Welcome to Year 5!
This page will give you more information about the exciting learning taking place in our class.
Class teachers: Teaching Assistants:
5 Cedar: Miss Duckworth Mrs Fulat
5 Larch: Miss Sheth Mrs Khanani
Our Christian value this half term is:
By nurturing our seedlings they will grow
Below are the areas of focus for this half term:
English: Writing an alternative ending for the classic novel 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens
Maths: Multiplication and division, Perimeter and area
RE : Christmas: Matthew and Luke
Big Question: What did Matthew and Luke tell us about Christmas?
Science: Properties and changes of materials
Individual Liberty – How would people have demonstrated their individual rights during the times of hardship in the past?
French: Time and Days of the week
Music: Don't stop Believin'
PE: Gymnastics- please ensure children have their PE kits in from Monday to Friday and that they are taken home weekly for a wash.
(For more information please refer to the Newsletter below)
HOW CAN YOU HELP AT HOME?
Read, read, read and then read some more- question your child about what they have read using the five W’s.
Below is a link to recommended reads for Year 5 children:
Ensure your child is practising their times tables on a regular basis and support your child with learning their weekly spellings.
Encourage your child to research about the topics they are learning in school.
Relationship Education Letter
Newsletter and Recommended Reads
Year 5 Curriculum Map
Essential Learning Experiences
We are fortunate enough to have external guests visit us throughout the year. As well as this, we have have a range of trips planned throughout the year to enhance our children's learning. Please find the list of essential experiences below up until February:
Pop UK concert ✔
Peace workshop ✔
Spaceport trip to Liverpool ✔
Victorian day- This will allow children to compare modern day schooling to Victorian schooling.
Hinduism Day- We will have a visitor coming in to speak to us about her religion and diversity. Children will also explore Hindu culture through art and drama.
Chocolate House visit (in Blackburn)
Charity Fundraising: Design, make and sell chocolate
Please keep an eye out for updates!