Buzzards - Year 5 and 6

Welcome to Buzzards Class!


Hello, my name is Mrs Sissons and I am  Buzzard's class teacher!

Our teaching assistants are Miss Tubby, Mrs Nightingale and Mrs Olver.  Mrs McDowell is our PPA teacher.

This term, our topic is 'Our World'. Within this topic, we hope to be exploring the following elements this half term:

Art & Design: elements of Art - architecture

History: WW2

Science: Materials

R.E.: Beliefs about God

Computing: online safety and computing systems - coding

PSHE/RSE: Being me in my world

MFL: Spanish

In English, we are looking at journalistic writing, narrative and poetry.

In maths, we are looking at multiplication and division.


Homework will be set on a Friday and will include weekly spellings and a learning task to be completed in the homework book. Spellings and K.I.R.F.S will need to be learnt weekly and the tasks completed and handed in by Wednesday of the following week at the latest.  

Additionally, children need to be reading frequently (ideally daily) and consolidating their mathematical skills on Times Table Rock Stars and Mathletics each week. Please have a look on the home communication sheet each week for further information.     

Key things to know:



Taiko drumming!

In the morning, we will visit the library to change any books the children have borrowed so please remember to send in any library books that need changing.


During the afternoon we will have PE.


 Mr Jones teaches P.E. to us in the morning.


Mrs McDowell is in Buzzards Class on a Friday afternoon.


The home communication sheet comes home with all the important information you need for the following week.

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

Kind regards,

Mrs Sissons