Year 5 – Mr Davies

Welcome to Year 5 – We are also called the ‘Wizard Class’ this year and will be focusing work on our name. I am really looking forward to teaching your children this year and We have a very exciting year planned for year 5.

During our topic lessons, we will be learning all about the Vikings. We will look at how they lived, foraged, fought and key dates. The children will also have a Viking Workshop to attend this half term and also go on a Viking Visit to Martin Mere. Please Click here to view our Learning challenges and home link projects.

Our literacy is based around the novel Beowulf. This is also linked to the Viking era but our children will be focusing on Legends this half term. Click here to view our learning challenges this term.

During Mathematics in autumn term we will focusing on Place Value, Addition and Subtraction and Statistics.

Please Click here to view our mathematics plan from year 5.

In science, we will be learning about Forces. We will look at friction, gravity and pushes and pulls as part of our topic. We will take part in some exciting experiments too!

 

Class information

We have now started our class story on Class Dojo where parents can see their child’s dojo points and achievements as well as being able to like and comment on posts. If any parents have trouble signing up to our classroom on Class Dojo, could you please get in touch with Mr Davies. We also have Class Seesaw for our parents to see what your children have been learning! Please keep up-to-date and check in from time to time to have a look at your child’s work and activities in Class 5!

 

Homework

Spelling, Maths and Grammar – Friday (Brought back to school by following Wednesday)

Children are encouraged to take books from the library and are to read for 10 minutes each night.

This term we will have P.E. on a Friday afternoon – This term we will be Fencing!

See below our pictures of what we have been learning about this term…

We have been learning about Fencing in P.E. and how to use the correct stance! We have been enjoying learning a new sport! On Guard!

As part of our topic ‘The Vikings and Anglo Saxons’ we had a visit to our school from a viking called Bjorn Ironside! We loved our Viking day and it was great to find out about this era before starting our topic! We hope to get a lot of quality writing from this topic!

 

We visited Mere Tun Viking village at Martin Mere! We found out about Anglo Saxon and Viking Life. Here we took part in foraging, weapons training, weaving and thatching…