Miss Potter - Class Teacher on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Mrs Hayes - Teaching Assistant
Mrs Gomme (Teacher on a Monday)
Miss Potter (Teacher on Tuesday to Friday)
Mrs Hayes (TA Monday-Friday)
Welcome to Year Five's section of the website. Look out for regular updates to find out what the children have been learning and experiencing.
Routine and Information
PE kits should be worn all day on our PE days. Year 5 PE days this term are: Monday and Wednesday.
Homework will be set on a Wednesday using online means and handed in the following Monday.
Spellings form part of the homework. However these will be set on a Wednesday and tested on the following Wednesday. Your child should practice this spellings across the week.
Please listen to your child read five times a week and comment in their reading journals. Try some of our reading comprehension questions below to see how much your child can remember!
Swimming will not being happening this term.
Pencil cases – pupils in Year 5 are provided with all of the stationery items that they will need in class. If pupils wish to bring in a pencil case then it should be small and flat, containing no more than 15 items so that it can fit in trays. Stationery limited to fountain pen, pencil, 1 rubber, 1 pencil sharpener, 1 ruler, 10 or less coloured pencils or felt tips.
Uniform – Please see the updated uniform expectations document on the parents page.
Hair – Long hair must be safely tied back and hair must be the child’s natural colour. Hair fastenings should be plain and in school colours.
Monday: Mrs Gomme and Mrs Hayes
Tuesday-Friday: Miss Potter and Mrs Hayes
We welcome you to come and speak to us if you have any queries. Please leave a message with the staff member at the gate if you cannot see a member of the Year 5 team. Time is limited in the mornings and not particularly private, so the end of the day is preferable if it can wait.
This year, we will be setting home learning tasks on Google Classroom. We will also set school work on Google Classroom in the event of a class / school / local / national lock down.
In Year 5, pupils will be asked to complete reading, spelling, maths and another task (writing, topic, science etc).
Reading will be recorded in reading records and spelling will be recorded in spelling journals. Spelling books should be returned on a Monday
Maths will be set on Mathletics and 'other tasks' can be completed on paper and photographed or on a computer or tablet. Photos can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or attached to Google Classroom submissions.
'MyOn' by RenaissanceLots of free books to read online! Many are available to quiz on Accelerated Reader afterwards.
Staying Safe OnlineFollow this link to practice your online safety. If you, or someone in your family, needs support or help in staying safe online send Miss Potter an email!
What are we learning about this term?
Link text: Letters from the Lighthouse, Emma Carroll
See below for our curriculum map for Summer 2021
See below for Year 5's non-negotiables.
This term our Class Talk Topic is: “How has WWII impacted modern lives?” We will be working on this question in our topic lessons as we develop our understanding of WWII. We will be trying to answer this question through our home-based project which will be presented to the rest of the class.
Religious Education, PSHE and Collective Worship
In RE we are learning "What does it mean if God is holy and loving?" in our study of Christianity.
In Jigsaw PSHElessons our unit is: Changing me!
In Collective Worshipour theme is:Friendship...so that we live life in all its fullness.
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