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Amundsen - Year 5

Welcome to Amundsen Class!

Our class is named after Roald Amundsen, who was a famous explorer of the North and South Poles. He led the first expedition to reach the South Pole and was the first person to visit both the North and South Pole. Our teacher this year is Miss Gilbert and Mrs Dougan will be helping us in our classroom too. In Amundsen Class, we are looking forward to learning about the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, Space and Ancient Greece.

We are really excited about all of our fantastic Topics and we can’t wait to share with you everything we have learnt about. We know that we are going to have a fabulous year together!

Interesting facts about Roald Amundsen

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions and a key figure of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. He led the first expedition to traverse the Northwest Passage by sea, from 1903 to 1906, and the first expedition to the South Pole in 1911. He led the first expedition proven to have reached the North Pole in a dirigible (airship) in 1926. Amundsen disappeared while taking part in a rescue mission for the airship Italia in 1928.


Amundsen Team

      • Miss Gilbert
      • Teacher
      • Mrs Dougan
      • Teaching Assistant


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      What our parents say about Amundsen

      David enjoyed being in Miss Gilberts class this year.

      Michelle G. Parent

      Thank you Miss Gilbert. James had a great year in your class.

      Sarah F. Parent

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