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Year 5 - Rodsley

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Our class teacher is Mrs Booth with Mrs Wilby on Tuesday pm and Wednesday all day.


Our topics for this term are the Vikings and World War 2. We will find out about Viking life in England, battles, Viking and Anglo Saxon Kings. We will make a Viking helmet and we will use I-pads for research. We will study the change in the lives of children during World War 2 and we will build a model of an Anderson shelter.

Our RE topics for this term are:

Ourselves: We will study: Our qualities and talents, the life of Maximillian Kolbe, and God as gift giver and loving parent.

Life Choices: We will study: Different ways of living our mission, Nelson Mandella's mission, The Sacrament of Marriage and Proverbs 31.

Hope:  We will study: Advent as a time of waiting in joyful hope, Holman Hunt's painting "The light of the World", the Advent wreath and the fulfillment of Isaiah's prophecy.​ 


Our topic for the Spring term is all about Conservation. We will compare conseravtion issues in the UK with those in Africa. In art we will sew a collage of a river scene using different materials and create some river images. 

During this term we will have our annual, residential trip to Whitehall.​

Our RE topics for this term are: 

Mission: We will study: Isaiah 61, Jesus' mission, the Bishop's mission, variety and difference and Christian signs and symbols. 

Memorial Sacrifice: We will study: Passover,the Last Supper, the Eucharist as a memorial sacrifice and sacrifice in our daily lives.  

Sacrifice: We will study: Lent, Judas' betrayal, the arrest and sacrifice of Jesus, the Stations of the Cross and why Easter is important to Christians.


Our topic for the summer term is the Ancient Greeks. We will learn about their way of life and do a mini topic linked to the Olympics. We will create a Greek pot out of clay. 

Our RE topics for this term are: Transformation, Freedom and Responsibility, Stewardship.



There will be weekly spellings and maths. There will be occasional RE, science or topic work. Please encourage your child to complete any homework given. It would be really helpful if you could continue to listen to your child read. 

Please can you make sure your child brings in their brass instrument on a Wednesday for rehearsals. 
Thank you.




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