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Autumn 1 Year B 2020-2021 - Hola Mexico

Welcome to Mexico! Get ready to explore this unique country, from it's towering temples and stunning geography to its pulsing rhythms and fun-packed festivals.

Tummy Rumbling? Concoct a traditional fruit cocktail or delicious Mexican meal. What's on your shopping list? go steady with the spices!

Discover the mysterious world of the ancient Maya civilisation. make their chocolate, learn their poetry, play their ballgame and follow all their curious rituals. just try to keep your head!

Feel like celebrating? Design a flute, grab a drum, join a tribe and make some noise! Have you got what it takes to be chief? Let's find out on this amazing journey to Mexico! 


Year 5 are kicking off the year with an amazing journey to Mexico! We'll study the ancient civilisation of the Maya, use mapping technology to explore Mexico from above and create our own stunning 'Dia de los Muertos' skulls. Find out what else we'll be working on this time in our curriculum grid. You can help with learning at home too, check out our 'Hola Mexico!' homework grid for ideas.

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust will be working with Year 5 to deliver a Move and Learn project. This a class-based lesson on the human body followed by a physical education lesson linked to the aspects of biology that the children have just focused on in class.