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 a trip to The Lowry Museum, our new Reading Challenge being launched, the dojo shop, using TTRS  on the IPads and our weekly attendance raffle. 
Key Information about Our Class:
  • PE is every Monday and Wednesday 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 – Allotment

  • I can list resources imported and exported by the United Kingdom.
  • I can create a worldwide trade link map to show exports and imports from different countries.
  • I can describe the impact multinational companies have on economic activity.
  • I will know how Fairtrade supports producers.
  • I will know the benefits of trading products fairly and the impact this has on the environment and economy.
  • I will describe how trade links have changed over time.

DT – Allotment

 Prepare and cook a variety of savoury dishes using a range of techniques

  • Understand and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed.

Science – Electricity


  • Compare and give reasons for why components work and do not work in a circuit.
  • Draw circuit diagrams using correct symbols.
  • Know how the number and voltage of cells in a circuit links to the brightness of a lamp or the volume of a buzzer.
PE – Dance


  • Combine and link a set of movements or patterns.
  • Use movement to create a narrative.
  • Respond to movements that have been undertaken by a group member.
  • Identify how specific movements can affect their body.
  • Incorporate a range of dance techniques to fit in with the genre of the dance.
  • Evaluate own and other’s performances and suggest how they could be improved.

Computing – Coding

  • Move and edit blocks as part of an algorithm
  • Programme an algorithm as part of game instructions with actions and consequences
  • Add additional effects and features such as sound or point scoring to add to the appeal of a game.

Enrichment Week- Tokyo 2020

  • Learning about  Japanese culture
  • Designing a clapping Japanese Olympic mascot
  • Creating lacquered boxes with sporting themes
  • Learning how to play a selection of Olympic sports

PSHE – Dreams & Goals

  •  I know my learning strengths and can set challenging but realistic goals for myself
  • I can work out the learning steps I need to take to reach my goal and how to motive myself to work on these
  • I can identify problems in the world that concern me and talk to other people about them



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Year 5/6: Events items

World Book Day, by Mrs Bolton

Red Nose Day, by Mrs Bolton