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Oak

Welcome to Class Oak's 2018 Webpage!

 

We are a class of year five and six children.

We are registered and taught in the afternoons by Mrs. H. Lockwood.

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This is the webpage to visit for all things Oak. On our page, you will receive regular updates about our learning, special events including day trips, downloadable copies of homework and letters.

We hope you enjoy your visit!

 

 

Throughout the year, children in Oak Class will have opportunities to be taught by a number of familiar faces including Mr. Smith, Miss. Medley, Mr. Haywood and Miss. Baxter. Together, we are the Upper Key Stage Two team.

 

Oak children will require a PE kit on Thursdays and Fridays. A woodland kit should also be available at the academy each week for when we decide to move our learning environment into our fabulous woodland.

 

Downloadable copies of home learning tasks will be regularly added to this webpage. Please be aware that any copies on the Oak Webpage will be for children taught English and Mathematics by Mrs. Lockwood, not for children registered by Mrs. Lockwood.

Victorian Day!

 

Children in Oak class have celebrated the end of our Victorian topic by experiencing life in a Victorian school. They are learning just how tough life was in the Victorian times!

Punishments in the Victorian school! (No children were harmed during the re-enactment of the punishments!!)

Punishments in the Victorian school! (No children were harmed during the re-enactment of the punishments!!) 1
Punishments in the Victorian school! (No children were harmed during the re-enactment of the punishments!!) 2

World Book Day

World Book Day 1

Class HL Maths Homework - 7.3.18

 

Complete the homework below and return to school on MONDAY 12th MARCH. You never know when I will appear and ask you your times tables so get practising!!!

'Snow Week Homework' - Set Friday, March 2nd 2018

 

Please click on the link below to access your child's 'Snow Week Homework.' This is the home learning sheet your child should complete and return to the academy on the first school day following the end of the temporary closure.

Thank you for your continuing support.

Snow Week Homework

Mr Haywood's English Group Task

We have started to write our adventure story, introducing the 'bad guy' in our prologue.

Today's Tasks

To create a detailed plan for the rest of your adventure story.

To research information for your hero (World Book Day Character) and complete the attached form for their key facts.

Have Fun!

Creating Your Main Character

Upcoming Events:

Carlton Primary Academy's Second Spelling Bee: March 12th 2018 - March 21st, 2018 (Final: Wednesday, March 21st 2018 - Details to follow.)

Class Rowan, Oak & Beech Victorian School Day: March 20th, 2018 - Details to follow.)

We will be forwarding key information about these exciting events shortly to you. In the meantime, please keep logging on to Class Oak's webpage for further updates and even more exciting news!

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Homework

By now, your child should have received their new home learning reading diaries. We are actively encouraging daily reading sessions. Please speak to Mrs. Lockwood if you require any further information regarding reading homework.

Homework will be given as follows (unless otherwise stated):

Daily: Reading homework (minimum of 15 minutes reading per evening.)

Wednesdays: Mathematics Homework (to be returned on or before Monday)

Fridays: English homework (to be returned on or before Wednesday)

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2018 Oak News

This half term, we are studying the Victorian period. We have learnt about Queen Victoria and what life was like for her people during her reign. We are looking at the difficulties encountered by Victorian children in their day-to-day lives, for example, being forced to work in order to help provide food for their large families. This work included sweeping chimneys, working in dangerous factories and working on the land. However, we will also celebrate the beginning of early entertainment and leisure time and study prominent artists from the period.

A preview of what we will be covering this half term:

In Art & Design, we are studying the work of LS Lowry and using perspective vanishing point to create cityscapes of Northern Victorian towns.

In Mathematics, Y5 are continuing their work on fractions, decimals and percentages. In the afternoon, all children in Oak class are working through their Schofield & Sims Mental Maths books and are enjoying the challenges which cover the broad spectrum of mathematics skills from number, to shape & space to fractions, decimals and percentages.

In English, we are using our topic on Victorians to write reports about life during the Victorian period, including newspaper reports about the working conditions in the factories and mines. Our class book this half term is ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty.

In History, we will continue with our Victorians topic, culminating in a Victorian Day at the end of the half term during which your child will experience a traditional Victorian school day (details to follow very shortly so keep visiting our class webpage!)

In PE, we are developing our narrative skills in dance. To begin our topic, we looked at and performed our own ‘Haka’, the war dance performed by the New Zealand All Blacks. Some of your children can be very scary! 😊

In Science we are continuing to discover fabulous facts about the universe through our 'Earth in Space' topic.

We continue to sing once a week in KS2 singing lessons with Miss. Medley & Mrs. Blythe.

Mrs. Greatorex is teaching the Oak children French. Please ask your child to speak to you in French to test their growing skills!

Mrs. Harrison is teaching the children PHSE on Thursdays.

Welcome to Oak class Webpage! 

 

Autumn 1 Topic

Our first topic of the year is Rivers and Mountains. On Wednesday, October the 4th we will be visiting the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Specifically we will be visiting the countryside around Bolton Abbey.

PE

Oak class will require PE kits on Thursdays and Fridays. A woodland kit should also be available at the academy each week.

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