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Welcome to Eyam!

Hello everyone, welcome to the class page for Eyam! 👋🌈 Here, I hope you find all the useful information for our class:

- Important days and dates 📅

- Our topics and areas of learning for each term 🎨🧪🏺🗺️📏📝

- Pictures of the exciting activities we have been up to 📷

 

For anymore information that may be missing, please get in contact with us.

 

Useful information

PE

Our PE day is Wednesday, please ensure you come in appropriate PE kit as we will be doing a mixture of indoor and outdoor activities.

 

Spellings

Spellings are now on SpellingShed! Spelling tests will be every Friday. Once the test is done, a new list will be released so you have a week to practise.

Use this link SpellingShed Login Page to get logged on!

 

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Reading

Our library trolley day is on Friday, remember to bring in your library books to change each week 📚. The expectation is that you read every day. You can log your reading on Seesaw or record yourself reading so we can hear you.

 

Our class novel, this term is Fire Girl, Forest Boy by Chloe Daykin.

 

What are we learning this term? 

This term we are learning about:

 

In Geography we are learning all about The Amazon. 

We will be able:

  • to use maps and atlases to locate South America and the countries, capital cities within
  • to compare the geographical features and climate of England and Brazil

  • to describe the features of the rainforest and how this impacts those living there 

  • to know that uncontacted tribes (indigenous people) live in the Amazon Rainforest

  • to describe how the rainforest is used by those who live near and it

  • to explain the impact humans have on the Amazon Rainforest and suggest actions to reduce this impact to be more sustainable


In Science, we will have a Physics focus and will be learning about Forces, we will be able to:

  • explain that unsupported objects fall towards the Earth because of the force of gravity acting between the Earth and the falling object 

  • identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces 

  • recognise that some mechanisms, including levers, pulleys and gears, allow a smaller force to have a greater effect. 

 

In Maths, we will be learning about:

Y6

  • Arithmetic and reasoning practise as part of their SATs preparation

Y5

  • Adding and subtracting decimals up to 3dp
  • Multiplying and dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1000
  • Identifying angles and using a protractor to measure them
  • Calculating angles on a straight lines and around a point

 

In English, are learning will be focused around our Geography topic, 'The Amazon':

 

  • Setting description of a rainforest
  • Balanced argument of whether deforestation should be legal or not
  • Explanation of how a contraption that we have designed works

 

For more information about what we are learning, please click on the curriculum link below.

Class newsletters

Please find below Eyam class newsletters!

Self portraits inspired by Frida Kahlo

A great session with Shape - We practised our accuracy, balance, communication and reaction times.

Science investigation - separating a mixture, what methods could we use?

World Book Day - Buddy Reading

World Book Day 2022 - Potato Parade

Boogie Bounce

Henry Moore - Underground Tunnel Art

WW2 writing - Battle of Britain non-chronological reports

Visit to Newbold Observatory

 

We had so much fun at the Observatory on Monday. It was amazing to get to look out of a real telescope! We also found out some very interesting facts about Space. The team at Chesterfield Observatory were extremely impressed with the children and their extensive space knowledge

We had a brilliant time at the Christmas Fair! We loved making our hook a penguin game, it was very popular - super job everyone :D

Halloween fun, check out our pumpkins!

Our Ancient Greek Paper Mache Vases!

Day in the lIfe of an Ancient Greek!

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