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Mercury Class Year Five

Welcome to Mercury Class Page.

 

Class Teacher: Mrs Yuill

Teaching Assistant: Ms Gibbs

 

Key Information:

 

PE -  Currently on THURSDAYS with coach Malachi, children must arrive to school wearing their FULL KITS: plain black shorts/leggings/tracksuit bottoms and a plain white t-shirt. No jewellery, including watches, to be worn for health and safety reasons.

 

Home Learning:

In Year 5, your child is expected to read every day at home. If possible, read to an adult and talk about what has been read. Once they have finished a book, they would need to complete an entry in their personal reading album.

 

Weekly home learning set on Times Table Rock Stars and Spelling shed. These will be checked online every Friday and children will complete their spelling and multiplication tests.

 

Curriculum:

We will be teaching Spanish, PSHE and Computing weekly. The other subjects will be taught as a block. Please see timetable below.

 

Spring 1

(Weekly Spanish, PSHE and Computing)

 

Week commencing

08.01.24

 

Week commencing

15.01.24

Week commencing

22.01.24

Week commencing

29.01.24

Week commencing

29.01.24

Week commencing

05.02.24

RESIDENTIAL

Week commencing

 

Curriculum

Music

Recorders

Science

Forces

Science

Forces

 

Art

Drawing: Begin to draw effects ie reflection, shadow and the direction of sunlight. Using charcoal

Artists: Käthe Kollwitz, Robert Longo - Waves

 

RE

Hinduism 4: Pilgrimage

 

 

 

 

Spring 2

(Weekly Spanish, PSHE and Computing)

 

Week commencing

19.02.24

 

Week commencing

26.02.24

Week commencing

04.03.24

Week commencing

11.03.24

Week commencing

18.03.24

Week commencing

25.03.24

Week commencing

 

Curriculum

Science

Properties and changes of materials

Science

Properties and changes of materials

History

Ancient Greece

 

 

DT

Materials (link to Science – changing state) Construction: bridges (link to history)

 

RE

Christianity 8: Jesus human and divine

Music

Nasheed (Islamic song), drone, melody, harmony, chords (G and D), vocal decoration, microtones, progression snapshot 2.

Beat, rhythm, basslines, riffs.

Texture, articulation, rhythm, tango.

 

 

 

Autumn 1

(Weekly Spanish, PSHE and Computing)

 

Week commencing

11.09.23

Week commencing

18.09.23

Week commencing

25.09.23

Week commencing

02.10.23

Week commencing

09.10.23

Week commencing

16.10.23

Half term

Curriculum

RE

Islam 3: Ramadan and Id ul Fitr

Science

Living things and their habitats – life cycle of a mammal etc

Science

Living things and their habitats – life cycle of a mammal etc

History

Black History

Music

Sea shanties, beat, rhythm, chords, bass, dot notation, progression snapshot 1.

Gospel music, instruments, structure, texture, vocal decoration.

Structure (verse/chorus), hook, lyric writing, melody.

Art

Self Portraits

 


 

Autumn 2

(Weekly Spanish, PSHE and Computing)

 

Week commencing

30.10.23

Week commencing

06.11.23

Week commencing

13.11.23

Week commencing

20.11.23

Week commencing

27.11.23

Week commencing

04.11.23

Week commencing

11.12.23

Curriculum

Geography

Extreme Weather: volcanoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, physical and human effects

Art

Drawing: Begin to draw effects ie reflection, shadow and the direction of sunlight. Using charcoal

Artists: Käthe Kollwitz, Robert Longo - Waves

Science

Earth and space

Describe the movement of the earth and other planets

Science

Earth and space

Describe the movement of the earth and other planets

RE

Islam 4: Hajj and Id ul Adha

DT

Mechanics: pop up books (link to Literacy or Topic, e.g. Space)

Music

Sea shanties, beat, rhythm, chords, bass, dot notation, progression snapshot 1.

Gospel music, instruments, structure, texture, vocal decoration.

Structure (verse/chorus), hook, lyric writing, melody.

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