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Welcome back to Ockbrook class following what I hope was a brilliant Christmas break!


Our topic this term is:



This term we will be exploring the Anglo-Saxon period. We will develop our historical knowledge by learning about; the Anglo-Saxon settlement in 410AD, features of an Anglo-Saxon village, everyday life for a villager and soldier, rulers and reigns between 410AD - 1066AD, Viking invasions and Anglo-Saxon art and Culture. 


In English we are going to be focusing on the book, How to Train your Dragon by Cressida Cowell.

Within this unit we shall create character profiles by using vivid vocabulary. We shall analyse how the author has used language effectively to set the scene and describe the characters. We shall also be doing lots of extended writing pieces to put all of the brilliant learning we have done so far in to our independent writing. 


Also this term...

In Maths this term we will finish our focus on fractions before moving onto decimals and percentages, the objectives we shall cover are: 

  • Exploring decimals to 2 decimal places;
  • Exploring decimals to 3 decimal places;
  • Comparing and ordering decimals;
  • Multiplying decimals by integers;
  • Finding equivalent decimals and fractions;
  • Understanding fractions as a percentage of an amount;
  • Finding a percentage of a number.
  • Representing percentage/fractions of a number using pictorial representations.


This term in science we will learn about animals including humans. The objectives we will cover are: 

  • Identify the differences between Asexual and Sexual reproduction.
  • Describe the changes as humans develop to old age.
  • Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system.
  • Understand the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood.
  • Recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function.
  • Describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans. 


In PE we shall be doing Cricket, focusing on the umpiring of games and of improving our tactical awareness.


Mr Dale and Miss Harris (25/2/19)




Class Timetable




Have your PE kit with you all week.




Written homework handed in.




Spelling test and homework given out.



Please remember to read every night!


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