Year 5 - Woodpeckers 2021/2022

Welcome to Woodpeckers - Year 5
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Welcome back!
We hope that you had a really lovely Christmas break and have come back ready to learn.
Our topic this term takes us back to the Early Middle Ages to explore the Anglo-Saxon and Viking invasions and settlements.  We have started exploring straight away. This past week, our History and English lessons have been about Sutton Hoo. We transformed the classroom into the site and set off as archeologists to discover artefacts. 
The Ongoing Saga of Sutton Hoo - Archaeology Magazine
Click here to see our curriculum map for the year.
Portals to the Past
On Tuesday February 8th, Portals to the Past will be back with their Anglo-Saxons and Vikings workshop.
Details can be found in the letter below.
Homework can found on the Woodpeckers' Google Classroom page
 Spelling homework is given out on a Friday and collected in the following Friday.
The topic homework grid can also be found below:
Ask Me About
'Ask Me About' newsletters are published here once a fortnight.  They let you know what we have been getting up to in class and what is coming up. 
Meet The Teacher
The presentation from the 'Meet the Teacher' meeting on Wednesday 15th September can be found below.
Our Learning
 Ancient Greece Autumn 2021
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Who were the Ancient Greeks?
What were the key achievements of Ancient Greece? 
Can we thank the Ancient Greeks for anything in our lives today?
How does Ancient Greece compare with other historical periods we have studied?