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Welcome back to the 2019-2020 school year!

Welcome to the Year 5 learning page!

 

         Eiffel Tower     Forbidden City   Machu Picchu     

    Miss Kimber and Mrs Raines          Mr Haynes and Mrs Hazell          Mrs Worrall and Mr Phillips              

 

Welcome to Year 5!

 

This term, our curriculum focus is Natural Disasters, linking with our English using non-fiction texts and leaflets.

In Maths, we have revised Roman Numerals and are working on place value to 1 million.  Next, we will cover the four operations and negative numbers.  We continue to use and apply our understanding to problem solving and reasoning activities.

Over the course of the term, a self-portrait made from 4 different techniques and mediums will be created during Art lessons.  In Music, we will explore repeated motifs and explore ways of composing our own simple tunes.

We will be continuing to develop our knowledge of Computing using different software to advance our programming skills.  E-safety is a core part of all our learning using technology.

Our language will remain as Spanish, expanding our knowledge of months and birthdays and finding out about pets.

Our RE lessons focus on the nature of God and worship for different people, asking big questions about faith.

We will be introducing Outdoor Learning on a Thursday afternoon for the children to investigate and experience their environment.  Forbidden City will complete their sessions this term and will need suitable outdoor clothing separate from their PE kits.

 

 

Homework and Spellings

Children must complete at least three tasks from the homework list by half term. 

Spellings will be sent home weekly for a test on Friday.

 

Children all have Times Tables Rock Stars logins where they can practise their times tables.

 

Our day to visit the library is Thursday. Remember to bring your library book to school on this day.

PE

You will need your PE kit in school on Thursday. In addition Bobby Moore will need their kit on a Monday, Marie Curie on a Tuesday and Winston Churchill on a Wednesday. Make sure that you have clothes suitable for both indoors and outdoors and all items are named.

All children should read regularly to an adult at least three times a week and have their Reading Records signed by the adult. Children that do not read at least three times will attend Reading Club on a Monday and Wednesday at Lunch time.

Our class assemblies are held on Wednesdays at 2.45. Marie Curie: 30th January Winston Churchill: 6th March Bobby Moore: 13th March