We are excited to welcome Year 5 back to school! On this page you will find information detailing what your child will be learning this year along with useful information and updates.
Please continue to use ClassDoJo to contact staff and keep up to date with exciting opportunities and experiences.
PE DAY: J5 - FRIDAY
J6 - TUESDAY
Please note that children need to come into school in their PE kit on a day when they have PE.
Homework is an important part of a child's learning. It helps to consolidate what is being taught and promotes independence and organisation. We appreciate your support in ensuring your child's homework tasks are completed.
English/Maths: Complete at least 1 piece of either maths or English work.
Reading: Read at least 3 times per week (Accelerated reader book, books from home or class library book).
Spelling: Weekly spelling homework.
Times Tables: Regular practicing of times tables. Play Times Tables Rock Stars for a minimum of 30 minutes each week.
In Year 5 the children join the Accelerated Reader scheme, this is a reading management and monitor programme designed to foster independent reading.
The children complete a star reading test that gives the children a ZPD range. This is the level or 'band' of books that a child can choose from. Once they have a book they need to read it, and then once complete, the children will attempt a quiz to test their understanding of the text. The school expects children to achieve at least 80% on each test before they move onto a new text. If a child does not achieve this, they will keep the book and be asked to re-read it before attempting the test again.
The aim of this is to ensure that the children are understanding what they are reading, developing their comprehension and inference skills.
English Text: The Firework-Maker's Daughter by Philip Pullman
Maths: Perimeter & Area; Multiplication & Division
History: Shang Dynasty
Geography: Study of Mountains & Volcanoes
Science: Living Things