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Walton On Trent C of E Primary and Nursery School

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Foxes Y4 & Y5

Foxes are taught by Miss Lane (Deputy headteacher), Mrs Lee and Miss Dennis.

 

Check out our exciting Twitter page below!

 

Spring 2 - Sow, Grow, Farm!

 

Foxes new topic for the rest of Spring 2 and half of Summer 1 is Sow, Grow, Farm!

 

We will be learning about:

 

Science - Food chains and webs; Life cycles; Plant reproduction; Growing plants; Modern farming

History – Dig for victory

Geography - Land use in the UK; allotments; farming in the UK; maps; grid references; climate zones; physical features of North and South America; farming in North and South America; food transport

Art/ DT – Still life and seasonality

Music – Charanga

Computing – Spreadsheets and Game creator

RE – UC L2.6 For Christians, when Jesus left, what was the impact of Pentecost?

L2.6 Why do some people think that life is a journey and what significant experiences mark this?

PE – Hockey

PSHCE – Relationships and being responsible

The Twits audiobook

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As part of National Story Telling Week, Foxes made an audiobook for Squirrels to listen to. We hope you like our Mr and Mrs Twit voices!

 

Foxes topic for Spring 1 will be.... Stargazers!

 

We will be covering a range of different areas, including:

 

Science: Earth and Space, Forces and Love To Investigate (Did the Romans use toilet roll?)

History: Significant individuals (Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton) and the Space Race

Art: Creating texture and blending

Computing: Coding and databases

RE: Why do Christians call the day Jesus died 'Good Friday' ? For Christians, when Jesus left, what was the impact of Pentecost?

PE: Cricket and Real Gym

PSHCE: Exploring emotions and relationships

Forest School (Thursday afternoons)

 

Spelling lists for groups 1, 2 and 3 can be found below.

PE will be on Wednesdays and Fridays this half term.

Christmas in Foxes!

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Foxes topic for Autumn 2 will be.... Pharaohs!

 

We will be covering a range of different areas, including:

 

History – Ancient Egypt

Geography – River and settlements

Science – Are all sea creatures the same? How does pollution affect our habitats?

Art – Egyptian headdress, Egyptian death masks

DT – Create a sarcophagus

Computing – Databases

Music - Drumming and Charanga

PSHCE – Difference and diversity

PE – Real PE (Cognitive) and netball

 

Spelling lists for groups 1, 2 and 3 can be found below.

PE will continue to be on Mondays and Wednesdays.

 

Welcome Foxes! I cannot wait to see you all on September 3rd! Our classroom is all ready for us, our reading corner is glowing with all the exciting new books we have and there are brand new special pencil cases waiting for each of you!

 

Our first topic this year will be Potions. We will learn about lots of new things including:

 

Science - States of Matter. Experiments will include: Can you clean dirty water? Do all solids dissolve?

History – Crime and punishment

Art/DT - Design and clay work

Music – Drumming (Y4) Charanga (Y5)

Computing - Online computer safety,  exploring Purple Mash and coding

RE - What is the ‘Trinity’ and why is it important for Christians?

PE – Real Gym and Real PE (personal)

PSCHE - being healthy

 

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