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Year 5 & Year 6

Welcome to Year 5/6!

Current teachers:

Jupiter: Miss Cole       Earth: Mrs Ross, Mrs Forster & Mrs Cox        

Mercury: Mrs Cook 

Teaching assistants:

Mrs Lake    Mrs Bailey   Mrs Coe   Mrs Durbin

Our current topic is: Raging Rivers

        

Weekly Updates

Week Ending Friday, 27th of April 2018

We have been really impressed with the excellent attendance of our Year 6 pupils at Passport Club. Well done everyone and we look forward to seeing you next week.

Please ensure your child's PE kit is in school. Water bottles and sun hats must be in school for the summer term.

English: Year 5 will continue to work on Wind in the Willows. Year 6 will be writing a non-chronological report on a made-up animal. 

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

SPaG: Sentence types

Maths: Year 5 will focus on fractions

Year 6 will focus on statistics and measures

Topic: We will learn about famous rivers.

Science: We will be classifying plants.

PSHE: We will be talking about feelings and how we can look after our mental health. 

Art: 

Week Ending Friday, 20th of April 2018

We look forward to seeing you all at Passport Club again this week. Please remind your child to read on a daily basis. It does have a massive impact on their learning across the curriculum.

English: Year 6 will be writing setting descriptions and Year 5 will continue to explore 'The Wind in the Willows.'

Maths: Our focus this week will be on fractions.

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

SPaG: Verb types including modal and passive verbs. 

Topic: We will be learning about the journey of a river. 

Science: We will be looking at the characteristics of different organisms and sorting them into different groups. 

PSHE: We will begin to understand citizenship by learning about Earth Day which will be on the 22nd of April. 

PE: Orienteering

Art:

RE: We will learn about the Hajj pilgrimage and understand why it is important for Muslims. 

Music: We will be learning African songs and chants. 

ICT: River research

Week Ending Friday, 13th of April 2018

We would like to thank all Year 6 pupils for completing their homework over the holidays and this will be marked in school. Thank you also to all the Year 6 pupils who are attending Passport Club every morning. Please keep it up!

Maths: Year 5 & 6 will work on the properties of number. 

English: Year 6 will be writing a set of instructions to make a gourmet dish fit for a king. Year 5 will begin a writing unit based around 'The Wind in the Willows'. 

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

SPaG: Word classes and verbs

Topic: We will begin by learning about the Water Cycle.

Science: Our focus will be on classifying organisms into different groups. We will use a classification key with a focus on using scientific vocabulary in our explanations. 

PSHE: We will be playing Kim's game to test our ability to keep focus. Our learning gem this term is 'Keeping Focus' and we will be discussing strategies which allow us to concentrate and focus. 

PE: Orienteering

Art: 

Music: We will be learning to understand music in the context of African culture.

RE: Pilgrimages and Special journeys 

Week Ending Friday, 16th March 2018

We would like to thank our parents/carers who came along to our SATs meeting this week. We hope you found it informative. We'll send home the SATs materials to parents/carers who were not able to attend.  

We are noticing an increase in children reading for pleasure. Please remind your child to read every day. 

 

Maths:  Year 6 will work on measures this week. We will be converting measures and choosing the correct measure when solving problems. Year 5 will also cover measures this week. 

English: We will focus on story writing. 

Spelling: Roots and affixes

SPaG: We will focus on speech punctuation. 

Topic: What is a gas mask? We will be writing instructions to make one. 

STEM Week 

You will have already received a letter informing you about our STEM week activities. 

PSHE: Understanding tolerance

PE: Endurance and rugby 

Art: We will continue to work on our image boards. 

Music: We will be learning WW2 songs. 

 

 

 

 

   

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.