Culham, Oxfordshire, OX14 4NB

01235521766

office.3190@culham.oxon.sch.uk

Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire, OX14 3EE

01865407700

office.3183@clifton-hampden.oxon.sch.uk

Culham Parochial Church of England Primary School

Culham, Oxfordshire, OX14 4NB

(01235) 521766

office.3190@culham.oxon.sch.uk

Thames Bridge Church of England Federation

Belong, Inspire, Explore, Succeed

Clifton Hampden Church of England Primary School

Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire, OX14 3EE

(01865) 407700

office.3183@clifton-hampden.oxon.sch.uk

Upper Key Stage 2

Class Teacher: Mrs Wake

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Campbell

ENGLISH

In English this term we will be writing stories linked with our topic of "Natural Disasters." We will also be reading and writing poetry.

Alongside this we will continue to work on spelling, punctuation and grammar.

 

Guided Reading: 

.All the children in Years 5 and 6 take part in a guided reading session once a week. This is followed by another session during the week where follow up questions are completed.

 

MATHS

 In maths this term we will be 

  • working on arithmetic skills
  • reading, interpreting and drawing pie charts
  • looking at ways to represent a formula using algebra
  • carrying out investigations

 

SCIENCE

 Our first topic this term is "Life Cycles" in which we will look at examples of plant and animal life cycles. We will also find out about the changes that happen during puberty and human reproduction. The second topic is "Forces - Simple Machines" in which we will investigate levers, pulleys and gears. 

 

TOPIC

 Our topic this term is "Natural Disasters". This will include flooding, drought, forest fires, volcanoes and earthquakes.

 Our art work will also link with this topic: looking at how landscapes change over time, in different seasons and weather conditions.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION (PE)

 Year 5 and 6 will join with Years 3 and 4 during Wednesday's P.E. sessions to do rounders and athletics. On Fridays this term, we will be at Forest Schools.

 

 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (RE)

 Our question for this term is - Are you inspired?

We will think about people who inspire us and what they have inspired us to do. We will also look at how the disciples were inspired by the Holy Spirit.

HANDWRITING

We follow the Letter Join handwriting scheme. For more information about this and about what your child will be learning throughout the year follow the link below. You will also find detail of how to log in and practice this at home. Handwriting is a very important skill so any practice at home would be greatly appreciated!

 
 

HOMEWORK

 Homework will involve learning their lines for the school production of "The Pied Piper" and one other piece per week.

The children are also expected to read daily, learn their spellings and practise times tables.

 

HELPING YOUR CHILD AT HOME

 

 

END OF YEAR EXPECTATIONS

 

USEFUL INFORMATION AND WEBSITE LINKS