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Term 1: Magnificent Mayans


This term our class topic is Magnificent Mayans. In English, we will be writing adventure stories and creating stories from film, writing instructions and poetry. We will be reading Katherine Rundell’s Explorer as our class text this term.


We will also be learning about how the Mayans lived, what they built, the gods they believed in, the food they ate and the art that they created.


In science this term, we will be investigating forces including; gravity, air resistance, water resistance and friction.


Our learning in maths this term will include Place Value, Addition, Statistics and Shape. The focus on Maths fluency will continue with skill building around using a range of operational skill and knowledge to solve problems quickly and efficiently. This will include times table knowledge which will form a part of all homework this term.


Our school values during term 1 are friendship and equality. The children have made a brilliant start to the year, behaving kindly and working hard. I am very proud of them


Many thanks for all your support,


Mr Mann.


Year 5 Priorities

To improve the clarity of our writing by punctuating, proofreading and editing.

To know multiplication and division bonds to 144.