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Year 5

Spring 2024

 

We hope you all had a fantastic break and are ready to learn! 

Our new topic for this term is 'Exploring Africa'! 

We have had a great time in Year 5 so far. We have had a visit from Relax Kids, Dick Turpin (Miss Gandy) visited us in court (class) and we have become experts at yoga! 

 

2023-2024 Year 5 Autumn Term

 

We are so looking forward to having you in Year 5! 

Miss Gandy, Miss Orton, Mrs Faulkner, Mr Parkin, Mrs Yorke and Mrs Randle 

 

2022-2023 Year 5 Summer Term

 

We continue to work hard in year 5 and cannot believe that we will soon be year sixes

 

Our topic this term is Ancient Greece. We will be entering a discovery of gods and goddesses, Olympic sports, discoveries and philosophical thinking that continue to influence us in the modern world.

 

The Barnabus Project has been our Take One Book inspiring us to write our own stories of hidden labs and amazing escape. Moving forward we will be enjoying Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief and exploring Myths and Legends. Our writing in year 5 has started to show fantastic developments and children are learning to slow down, focusing on the detail of WHAT they write rather than the amount. Accuracy in writing is vital in year 5.

 

In maths we are gaining an understanding of perimeter, area and statistics. We continue to practise times tables and develop our confidence in this area of maths celebrating with children who make achievements in their Times Tables Rock Star account in celebration assembly on a Friday. Visiting the Times Tables Rock Star website 3 times a week is suggested as homework and an excellent way to get better at multiplication whilst also having fun!

 

There's so much to learn so make sure you are here everyday! Check out which attendance zone you are in on the attendance poster.

 

Don't forget if you have any questions at all just email the class teachers or get in touch through Class Dojo, we are here to help.

 

Mrs Bal

Mrs Arrowsmith

Ms Allen

 

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