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

Swattenden

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

Mathematical Reasoning

Mathematical Vocabulary

Ways to Practise Spellings

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 20/04/18

Homework 27/04/18

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 5 and 6 Opportunities

English -

Cinquains and Haiku Poems

Writing a balanced argument

Finding out about creation and tradition stories

Stories from other cultures

Non-chronological reports

 

Maths - Geometry, shape, fractions, decimals and percentages, position and direction

 

Science - Living things and Animals including humans

 

Art and Design - Drawing and Form and digital art

 

Computing - Digital art, simulations, spreadsheets 

Design and Technology - Textiles


Topic -  Africa

 

French -  Finding out where French speaking countries are, vocabulary for: where they live, their house, places in town, tenses.

 

Music -  Djembe drumming and African dance

 

PE -  Dance (Dyson), Multi Skills, Tri-golf, Athletics and Kwik Cricket

 

RE -  Beliefs in Action in the World and the Shavuot festival

 

PSHE -  Understanding our emotions and finding coping strategies, e-safety, where to get support, relationships, diversity, poverty, money, rights and responsibilities.

 

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.