W E L C O M E !
'As God's family we aspire to love, grow, learn and achieve beyond our dreams.'
Mrs Taylor and Miss Halleron are the class teachers and Miss Gardner is our teaching assistant.
C L A S S I N F O R M A T I O N
Purple Mash and MyMaths
Homework will be live on Purple Mash and MyMaths from Thursday every week.
English and Maths activities relating to recent classwork.
There will be occasional Science, History, Geography, and PSHE work.
All homework should be completed and handed in, online, by the following Tuesday.
If your child encounters any difficulty with their homework, please encourage them to speak to a teacher as soon as possible.
We set high expectations for Year 5 children to read at home.
We encourage them to read every night for at least 10 minutes. A minimum of 1 hour over the week. Please sign your child's reading record at home. Reading books will be sent home and changed when required.
Spellings will be live from Friday and we will have a spelling quiz on these the following Friday.
Your child will find their weekly spellings on Purple Mash and on the class page.
Please encourage your child to practice their spellings at home.
P.E. will be every Thursday afternoon. The children will need to wear their house colour t-shirt with navy shorts. We will go outside, it is advisable that the children have a jumper and tracksuit bottoms/leggings for the colder weather (these should be plain navy or black). The children are permitted to wear trainers, but if the children need them for home activities too, please make sure they bring them back into school.
Daily whole class guided reading sessions with comprehension activities
Daily SPaG sessions to support understanding of GPS (Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling)
Specific skills and feature lessons to embed skills in to writing
Daily fluency, reasoning and problem solving activities
Number, fractions, ratio and proportion, algebra, measurement, geometry and statistics.
Come and See curriculum
Unit 1 - Ourselves
Unit 2 - Life Choices
Unit 3 - Hope
Unit 4 - Mission
Unit 5 - Memorial Sacrifice
Unit 6 - Sacrifice
Unit 7 - Transformation
Unit 8 - Freedom and responsibilty
Unit 9 - Stewardship
On-going - Working scientifically
Properties of Materials
Earth and Space
Living things and their habitats
Animals Including Humans
What are Natural Disasters?
The learning focus is drawing and we look at the works of the artist Hokusai.
What have we learnt from the achievements of the Ancient Egyptians?
Cooking and Nutrition (Bread)
Who inspired Tim Peake and how do their achievements affect our lives today?
The learning focus is painting and we look at the work of Vincent Van Gogh.
Why did Henry VIII have 6 wives?
The learning focus is printing and we look at the work of William Morris.
What is it like in South America?
Local Area study
Please note your child will be tested on spellings the week after they have been given out. This allows a week for your child to learn them.
If your child is well but is self-isolating at home, please follow the lockdown learning, this can be found below.
If your child is unwell, the completion of this work is not compulsory.