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Nascot Wood
Junior School

This week's learning

Summer Term

Mathematics

Throughout the term, in maths, the children will be learning and developing their understanding of:

  • Angles - estimating, comparing, measuring and drawing angles.
  • Angles - Identifying unknown angles.
  • Time - reading timetables and calculating time.
  • Fractions - solving problems and scaling simple fraction rates.
English

In English this term, our grammar is introducing the use of colons and semicolons.

And the genres and themes of our writing will build upon their knowledge of fables in Year 4, with Greek Myths and British Legends.

SPELLING:
Out: 26/4 3/5 10/5
Test: 3/5 10/5 17/5
Words:

accompany
according
occupy
occur
aggressive
embarrass
harass
necessary
profession

ought
thought
fought
enough
cough
through
although
*thorough*
*shoulder
bruise
muscle
crictise
persuade
prejudice
privilege
Topic

Our topic and humanities learning this half term will focus on the ancient Greek Civilisation.

Science

This half term, in science, we will continue to look at life cycles in nature. The curriculum will cover:

  • describe the differences in the life cycles of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird

  • describe the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals

  • describe the changes as humans develop to old age

This page is updated on Wednesday.

Additional Information

Please ensure the children have their PE kits in every day, as we have PE on Monday, Tuesday.