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Useful information for Parents and Carers of children in Year 5.

We have two Year 5 classes; 5S and 5T.

 

Year 5 Staff
5S: Becky Smith (Class teacher)
5T: Miriam Tarragona-Turu (Class Teacher),
Judy Smith, Lauren Power (Support staff)

Classroom Location
5S: On the Second floor, just off the right-hand-side (as you approach from the playground) of the Top Hall, as you approach from the playground.
5T: On the Second floor, at the top of the stairs that are located on the far left of the building as you approach from the playground.

Parent-Teacher Times
Becky and Miriam hold regular times when they will be available to see you without an appointment. If you would like see them then just drop in.

5S: Monday 3:45 – 4:15
5T: Monday 3:45 – 4:15

If meeting at these times is not convenient for you then please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Topics
Autumn: Earth & Space
Spring: Vikings & Anglo-Saxons
Summer: Rivers

Homework
The children have homework once a week. The work will be sent home on Friday and should be returned on the following Tuesday. The work will be drawn from what the children are currently learning at school. It provides you and your child with the opportunity to work together and for you to have an insight into some of the areas of the curriculum as well as helping you to see some of the methods the children are learning at school. Homework shouldn’t be a source of grief or stress! If you are having problems with this then please do go and see Miriam or Becky.

Spelling and Handwriting
You can find a list of spellings and handwriting guidance appropriate to your child’s year-group by clicking HERE.
Here is a link to a handy TIMES TABLES GRID and advice.

Maths and English Curriculum Objectives
Click on THIS LINK to learn more about the Maths and English (Speaking, Reading and Writing) Objectives that are taught from Year 1 to Year 6.

Year 5 Curriculum Map
CLICK HERE for more information about our curriculum.

P.E./Dance
This year the children will have dance lessons for one half term per term on Wednesdays. 5T will have their lessons for the first half of each term. 5S will have dance lessons for the second half of each half term. Both classes will have a PE lesson each Thursday. The classes will swap over after each half term. Children need to bring in a change of clothes for these activities (T- shirt, vest, loose fitting jogging bottoms, shorts, leggings, etc.). They should also have suitable footwear e.g. trainers.

How you can help
If you have any knowledge, skill, or artefacts related to what we are learning in school, then please do get in touch with your child’s teacher. We love having our Parents and Carers come in and help us all to learn!

You can find this term’s letter to parents and carers and Topic Plan in the ‘Related Documents’ box to the left of the screen.