Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

You will find the Year 5 classes located in the Pavilions at the top of the school field. We consist of three classes; Hawking, Dyson and Armstrong. The Year 5 team of teachers are Miss Stapley, Mr Shergold and Miss Miller and the TAs are Mrs Brett, Mrs Chambers, Mrs Colgate, Mrs Macnab, Mrs Alcala and Mr Ketley.

 

Miss Stapley can be contacted on: dstapley@discovery.kent.sch.uk

 

Mr Shergold can be contacted on: IShergold@discovery.kent.sch.uk

 

Miss Miller can be contacted on: LMiller@discovery.kent.sch.uk

 

The Upper Key Stage 2 Phase Leader is Miss Wilce. She can be contacted on JWilce@discovery.kent.sch.uk

 

 

During the course of the year we have some very exciting topics, including Stone Age to Iron Age, Almighty Egyptians and Africa! Alongside all the wonderful learning, you will have many exciting events to look forward to, such as the Stone Age Forest Schools Day, PGL and an Ancient Egyptian Day! What a lot of educational fun!

 

Celebration

Class Timetables

Hawking Class Timetable:

Dyson Class Timetable:

Armstrong Class Timetable:

Parent Consultation Information

Download
September 2017 Parent Talk
presentation to parents sept.pptx
Microsoft Power Point Presentation 3.3 MB
Download
Year 5 Recommended Reading List
Childrens-Reading-Book-List-KS2-Y5-9-10y
Adobe Acrobat Document 173.0 KB

Homework

Homework will be set every Friday and due in the following Wednesday.

The children will be receiving maths homework in the form of games and investigations.

The children will develop fluency with numbers through developing their number sense and working with numbers in different ways, NOT by memorising rote facts. They will also be receiving English homework in the form of, spelling, comprehension and grammar tasks. Additionally each child will be given a reading challenge bingo card.

Homework 12/01/18

Homework 19/01/18

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Homework 26/01/18

PE

Year 5 PE lessons will be on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Please ensure your child has their suitable PE kit in school on each day. Long hair needs to be tied back and earrings should not be worn.

Term 3 and 4 Opportunities

English -

 

Modern fiction, film narrative

Journalism 2 – documentary: topic

Poetic devices 2 – figurative language

Fiction from our literacy heritage: Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra

Persuasion

Choral Poetry and Chant

Maths - Geometry, shape, fractions, decimals and percentages

 

Science - Properties and changes of materials and Forces

 

 

Art and Design - Drawing and Form

 

Computing - Programming and controls

 

 

Design and Technology - Watering Systems – cams and pulleys

 


Topic -  Ancient Egyptians and Rivers and Water Systems.

 

French -  Food, breakfast, ingredients, French dessert, directions

 

Music -  Understanding the staff and musical notation (Joseph and Technicolour Dreamcoat)

 

PE -  Gymnastics, Basketball, Multiskills and Rugby (Dyson)

 

RE -  Journey of life and death and different types of churches.

 

PSHE -  understanding our emotions and finding coping strategies, identifying people that can help us and finding out about the importance of a healthy diet, life style and mental health

 

Provision Map 2017-18

Below is the Year 5 continuous provision map.

In grey are the interventions for Terms 1 and 2. In white are the interventions for Terms 3 and 4.