Whales is one of our Year 5 classes. Miss Brear is the class teacher, supported by Teaching Assistants Miss Chittenden, Miss Beattie and Miss Benjamin.
The morning session starts at 9.00am until 12.30pm and the afternoon session runs from 1.15pm to 3.15pm.
In a morning, the children are taught the core subjects of Maths and English. During these sessions, the children can work either as a whole class, in small groups or 1-1 with an adult.
During the afternoon session, the children undertake topic related work which covers subjects such as history, geography, science, art, music and PE. These topics change either on a half-termly or termly basis. Additionally, all children have weekly singing, French and swimming lessons.
PE is taught on a Friday morning. All children require a PE kit including pumps or trainers on this day.
The children go swimming on a Wednesday morning. They require a swimming kit on this day, including a towel and swimming cap.
Whales have a weekly library session on Monday. The children can use this session to change their books or research information for their current topic.
Homework is given out in homework books on a Friday and should be returned by the following Tuesday. Homework usually includes a maths and/or English activity.
The children in Whales class have regular educational visits which may vary according to the topic being studied.
End of Year Expectations