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Believe and Achieve

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John Cross CE

Primary School

Believe and Achieve

Class 4: Year 5 and Year 6

Summer Term Y5/6 Learning Booklet

Y5/6 Winmarleigh Hall Residential March 2022

City Mosque Visit March 2022

Planet Surface Abstract Art, Sketchbook Work and Poems!

Year 5 and 6 children produced some fantastic topic work related to space.  First they experimented with colour and texture in their sketchbooks as they tried to create an imaginary planet surface.  They looked at abstract artists such as Jackson Pollock, Miro and Rothko for inspiration and techniques.  Finally they produced a finished painting using tissue and cardboard to build up layers.

In English, the children looked at real Hubble Telescope images to inspire their poetry writing before producing finished poems about the galaxies and universe.

Rally Car Visit

Thanks to Simon Bowen who paid us a visit in his Ford Fiesta rally car this week - it was great for the children to sit in the car and hear it running!

Well done on a 6th placed finish in the North West Stages Simon!

Spring Term 2nd half curriculum Overview

Spring term 1st half Curriculum Overview

Spring term 2022

Our topic themes for this term are 'Earth and Space'

and 'Inventors and Inventions!'  

Our loan books from Lancashire Library Service arrived, with

lots of facts about inventions and inventors to read about!

 

Design Technology

As part of our 'Inventors and Inventions' topic, we have started our very own inventions, making Automata toys in DT!  In our first two lessons, we have been constructing the frame for our moving toys by measuring, cutting, drilling and gluing the wooden frame.  We will then start to make the cams and cam followers, before assembling our moving toys. 

Progress so far...

PE enrichment

Thank you to the Flower Bowl at Barton Grange, who offered our Y5/6 children a free 2 hour coaching session at their fantastic curling facility!  The children and staff had a brilliant time, learning new skills and getting quite competitive!

 

Autumn Term 1st Half 2021

Welcome back to the new school year!  We're looking forward to an exciting term, hopefully without any interruptions.  On our class page, you will find what we are learning each half-term, along with other items such as photos and work examples.  We'll update the page regularly so that you can see all of the fun learning that is happening in our Y5/6 class.

Autumn Term 1st Half Curriculum letter

Anglo-Saxon Illuminated Letters powerpoint and examples

Anglo-saxon History Powerpoint below:

Class 3 Beacon Fell Geography Trip 20/10/20

Year 5 and 6 had a fantastic day at Beacon Fell Country Park on Tuesday as part of their Geography curriculum.  The weather stayed dry, and the children took part in a number of activities over the day.  These included map-reading, orienteering and working in small teams to complete tasks.

We're lucky to have such a super place to go just 15 minutes drive away!

There are more photos in the gallery section of our website.

Class 3 good work assembly, 25/9/20

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Welcome to our class page!  Class 3 is taught by Mrs Bryson, Mr Reynolds and Mrs Green our class HLTA.

On this page you will find curriculum information, along with examples of our work!

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