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Team Eagle (Y5/6)

Welcome to Eagles Class

Welcome back to a new school year! Miss Orrell and Miss Holland are looking forward to a fantastic year in Team Eagles. Keep checking our class page to see all of the new things we are learning about. 

Spring 1 Learning

Our topic this half term is Empire, Slavery and Civil Rights. We will be exploring the meaning of the word 'Empire' and focusing on the British Empire in particular in relation to slavery and the Triangular Trade across the Atlantic ocean.  We will also be learning about the abolition of slavery, key figures during the abolition of slavery and the Underground Railroad. 

Our class novel for this half term is 'Oh, Freedom' by Francesco D'Adamo which links to our History topic.

In Maths this half term, our topics are Fractions, Percentages and Decimals. We are continuing to use Effective Maths for our learning. 

Our topic in Science for this half term is ‘Evolution and Inheritance'. We will learn about adaptation, evolution, natural selection and how variations occur from parents to offspring.