Walliams Class

Miss Schulze & Miss Litchfield
Welcome to Walliams Class

We hope you’ve all had an enjoyable Christmas break and are refreshed ready for an exciting term!

Our main focus for English for this half-term will be poetry with our focus on Benjamin Zephaniah. We will explore his poems before creating our own. As writers, our focus will then be traditional tales where we explore tales before adding our own twist! Our work on improving our understanding of Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar will continue and weekly comprehension sessions will focus on answering questions in written form both clearly and succinctly.

As Mathematicians, we are recapping our written methods and focusing on division. After this we will be moving onto fractions, decimals and percentages. Throughout our topics, we will develop our problem solving and reasoning skills.

In Science, we are learning about Earth and Space and working scientifically.

In our topic work, we are understanding Britain’s past and learning about British settlement by the Anglo Saxons.

In RE, the main focus will be Judaism where will we answer the question, ‘What do Jewish people believe about God, the Covenant and the Torah?’ We will link this with Passover.

In Art, we will refine our painting skills as we learn about Henri Rousseau.

Our school-wide Jigsaw topic for this half-term is called ‘Dreams and Goals’, where we will use mindfulness and circle time activities to explore the children’s impact on the world and how they can make a difference. During this term we will also be celebrating Children’s Mental Health Awareness week and also Safer Internet Day.

Please remember you can talk to us  on the playground at the end of the day.

We are really looking forward to this term’s activities!

Year 5 Class Teachers

Miss Schulze and Miss Litchfield