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Welcome to the Year 5/6 unit.


The staff within our unit are:

Mrs Cobb (Unit Lead/Class Teacher)
Mr Terry (Class Teacher)


Teachers in the unit are supported by Miss Coote, Mrs Kerrigan, Mrs Ellison, Mrs Henfrey and Miss Issott.



 Our learning and teaching is planned through a topic based curriculum where each topic encompasses key areas for development. These are centred around the key themes of Discover, Explore and Create.

Here is our topic and related curriculum areas for this half term:


Spring 1


Subject Work Focus


The Great Kapok Tree - Lynne Cherry 

Text types: Persuasive, Non-Chronological Reports




Perimeter & Area

Science Earth and Space

Nottinghamshire Syllabus: Inspirational People in Today's World

Understanding Christianity: Kingdom of God

History Holocaust Memorial Day
Computing Internet Research for Non-Chronological Reports
PE Varied sports at College
Modern Foreign Languages (French)

Seasons, Clothing

Music Solar System - Music Express



Trips & Events


Linked to our science topic, Earth and Space, we will be looking into the 8 planets and all things to do with the Solar System. As such, a trip to the National Space Centre in March has been organised. Not only will this be a great opportunity for the children to explore space up close and personal, it will be a great learning opportunity to find out more information.

Mount School 'Non-Negotiables' for Year 5/6 Writing