This year’s team consists of Mrs Darrington, Mrs Hawkins, Mrs Smith, Mrs Clark, Mrs Stanley, Mrs Bailey and Miss Stenton.
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Work Hard Play Hard This is our motto!Being the final year of the children’s time at High View Primary School, as well as preparing for SATs and high school, we make sure that we recognise all the children’s “lasts”: their last first day back in September, their last Christmas party etc.We also fill the year with lots of trips to excite the children and to provide first hand experiences, including a Viking Visitor, our end-of-year reward trip, and, of course Robinwood (our three day adventure holiday).
Autumn Term Our first term is starting with a bang where we dive into our topic ‘Inspirational People, Aspirational Us’. Throughout this half term we will be looking at what opportunities there are for us in the wider world and how we can achieve our dreams. Also, we’ll be heading to Crucial Crew to equip the children with the necessary life skills for keeping safe as they grow older and more independent. We adore reading at High View and we begin the year enjoying Holes by Louis Sachar. After half term, Rampaging Raiders will be our new topic where we will look at the Vikings! Our class text in this half term will be The Nowhere Emporium by Ross McKenzie. December will bring the two most exciting times of this year – Christmas and Robinwood!
Spring Term New year, new year’s resolutions and new topic: A Flash in Time.We will be looking at the ever-changing technology we see around! A look into the Ancient Greeks will show us how they influenced our world today! In science we will be exploring and deepening our understanding of what we learnt about electricity in Year 4! This will help us with our DT project: Electrical Systems where we will make a steady hand game. Our class text in the first half term will be Phoenix by SF Said followed by The Ship of Shadows by Maria Kuzniar. Also during this term, SATs booster sessions will begin after school.
Summer Term After the small matter of SATs are done and dusted, we begin our final topic “Deforestation, Destruction, DEATH!” where we venture into the rainforest to learn how important and valuable it is to us all. Our first class text will be Can You See Me? by Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott to help us prepare for our transition to high school. Our final class text will be High Rise Mystery by Sharna Jackson - a fantastic read to finish the year. As the year draws to a close, celebrations are where our focus heads.They will be attending an awards ceremony to celebrate their unique personalities and skills; performing their big End of Year Six production (during which we will see who the real divas are!); and a surprise trip to reward all the hard work the children put into year six.
Goodbyes By July, your children will be ready to continue on their own adventures, moving onto high school after their successful primary education.It will be an honour to have been part of the beginning of their lifelong journey and we will wave them on their way knowing that High View have given them the best start that we possibly could.
Learning life skills at Crucial Crew!
Celebrating amazing achievement!
Creating creatures in science - new types of mammals, reptiles etc.
Designing our own variation of finch with our parents!