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Welcome to Year 5

Nurturing bright futures 

 

Respect    Responsibility   Resilience 

 

‚ÄčMeet The Team

 

5P Class teacher - Miss M. Hamilton

5P Teaching Assistant - Mrs A. Wilkinson

5G Class Teacher - Miss K. Weaver

Year 5 Teaching Assistant - Mrs V. Patterson

 

5P Email: 5p@potttersgreen.org.uk

5G Email: 5g@pottersgreen.org.uk

 

Welcome to Year 5! We are really looking forward to continuing and sharing in your learning journey this year and have planned plenty of lessons to engage, excite and inspire your learning. We hope that you all enjoy your time in Year 5 and if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us on our class e-mails and we will be more than happy to support you.  

 

Home Learning

Home learning will be set on Seesaw every Friday at 3:30pm and is expected to be handed in by the following Friday. For their Topic Home Learning, children will need to put their homework book into the designated homework box in their classroom upon completion.

 

Topic home learning is set termly and we would love to see as many tasks completed from the Home Learning Ideas Sheet as possible. We would like children to complete one task a week. This term our topic is Sow, Grow and Farm.

 

Spelling Shed is full of games, which are designed to encourage your children to develop their spelling of the year 5 and 6 curriculum words. Logins can be found in the front of your child's Reading Record book.

 

Reading Books will be changed once your child has finished reading their book. There is a box in each classroom for the children to put their book in. We would like to encourage children to change their book at least once a week to increase their reading fluency. Please can you ensure that you sign your child's Reading Record each time you hear them read. Children need to bring their reading book into school each day; even if it doesn’t need changing.

 

Bug Club is a great way for your child to continue improving their reading and comprehension skills. The bands correspond with the book band that your child is on in school and completing the quizzes by clicking on the Bug's face on pages throughout the books will improve your child's comprehension skills further. Logins can be found in the front of you child's Reading Record book.

 

Times Table Rock Stars and Numbots is a great way for your child to practise their times tables and number skills. Logins can be found in the front of your child's Reading Record book.

 

Spring Term Curriculum

 

P.E.

Tuesday p.m. Striking and Fielding (Tennis & Cricket) - Outdoor with Mr Hardwick

Friday a.m. Circuit Training - Indoor with Mr Hardwick

 

P.E. kit will be required, which should include non-logo jogging bottoms or shorts, plain jumper/hoodie, a white t-shirt and trainers. We recommend bringing a carrier bag too as trainers may get muddy and covered in grass. Please ensure all P.E. kits are named and in school on the day that your child has P.E.

 

English

This half term, we will be using the book Scott of the Antarctic to learn how to write diary entries. Following this, we will be focussing on writing a persuasive speech linked to plastic pollution. In the second half of the term, children will learn how to write a non-chronological report about Sir David Attenborough.

 

Maths:

This half term, we will be focussing on Multiplication and Division and Fractions. In the second half of the term, children will focus on Decimals and Percentages, Perimeter and Area and Statistics. All lessons will focus on Maths mastery following the White Rose scheme.

 

Science:

In Science, we will be learning all about Material and Mixtures and the children will have opportunities to  carry out investigations into mixing different materials and filtering. Following this, the children will learn about Reversible and Irreversible Changes.

 

Topic:

Our topic for this term is Sow, Grow and Farm and the children will be focussing on their Geography skills, where the children will learn about farming in the UK, modern farming techniques and allotments. It will also explore different climate zones, farming in North and South America and how food is imported into the UK.

 

Design Technology:

Our Design Technology topic will be carried out in the second half of the term and is called Eat the Seasons. The children will design and make a seasonal soup.

 

Computing:

Using Purple Mash, the children will learn about databases, online safety and create a game.

 

French:

This term, the children will be studying the following topics: days of the week, months of the year, sports/hobbies, fruit and food items.

 

Music:

Using Charanga, the children's learning will focus on the songs Make You Feel My Love and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. They will have many opportunities to listen to and appraise music, as well as study lyrics and rhythm.

 

R.S.H.E.

This term, the children will focus on specific topics including belonging to a community, media literacy and digital resilience and money and work.

 

R.E.

This term, the children will be focussing on the key questions - If God is everywhere, why go to a place of worship? What would Jesus do? Can we live by the values of Jesus in the twenty-first century?   

Home Learning - Sow, Grow and Farm

Topic Knowledge Organiser - Sow, Grow and Farm

Science Knowledge Organiser - Materials and Mixtures

Spring Term Timetables

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