Just believe you can and you’re halfway there!
Year 5 is the beginning of Upper Key Stage 2 and we will be concentrating on honing our writing and mathematical skills in readiness for Year 6. The pupils have a chance to really bond when we go away for our exciting residential trip in the summer term.
The Year 5 Team
5W- Mrs Willis
5C- Mrs Gilmore
5NG Mrs Nathan and Mrs Garcia
What we are learning this term
Year 5 is another important yet exciting year in your child’s learning. Throughout the year, they will continue to develop their writing skills through a range of high quality engaging texts. Your child will continue to write at length with a focus on purpose and audience.
How you can help at home
Regular reading is still highly important in Year 5 so please do continue to hear your child read as well as encourage them to read for pleasure independently. All children are expected to read regularly at home and record in their reading records. Year 5 pupils need to develop their inference and deduction skills so asking them questions about what they have read will really support them.
Spelling is a very important part of the Year 5 English curriculum and therefore a new list of target words from the National Curriculum will be sent home every week to practise, in a red folder.
It is our aim that all pupils move up to Year 6 having excellent, rapid recall of times tables up to 12 so pupils are tested every week. Please check your child’s red folder every Thursday for their current times table target
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What we have been up to
- Viking Day - Thursday 21st October 2021
- Trip to ‘Wonderlab’ at the Science Museum: 5W on Friday12th November, 5C on Thursday 18th November and 5NG on Friday 19th November 2021