Year 5

Teacher – 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.

We had a lovely Spring Term – finished off with a trip to Kingswood! See Twitter for more pictures! – Please see below for out topic information for Summer

During our topic lessons, we will be learning all about The Amazon Rain Forest as part of our Geography topic.

Click here to view our learning challenges and home link projects.

 

Our English is based around Stories from Other Cultures and we are reading the book ‘The Great Kapok Tree’ . Click here to view our learning challenges this term.

  • Can you think about why we need to save our Rain Forests?
  • Do you enjoy the book?
  • Did you enjoy the book? Tell your teacher about it…

During Mathematics in Summer term we will focusing on Decimals, Geometry: Properties of Shape Geometry: Position and Direction, Measurements: Converting Units Measurement, We will also spend a week on Time as some children need to practice time telling and timetables – Could we please support children at home with this too! Many thanks.  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 English – 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.

Activities this Term

This term we will still have PE on a Tuesday Afternoon

We will still be with the Hawthornes on a Wednesday afternoon learning all about Spanish!

We will also this term have Swimming on a Thursday Afternoon (Please make sure children have their bags/costumes/towels ready please)

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…