YEAR 5C - Miss Condliffe 2021 - 2022

Miss Condliffe



Teaching Assistant: Mrs Fletcher 


Please ensure your child brings their reading book every day.

PE will be on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please make sure you bring P.E pumps/trainers on these days. A full P.E kit is not needed during these times.

Although there will be no homework at present, we will have a spelling and times table test every Friday and practising in school. Please practise as much as possible at home - TT Rockstars is a great app for times tables.


Our topic this half term is Earth and Space



As Readers & Writers we will use our skimming, scanning and comprehension skills to research space and the moon landing and write a newspaper report. We will be reading a space themed story called Cosmic and creating our own narrative.

As Scientists we will be describing the movement of the Earth and other planets and studying the solar system. We will investigate the movement of the moon and the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night. Finally, we will identify the significance of the Southern hemisphere and tropics of Capricorn and cancer.

 As Artists we will study Peter Thorpe and create space art.

Technology As technical people we will focus on the importance of internet safety. We will also design a space game on Scratch.

As Mathematicians we will be studying place value.

The British Value we will be focusing on this half term is ‘The rule of law’  

We will also focus on 'Rights Respecting ' Article 12 and 28


The questions we will be asking this half term are:

Who turned the lights out?


How do we know the earth is not square?


Does the moon follow the earth or the sun?


What is moving around in our solar system?


Who inspired Tim Peake?

There will be no school trips this term.



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Crosslee Primary School

Crosslee Road


Manchester, M9 6TG

0161 795 8493