Study Zone - Year 5 and 6

  • Helen Neil

    Class Teacher

  • Mrs Sam Graham

    Teaching Assistant (am)

  • Mrs Jo Thorniley

    Teaching Assistant am

  • Mrs Kim Whaley

    Teaching Assistant (pm)

  • Mr Guy Wakeham

    Teachign assistant

Welcome to the Study Zone!
The Study Zone is home to Year 5 and Year 6.  We know how important it is to be engaged with our learning, challenging our thinking and questioning our ideas.  We understand that discussion is an important aspect of our learning, helping us to see different perspectives, different methods of solving problems and also helping us to be open to exploring different ideas.
We like to work in a variety of ways: peer learning to share our understanding; talking buddies to think things through;  working in groups or individually to achieve our work.  We strive to be independent learners and know it is okay to get 'stuck', as we learn from our mistakes.  We mostly work at our tables but sometimes work together on the carpet in groups with the teacher. Some of us choose to work on the carpet during independent tasks as we find this more comfortable and so can focus more easily.
SpringTerm 2023: The Great Outdoors
This term we will be learning about the Great Outdoors and in geogrpahy will be finding out about what Britain has to offer through its National Parks.  In DT and Art we will be looking at designing and making shelters (linked to work in outdoor learning)  and sketching and painting landscapes.  In science, we will explore how plants reproduce and compare the lifecycles of different plant and animals.  In English, we will focus on The Jungle Book for imspiration for our writing, along with Travel books to write travel recounts.
Please see the topic wen for further information regarding other subject areas.
This term’s Guided reading book is Percy Jackson and theLightning Thief by Rick Riordan.

12-year-old Percy Jackson discovers that the Greek gods of Olympus are alive and living in modern-day New York, and that his true father is Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea.

At Half Blood Hill, a summer camp dedicated to training demigods, Percy learns that his fate is to undertake a dangerous quest across the United States to retrieve Zeus' stolen lightning bolt and avert a War of the Gods.

Along the way Percy must face a host of mythological enemies determined to get in his way.


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