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Year 5 & Year 6

Welcome to Year 5/6!

Please click here for the slides for the Meet the Teacher event at the start of the year, covering key information for the year.


Our current topic is: Native America

        

Weekly Updates

Week Ending Friday, 21st of September

Maths: Our focus this week is on place value. 

English: We will learning a Pocahontas text to write a biography. 

Science: Circulation in the heart.

Geography/History: We will use photographic evidence to find out about Native American life.  

Art: We will continue to look at the work of John Nieto. 

PE: 

Week Ending Friday, 15th June 2018

Maths: Our focus this week will be on angles.

English: 

Spelling: We will work on key spelling patterns, tricky words and a range of activities to help us learn our spellings. 

SPaG: 

Science: We focus on body changes as we grow. 

PE: We will be preparing for Sports Day.

Art: We will be tessellating shapes to create a piece of artwork.

Music: Singing and performing  

Week Ending Friday, 8th June 2018

This week is assessment week so the timetable will be different. We will also be preparing for Sports Day and carrying out auditions for our upcoming Year 6 producation of Bugsy Malone. 

Watch this space!

Week Ending Friday,  11th May 2018

Thank you to all our Year 6 children who have been working really hard in Passport Club.

Maths: Year 5 will continue to work on fractions. Year 6 will be working on reasoning this week. 

English: We will focus on reading this week using our knowledge of VIPERS.

Spelling: We will focus on tricky words and a range of spelling patterns. 

SPaG: Revising key areas

Topic: We will look at the uses of rivers. 

Science: We will explore micro-organisms. 

PE: Orienteering and cricket.

Art: We will continue to work in the style of Monet. 

Week Ending Friday, 4th May 2018

Thank you to all our Year 6 children who continue to attend Passport Club. We're seeing some fantastic learning attitudes. 

Please ensure your child is reading at home on a daily basis and that spellings are being learnt.

English: Year 5 will continue to work on Wind in the Willows and Year 6 will be working on setting descriptions. 

Spellings: We will focus on tricky words and a range of spelling patterns. 

SPaG: Verb tenses

Maths: Year 5 will continue to work on fractions. Year 6 will explore angles this week. 

Topic: Rivers in the UK

Science: We will learn about Carl Linnaeus and his classification system. 

PSHE: Circle time 

Art: Exploring paint with a river theme.

PE: Orienteering and Cricket

RE: We will learn why Jerusalem is important to Muslims, Christians and Jews. 

 

 

 

   

Please remember that we expect your child to read for ten minutes, at least five times a week. This can be their library book, a magazine, recipe book or a book they have chosen. Reading is an essential part of your child's learning. Please sign their reading journals.  Thank you for your continued support. 


Homework and Spellings

Your child will receive weekly spellings to learn at home. We expect our children to read at least five times a week for a minimum of ten minutes. Reading is a very important part of your child's learning. Every child will take home a weekly arithmetic paper and please encourage your child to complete this weekly and return to school.