Our Class – Year 5

Hello and welcome to Year 5’s webpage!

Spring Term Curriculum

English Year 5 are starting the term by completing their Haiku poetry unit. They will then be exploring other text types such as adventure stories and recounts.
Maths Year 5 will start the term by working on the skills of multiplication and division using formal written methods. In the following weeks the class will move on to understanding fractions, decimal numbers and their linked relationship.
RE After reflecting on the messages of the Christmas season, Year 5 will be studying how the apostles went out into the world and spread their message. They will then explore Buddhism to enhance their understanding of other faiths and religions.
PE On Tuesdays, Year 5 will be swimming. Thursday’s PE lessons will be taught by Mr Youson.
Geography In Geography lessons, children are working to build an understanding of the Middle East.
History After the half term, Year 5 will begin studying the history of Coventry.
Art Fortnightly on Monday afternoons, Year 5 will be taught Art by Miss Quinn.
Design and Technology This half term, we are designing and making burgers. After half term, the children will produce their own photo frames to display their own photographs produced in Art.
Science In Science lessons this term we are focusing on the properties of materials and carrying out investigations to determine which materials are suitable for particular tasks.

 

Homework

Reading Records are due in by Sunday evening via Google Classroom. You are responsible for reading 5 times through the week for at least 15 minutes.

Your spelling tests are every Friday . Make sure you remember to practise as much as you can!

You all have a Times Table Rockstars account, please access this throughout the week alongside completing your weekly Times Table Challenge.

You should logon to spag.com weekly to complete the activity set on a Friday due in for the following Friday.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me: [email protected]

Many thanks,

Ms Piercy and Mrs Atwal