This term (summer 1 and summer 2) Year 5 will learn about the features and characteristics of land use in agricultural regions across the world, with a specific focus on tropical climates.
Britannica Kids – Agriculture
The School Run – Food and farmland for KS1 and KS2 children
Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary – Definitions and meanings
BBC Good Food – Seasonal calendar
DKfindout! – All About Plants for Kids – Plant Facts
DKfindout! – Food Chains For Kids – Facts About Food
BBC Two – This Farming Life
New Scientist Jobs – A day in the life of a farmer
BBC News – Digging for Victory: Stories from wartime gardens
The British Library – Dig for Victory
Source to resource: From Field to Plate - Michael Bright
Agriculture and Land Use – Environmental Issues - Emilie Dufresne
The Wonderful World of Food - Wiley Blevins
Plant Parts: Flowers - Melanie Waldron
Earth by Numbers: Plant Structures - Nancy Dickmann
Food Chains: Who Eats What? - Sam Hutchinso
*Summer 1 UPDATE* PE is on a THURSDAY and a FRIDAY so please ensure that your child comes to school in their PE kit on those days. Please send them in with suncream applied and a sunhat as we enter the warmer months.
Children should read daily at home and parents/ carers are asked to sign their reading record daily. Their reading books and journals should be brought into school every day.
Homework - Set on a Monday, due in the following Monday. One maths and one English task.
Please could we remind you to send your child with a water bottle every day. Please also ensure your child had a coat with them in school every day.
Please contact us if you have any questions or anything you would like to discuss.