Year 5/6 – Turquoise

Our class teacher for the 2017-18 academic year is Miss Cartwright.

Our teaching assistant is Miss Gough.

Our First Half-Term:

This half term the children will be covering the following in each of the areas of the curriculum:

English: Recount and Film Narrative
Maths: Place value, number, all four operations, geometry and measure
History/Art/DT: Were the Vikings always so vicious and victorious?/Drawing viking gods/Designing a viking ship
Science: Animals including humans
P.E: Swimming & boxing
French: Colours, food and family members
Computing: Using Technology
RE: Jesus the teacher

Our main topic question this half term is ‘Were the vikings always so vicious and victorious?’

More detailed information about class activities will be shared with parents on our weekly class newsletters.


Our days for PE are Thursday and  Friday, the children will need their swimming kits on Fridays.

However, I would suggest that the children always have their indoor and outdoor kits in school at all times.

Indoor Kit:

Black shorts/skirt, red polo shirt, black pumps.

Outdoor Kit:

Dark track suit, red polo shirt, sensible trainers.


Boys: trunks or swimshorts – lined and no longer than mid-thigh

Girls: 1 piece costume

For children with long hair swimming caps are required.


This year we will be covering the following topic titles:

  • Were the vikings always so vicious and victorious?
  • Why would a nation like Germany follow Hitler?!
  • Would Robin Hood prefer to live in Sherwood Forest or The Rain Forest?
  • What would Christ the redeemer see as he looks out over Brazil?
  • What makes the world belch and burp?
  • Who were the Mayans and what have we learnt from them?

Investors in Pupils:

Our Class Target:

To create a positive learning environment by keeping noise levels down and locking on to our learning immediately. We will show respect to all adults and children in our classroom at all times.

Our Class Mission Statement:
In Turquoise Class we strive to be hardworking, mature pupils with a positive learning attitude. We will work effortlessly to meet our personal targets and make good progress throughout the year. We aim to be the best class, who care and look after one another at all times.