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5- Puffins

PUFFINS 5

MRS HINDLE, MRS DRIVER and MRS SULTANA

WELCOME

Welcome to Year 5. Please read through the information below to help you and your child understand all that will be happening in our school year.

READING

                                                                                  

 

In Year 5, we love reading!

Please listen to your child read a little every day. Your child can win special coupons when we have a parent signature in your child’s reading record book.

Your child can change their book as often as they have read!

Library sessions are on WEDNESDAY, please can children have books ready to hand back on this day.

Children can also borrow books from our classroom reading area if they want to.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Please note that P.E. is on Tuesday and Friday. Children need a full PE kit in school.

HOMEWORK

We will send homework out on a Friday ready to be handed in the following Friday. Sometimes we might ask you to complete ‘Home Learning Challenges ‘were children will receive a certificate.

 

TIMETABLE

MONDAY

 

GUIDED READ

ENGLISH

HANDWRITING

MATHS

CC

RE

TUESDAY

HAND

WRITING

SCIENCE

 

SCIENCE

PE

GUIDED

READING

MATHS

SPELLINGS

WEDNESDAY

GUIDED

READING

ENGLISH

SPELLING

MATHS

FRENCH

MUSIC

CC

LIBRARY

THURSDAY

GUIDED READ

ENGLISH

SPELLING

MATHS

RELAX KIDS

PSHE

FRIDAY

PE

HANDWRITING

GUIDED READING

MATHS

COMPUTING

ENGLISH

IND WRITE

 

 

Maths

This term we are looking at multiplication and division looking at different strategies including mental and written strategies.

We will also be comparing and ordering fractions  .  Looking at area and measure followed by Statistics and time.

English

We will be studying the historical classic, 'Oliver Twist' . We will be exploring how and when the story is set and how the author presents a historical background. Children will write their own version of the historical text.

 

Later his term we will be studying classic poetry looking at a variety of poems.

 

Creative Curriculum

Discovering the Victorians 

We will be learning about the Victorians. We will look closely at Queen Victoria and how she ruled. We will also explore life in Victorian Britain. Children will focus on the skills of inquiry as well as comparing different aspects of Victorian life and the modern day.   

Computing

This term we will be using the coding program Scratch.

RE

For our unit for this term we will be studying Christianity 

Music

This term we will be exploring the style of music - 'Jazz'.

French

We are going to be looking at  holidays . Children will discuss where they can visit and what they would need to pack.

P.E

This term, we are working on our football skills. Children will focus on passing, dribbling, shooting and defending, eventually leading up to playing short 5-a-side football games.

PSHE

In PSHE we are looking at relationships. The children will be learning about how to stay safe, how to manage risks, hygiene and first aid. 

This term is an exciting term as we are learning all about the Victorians.

We have  an exciting trip planned on the 11th December to go and visit a Victorian Father Christmas !

More information to follow - so keep your costumes for this date !

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