Yr 5 – Mrs Croydon & Mr Biggs – Kinder Scout
Our Topic this term is Groovy Greeks. Please encourage your child to investigate our history topic. Homework for this term is shown below and will be shared with the class weekly.
Weekly spellings focus on high frequency words as listed in the National Curriculum. Children will continue investigating and learning the year 5 and 6 words. Spellings will be given on a Monday and tested the following Monday. The spellings to be learned will be highlighted in their diary and then the children will √ the ones they spelled accurately.
Please continue to encourage your child to read at home. In their diary are a list of other activities which will develop your child’s love of reading and the reading experience, try to complete at least 4 of them weekly. We always welcome book reviews and recommendations to encourage other readers in class, book review sheets are available in class. When completed come and display the review for other children to read.
This will be given out on Friday to be completed and returned any day but by the following Friday at the latest. Please encourage your child to complete this homework as it supports the grammar, punctuation and spelling learning, which takes place within the classroom. Your child will complete this task independently weekly.
In Numeracy this term we will be concentrating on multiplication and division, fractions and geometry.
A quick recall of times tables facts are an essential skill to support understanding in mathematics. Encourage your child to practise, as all children in year 5 need to know their times tables to 12 x 12 and the related division facts. Times Table activities are completed weekly.
Maths Skills Check
Homework will be given weekly to support and consolidate the learning in class. This is given out on Friday to be completed and returned any day but by the following Friday at the latest. Your child should use the ‘Prompt Sheets’ to support them. They will complete this task independently.
PE will be on Thursday and Friday afternoons. Please ensure that your child has both an indoor and outdoor PE kit on these days, as we will be venturing outside as much as we can.
FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT
Times tables – A quick recall of times tables facts are an essential skill to support understanding in mathematics.
School closes for the Bank holiday for one day on 07.05.2018 re-opens on 08.05.2018. Spring bank week - school closes on 25.05.2018 at 3.15pm and re-opens on 04.06.2018. Inset day on 22.06.2018 and school will be closed to children.