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Welcome to Year 5

Nurturing bright futures 

 

Respect    Responsibility   Resilience 

 

‚ÄčMeet The Team

 

5P Class teacher - Mr L. Riches

5G Class Teacher - Mr M. Williams

Year 5 Teaching Assistant - Mrs C. Hulm

 

 

 

5P Email: 5p@potttersgreen.org.uk

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

 

Welcome to Year 5!

 

PE

PE days for the Spring Term 2022 will be every Tuesday afternoon and Thursday morning. Children will need to bring their Outdoor PE kit on both days. It is essential that the children bring a change of clothes.

 

Homework

Homework will be set each Friday and is due back in the following Wednesday. Children will need to put their homework book into the designated homework box in their classroom. Homework will consist of one activity from the Topic home learning sheet, reading to an adult three times each week, timetables practice and weekly spellings. We ask that adults at home sign and date their child's reading record when they have been heard read. Children need to bring their reading book into school each day even if it doesn’t need changing.

 

Times Tables in Year 5

Times Tables Rockstars is an excellent way to encourage your child to practice their timetables at home. We will also be using this website in class to help develop recall of these important facts.

 

Water Bottles and Snacks

Children are able to bring a water bottle, with water only, in to school which is clearly labelled with their name. These need to be placed in the designated space in your child's classroom. At break times, children are allowed to bring in their own healthy snack. 

 

 

Topic home learning is set termly from the home learning tasks in your child’s homework book and class pages. Children should choose one activity to complete each week.

 

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 back of your child's Reading Record book.

  

Bug Club is a great way for your child to continue improving their reading and comprehension skills. The book 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 back 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 back of your child's Reading Record book.

 

 

Our Spring Term Curriculum 

 

English

This half term, we will be using the book Kick to learn how to write a persuasive letter. In addition, we will be investigating the structure of a recount and writing a narrative.

 

Maths

This half term, we will be focussing on Multiplication and Division, Fractions and Decimals and percentages.

 

Science

In Science, we will be learning all about Earth and Space and Forces. 

 

Topic

This project focuses on geography and design and technology and teaches children about the features and characteristics of land use in agricultural regions across the world, including a detailed exploration of significant environmental areas.

 

Design and Technology

 

Our Design and Technology project this term teaches children about the meaning and benefits of seasonal eating, including food preparation and cooking techniques.

 

Computing

This term we will be exploring online safety and game creation using the Purple Mash scheme of learning for year 5.

 

Music

This year we will be using the award-winning Music learning scheme, Charanga. Children’s learning will be focussed on the pop ballad 'Make You Feel My Love’ and will have many opportunities to listen to and apprise music as well as studying lyrics and rhythm.  

 

R.S.H.E.

The children will focus on specific topics including Belonging to a Community, Media Literacy and Digital Resilience and Money and Work.

 

R.E.

This half term, the children will be focusing on the key question – Why do some people believe God exists? Lessons will enable pupils to learn in depth from different religious and spiritual ways of life about teaching about hard times, focussing on exploring death. 

 

Foreign Languages

This term children will be studying the following topics during weekly French lessons: Buildings on the high street, Directions, Connectives/adjectives and Asking where places are.

Home learning

Spring Term Timetables

Science Knowledge Organiser - Materials and Mixtures

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