WELCOME TO YEAR 5
with Miss Harding
I hope you are looking forward to working hard and learning lots of new things during your time in Year 5!
Here are the topics we will be learning about:
English – White Dolphin (Gill Lewis), Beowulf (Michael Morpurgo)
Topic – The Amazing Americas, The Vikings
Science – Life Cycles, Forces
Jigsaw / PHSE – Human Development
Please check the Summer Term overviews to see what we will be learning about in Maths and foundation subjects.
THUNKS OF THE TERM:
What is true happiness?
What makes you, you?
IMPORTANT THINGS TO REMEMBER:
P.E will take place on a Monday afternoon. Please come to school in your PE kit.
Cricket sessions will take place on Friday afternoons during the Summer term. Please come to school in your PE kit.
Forest School will take place on a Monday afternoon (to be confirmed)
Spellings will be tested on a Thursday.
Homework will be set on a half termly basis.
If you need additional Maths sheets that are not included on this list, please see Miss Harding.
Spellings will be tested on a Thursday morning and will be tested in the form of a dictation. This means new words will be put into full sentences to ensure children have an understanding of their meaning.
OVERVIEWS 2020 – 2021:
CORE LEARNING LINKS 2020 – 2021:
Please see the document below to support your child’s learning at home.
You will receive a new reading book three times a week. These days may change each week. Remember, if you finish your book you can read it again or continue reading a library book at home. If you have finished the reading scheme, please read library books and keep Miss Harding regularly updated with what you are reading.