Caldmore Primary Academy, Carless Street, Walsall, WS1 3RH

T: 01922 721359






Monday – P.E kits!!
Wednesday- P.E (outdoor kit for coaches)

– Homework needs to be back in school.

Friday – Homework given out.

Reading Diary to be signed for a minimum of 5 readings per week



Our current Topic is OFF WITH HER HEAD!

We will develop our knowledge of the Tudor dynasty with a history project, Off with Her Head! We will learn  learn about Henry VIII and his marriages, life and legacy!  We will also be looking at the differences between the life of rich and poor people during the Tudor times!  Let’s take a step back through time to this amazing era!

Science – This half term we will be looking at FORCES!  What is air resistance?  Who was Isaac Newton?? All will be revealed as we take a journey through the science of pushes and pulls.



We will also be studying:


English – Kensuke’s Kingdom

Kensuke’s Kingdom is a thrilling adventure story from exceptional children’s writer Michael Morpurgo.

Michael, his parents and their faithful dog Stella set sail around the world in their yacht the Peggy Sue. Michael has never been so happy and then disaster strikes when he and his dog are swept overboard and find themselves stranded on an island…….

This poignant tale of trust and mutual respect is a thrilling and emotive story, written in the first person narrative giving the reader a sense of a true story being related to them.  Will Michael survive?  Will he ever see his parents again?

We can’t wait to read this and find out!!

Maths – We follow Singapore Maths where children work in partners and learn together!

We will be looking at place value, addition and subtraction, translation, multiplication and division, word problems and fractions.

Science – Life Cycles!

We will be looking at different animals life cycles!  We will be looking at the work of Jane Goodall with chimpanzees as well as looking at different classifications of animals!


French – Greetings, numbers and colours.

Music – rhythm and composition.

ICT –   Coding simple programs and debugging.

PE – Swimming and athletics.

Geography – Contours

Art and DT – Designing our own mini beast hotel!

We are always on the lookout for cardboard boxes and tubs/tins.  If you have any of these please feel free to bring them into 5B and we will find use for them in our D&T lessons!