Welcome to Year 5!
Please ensure your child brings in their book bags every day and books are changed and recorded weekly.
IXL- maths home learning
Times tables Rockstars – practice times tables
Home reading and Spelling (spelling test every Friday)
Languagenut – Spanish language
Spring Term 2
The first week back will have a whole school focus. Children will watch a short video and use the video as a stimulus to write their own version of the story.
Biographies: we will be reading a range of biographies and researching some famous British people, their history and achievements in order to write a biography based on the person.
- Past tense
- Formal language
- Chronological order
- Measurement: Money
- Four Operations in the context of money
- Measurement: Time
- Geometry: Position & Direction
- Geometry: Properties of shapes
Crime and Punishment
Topic Key Skills:
- To continue to develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British history and the changes in social history.
- Be able to address historically valid questions about changes, cause, similarity and difference and significance
- To continue to develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history, establishing clear narratives within and across the periods of study.
- Note connections, contrasts and trends over time and develop the appropriate is of historical terms
Use key vocabulary: crime, punishment, court, execution, parliament, torture, traitor, treason.
Spring 2: Properties and Changes of Materials
- Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties, including their hardness, solubility, transparency, conductivity (electrical and thermal), and response to magnets
- Know that some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution, and describe how to recover a substance from a solution
- Use knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to decide how mixtures might be separated, including through filtering, sieving and evaporating
- Give reasons, based on evidence from comparative and fair tests, for the particular uses of everyday materials, including metals, wood and plastic
- Demonstrate that dissolving, mixing and changes of state are reversible changes
- Explain that some changes result in the formation of new materials, and that this kind of change is not usually reversible, including changes associated with burning and the action of acid on bicarbonate of soda
1. Can you create a new material?
How can you get a substance from a solution (sand out of soil or iron filings)
Jigsaw - Healthy me
Our curriculum overviews gives you an idea of which topic your child will be studying at which point during the school year.
Upcoming Year 5 Events
05/04 14:15 - 15:15 Year 5 & 6 Easter Bonnet Parade
01/05 09:30 - 15:00 5F IntoUniversity Workshop
08/05 09:30 - 15:00 5Mc IntoUniversity Workshop
09/05 09:30 - 15:00 5M IntoUniversity Workshop
24/06 - 28/06 Year 5 Residential
27/06 11:00 - 14:00 Sports Day - Years 4, 5 and 6
04/07 15:45 - 16:45 KS2 Science Parent Workshop
09/07 Year 5 and 6 End of Year Picnic