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Year 5 Classes

Year 5 Teaching Staff

Year 5 comprises St Cecilia - Mr Innes and St Andrew - Mrs Murray

Curriculum:

Throughout the Autumn term, Year 5 Maths will comprise of place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and fractions. In English the whole school is looking at ‘Here We Are’ as our opening text. Following this, Year 5 will look at an explanation text, a character change story followed by journalistic writing.

The Year 5 topic work will focus on the Mayan Civilization and looking at artwork that includes Mayan glyphs.

In Science this term, the children are learning about Human life cycles. Thank you to all those that have sent in baby photos to support this. After October half term, they will be studying the wonderful world of Electricity.

In Religious Education, Year 5 are learning about what it means to be a Hindu in Britain and after half term they will study about Jesus the Messiah. There will also be plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate during these sessions along with our PSHE sessions focusing on Being Me In My World and Celebrating Differences.

In our ICT lessons, the children are learning how computer systems and networks operate including the safe use of the internet.

Our new music lessons look at specific songs: our first one is Livin’ On a Prayer, after this, they will be studying jazz music. In French they will be learning about animals and daily routines.

In PE,Year 5 will continue to work on their agility, balance and coordination skills in a range of game contexts using Real PE.

 

Reading:

All children are expected to read regularly every week to an adult; each time they read, they will receive raffle tickets.  When they have read 5 times, they will receive raffle tickets and a merit, which will count towards their house.  Other prizes for reading will be given in class throughout the year.

Home/School Planner:

Could you please ensure that your child brings their home/school planner in to school every day. Please feel free to write any comments in it.

Every Friday your child will bring their planner home which will have been signed by their teacher. This should be countersigned by the parent/carer and returned to school again on Monday morning. Children will receive a merit for planners that have been signed when returned on Monday.

Our Classroom Rules:

  • Be respectful.
  • Maintain a clean learning environment.
  • Follow any teachers’ directions the first time.
  • Take responsibility for yourself.

Year 5 Curriculum

Year 5 Home Learning