Welcome to the Pallister Park
We will be covering:
Autumn term 1: Space
Children will learn all about our solar system. We will look closely at the key features of the planets, famous figures and even create a 3d space box to hold our space baking in!
Autumn term 2: Middlesbrough
Children will learn about the local history of Middlesbrough. This involves the chronology of key events; how the industrial revolution affected Middlesbrough and key figures.
Spring term 1: The Circle of life
Children will learn about many different types of animals. We will look closely at life cycles, observational drawing techniques and comparing animal groups.
Spring term 2: Ancient Greece
Children will learn about the lifestyles of the Ancient Greeks. We will cover the gods they worshipped, the trade industry and how they advanced over time.
Summer term 1: UK to South America
Children will learn about plants in great detail. We will cover why crops only grow in certain regions, how plants grow and the geography of certain foods.
Summer term 2: Forces
Children will learn about the scientific background of rollercoasters. We will cover levers and pulleys, building your own rollercoaster and designing your own theme park.
PE is on a Thursday. However, this will change based on the availability of metafit – we will keep you updated on any changes.
Apollo Arts will teach the children to play a ukulele during Autumn term.
Spellings of Year 5/6 statutory words
Daily reading at home – please sign the planner when you have heard your child read.
Practise weekly spellings.