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Tenacious Toucans

Welcome to Tenacious Toucans!

We are the Tenacious Toucans, the Year 5/6 Class. 

Our Staff Team: 

Miss Winkley - Class Teacher

Mrs Crossland - Teaching Assistant

Miss Webber - PPA Cover (Thursday Afternoon)


Useful Information

PE is on a Friday, pupils should come to school dressed in their PE kit.  

Homework is set on a Friday to completed by the following Wednesday. In KS2, this is usually set on Mathletics and Spelling shed, please find the links to these websites in the 'Useful Links' section.' Pupils must read regularly at home and bring their reading book and planner to school each day. 


We will be using the Main Gate, alongside the Y5 and Y6 classes and the children will enter school by the right hand side fire door up the ramp. 


Please scroll down to see our latest learning. 

Home Learning

If you are having to isolate at home but are well, we have created a home-learning page to ensure you do not fall behind in your learning whilst at home. 

Please follow the link below to access your home learning activities.

Spring - KIRF Targets

Autumn 2 Learning

DT Christmas Biscuit House Project

We have had lots of festive fun planning and building our own Christmas themed biscuit houses! 

Science Week

We have enjoyed completing our Science learning this half term all about electricity. We were able to conduct experiments using different voltage batteries and we tried out different length wires to see if this made a difference. Finally, we challenged ourselves to light two bulbs with the same brightness as one and we were successful in creating parallel circuits! 

Anti-Bullying Week

How fabulous do our odd socks look?


October is known in the UK as being Black History Month. It is a time to reflect upon and learn about outstanding black individuals who have changed history and influenced society. Read through the Black History month PowerPoint to find out more.

Learning Log Task:

Research our assigned individual - Matthew Henson (you could use the resource provided below as a starting point). Create a learning log about his life, achievements and contribution to society. As always, you can be as creative as you wish in how you present your findings. You may create a fact file, a movie, a piece of art, a biography, a news report...anything you decide to share their story for others to learn.

K.I.R.F. Targets 

Please support your child at home to learn their KIRF (Key Instant Recall Facts) Targets, these are changed half-termly and feed into our maths learning in school. It is vital that children are regularly working on their mental maths skills. The documents below explain the KIRF Targets for Autumn 1 and suggest useful websites, which will support your child in building their knowledge and speed. 

Welcome Back! 

It was fabulous to welcome the children back into school today; they looked incredibly smart in their uniforms and they really enjoyed spending time with their friends once again.