Welcome back to Priors Wood. I hope you all had an excellent summer holiday.
I am very pleased to be teaching year 5 this year and I am looking forward to an exciting year with all the challenges that year 5 has to offer.
Learning in the Autumn Term 2019
English Poetry, Legends of King Arthur, Greek Myths, Biographical writing, Explanations
Maths Place value, Roman Numerals, negative numbers, fractions, measurement, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division (mental and paper methods), applying this understanding in problem solving.
Science Forces in Action, Grouping and Changing Materials
Creative Learning If hybrids existed in ancient Greece, why did they drive manual chariots? (Ancient Greece)
Termly composer: Yanni
Termly Artist: Phidias
Computing Game design
PSHE New Beginnings
PE Invasion games (hockey, netball, basketball, tag rugby)
Art: Painting, Textiles
- PE lessons are on Wednesday and Thursday/ Friday (usually Thurs afternoon but sometimes Friday).
- PE kit must be available in school all week, so additional kit should be considered for clubs (before or after school).
- Tracksuits are a good idea for when the weather gets cold.
- Swimming sessions will take place January-February.
Time spent at home on reading, times tables and spellings is still vital in Year 5.
Weekly home learning and key language will be recorded in diaries each Monday.
Reading at least 3 times each week
Spellings spellings are given out on Monday and tested on Friday
Times Tables weekly test and updates (also TTRockstars)
Learning Logs given out each Tuesday, to be handed in on the following Monday for marking
Learning Log homework can be set as an introduction to a new Creative Learning project, part of work in Science or as revision of completed learning.
Mathletics challenges set each week Friday...
I hope you have found this useful. If you ever need to speak to me, please contact the office.
I am happy to meet with you in person or chat about any concerns that you may have over the phone.