Year 5

Welcome to Year 5, Term 4!

This term our topic is Beyond Britain.

In this topic we will be learning about:  The Maya and the Benin ancient civilisations  

Some of our WOW moments will be:  

Week 1 – Full immersion week on the Maya. Mayan drama workshop. Handling Maya artefacts. Friday – wear Maya themed costume, food tasting and traditional hot chocolate making.  

Week 2 - Mrs K from Dover Grammar School – forces workshop (recap previous learning)  

Week 3 – Dance Festival at Astor  

               Stem Moon and Mars workshop (recap last term’s learning) 

               World book day (dressing up) 7th March 

Week 4 – National Science Week – Time theme  

               NHS Step in day - 13th March 

Week 5 – Full immersion week exploring the Benin civilisation. Benin virtual workshop. 

Week 6 – Kic theatre workshop  


P.E. Day - Monday

Please can earrings be taken out for this day.

Class Dojos 

Log in to Class Dojos to see how well your child is getting on in school.  It is also a way to keep in contact with the class teacher and keep up to date with any exciting events.



Please encourage children to practise their times tables using Times Tables Rockstars:  

Weekly spellings  using Spelling Shed: