Welcome to Year 5!
Class teachers: Teaching Assistants:
5 Cedar: Miss Duckworth Mrs Fulat
5 Larch: Miss Sheth Mrs Khanani
Our Christian value this half term is: Self Control
Welcome back! We hope you have had an enjoyable Summer break with your families and are ready for an exciting year ahead!
Below are the areas of focus for this half term:
English: Newspaper report based on the illustrated narrative Tuesday by David Wiesner
Maths: Number- Place value, Addition and Subtraction
RE : Jesus' teachings
Big Question: In what ways was Jesus a teacher?
Science: Earth and Space
French: Time and Days of the week
PSHE: Rules and Community
British Value: Rule of Law- Why are rules important?
Music: Rock music- Livin' on a prayer
PE: Tennis- 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.
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!