Welcome to Haytor Class! We are a Year 5/6 Class taught by Mrs Foxford and supported by Maz Rowe.
SPRING TERM 2018 - ROARING SUCCESS
Our topic will include studying animals:
- ✅revision of the digestive system/food chains;
- ✅changes to humans;
- ✅the main parts of the human circulatory system;
- ✅the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle;
- ✅nutrients and water transportation
FOR KEY VOCABULARY AND DETAIL DOWNLOAD THE ORGANISER BELOW:
English, we have been studying The Ice Bear by Jackie Morris.
Mathematics - we are currently studying fractions, decimals and percentages.
Fractions, Home Learning and The Ice Bear... just a few of the things we have been studying this week!
Oggy, Oggy, Oggy - Chiefs, Chiefs, Chiefs!
On Friday the 24th November, we were lucky enough to receive a visit from Jack Maunder (professional rugby player) and The Great British Sports Show. The day began with rugby skills through target practice and team games - these were lots of fun!
Jack Maunder then spoke to students about his role and gave them an opportunity to ask questions. After that he visited each class (this was really exciting) and even signed photographs for us!
In Haytor Class, students competed their -ologies this week and they look amazing:
Students have been imitating the Dragonology text in a variety of ways this week..
Designing the layout of a page in keeping with Dragonology
Drawing a dragon eye using sketching pencils to show tones.
Creating a dragon's eye using clay
Working with a partner to design a Dragonology page for 'A Dragon's Life'
AUTUMN TERM 1 2017
A new academic year and some new topics to study...
- History - The Shang Dynasty
- Science - Light and Electricity
(Knowledge organisers can be downloaded below but will be included in our home learning pack.)
- Our classroom has been newly decorated and the displays have started (photos to follow). In English our learning journey will be centred around the book 'Black and White' an interesting narrative containing varying perspectives.
- Mathematics will initially focus on number and children's ability to represent, compare, order and explore in a variety of contexts.
- Spelling lists will be sent out at the beginning of term for children to learn each week, with activities in class to explore and apply.
Week 7 - The End Of An Amazing First Half Term!
A huge thank you to all my super students this week for the hard work and dedication to learning you have shown. I am very proud of the progression made by all children, now is the time to relax and recover ready for next half term.
Sharing our home learning projects...
What an amazing week at Heatree for our residential! Our first residential with both Year 5 and 6 students and what a super week. The children were involved in a number of activities: Tamakale Island (problem solving), low-level adventure (including the iconic mud scramble), archery, fencing, Wilderness Adventure on Dartmoor (weaselling), kayaking, high ropes and bushcraft.
On the 29th September, Haytor Class ran a Macmillan Cancer Support charity event with coffee, cake and superb entertainment. We raised £260.59!
Haytor Trip to Apple, Exeter...
On Tuesday the 26th September, Haytor Class went to Apple in Exeter to work on producing a presentation for the up-and-coming coffee morning, raising awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support.
HOME LEARNING FOR THE SPRING TERM 2018
EACH WEEK, students will complete homework activities related to our class learning. Students should spend 30 minutes to an hour on these activities. Homework should be submitted each week on a Wednesday morning at 0900.
Students are expected to read regularly (30 minutes daily) which will include an Accelerated Reader book (or equivalent).
Each week we will study a set of spellings according per year group - around 10-15 words each week. A copy of the weekly spelling lists are included in our home learning pack each half term for reference.