Buzzards - Year 5 and 6

Welcome to Buzzards Class!


Hello, my name is Mrs Sissons and I am Buzzards class teacher!


Our teaching assistants are Miss Tubby and Mrs Olver.  


This half term we plan to be exploring the following elements and subjects:


Science: Materials and their properties

R.E.: What matters most to Humanists and Christians?

P.E.: Gymnastics and dance linked to WW2

Design Technology: Playground structures

History: WW2

Music: WW2 songs

Computing: Internet Safety 

PSHE (Jigsaw)/RSE: Celebrating difference

MFL:  My Familia & Christmas

In English, we are reading and writing character and setting descriptions linked to significant authors.

In maths, we are further developing our understanding of fractions, recognising unit and non-unit fractions and finding equivalents (Year 6 simplifying fractions).


Homework books will be given out each Friday and the tasks need to be completed and handed in by the following Tuesday. Please see the guidance in the front cover of the homework book. Individual words to read, write and spell are on the first page of the homework book. Key facts to learn and revisit are included in the back of the homework book, Each week additional homework information is included on our class page below.  

If you have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards,


Mrs Sissons


Buzzards Class Home-School Weekly Communications


Week beginning: 27th November 2023

School dinner week 1



 Sports Leader Training - children need their PE Kits in school


8am Year 6 Reading Group

Mr Davies teaching Buzzards PM

Please make sure your PE kit is in school.

Homework tasks due in





8am Year 6 Maths Group

Mr Jones/Mrs McDowell teaching Buzzards (PM) 

Please make sure your PE kit is in school.  






Additional Homework Information (Friday 24th November): 


1. Reading

2. Spellings: Continue to practice challenge words. Year 5 words

    ending in ant; Year 6 words that can be nouns and verbs.

3. Mathletics tasks set.

4. English - write sentences that  include at least 10 of

    your challenge words. Remember to underline the challenge

    words  that you include. Sentences need to include an expanded 

    noun phrase.


Children with speaking parts need to learn lines (only 5 sentences expected this week).

Year 6 only - studying maths revision book pages:

  •            36 - 37
Year 6 only - studying English revision books have been given out



 It would be great to see some photos of you enjoying reading in your favourite places ...we can add them to our reading nook!


Other information

Please feel free to send us an email if you have any questions or concerns: