that led to huge advancements in humans' capacity to power our world. We will learn about non-renewable and renewable energy and consider the pros and cons of fossil fuels.


Art  - Friday Henry Mattise – collage, another fun and creative art activity.



The Snail', Henri Matisse, 1953 | Tate Hand Painted Henri Matisse The Cat With Red Fish Painting | Etsy Henri Matisse … | Arte de matisse, Matisse pinturas




Science Forces


Which is the odd one out? A golf ball, an ice hockey puck or a badminton shuttlecock.


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A very big downpour today, look at the puddles and see the concentric circles the raindrops make.

Another wet day, the raindrops have settled on the top of the leaves.

In the kitchen we have some basil cuttings that we have grown in compostable pots. To my surprise these fungi started to grow from the pots.

The longest day today, I watched some of Stonehenge summer solstice while it was streamed live, it was quite cloudy.

Can you remember why it is the longest day? What is happening to Earth?