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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5! There are three classes in Year 5 this year, taught by Mrs Bailey, Mrs Jarvis and Mrs Richards. Our teaching assistants are Miss Rice, Mrs Clark, Miss Deacon and Mrs Pollack. On this page, you will find useful information about Year 5 including homework for the week, Forest School dates and PE days.  

 

At the bottom of this page are links to Curriculum content and photos of work completed in school.  

HOMEWORK

We will send home two pieces of homework each week. 

          - Maths

          - English, Science or topic 

Occasionally, we may set a project which takes longer to complete. 

All homework is given out on Friday and should be handed in by the following Wednesday.

Alongside this, please also go onto Times Table Rockstars, Reading Eggs and Spelling Shed to practise your skills. 

Forest School

Each class has a Forest School afternoon this half term. 

 

These will take place on the following Mondays:

5R      15th March

5B      22nd March

5J      29th March

 

On their Forest School days, children should be dressed in their school shirt and jumper/cardigan and jogging bottoms or sports leggings. They must have suitable footwear such as wellies or trainers, which you do not mind getting muddy. If it is cold or wet, a coat, hat and gloves will be needed. 

PE 

Our PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday. Please make sure that you have suitable PE kit in school on these days. 

 

Until Easter, our PE lesson on Wednesday will be cross-country. Children may get their shoes muddy, so please ensure that they are wearing appropriate footwear.

 

Suitable PE kit is a white t-shirt, school PE shirt or house t-shirt and dark shorts or dark joggers, dark sweatshirt and trainers. 

 

If you have pierced ears, you will need to remove your earrings or bring in some tape to cover them during PE. If your hair is longer than shoulder length, it must be tied back. 

 

 

Dressing for the weather!

As all our windows and doors are open at all times - in keeping with Government guidance - it can get chilly in the classroom, especially in the mornings.  Please ensure that your child always has their jumper with them and consider if they need a vest under their shirt.

General Timetable Year 5

READING

“Books give a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.”  Plato.

We would like you to try to read at home every day. You can read to yourself or to an adult. Please make sure that you bring your book to school each day. This could be a book from home or one you have borrowed from school - make  sure you choose something that interests and excites you! 

 

The following website has lots of brilliant ideas to inspire you:

https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/category/readinglists-for-ks2-school-pupils/

 

READING EGGS

In Year 5, we would like all children to participate with our fun and interactive Reading Eggs programme both at home and at school. All children should be encouraged to enjoy 30 minutes of Reading Eggs at home every week, including one reading lesson. Please feel free to extend your learning for even longer! Your teacher will be able to see all of your hard work. Play games, complete puzzles, read stories, write your own stories and complete reading and spelling lessons all whilst earning awards and styling your own Reading Egg character. 

 

You will find your login details in your purple homework book. Quick, log in now to start the fun! 

For more information follow the link below to our Reading Eggs page on our website. 

Recommended Reading List

DRINKS/SNACKS

It is important that to stay hydrated, so please remember to bring in a named water bottle. You can bring in a snack for break time. Please remember that snacks must be fresh fruit or vegetables.

 

                                                   Curriculum content and photos:

Welcome to Year 5 September 2020

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