We will be holding some open sessions for parents of children due to start school September 2024 on Monday 2nd October 9.00am or 3.30pm and Monday 6th November 9.00am or 3.30pm. No need to book.

Bouman Class (Y5)

Bouman Class is our Year Five class and we form part of The Pioneers Stage. Our classroom adults are Mrs Baxter, Mrs Watts, Mr Griffin and Miss Manners. Our class is named after Katie Bouman. Katie Bouman is an American engineer, who, in 2019, worked as part of a team that captured the first-ever image of a black hole in a photograph.
Autumn 1 - Fantastic Forces
For our launch day, will be designing our own airplanes ahead of our Science topic of Forces. During each Science lessons we will question our plane designs and adapt them effectively. 

Talk for Writing 

In English our focus text is Wildspark by Vashti Hardy The children will explore the story from the main character’s perspective and write a narrative of her journey. The students will also discover meanings of new words within the context of the story.


In Maths we will be focusing on place value with numbers to 1,000,000, spending time using number lines and using methods to compare round numbers confidently.


PE will be on Wednesday and Friday afternoons. The students will need kit suitable for both indoor and outdoor activities.

This term we will be exploring health related exercises and invasion skills.


Reading and Handwriting
At Nansledan, we appreciate the huge importance of both reading and handwriting. These are the keys to unlocking the rest of the curriculum. With this in mind, time is devoted to these skills daily.

Spellings & Homework
Access Spelling Shed to practise our weekly spellings. The children will be tested on these spelling words every Friday

A list of challenge words that children in England are expected to be able to spell by the end of Year 6 (age 11) can be found below. Please also practise these throughout the year.

Homework is set half termly as the suggested learning opportunities at home. Children are also able to access TTRS, Spelling Shed and SumDog whilst at home.


Google Classroom

• Invitation link: https://classroom.google.com/c/NjIwOTk5Nzk5MjQw?cjc=ep72nye

• Class code: ep72nye


Mrs Baxter

Class Teacher

Mrs Watts

General Teaching Assistant

Nansledan School
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