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Welcome back, we hope you have had an enjoyable summer and are ready to embrace being in Year 5! Over the next six weeks, Year Five will be following a unit of work called ‘Space Scientists’ which focuses on how our understanding of space came about and the space race. 

We have two classes with 5H taught by Miss Haynes and 5S taught by Mrs Scott. Our TA is Miss Pearce.

5H- PE on Monday and Thursday

5S- Tuesday and Thursday

Homework sent on a Friday and returned on Wednesday- information about the spellings are outlined on the homework menu.

Upcoming Trips

Wednesday 7th February- Ancient Roman workshop

Please inform your class teacher if you are available to help on this day.

English

This half term, Year 5 will be studying the book ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ which is a Shakespeare tales about 4 Athenians and Puck the fairy. This term child will be exploring using third person to write stories set in different cultures, formal letters of application and how to retell Shakespeare tales.

Maths

In Maths this half term we will be focusing on Multiplication and Divison. This will include multiplying up to a 4-digit number by a 2-digit number, solving multiplication and division word problems, learning to use short division, dividing 4 digit numbers and dividing with remainders. 

History and Geography

During the Spring term, Year Five will be following a unit of work called ‘The Great, The Bold and The Brave’ which is a History focused topic examining the lives and cultures of the Ancient Greeks and Ancient Romans, the expansions of the empires and the impact they have had on modern day life. This topic forms part of the International Primary Curriculum.

Year 5 Curricular Targets

The Statutory requirements for each year group and their specific targets can be found by clicking on the links below:

English

Maths

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