Alps Class

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Welcome to Alps Class!

Your teacher is Mrs Massey.


Narrative: We will be exploring a variety of texts written by Michael Morpurgo.

We will be sharing a range of genres and writing our own short stories using a range of narrative devices

based on the text The Giant’s Necklace.

Grammar: We will be revising our word classes, including different types of nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs.

Spelling: We will be working on our personal spelling lists based on Key Stage 2 spellings. We will continue to focus on spelling rules and patterns learnt in previous years to consolidate our application of spellings.



Daily Fluency: We will spend time every day working on our core arithmetic skills for mental calculation strategies and times tables.

Place Value: We will be comparing and ordering numbers, as well as rounding including decimals.

Problem Solving: We will be  revising telling the time, factors, multiples, primes and problem  solving using all four operations.


Understanding Science and Technology

Science: We will be investigating light and shadow through a variety of practical experiments, focusing on how to carry out a fair test and draw conclusions using scientific language.

 Computing: We will be using micro-bits to develop  our coding and programming skills by giving instructions and de-bugging problems.

Understanding the World

Geography: We will construct and explore maps, including using a compass and 6 figure grid references, keys and scale.

RE: We will be learning about Christianity, Buddhism and Humanism, focusing on how these religions celebrate key events, their beliefs and practices.

Spanish: We will be learning the numbers 1-100 . We will learn to say and write sentences about the weather.


Understanding Arts and Culture

Music: We will create compositions using musical notation and lyrics and perform our final pieces.

Art: We will master our watercolour painting skills by studying Monet to create images of lily pads and ponds.


Understanding our Health and Well-Being

PE: We will be developing our core fitness by exploring different intensity workouts. We will develop our

basketball skills.

PSHE: We will be learning about ‘Being Me in My Own World’ and discussing our hopes and aspirations for Year 6 and beyond.





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