Year Five 2019 - 2020

Miss Rodgers

Mrs Winterbottom

Welcome to Year 5's Class Page!

Staff

Teacher - Miss Rodgers

Teaching Assistants - Mrs Winterbottom and Mrs Lewandowska

French Teacher - Mrs Winterbottom

PE Teacher - Mr Gibbons

A very big welcome to Year 5's class page.

Our class page is a fantastic way to share our weekly learning experiences with you and celebrate our achievements along the way. Please ensure you take a look at this half term's newsletter, where you can find out about: specific subject content, important diary dates for this half term and general classroom reminders. 

PE

Girls PE with Man United - Every Thursday morning (Outdoor kit required)

Swimming - Every Thursday afternoon

Please ensure that your child has the correct PE kit in school at all times. Swimming lessons will begin this week! They start on Thursday 23rd January and finish on Thursday 19th March.

Please ensure your child brings in their full swimming kit: 

  • Swimming trunks (boys)
  • Swimming costume (girls)
  • Swimming cap
  • Towel
  • Bag

Reading Books 

Please make sure children have their reading books and reading journals in school every day. 

TERM

TOPIC

Autumn 1

Vikings Vs Anglo-Saxons

Autumn 2

The Grand Canyon

Spring 1

Crime and Punishment

Spring 2

Extreme Earth

Summer 1

The Mayans

       Summer 2       

Investigating coasts

  

 

TERM

SCIENCE

Autumn 1

Properties and Changes of Materials

Autumn 2

Forces in Action

Spring 1

Earth and Space

Spring 2

Earth and Space

Summer 1

Life Cycles

       Summer 2       

Changes and Reproduction

 

General Reminders

PE – Swimming will take place every Thursday afternoon. Please make sure your child has their full swimming kit in every week. 

Homework – Homework will be given to take home every Friday. It is important that you encourage and support your children with their homework, but please do not do it for them.

Spellings – Children will be give their new list of words to learn every Friday. These are put in their homework books and a spelling quiz will take place every Friday.

Times Tables – It is imperative that children regularly practise their times tables. As part of their homework, children will bring home weekly times tables. We will have a weekly Times Table quiz every Friday.

Water bottles - We encourage all children to bring in their own water bottle which they have access to throughout the day.

 

Dates for your diary

Monday 20th January – Chinese New Year Week

Tuesday 4th February – Parent Open Afternoon

Monday 10th February – DT week

Thursday 13th February – Topic Celebration for Parents

 

Thank you for your continued support.

Miss Rodgers & Mrs Winterbottom

 

 

 

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