Year 5 Classes
Year 5 Teaching Staff
Year 5 comprises St Cecilia - Mr Innes and St Andrew - Mrs Murray
Throughout the Autumn term, Year 5 Maths will comprise of place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and fractions. In English, they will be studying ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’ and creating their own story where a character changes their ways. Following this, Year 5 will look at an newspaper report linked to Christmas.
The Year 5 topic work will focus on Earthquakes and Volcanoes. This will include making a lighthouse to help with rescue scenarios. Thank you to all of those who have already sent in cardboard boxes and bottles.
In Science this half term, the children are learning about Electricity and how complex circuits work. They will use this knowledge to create a working lighthouse linked to the topic work.
In Religious Education, Year 5 are considering the question ‘Was Jesus the Messiah?’ There will also be plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate during these sessions along with our PSHE sessions focusing on Celebrating Differences.
In our ICT lessons, the children will be using audio media devices to create their own project.
Our new music lessons will look at 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. The focus will be on the Creative cog
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.
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.