Class Teacher: Miss K Sivills
Teaching Assistant: Mrs V Easton

For more information on your child’s class timetable for the current academic year,  homework and curriculum please click on the links below:

 

Autumn term curriculum

 

English This half term we are focusing on the work of William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet.  We will be writing a variety of genres including letters to inform, dairy entries and poetry using figurative language.

During Spring 2, we are having a Geographical focus looking at Rivers. The book we will be using is Journey to the River Sea. We will be writing a variety of both fiction and non-fiction genres. Examples of writing we will be producing are persuasive letters, dairy entries, newspaper reports, non-chronological reports and a biography.

Maths Our units in Power Maths this term include multiplication, division, fractions, decimals and percentages.
Science We cover one topic in science throughout the Spring term, this is life cycles. We will be focusing on the animals and insects that take habitat by a river.
Geography

IIn our geography this term, we will be exploring rivers.  We will be discussing how useful rivers are and the different uses of Rivers.

PE

Indoor PE- We have Yoga bugs this half term.

Outdoor PE- Hockey where we will be learning how to work together as a team with the different strategies and tactics needed to be successful within a game situation.

Music In Music, we will be listening to a wide variety of music. We will begin to describe this music using technical vocabulary such as, pitch, tempo, tone and volume.
PSHCE We are learning all about how to be a good citizen. We will be covering aspects such as anti-social behaviour, rules of our school, rules of the community and the rule of law.

 

What’s on in Year 5 this term?

Monday

3:10-4:00pm 

Basketball

Wednesday 

Lunchtime 

Live it and Get Active

Friday 

12:15-1:00pm 

Badminton

 

 

Reading

Parents are expected to read with their child 3 times a week at home. Reading record books must be signed and returned daily for confirmation.
Homework:

  • Pupils will be given spellings on a Friday to learn for the test the following Friday (Look, Cover, Spell, Check).

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PE:
Kit: Indoor: White  T shirt, black shorts, black plimsolls
Outdoor: Black/Dark tracksuit, trainers (no jewellery).
Indoor PE sessions will take place on a Monday and outdoor PE sessions on a Tuesday.
PE kits must be kept in school during term time.
School will provide a spare PE kit for pupils who attend school without one.