Year 5/6 2019 - 2020

Mrs Platt


Welcome Back!

Welcome to the BLUE class! Our teacher is Mrs Platt. Mrs Platt enjoys teaching us lots of different subjects, her favourites are Literacy, Geography and Computing. 
This half term we have lots of exciting things happening such as Anti-Bullying week, Scholastic book fair, swimming, the dojo shop, using TTRS  on the IPads, our Christmas performance and our weekly attendance raffle. 
Key Information about Our Class:
  • Swimming is every FRIDAY for the Autumn term
  • PE is every Wednesday and Thursday with Mr Green 
  • Children should be heard read every night and bring their reading book to school every day 

Have a look at what we are up to this half term...

Geography - Know Your Place
  • Know how to use graphs to record features such as temperature or rainfall in Runcorn and compare with another country.
  • Identify and describe the key physical and human characteristics of Runcorn and compare to a coastal town using appropriate geographical terms.
  • Label a map of the world with all continents, main oceans, equator, the tropics and the Arctic and Antarctic Circle as well as the U.K.
  • Identify how people affect the environment and recognise ways in which people try to manage it.
Art – Recycling Pop Art
Using Sketchbooks
  • Use marks and lines to create texture.
  • Experiment with shading to create mood and feeling.
  • Know how to use images and alter where necessary for art.
  • Know how to use shading to create mood and feeling.
  • Know how to organise line, tone, shape and colour to represent figures and forms.
  • Know how to create an accurate design giving a criteria.
  • Suggest alternative plans; outlining the positive features and drawbacks.
  • Evaluate appearance and function against original criteria.

Science – Animals including Humans

  • Know the process of reproduction in animals.
  • Create a timeline to indicate stages of growth in humans.
  • Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system.
  • Know the function of the heart, blood vessels and blood.
  • Know the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and life style on health.
  • Know the ways in which nutrients and water are transported in animals, including humans.


P.E. – Gymnastics
  • Make complex extended sequences
  • Combine actions, balance and shape
  • Perform consistently to different audiences
  • Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance
  • Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best
PSHE – Celebrating Differences
  • I can explain ways in which difference can be a source of conflict or a cause for celebration
  • I can show empathy with people in either situation
*Anti-Bullying Week*
R.E. – Christmas
  • Remember an account of the Christmas story and talk about it.
  • Recognise there are different accounts of the Christmas story.
  • Describe what a Christian learns from the Christmas story
  • identify different sources of the Christmas story and explain the meaning of Christmas to Christians (Incarnation).
  • To Begin explain my own opinion on whether the Christmas story is true and say what Christians might think of my opinion.



Files to Download

Year 5/6: Gallery items

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Year 5/6: Events items

Non-Uniform Day, by Mrs Bolton

Christmas Fair, by Mrs Bolton

Christmas Performance, by Mrs Bolton