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Spring 2 2017/2018 - Off with Her Head!


Spring 2 - Off with Her Head!

This term we will be travelling back in time to the 1500's to meet the terrifying Tudors, a domineering dynasty that changed our history! 

In English we will be focusing on; persuasion, narratives - historical and recount, news reports and discussion and debate. 

In Mathematics we will be focusing on; the four operations - adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing (including decimals), coordinates, 2D and 3D shapes, area, perimeter and volume and statistics - line graphs and bar graphs. 

In Science we will be focusing on; Forces and light. 

In R.E we will be focusing on; Missions and Memorial Sacrifice. 

In History we will be focusing on; the Tudors. 

In Geography we will be focusing on; Historic maps. 

In P.E we will be working on; Tudor dance. 

In Art and Design we will be focusing on; Sketching and Tudor fashion. 

In Design and Technology we will be focusing on; 3-D modelling - Tudor houses! 

In Music we will be focusing on; Pulse, composition and Tudor music. 

Science - forces

In Science we have been looking at the force gravity. We have identified what happens when we drop things, from various heights, and which force takes place. We used straws and acted out the force of gravity! 



Geography - counties

We have been using atlases to identify the counties in England. We then used our knowledge of North, South, East and West to describe the position of different counties.  




Tudors have been our main focus. We have completed biographies on Anne Boleyn and have acted out her beheading! 



History - Crimes and Punishments!

Crimes and Punishments has been one of our favourite topics in year 5! We worked in groups to research the many crimes and the punishments given during the Tudor period! Some were really outrageous. 



P.E - Tudor dancing

In P.E we are learning new steps towards our Tudor dance. It is so much fun!! 



Mathematics - Long Multiplication 

In Maths, we have been working hard on our long multiplication. We have been multiplying 5-6 digit numbers by 2-5 digit numbers! We are getting really good with it now. 




Wednesday 7th March 2018

Today, Mr Souter came to speak to us about Budgeting. We used our money diaries to complete a series of activities and we now know how to budget our money! 



D.T- Tudor Houses

In D.T we have been busy planning, designing and building our very own Tudor houses! Some are SO big - we could fit in them ourselves. 


Our Wonderful Work this term has been completed by Arthur! He has created his very own parachute to demonstrate how air resistance works!