Please scroll to the bottom of this page for important information regarding curriculum, PE and homework.
In Year 5, Miss Baxter is the class teacher. We are supported by our class TA, Miss Carter. The 1–1 staff in year 5 are Mrs Buttriss, Miss Bunting, Mrs Bridges and Miss Ainsworth.
If you have any questions or want to speak to me, please do not hesitate to contact me on Class Dojo. Thank you.
*Autumn- What are we learning?*
English - Key reading, writing, grammar, comprehension, spelling and language skills taught through a wide variety of text-types (Science Fiction, Newspaper articles, poems, picture books, short fiction)
Maths - Revision of Year 4 objectives with progression (area and perimeter, measurement, multiplication and division of 3, 4 and 5 digit numbers)
Whole-Class Novel - Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Science - Properties of materials
PE - Gymnastics, Dance
History - Ancient Greece
Geography - World countries, biomes and environmental regions
ICT - Internet safety, coding (Scratch)
Design and Technology -
French - Recapping numbers, introductions, all about me, weather
Year 5 will have PE every MONDAY and THURSDAY afternoon. Children can come to school in their PE kit.
Please ensure your children are wearing the following for PE:
- 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.
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.