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Welcome to Year 5

Nurturing bright futures 

 

Respect    Responsibility   Resilience 

 

‚ÄčMeet The Team

 

5P Class teacher - Miss T. Sankada

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 Groundbreaking Greeks.

 

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 a minimum of 3 times each week, in line with school expectations. Children need to bring their reading book into school each day; even if it doesn’t need changing.

 

Reading Eggs is a great way for your child to continue improving their reading and comprehension skills. The levels allow children to read a variety of genres and each book has eight different activities to complete, ranging from dictionary work to answering comprehension questions. 

 

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.

 

Summer Term Curriculum

 

P.E.

Wednesday p.m. Dance - Indoor with Mrs Caputo

Thursday a.m. Swimming - Outdoor 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. For swimming lessons, all children will require a swimming costume or trunks and a towel. 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 focussing on writing a non-chronological report linked to animals that live in Antarctica. Following this, we will be diving into the book The Nowhere Emporium to create our very own mystery story.  In the second half of the term, children will look at the classic poem The Highwayman and learn how to write a classical poem.

 

Maths:

This half term, we will be focussing on Shape, Position and Direction and Decimals. In the second half of the term, children will focus on Negative Numbers, Converting Units and Volume. All lessons will focus on Maths mastery following the White Rose scheme. Maths Fluency will take place every day for 10 minutes.

 

Science:

In Science, we will be learning all about Living Things and the children will have opportunities to dissect flowers. Following this, the children will learn about Life Cycles.

 

Topic:

Our topic for this term is Groundbreaking Greeks and the children will be focussing on their History skills, where the children will learn about the different ancient Greek periods including the Classical and Hellenistic periods. It will also explore city states, democracy, the role of men and women, social hierarchy, the Olympic Games and the legacy of the ancient Greeks.

 

Design Technology:

Our Design Technology topic will be carried out in the second half of the term and is called Architecture. The children will design and build a structure.

 

Computing:

Using Purple Mash, the children will learn about concept maps, 3D modelling and word processing.

 

French:

This term, the children will be studying the following topics: breakfast, following French recipes/ingredients, weather, saying where they live, understanding stereotypes.

 

Music:

Using Charanga, the children's learning will focus on the song Dancing In The Street and then have the change to Reflect, Rewind and ReplayThey 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 physical health and mental wellbeing, growing and changing and keeping safe.

 

R.E.

This term, the children will be focussing on the key questions - What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today? What does it mean to be a Sikh in Britain today?  

Home Learning - Groundbreaking Greeks

Topic Knowledge Organiser - Groundbreaking Greeks

Science Knowledge Organiser - Living Things

Summer Term Timetables

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