Year 5/6 – Turquoise

Our Learning Line:


Our class teacher for the 2018-19 academic year is Miss Walker

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: Diary entries, information texts and biographies.
Maths: Place value, addition and subtraction.
History/Art/DT: World War two/drawing.
Science: Animals including humans
P.E: Swimming & tag rugby
French: Directions, buildings on the high street.
Computing: E-Safety
RE: Jesus the teacher

Our main topic question this half term is ‘Why did a nation like Germany choose to follow Adolf Hitler?’


Our days for PE are Wednesday 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:

  • Why would a nation like Germany follow Hitler?!
  • How has Nelson Mandela Helped Stop Discrimination?
  • Who were the Mayans and what can we learn from them?
  • Were the Vikings always so Vicious and Victorious?
  • Will I ever see the water I drink again?
  • What would Christ The Redeemer see as he looks out over Brazil?

Investors in Pupils:

Our Class Target:

To be independent learners; we will be always try our best and avoid distractions around us. We will listen to whoever is speaking in our classroom and give them our full attention.

Our Class Mission Statement:
In Turquoise Class we strive to be hardworking, independent, 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.


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


Miss Walker, Mrs Marshall & Miss Gough