Great Barr Primary School Academy

We are now taking bookings for our Reception 2019 open events, which are being held on the 13th, 14th & 15th of November. Please call the school on 0121 464 2251 to book you place..............We are now taking bookings for our Reception 2019 open events, which are being held on the 13th, 14th & 15th of November. Please call the school on 0121 464 2251 to book you place...............We are now taking bookings for our Reception 2019 open events, which are being held on the 13th, 14th & 15th of November. Please call the school on 0121 464 2251 to book you place...................We are now taking bookings for our Reception 2019 open events, which are being held on the 13th, 14th & 15th of November. Please call the school on 0121 464 2251 to book you place................We are now taking bookings for our Reception 2019 open events, which are being held on the 13th, 14th & 15th of November. Please call the school on 0121 464 2251 to book you place......................We are now taking bookings for our Reception 2019 open events, which are being held on the 13th, 14th & 15th of November. Please call the school on 0121 464 2251 to book you place.......................We are now taking bookings for our Reception 2019 open events, which are being held on the 13th, 14th & 15th of November. Please call the school on 0121 464 2251 to book you place......................We are now taking bookings for our Reception 2019 open events, which are being held on the 13th, 14th & 15th of November. Please call the school on 0121 464 2251 to book you place................We are now taking bookings for our Reception 2019 open events, which are being held on the 13th, 14th & 15th of November. Please call the school on 0121 464 2251 to book you place

Year 5 Curriculum

Literacy

  • During this half term we will be studying the book ‘Skellig’. We will be using our descriptive writing skills to describe different settings and characters within the story.
  • We will also be debating whether it is more effective to be educated at home or at school. 
  • The children will be answering different questions based on the text. These questions will be a mixture of inference and deduction and will require evidence to support their answer.

 

Numeracy

  • Children will be focusing on angles and polygons, both calculating and measuring. 
  • We will continue to practice using all four operations to solve multi-step word problems.
  • We will recap our work on fractions and build upon our previous knowledge when subtracting and multiplying.    
  • Time and Data will also be covered this term. Here children will be learning to read and interpret different time-tables and graphs.  

 

Creative Curriculum

This term in science, we will be learning about Rainforests. Our main topics are:

  • Location regarding the equator;
  • Understanding the features of the rainforests;
  • Understanding why they have different climates;
  • Understanding the Ozone layer and how it is having an effect on living things;
  • Deforestation and how we can prevent it.

RE:

  • We will be learning about being thankful and this is expressed through different religions. 

Art:

  • We will be researching and learning about Frida Kahlo, using her ideas to help inspire our printing work. 

PE: 

  • We will be focusing on different team games such as rounders.
  • We will also be practicing athletics for sports day.