WELCOME TO SUMMER TERM
Maths: This half term we will be exploring decimals. Children will read and write decimal fractions and related tenths, hundredths and thousandths accurately and be confident in checking their answers to problems. Year 5 will also add and subtract decimals including a mix of whole numbers and decimals, decimals with different numbers of decimal places, and complements of 1 (e.g. 0.83 + 0.17 = 1)
English: We will be looking at ‘The Adventures of Odysseus’. In this retelling of Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey, tells the story of Odysseus’s return home to Ithica from fighting in the Trojan wars. His journey is beset by danger, challenges and tragedy.
RE: This half term we will be looking at the topic ‘Other Faiths’. The Resurrection’. We will be reflecting on the teaching of the Church for us and discussing the importance of other peoples faiths.
Theme: Our theme this half term is ‘Who were the Ancient Greeks?’ We will be exploring how the Greek Empire was established and it’s impact on the wider world. Exploring and discussing the three main types of government in ancient Greece: monarchy, oligarchy and democracy. Then compare and contrast the two city states of Athens and Sparta.
PE: PE will be taught on a Friday. Please come into school with your PE kits and trainers. If the weather is dry, we will be doing PE outside.
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