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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 Summer Term 2022 will be every Tuesday afternoon and Thursday morning. Children will need to bring their indoor PE kit on a Tuesday and their swimming kit on a Thursday. 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 Summer Term Curriculum 

 

English

This term, we will be learning about Mystery stories, Myths and Legends, Balanced Arguments and Performance Poetry.

 

Maths

This term, we will be focussing on Decimals, Properties of shape, Position and direction and Converting units of measure.

 

Science

In Science, we will be learning all about Living things and Life Cycles.

 

Topic

This project focuses on Ground breaking Greeks and teaches children about developments and changes over six periods of ancient Greek history, focusing on the city state of Athens in the Classical age, and exploring the lasting legacy of ancient Greece.

 

Design and Technology

 

Our Design and Technology project teaches children about how architectural style and technology has developed over time and then use this knowledge to design a building with specific features.

 

Computing

This term we will be exploring concept maps, 3D modelling and word processing as part of the Year 5 computing curriculum.

 

Music

This year we will be using the award-winning Music learning scheme, Charanga. Children’s learning will be focussed on the Motown style of music 'Dancing in the street’ by  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 Physical and mental health, Growing and changing and Keeping safe.

 

R.E.

This half term, the children will be focusing on the key question – What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today? and What does it mean to be a Sikh in Britain today? 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: Keeping fit and healthy and food likes and dislikes.

Home learning

Summer Term Timetables

Science Knowledge Organiser - Materials and Mixtures

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