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Are your dreams out of this world?

Project Overview

Throughout this REAL Project, pupils will explore their own dreams and mission in life. They will learn about Earth and Space and the dreams and ambitions of scientists and astronauts. They will learn about how some people’s mission in life changed air and space travel forever.

The books we will read to inspire us are:

Survival in Space – David Long

Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly

A Galaxy of her Own – Libby Jackson

Mini Outcomes

Mini Outcome 1: Research the dreams of an aspiring astronaut.

Mini Outcome 2: Research career opportunities in the space industry.

Mini Outcome 3: Navigate the NASA website to research life in the space.

Final Outcome

To enter the STEM competition: LOGO LIFT OFF. Design a logo which showcases the role of small satellites in measuring climate change to go on rockets launched from the UK spaceports in 2022.

Curriculum Coverage

English Narrative, Biographies, Poetry, Newspaper Reports.
Maths Multiplication and Division, Fractions,
RE Mission, Memorial Sacrifice and Sacrifice.
Geography Human and physical characteristic

Locate countries around the world including North America.

Science Earth and Space, Forces and Magnets.
Computing Spreadsheets / On-line Safety
PE Dance and Swimming
Art, Design & Technology Creating our own Mars Rover

Express Yourself

Music  Make you feel my love

The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

PSHE Jigsaw Scheme – Dreams and Goals, Healthy Me.

ROAR and ALIVE focus.

DATE EVENT
6th January First RE topic: Mission
7th January REAL Project Launch Day – creating and researching our solar system.
7th February Second RE topic: Memorial Sacrifice.
18th February   Break up for half term.
28th February Return to school.
14th March Third RE topic: Sacrifice.
8th April Break up for Easter.

Year Group Information

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Twitter: @year5_STOL      Website: https://www.stteresaoflisieux.co.uk/

Elder will go swimming on Monday and Hazel will go swimming on Tuesday.

Pupils can wear their school PE kit every Tuesday.

Reading records (blue book) and home reading books must be in school every day. Please help us by writing in the blue home reading record book when you read with your child. This helps us as we can move your child onto the new book more quickly. Remember to read 5 times at home to get a stamp.

Homework is set on Seesaw on a Monday and is expected to be completed by the following Monday. Staff will mark the children’s work online and send it back for the pupils to see. Children will be given 2 pieces of homework on Seesaw per week – Maths and Grammar.

Pupils have received their own individual QR Code/Text Code to log in to Seesaw on a laptop or tablet at home. Smart phones can also be used to access the work; however, pupils may struggle to type on such a small screen so we recommend handwritten answers on paper which can then be photographed and uploaded as that child’s piece of work.

Pupils are also expected and will be monitored online by class teachers that they complete the following activities each week:

Reading Plus –.6 tasks.

Maths Shed – regular practice.

Spelling Shed – regular practice.

Times Table Rockstars – regular practice.

Earth and Space Project:

Children are invited to complete a project at home about EARTH and SPACE – this could be a homemade 3D model of the solar system or a poster with information. Or any another way they choose to present the information they find out. We will share these in our year group in the week beginning 4th April.

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