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Saxmundham Primary School

Juniper

Juniper class is a KS2 Year 5/6 mixed class taught by Mr Wood and Mrs Alexander. 

This term in English we will be basing our literacy around Alfred Noyles poem ‘The Highwayman’ as well as ‘Letters from the Lighthouse’ a book by Emma Carroll. We will have lots of amazing opportunities to write and show off our creative ideas.

 

In Science, our Summer topic is Earth and Space in which we will be learning all about the movement of the Earth in relation to other planets in our solar system, the moon and how the rotation of the Earth results in day and night. We are also very much looking forward to visits from our local STEM ambassador. 

 

Our Computing and D&T units will also be based around Earth and Space as we will be programming Crumblebots and creating Mars Rovers.

 

In history, we will be learning about what life was like during the Tudor period and looking to see their influence in Suffolk and in PE, the Summer term is all about striking and fielding games such as cricket and rounders and athletics. Finally, in RSE, we will be learning about healthy relationships and changing me.

 

We have our Y6 SATs in the first term as well, so best of luck to everybody in Year 6, you will be absolutely amazing.

 

Our PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday

 

To find out more about our curriculum in Year 5/6, head to Curriculum pages on our website or speak to one of the year 5/6 team.

 

Our Class email address is: juniperclass@avocetacademy.org

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