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Yr 5 - Marvellous Maples

Welcome to Marvellous Maples!


Welcome to Year 5's class page. Mr Winter is our class teacher and Mrs Ozkaya is our TA! 

Take a look at our page regularly to see what we have been learning!


Spring Term 1


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Take a look at what we are learning this half term:



I'm an Evacuee, get me out of here!

This is the name of our new topic! We will be learning about the experiences of children during the Second World War, as well as other important aspects of the War. Our class novel is The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis.


Literacy –  Flashback stories and Newspaper reports.  We will be learning how to write historical narratives including flashbacks in our fiction writing, and newspaper reports for non-fiction. 

Maths – Fractions, decimals and percentages – we will be learning all about fractions, how they work, how to add and subtract them as well as learning about fraction and decimal equivalents. We also will learn about how to calculate percentages.

Science – Life cycles – we will be learning about the life cycles of animals and plants.  

History World War II – we will be learning all about WWII, why it happened, who was involved, which countries were effected and how it affected the lives of children in the UK. We will also be learning about the Holocaust.

ICT – Blogging – we will be learning how to blog responsibly.   




P.E. is a compulsory part of the curriculum (all children must take part) and for Health and Safety reasons full P.E kit must be worn.


The Glade Hill PE kit is a plain white t-shirt with black shorts or trousers.


P.E. in Year 5 is on Thursday afternoons.


Please can the children have their PE kit in school every day as in the summer term we like to take the opportunity of the nice weather and play more sports on the field!



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