Welcome to Year 5. Our class teachers are Mr Morley and Miss Mayes.
This term our topic will be ‘Savage world’. In this topic the children will be learning about the worlds natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornados, tsunamis and many more. They will learn how, where and why these disasters occur as well as learning about events that have happened previously in history. To coincide with this topic, the children will visit London’s Natural History Museum to have an interactive workshop on earthquakes and volcanoes.
Year 5 will be experiencing the joys of fractions, decimals and percentages in maths this term. As well as weekly arithmetic practise the children will receive number skills testing as part of their maths homework.
In English our writing takes us on a journey through non-chronological reports as well as setting descriptions, newspaper reports and explanation texts. As part of SPaG (Spelling Punctuation and Grammar) we will be having a focus on speech punctuation and how to use it effectively in all text types. Spellings will continue to be given out as part of the children’s homework.
Thank you for your continued support.
Miss Mayes & Mr Morley
Year 5 will have PE every Tuesday and Friday (please make sure kit is named).
*Year 5 will bring homework home on a Monday that will be due back on the following Monday.
*Spellings will be taught on a Monday morning and will be tested on Fridays.
*In Year 5 children are expected to read at least three times a week and record this in their planner. Children of this age may well be fluent and competent readers, but still need to read aloud to others regularly. It is beneficial to ask your child questions while they are reading to test their understanding. If you would like examples of these types of questions, please see your child’s class teacher.