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

We have two Year 5 classes; 5N and 5D.

Year 5 Staff
5N: Bianca Newcombe (Class teacher)
5D: Michael Delaney (Class Teacher),
Support staff: Judy Smith

Classroom Location
5N: On the  top floor, just off the left-hand-side (as you approach from the playground)
5D: On the top floor, to the right of the Chip-Shop (Computer room).

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

5D: Friday 3:45 – 4:15
5N: Friday  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 & Angle-Saxons

Summer: Rivers

Assembly autumn term

5D – Thursday 21st November 2019

5N – Thursday 5th December 2019

School Journey to Cardfields

5N – 14th – 16th October 2019

5D – 16th – 18th October 2019


Homework

Will be handed out on Fridays and returned the following Tuesday. It is your child’s responsibility to complete and return the homework on time. Additionally, children should be encouraged to read for 20-30 minutes each night. If there are any concerns please do contact us.

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

5N have PE on Fridays and Dance on Wednesdays 1st half of autumn term.

5D have PE on Fridays and Dance on Wednesdays 2nd half of autumn term.

Children will need a change of clothes for PE lessons to ensure that they will be comfortable and wearing appropriate attire. Please ensure that your child has trainers and t-shirt, vest, loose fitting jogging bottoms, shorts, leggings etc to change into for outdoor games and for dance

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 or by clicking the link below

Autumn Parent Letter Year 5

Autumn Topic Web – Year 5