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 Lawson and Miss Chattenton. We also have a Keyworker in our team; Mrs Alcala.
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!
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.
Year 5 PE lessons will be on the following days:
- Thursday for indoor PE
- Friday for outdoor PE
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.
Fiction – suspense and mystery
Journalism and news reports
Instructions 1 for reference and recounts
Poetic Devices using Rhythm and Rhyme
Myths and Legends
Maths - place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division.
Science - Earth, Sun and Moon and Forces (gravity and air resistance).
Art and Design - Cave Painting inspired by the Neolithic era in the style of Banksy.
Computing - E-safety, using the internet and creating websites.
Design and Technology - Learning about the Neolithic diet and creating Celt style jewellery.
Topic - Discovering all about the Stone Age through to the Iron Age, finding out about land use and map reading.
French - Christmas, Times of the Day, Seasons, Numbers to 50
and Pause Words.
Music - creating our own National Anthem.
PE - Hockey and Gymnastics.
RE - finding out about religious celebrations.
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.