Welcome to Year 5 Fox Class!
Welcome to our class page. Here you can find what we are learning about and find any key updates. My name is Mr Sutherland, I am the class teacher of Fox Class and my teaching assistant is Mrs Poulten.
If you ever need to know anything about what we are doing in class or you have any questions, please feel free to come and see me after school, write a note in your child's contact book or fill out the form below.
If you would like to see our learning from previous terms, ensure you click on the icons below!
Pre-learning shout out!
This week, it would be advantageous for your child to have a basic understanding of:
Scroll down to see our learning from the term so far...
Flee your fields, close your doors and pull up the drawbridge: the dreaded and deathly 'Great Pestilence' is here! Mount your steed and gallop through the dark and deadly world of 14th century Britain, sword and shield at the ready, pledging your allegiance to king and country!
Rouse your troops with promises of bloody battle and violent jousts. Read and write historical accounts, poems and tales and discover the grotesque effects of bugs and bacteria on the human body.
And if you smell a rat, my friend - get out of there!
If you would like to have a look at some more information about the our current learning - have a look at these:
The Black Death - DK Find Out
The Black Death Plague - Ducksters History
The Plague - Medieval Europe
The Black Death - Bubonic Plague - History for Kids
The Black Death - Kids Konnect (Fun Facts and Worksheets)
The Great Plague - Children's British History Encyclopedia
The Great Plague - KS2 Reading Booklet
Term 5 - Pharaohs
Let's travel back 5000 years to the dusty realms of ancient Egypt. Cruise along the Nile, entering a world of mysteries and curses, mummies and kings. Find out about life on the river's fertile banks, discovering Egypt and its fascinating culture.
Unravel the secrets and ancient tombs, using historical sources and age-old artefacts. Find out about powerful pharaohs and grandiose gods! Make yourself a nemes and you'll really look the part! Now open the doorway to ancient Egypt - who knows what treasures you will find?