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Year 5 Topic - Summer

Ancient Greece

Science – Plants

Humans and keeping healthy

This term our topic will have a history focus. We will learn about Sparta and Athens. We will also find out about other aspects of life in ancient Greece, such as gods and goddesses, Greek myths and the theatre.

Geography - We will be studying Greece, where it is in Europe, its location, climate and population.

Art/D.T. - Making Greek masks.

RE - Creation and how it is represented in Christianity. 

PE - Swimming for 10 weeks.  Outdoor summer games: tennis/cricket/rounders/athletics

Computing - Investigating ‘blogging’.  Using the internet to research our history topic.

French - We will be learning places in town, modes of transport and the names of countries.

Science -

Plant Growth - This topic includes looking at how seeds germinate and the life cycle of plants.

Humans and Keeping Healthy - Pupils will look at how we can stay healthy with a healthy balanced diet, we will investigate different types of food. We will also investigate the beneficial effects of exercise. We will complete a short Sex and Relationships topic looking at how bodies change through puberty. This will include a visit form the school nurse. This will link to personal, Social and Health education themes.


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Year 3 Tiime Travellers!

Year 3 children will be travelling back in time today to learn all about ancient Egypt.

We are delighted to host a workshop by"Portals to the Past" to bring history alive today.  Children will be dressing up to learn about archaeology, mummification, pyramids and all things ancient Egyptian!


LJS takes part in School Fitness Week

This week, pupils from Ludlow Junior School will be taking part in School Fitness Week and being part of the aim by Joe Wickes to get 1 million school children exercising and having fun.  THe week will run for 5 days, with a live workout streamed each day on the Joe Wickes YouTube channel at 10am from Monday September 11th - Friday 15th September 2017.

The aim of schools' week is to get more kids active and feel the benefits of exercise so young people can see that fitness can be fun and to love it!  Every day for a week, pupils will take part in a live 20-minute workout.

So far, it's been great fun with children really enjoying the sessions. More information can be found here.


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