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: email@example.com
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!
Hawking Class Timetable:
Dyson Class Timetable:
Armstrong Class Timetable:
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 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.
Modern fiction, film narrative
Journalism 2 – documentary: topic
Poetic devices 2 – figurative language
Fiction from our literacy heritage: Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra
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
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.