WELCOME TO 5M

Class Notice Board

Please bring your PE Kit to school at the beginning of each half term and take home at the end of each half term, thank you.

Please bring in your reading books and diaries every Friday! Children will be rewarded each week for reading at home five times a week!

Please encourage your child to use our new maths app ‘Doodle Maths’ each day, ‘little and often!!! (10 mins each day). They will also have the opportunity to brush up on their times table skills using the same map ‘Doodle Tables.’

Homework is now given out each week on a Friday and collected each Wednesday.

 

Thank-you, 
Ms McPherson & Miss Lloyd

Timetable

We are learning about…

English

In Literacy, the children have started to read a book called, ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter.’ They are continuing to develop reading skills such as scanning, summarising and developing the use of powerful adjectives and the use of emotive language.

The children will be exploring several genres such as creating character descriptions, a diary entry, recounts and letter writing.

In guided reading children will be reading a poetry book ‘Be The Change.’ They will be developing their poetry skills suing skills such as inference, scanning, developing new vocabulary, comprehension skills as well as creating some of their own poems!

Maths

In maths, we will be continuing with Year 5 maths. We will be learning about fractions, decimals, percentages, geometry, position and movement and measurements.

Science

In science, we will be learning about ‘Healthy Eating’  We will be looking at the five food groups and use the information we have learnt to crate a leaflet, growing our own plants and vegetables, cooking and lots of other exciting activities!

As part of our topic ‘She, Grow and Farm’, children will learn about food webs and animal life cycles, including how living things are dependant on one another within a habitat. We will investigate the different ways that plants reproduce and will dissect flowering plants to identify the different structures.

Physical Education

This half term we will be developing our skills and knowledge in Basketball. We will be practise skills such as running, jumping, throwing, , catching, balance, coordination, flexibility, As well as thee skills children will be able to practise working as a team, learn the importance of exercise and improve their overall fitness.

Geography

This half term we will be looking to explore the topic ‘Sow, Grow and Farm’, this is a geography based topic. We will learn about allotments in the UK and how the government encouraged people to have these in order to support food rationing during the Second World War.

Children will have the opportunity to learn about farming in the UK and other countries around the world. The techniques used in modern farming, including the challenges that farmers face.

Design and Technology/ICT

As part of our topic, you will be creating a home project where you’re able to use your imagination to create a piece of work for our fabulous Corridor display.

We will be exploring the artwork of the famous ‘Van Gogh’. We will be recreating his piece of artwork ‘Sunflower’ using a variety of art materials.

ICT this half term will continue to develop existing computer skills with a focus on ‘Online Safety.’

RE

In RE, we will be focusing our lessons on Christianity.

Children will be exploring aspects of Christianity and their beliefs.