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Curriculum Newsletters 2013-2014

Year 5 - Japan   日本
What’s happening this term?
 
MAIN TOPIC
This year Y5 will be the class of Japan. In Autumn 1 our topic will be JAPAN.
We will be finding out all about Japan, culture, life styles, places, geography and much more.
LITERACY
The book for this half term will be the fantastic Kensuke’s Kingdom by M.Morpurgo.
We will use this book as inspiration for writing
newspaper reports, diary entries, and persuasion.
MATHS
This half term we will be focussing on the use and application of all four calculations. You can really help your child by helping them to learn the times tables—it really helps so much.
We will also be investigating data using
temperature comparisons.
SCIENCE
Changing states - we will be finding out about solids, liquids and gases and how some changes can be reversible.
PSHCE
This term we will be looking at the theme of Going for Goals. The children will be setting themselves targets to achieve. Remember to ask them what their target is!
 
KEY IMPORTANT INFORMATION.
Up  and coming events:
· Falcon High - Sept 9/10th cost £1.50
· Japanese visitor - £1.50
· Bikeability Road Safety training Week beginning 21st Oct.
· Ancient Egypt All day workshops - 5th November £7.50
 
PE Kits to be in school  Weds/Thursday (named please.)
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