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Years 5 & 6 Tamar

Welcome to Tamar Class

Teaching Team


        Mrs S Rooke-Higginson (Class Teacher)

           Mrs K Bloodworth (Apprentice Teacher )

Mrs Katie Brown (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs Trudy Wallis (Teaching Assistant)

District Sports will teach P.E on a Thursday afternoon 

Class PE is on a Tuesday afternoon


Tamar class are currently accessing homework through the platform Tapestry.


If you require any assistance with home learning or have any other query, please feel free to contact the class teacher via email -


Please contact us on the School office email -


Days to remember

PE will be on a Tuesday and a Thursday afternoon


Reading records need to be in every day



Class Structure

Tamar class is structured in a way that engages the enquiring mind. Challenges provided enhance the learning of each subject, these are modified weekly to ensure they complement curriculum outcomes. Provision is also provided, assisting pupils with developing their understanding and to consolidate their learning.  Children have the opportunity to lead their own learning through their chosen medium. 


Please ensure you pay careful attention to E-safety, particular with regard to resources that are live or from user generated sites, such as; You Tube, Facebook or Instagram. We strongly recommend that you view these sites with your child.



Creating a story pathway for our class text, Kensuke's Kingdom.

PSHE-Dreams and Goals. Our dreams for the future.

History- Connected Curriculum-Battle of Britain. Pupils really enjoyed this whole unit of learning. The ancillary question for this lesson was, Why did Britain win The Battle of Britain? Children used primary and secondary resources to answer these questions whilst developing the second order historical concepts, cause, consequence, significance, continuity and change.

Science - Biology. Exercise, drugs, and lifestyle. Tamar class are testing how exercise over a period of time can affect their stamina, breathing rate and changes in their body. They are using many scientific skills including, conducting a fair test, noting their variables, taking measurements, and recoding data.

Geography - The Connected Curriculum, Using our geographical and fieldwork skills.

Learning the vocabulary words, 'petrified' and 'devastation'', through practical activities and drama.

Bikeability in Tamar class, producing some safe cyclists for the future

DT creating structures. Pupils were working with a team of builders, as part of our 'Widening Horizons' activities. The pupils created their own bridges using spaghetti and marshmallows.

Personalised learning in Tamar Class.

Creating pictures of The Blitz using chalk combined with rubbing and blending to create dramatic effects

Science Electricity, English The Lost Words and some music.

Tamar class offers pupils a chance to learn in different ways.

A busy start to Autumn term, lots of activities inside and out of the classroom!

This morning, St George's field gun team went to Brickfields to work with trainers from Future Fit to brush up their skills ready for the competition next week. GO TEAM ST GEORGE'S!

This week we invited Poet Laureate, Laura Horton into our classroom to show the film that actors had made from the children's monologues. Laura worked with Tamar children some time ago to help them create monologues, so it was lovely for her to be with the children when their work was shown. What an amazing experience.

ICT project with the National Marine Aquarium., We continued to work with aquarium staff and this week were able to use VR headsets to view the aquariums we had designed

IT coding skills using Co-spaces with teachers from the National Marine Aquarium. The pupils are learning to build their own world through coding.

Widening Horizons zoom science with Babcock

Creating a story pathway for our new text, The Shadow Cage. Children learn part of the text and use actions of their own to interpret the text.

English 'Hook Day' for our new suspense text, The Shadow Cage.

More Field Gun Training !

Field Gun training is back with vengeance

Tamar class 'Hook' day for our new English text Blackberry Blue-fairy tales.

Tamar class are welcomed back with a storytelling week

Terrific Tamar welcome you.

Tamar-A class that engages the enquiring mind!

Team work makes the dream work.

English 'Hook' Day-My Secret War Diary. A chance for children to experience WW2!

PE with District Sports.

Super Science. Materials and their properties, Earth and Space, Forces.

Enquiry based learning in Tamar class.

Cinquains to commemorate Remembrance Day.

Here are some websites that you may wish to use with your children whilst they are away from school.

School Motto

Building on firm foundations


Love, Inclusion, Guidance, Hope, Trust and Service

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