Welcome to Buzzard Class!
Buzzard Class is made up of 23 wonderful Year 4/5 children who are excellent role models and ambassadors to the school. The class is taught by Mr Chapman.
Summer Term 2019
During Spring, we will be learning all about the Vikings. Were they all vicious? Why did they travel to England? We will use history and geography lessons to learn about where they invaded, where they came from and how long ago they invaded England. Similarly, we will compare what life was like for the Vikings and how that is different for us.
In our English lessons, we will be completing longer pieces of writing based on both fiction and non-fiction genres. We are currently learning about Information Texts and using a range of non-fiction text features to base our writing. After half term, we will be writing mystery stories and complete any of our writing objectives that need closer work. Buzzard Class love writing and they are always incredibly proud of the work they produce.
In Maths, we will use the Summer term to work through statistics (line graphs and timetables), money/decimals and properties of shape. We will do this through interactive lessons which involve children making presentations, using maths equipment and following fluency, reasoning and problem solving type activities.
In Science, the first half term will be some opportunities to further our understanding of electricity and electrical safety. We will be working out what materials are conductors and which are insulators through scientific enquiry.
After half term, we will be learning about living things and their habitats. The Year 5s will focus on reproduction and life cycles of different animals, while the Year 4s will learn about habitats, food chains and food webs.
PE this term is on a Monday and Friday. We will be learning how to play cricket and rounders in preparation for the end-of-year rounders match against the parents!
If you have any queries or questions, please book an appointment to meet Mr Chapman after school.