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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5's Class Page!

Please scroll to the bottom of this page for important information regarding PE and homework, and what we are learning this term! 😃
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Books we are using in Autumn Term 📚💛

*Autumn Term - What are we learning?*

English - Key reading, writing, grammar, comprehension, spelling and language skills taught through a wide variety of text-types (adventure stories, explanation texts, play scripts, newspaper reports, poetry, historical stories etc...)

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Maths - Place Value of numbers up to 1,000,000; the four operations; negative numbers; rounding; problem solving; Roman numerals; times tables revision; statistics; perimeter and area.

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Whole-Class Novels - Sophie Anderson - The House with Chicken Legs, Tom Fletcher - The Christmasaurus, Michael Morpurgo - Beowulf, Cressida Cowell - How To Train Your Dragon

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Science - Properties and Changes of Materials

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PE - Dance (The Haka), Gymnastics, Football, Health-Related Fitness (circuits etc.), Yoga

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History - Anglo-Saxons and The Vikings

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Geography - Scandinavian countries, trade links and economy, Extreme Earth (volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, structure of Earth, tornadoes etc.)

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ICT - Coding, key skills

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Art - Colour wheel, blending and shading

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Design and Technology - Design and make a historically accurate Viking longship that floats and holds Lego ‘Vikings’, kitchen safety and food hygiene, traditional Viking recipes

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British Values - Democracy

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RE - Where does the Christian Bible come from? Why is Mohammed important to Muslims? 

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PSHE - Being Me In The World, Celebrating Difference

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French - Key vocabulary revision (numbers to 60, common greetings etc.), daily routine, school subjects, French celebrities

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Music - Keyboards and singing

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Important Information 

Year 5 will have PE every TUESDAY and THURSDAY afternoon. This will change throughout the year so please
keep checking back for updates!

 

Please ensure your children have the following PE kit items every PE day:

  • Yellow PE shirt (COMPULSORY)
  • Black shorts (COMPULSORY)
  • Black pumps (COMPULSORY)
  • Trainers for when we're lucky enough to go outside (OPTIONAL)
  • Outdoor bottoms / jacket (OPTIONAL)
  • All jewellery is to be removed before every PE session and long hair is expected to be tied back.


 

Homework

Year 5 will receive homework every Monday which will be due in the following Monday.

The homework will consist of practising key mathematical calculations, times tables, spellings and reading. There may also be added information on the types of things we will be looking at the following week.

If children do not complete their homework, they will be expected to do it in their own time within school hours.

 

If you have any questions or want to speak to me, please do not hesitate to contact me by coming into school, phoning school or signing up to Class Dojo and sending me a direct message through its secure messaging system. Thank you!

Miss Corless

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