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Spring Term 2
Welcome back, Year 5.
I hope that you have enjoyed your holiday and that the rest has prepared you for more learning.
In topic this half term, we will be learning about the different properties of materials and how they can change including investigating how this happens. In our English lessons, we are going to improve our narrative writing abilities as well as writing and possibly performing a script! In Maths, we will begin to look at percentages as well as fractions and shape.
PE days will stay the same, Monday with Mrs Divine, Tuesdays with myself and enrichment on a Wednesday morning.
We will continue to develop our clarinet skills on a Friday so please ensure that your clarinet is in school for this day.
TTRockstars, MyMaths and SpellingShed homework will be set on a Thursday with a week to complete it. Please make sure it is completed, as it will follow on from our learning in the classroom that week.
We still have lots of learning to do, let’s keep it up!
Spring Term 1
Welcome to Year 5 2020! I hope you have had a lovely Christmas with your families and friends.
Our topic this half term is forces. We will be learning about what forces are, types of forces, how they work and investigating some of these. We will also be learning about mechanisms and making some of our own. In English we will start by focusing on poetry before moving onto explanation writing through independent topic work. In Maths we will continue learning about fractions, as well as looking at shapes and angles.
Our enrichment continues to be on a Wednesday this half term. PE days are still indoors on a Monday with Mrs Divine and outdoors on a Tuesday with myself. Please make sure your PE kit is in school for these days.
TTRockstars, MyMaths and SpellingShed homework will continue to be set on a Thursday. I will be keeping a closer on who keeps up to date with their homework!
Don’t forget we will still be learning to play the clarinet on a Friday so after practicing at home, please bring it back to school so that you can take part in the lesson.
Let’s make this half term full of exciting learning!
Autumn Term 2
I hope that you have enjoyed your first half term as Year 5 and that you are ready for another half term that is jam packed with different activities planned leading up to Christmas.
Our topic this half term is the Victorians. We will be learning about our local history as well as all things Victorian! In English we will be creating some independent writing linked to our topic such as letters and biographies. In Maths we will begin by learning the methods for subtraction and division before starting fractions.
We will continue with enrichment on a Wednesday morning and this half term we will be building our computing and sewing skills.
PE will be indoors on a Monday with Mrs Divine and outdoors on a Tuesday with myself, so make sure you have something warm as it is getting colder every day!
We will also be learning to play the clarinet on a Friday so please make sure that if you take your clarinet home to practice then it is brought back into school.
MyMaths, TTRockstars and Spelling Shed homework will continue to be set on a Thursday so please make sure it is completed.
There is a lot of learning to pack into Year 5 and we have made a good start so far. Keep it up!
Autumn Term 1
Welcome to Year 5!
I hope that you had a well-rested holiday with lots of fun that has made you ready for the new school year! I am looking forward to seeing you again and hearing all about your summer holidays before an exciting start to Year 5.
Our first topic will be Ancient Greece where we will be learning all about what life was like at this time, what the Ancient Greeks achieved and what impact they have had on other parts of the world. We will be gathering lots of information and also creating some artwork linked to Ancient Greece.
In English we will begin by learning about Ancient Greek myths, reading some together and working towards planning and writing our own Greek myths.
In Maths we will start with place value, moving onto addition, subtraction, multiplication and division before introducing decimals, rounding and negative numbers.
Our PE days this half term are indoor on Mondays with Mrs Divine and outdoors on Tuesday with myself. We will also have enrichment every week this year, this will be on a Wednesday morning and so you need your PE kit for this too (It might be best to keep your PE kit in school) and we will have enhancement every three weeks too.
MyMaths, TTRockstars and Spelling Shed homework will be set on a Thursday and you will have a week to complete it. I will give you a reminder on Wednesday!
I hope that you enjoy your first half term as Year 5!
Our class agreement
We will be respectful to other children, adults and equipment in our classroom and throughout school.
We will always try our best to be resilient and to never give up.
We will encourage others to do good things by being friendly, showing kindness and being willing to help others.
We will have a positive attitude towards others and our learning both inside and outside the classroom.
We will try our best to agree and disagree with other people in the right way.
We will follow our core values.