In Year 5, Mr Dodgson is the class teacher and we are supported by ...
Mrs Davies will teach the class on Thursdays
Our PE days this term are Monday and Tuesday. Please come to school wearing your kit on these days.
Our forest school day this term is Wednesday 27th September
Our topic for terms 1 and 2 is Dynamic Dynasties
We will be exploring the what life was like in Ancient China exploring the importance of Bronze, Jade and silk, significant figures, warfare and the legacy of The Shang Dynasty today
Our class novel for the topic is The Firework Maker's Daughter by Phillip Pullman
The topic will also flow through our wider curriculum as we explore:
In Maths, we will continue to follow the WhiteRose scheme. In terms 1 and 2 we will be covering the following areas.
If you wish to follow White Rose at home, you can see the yearly overview, small steps and individual lesson resources. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning?year=year-5-new
Homework is set on Thursdays and is due on Tuesday each week. It is completed online (login details found in reading record books).
Homework will be set from Thursday 14th September.
Reading – pupils read a ‘scheme’ book (or novel if free-reader) with an adult at least five times a week. Please complete the reading record book your child brings home on Thursdays and ensure it is returned on Tuesdays.
DoodleMaths – pupils will be set activities to complete, based on in-class learning that week.
TTRockstars - By the end of Year 4, pupils are expected to know all times tables up to 12x12. Please practice regularly – certificates handed out regularly!
Spelling Shed - children will have access to Spelling Shed’s online platform where weekly spelling lists, set by the class teacher, can be found as well as games and activities to learn the spellings learnt in class. There will be a spelling test every Tuesday.
Library books and scheme reading books will be changed on Wednesdays.