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Welcome toThrybergh Fullerton C of E Primary Academy

Class 5 - Mrs Lowry

                                                         Blood Heart

Welcome back to the Spring term. 


We had a very busy and exciting term last term and the children made a great start to being in year six.  They worked hard and tried their best producing some excellent pieces of work.    Now it’s time to look forward so let’s take a look at what we will be doing this term!


This term our topic is Blood heart. 


Crimson, scarlet, burgundy, cherry.   Blood flows through our bodies in all its vibrant shades of red. Let’s explore our circulation system.  We will learn what works hard to move blood around our bodies. William Harvey was fascinated with anatomy, and made groundbreaking discoveries about valves. I wonder what we might uncover? Why do people give blood? Find out how to keep your heart happy with cardiovascular exercise and healthy food. Kickstart a campaign to spread the word about the damage caused to the lungs and heart by smoking. Hearts pound, flutter and maybe skip a beat. What makes your heart race? Is it a secret? Cross my heart, I won’t tell.


Guided Reading text:  Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman

Whole class text:  Heartbeat away by Laura Summers.



  • Homework will be given weekly.   The children will be asked to complete:
  • 15 minutes of their reading books at least 4x per week  (This is so important please help your child to do this regularly EVERY week).
  • Spellings (to be tested each Friday)
  • TT rockstars (3 times a week)
  • SPAG
  • Maths fluency


Any homework given on sheets and new spellings will be given out each Friday and is expected to be handed in by the following Wednesday at the latest.

In addition to this

  • Selection of creative topic work – termly
  • As children prepare for SATs, specific areas of revision will be set




PE will be twice a week and it is expected children will come to school in full PE kit on these days.  Our PE days are: Tuesday and Wednesday.  Please ensure earrings are not worn on these days.

If you have any questions about any of this information or other questions not relating to this please do not hesitate to contact me.


Many thanks.


Mrs Lowry, Mrs Whitehead Price and Miss Tyson. 

SATS Revision website links
Year Five / Six Spelling list