Meet the Teaching Team:
Mrs G Hutton (Assistant Head Teacher 5 & 6)
Mrs L Jenkins (Year 5 Team Leader)
Mrs E Smith
Mrs V Boon
Miss H Law
Mrs Bridgman, Mrs McCarthy, Miss Moore, Mrs Campbell, Mrs Forster & Mr Rhodes
Mother Theresa Class - Mrs Smith (Mon & Tues) & Mrs Jenkins (Weds, Thurs & Fri)
Malala Class - Mrs Boon
Gandhi Class - Miss Law
Spring Term - China! China!
What are we learning?
This term we will be travelling to the Far East to explore Chinese culture and history. To start this term with a bang we will be travelling to China, on board BPS airways, to get our first glimpse of the country. Children we be exploring famous landmarks and experiencing Chinese culture and food.
Educational Visit to Condover
This term we will be visting Condover Hall for our residential. Please keep on eye on parent mail for important information about the trip.
Firework Makers Daughter by Phillip Pullman
Our main text for the term is The Firework Makers Daughter by Phillip Pullman. This tells the story of Lila, the daughter of a firework maker, as she strives to shake the stigma of being a girl and become a firework maker herself. In order to do this she must make a perilous journey to face the Fire-Fiend and save her father from execution.
Making Dragon Eggs
To launch our Science Topic of lifecycles and to link with China! China!. Year 5 have been creating dragon lifecycles and making papier mache dragon eggs. We hope that these hatch into fully grown dragons in time for our Dragon Dance for Chinese New Year!
This week's Spellings