The Eager Elms were lucky enough today to have some Art teachers from Pingle teach them how to work with clay and produce a decorative tile. The children all thoroughly enjoyed themselves and the results were great!
Areas of Learning
Real life maths/spending within a budget
Leisure and Entertainment in Britain throughout the 20th Century
Covering aspects such as:
Biology strand – Animals, including humans
Why is pilgrimage important to some religions?
Sewing – Seaside themed Victorian samplers
Joseph and his Technicolour Dream Coat
The Eager Elms have been learning about the Iron Age and putting together some short drama sketches to explain the reasons why hill forts were so popular.
The Eager Elms have been writing their own Just So story based upon the stories by Rudyard Kipling. They were originally written for his five year old daughter, so we have read them to our Outstanding Oaks. They were great critics and the Eager Elms really enjoyed having them as an audience for their story!
You may find the following websites useful or interesting to share with your child:
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=16 – for Maths
http://www.icteachers.co.uk/children/children_sats.htm – some past SATs questions!
English: Classical texts – Just So stories by Rudyard Kipling, Persuasive texts and adverts, Report writing and Discussion
Maths: Number and Place value, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, fractions, Measurement, Geometry, Algebra
Science: Living things and their Habitats
Topic: Stone Age to Iron Age
RE: What do religions teach about the natural world and why should we care about it?
PE: Football and dance
Grammar and Punctuation: Y6 – using colons and semicolons; understand how hyphens are used; using dashes to mark boundary between independent clauses.
Y5 – using brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis; use commas to clarify meaning
Computing – Data handling- Collecting, Analysing, Evaluating and Presenting Data – Databases
Music: Exploring lyrics and melody
We are the Eager Elms and are a class of Year 5 and Year 6 children. We have 18 pupils in our class and each one of us is very keen to work hard and be the best we can be. Our teacher is Mrs Weston and our teaching assistant is Mrs Brace, and together they work very hard to help us reach our full potential.
Our PE lessons are on a Monday and Tuesday.
We also have homework set twice a week:
Maths on a Tuesday to be handed back on a Thursday
Literacy on a Friday to be handed back on Monday.
Alongside this we have spellings to learn for every Tuesday and times tables to learn for every Thursday.
If we ever need any help with our homework then we can always ask Mrs Weston or Mrs Brace back at school.
We have lots to look forward to this year and reading the following pages will help you to discover more about what we are learning.
Hope parents will find the above link useful!
Please take a moment to have a look at some of the great things The Eager Elms have been doing already this year!
For Literacy we have been studying poems with examples of personification in. Afterwards we recited them on the stage. We were the first class to use the Coton Colosseum!
We have also written poetry and used the structure of a poetic monologue in order to bring an Elm tree to life!