Flamingos - Year 5/6 B - Miss Cartwright


Welcome to the Year 5/6B Flamingos class page! We look forward to showing you some of our fantastic learning this year.

Our PE day is every Wednesday - please bring both indoor and outdoor kits every week.

Homework is sent out every Friday and is due back in the following Friday.

Reading - Please remember to bring your reading book and reading record every day and don't forget you can gain stickers for prizes by reading at home.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to speak to Miss Cartwright.

Home Learning during School Closure due to Covid-19 Coronavirus

As a guideline, we recommend creating a timetable for your child to help you structure their day. Our suggestion would be to spend an hour on each of the key areas below.

Here are some suggested websites for you to access at home.

Y5/6 - Y5/6A, Y5/6B and Y5/6C Home Learning

Class News



As part of the Doncaster Stories project, every child in KS2 was gifted a Roald Dahl book. Here are some of our Y5/6 children with their copies.





Oliver was the well deserved winner of our Handwriting Hero badge, his handwriting and presentation has improved so much since September.

Well done to Oliver and everyone else!



Spring 1 Term 2019/20

Our topic this term is 'Gallery Rebels'.

Our Spring 1 Learning

Y5/6 studied colour wheels on Friday as part of their Gallery Rebels topic. This involved mixing tints and shades of colours as well as using pure colours to show how artists use these skills to add depth and detail to their paintings.

Autumn 2 Term 2019/20

Our topic this term is 'Beast Creator'.

Literacy: Non-Chronological Reports linked to Beast Creator topic. Writing linked to 'A Christmas Carol'.

Numeracy: Add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers.

History: Topic - Beast Creator

Technology Focus: Bug Hotels.


Here is the Y5/6 Curriculum Overview - Autumn 2 for this half term.

Our Autumn 2 Learning

As part of a lesson on Remembrance Day, Y5/6 completed some silhouette art. They created the sunsets by blending soft pastels and then drew a silhouette outline on to black card. Here are some of our amazing efforts!

Autumn 1 Term 2019/20

Our topic this term is 'Firedamp and Davey Lamps'.

Literacy: Balanced arguments and Descriptive writing.

Numeracy: Place value and the 4 operations.

History: Topic - Firedamp and Davy Lamps

Visit: National Coal mining museum.


Here is the Y5/6 Curriculum Overview - Autumn 1 for this half term.

Our Autumn 1 Learning

Two Ex-Miners came into school to share their experiences with the Y5/6 children.

Year 5/6B thoroughly enjoyed solving a jigsaw style puzzle involving their multiplication skills on Friday!

Year 5/6B had fun working out the solutions to multi-step subtraction word problems in order to match up the locks and keys.

Year 5/6B had fun using cookies to represent mining for coal on Friday. This was to explore why certain areas were chosen for mining and the impact building the mines had on the surrounding areas.