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Term 3

Term 3 Week 4


"In maths we have been converting fractions into percentages" (Ikhlaas). 


"In English we have been writing our own pirate stories" (Cyan). 


"During topic, we designed and built 3 different kinds of sail boat" (Maja). 


"In PE we have been learning gymnastics with Bristol Sport" (Jess). 


"In science we have been studying evolution" (Yasin).


"In RE we have been learning about Moksha and reincarnation" (Laurie). 

Term 3 Week 2 Update


"In PE we have been playing handball" (Ashton). 


"In maths we have been learning to multiply and divide decimals by 10, 100 and 1000" (Ikhlaas). 


"On Wednesday, we visited the Bristol Harbourside as a part of our topic" (Sabira). 


"In English we have been reading the text "Treasure Island" (Sophie). 


"During science we have started to learn about evolution and inheritance" (Dawid). 

Term 3 Week 2 - Harbourside Tour

'In Topic we are learning about Bristol through time' (Ikhlaas)


'In maths we have been learning about decimals, and revising multiplying by 10, 100 and 1000' (Sabira)


'During PE we are really lucky because we are doing gymnastics with Bristol Sport and hand ball' (Ashton)


'Our Science topic is evolution and inheritance and so far it is very interesting' (Dawid)


'In RE we have been learning about the soul and what it is' (Shahad)


'In English we are reading Treasure Island and we are going to plan and write our own adventure story' (Mohamed)

In English we have been looking at story structures.

Term 3 Week 1 


Welcome back everyone, please read our medium term plan to see what is happening this term. 


Attached to the class page is also our local trip letter for our Bristol Harbourside tour. 

We can't believe it's coming up to term 3 already! This year is flying by. 


In term 3, we will be learning about Bristol through time. The aim of this unit is to explore the historical roots of Bristol and how transport has shaped the city that we call home.


At the beginning of the term we will be learning about the 'age of sails' and how Bristol was once used as a major port of Britain. We will be going on a history tour of the harbourside so that the children can identify some of the oldest buildings in Bristol. 


In week 4 we will be moving away from sails and we will be exploring the 'age of steam'. The children will investigate the time of Brunel and how his engineering pioneered huge changes around Bristol and the world. We will be taking a short trip to Bristol Temple Meads to explore the railway system and its impact on Bristol. 


Finally, in term 4, we will finish our unit by investigating the 'age of flight'. More information will become available about this unit in term 4. 



Term 3 Home Learning


Practise the year 5/6 spelling list - Spellings are attached on our web page.

Practise your times table target - the quicker the better!

Create your own model boats - bring them into class and share!

Research about Isambard Kingdom Brunel