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Year 5 - Northcott

Mrs Askham

Assistant Head of School

Mrs Whelan

Class Teacher - Wednesday mornings

Mrs Munks

HLTA

Mr Bryan

Teaching Assistant

Welcome to Northcott Class!
 
Summer Term:
 
Sow, Grow and Farm

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.

 

Useful websites:

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

 

Good reads:

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

 

General Information:

*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.

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