Dinnington Community Primary School


Autumn 2017

Parents' Meeting Notes

Well Done to our Bikeability Champions!

Our Trip to Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Autumn Term

Our novel study book which we will be studying this term are..... 



The Viewer and Kensuke's Kingdom. Our classroom reflects these fabulous books.  All of our writing this term will be based on these two books. We will be creating: 

Setting Descriptions


Newspaper Reports

Persuasive writing


I am sure the children will produce some amazing pieces using these as a stimulus.  We will post some of their creations as the term progresses.... STAY TUNED!


Kensuke's Kingdom - Cassette 1: Side A

Kensuke's Kingdom - Cassette 1: Side B

Welcome to our classroom

Our Project 

Our project this term is based upon living things and their habitats. 

Our key questions is 

Why don’t penguin’s feet freeze?

This project will start with our wow day at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park on Friday 8th September!!!!



The following Year 5 objectives will be covered during this term

  • describe the changes as humans develop to old age.
  • describe the differences in the life cycles of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird
  • describe the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals.
  • the most appropriate enquiry methods to use to generate evidence needed to solve problems and answer scientific questions.
  • plan familiar enquiry types in appropriate detail.
  • asks questions and offers ideas for scientific enquiry, which have a clear scientific purpos
  • data and results of increasing complexity using scientific diagrams, classification keys, tables, bar and line graphs and models.
  • findings in written form, displays and uses other forms of presentation. Uses scientific language to communicate increasingly detailed analysis.