Welcome to Warhol Class.
My name is Mrs Williams and will be the class teacher for Year 5 Warhol class this year. I am very lucky to be supported by Mrs Chapman, who will be our Teaching Assistant this year.
We have chosen to be named after the artist Andy Warhol. Warhol began his career using silk screen printmaking to make images. He then used this technique to make artworks that used a repeated image from popular culture often in different colour. His use of pop art and vibrant colours inspired us to name our class after him and we will be investigating his work further and creating our own Warhol inspired artwork.
In English, we will be reading a book called ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty which highlights the life of young ‘Jim Jarvis’ and his impoverished life in Victorian Britain. This will be closely linked with our History topic, which concentrates on Victorian childhood.
In Maths, the children will consolidate their prior learning covering a range of areas such as place value, multiplication, division and decimal place. We will also look at area, perimeter and geometrical construction.
Homework will be set each week and expectations will remain the same as last year. Children should read a minimum of five times per week and continue to practise their times tables. By completing their home learning, on time, each week children will build good habits. However, if your child is struggling with any aspect of their learning, please encourage them to let us know they need support which we are always happy to give.
PE will be on a Monday and Thursday afternoon. Please ensure you child comes to school fully prepared for these lessons with both plimsolls and trainers for outdoors.
We are really excited to be working in Warhol class this year and plan to take a holistic approach to help your child to challenge themselves and continue to grow.
If you would like to discuss anything with us, please, feel free to catch us at the end of the day. Our door is always open.