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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5
This term, we are learning about:
PHARAOHS
 
Who will support my learning?
Teachers: Mrs Markus and Mrs Nicholls
HLTA: Mrs Baker
TA: Miss Dorsett 
 
Home Learning
Reading - every day, signed by an adult in your reading record. Books can be changed on Friday. We will be monitoring their use of Accelerated Reader on a weekly basis.
Times Tables - daily practice using TTRockstars which will be monitored weekly.
Spelling - your child is going to be set spellings to learn at home on a weekly basis.  The spellings set will link to the focus of the spelling lesson being taught that week and the number of words will be a maximum of ten depending on the level of difficulty.  The words to learn will be set via Microsoft Teams every Monday.  Your child can use a range of strategies to learn their spellings in readiness for a spelling test on a Friday.   
Topic - Topic related homework will be set once a term via Assignments (linked to Teams).  Your child will be provided with a list of activities and we expect to see at least one piece of evidence of an outcome uploaded to Assignments by the end of each term.   
Year 5 Topics
Term 1 - Pharaohs
Term 2 - Stargazers
Term 3 - Time Traveller
Term 4 - Beast Creator
Term 5 - Allotment
Term 6 - Off with Her Head!
When do I need to wear my PE Kit?
Every Wednesday
Please ensure all kit is named.
 
What else do I need to know about Year 5?
  • I need my daily water bottle and healthy snack
  • I will change my home reading book on Friday
  • My teacher will provide all the resources I need for learning, so I don't need to bring in my own items
  • I will be ready, respectful and safe at all times in school