Elder Class

Year 5/6 Class Teacher
Mrs. E. Hopkins 
 
French Teacher
Mrs Knight
 
 
Teaching Assistant
 
Mrs. J. Bowbrick
Mrs. Sippy
Mrs Blampied
Mrs Elvery
 
Curriculum Information Letter for Elder Class
Autumn 2021
 
Our current topic is 'Darwin's Delights'.
Elder Class Curriculum Overviews
Autumn Art in Elder
 
This autumn, we are developing our water colour skills. 
For inspiration, we have used  the work of German painter Albrecht Dürer and have taken our own photographs of our school grounds to work from. 
For concentration, we have listened to work of Eric Satie, who was a French composer and pianist. 

A message to the England Football Team
 
Our version of Gareth Southgate's speech to his team after the
Euro Finals July 2021
 
Everyone gather round and listen I have something very important to tell you.
 
Tonight we were tested to our limits but we will get back out there and not let them bring us down. Tonight has been an experience for our team, even though there is room for improvement, we played well. We persevered and tried our best.  There is a lot of hard work ahead but think of where you have come from.  No other England team has made it to the finals of the Euros or any other final since the World Cup in 1966.
 
You can be anything if you put your mind to it.  One day you will be known all over the world.
Sport's Day July 2021
The winners: Edison House
Star Warts
 
Summer Production performed by
the children of Elder Class. 
July 2021
Snake eyes based upon the poem
'Snake' by D.H. Lawrence.
The children in Elder Class wrote their own free poetry based upon 'Snake' by D.H. Lawrence. 
Forest Art in Acrylics May 2021
Remembrance Day Art 2020
Autumn 2020
 
Elder Class have produced some excellent non-chronological reports about the different planets within our solar system as well as creating models to show the phases of the moon.
 
We have also designed and printed space-themed wallpaper in our Space Design Shop for art.
World Book Day March 2020
Reading in Year 5/6
 
Looking for a new book...
PGL residential Marchants Hill 2019
Booth Museum
 
In September we had an inspiring workshop and look round the Booth Museum in Hove to support our topic of Darwin's Delights.  Through handling the artefacts in Edward Booth's collection, we discussed evolution, adaption and habitats.   We considered how different animals needed to protect themselves from predators and even camouflage themselves. 
The children of Elder Class recorded themselves reading Acorn Class' favourite picture books!
Our youngest pupils loved watching them during their reading sessions. 
Year 5 and 6 were a big hit! 
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