Autumn Term 2020
This week, we will be continuing to read the book Millions and in maths, we will be learning about negative numbers and Roman Numerals.
Due to the present restrictions, home learning will still be handed in on a Thursday but returned to the children on the following day.
Our first half-term unit is ‘To the Stars.’ Please see the topic map for details.
Half term, project - children are asked to design, plan and make a representation of solar system. As children aren't able to bring in resources from home, please take photos of the models and send then the photos in by October 22nd.
The children have shown a keen interest in researching some of the topics we are learning about. This website is an excellent site to find out information: https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/
PE is twice a week – Outdoor Games, Gymnastics or dance on a Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning. Swimming may commence at some point. Please ensure that your child has an indoor and outdoor PE kit, including trainers, in school as we will also have the daily mile and outdoor activities linked to our topics. Please make sure that the kit is named PE kit (plain white T-shirt, plain black shorts, plain black track suit and trainers or plimsolls) which should stay in school. Due to the changeable weather, please also send your child to school with a waterproof coat or jacket.
Please also provide an apron or a cover up for art lessons. As with all belongings, please ensure that this is named.
Please make sure you have a named water bottle and a snack. We cannot have spare cups in the classroom and the communal water fountain has been turned off.
If your child is struggling to complete any of the home learning tasks, please let us know.
Reading books and reading records should be in school every day. As is usual, children in Year 5 may bring pencil cases to school; we aim for children to take responsibility for their own belongings.
Autumn 1 weekly spelling lists are also available for you if you want to get a head start on your learning. The spelling test will be on a Thursday.
Finally, if you have any concerns please ask to see one of us as we want your child to be happy and ready to learn.