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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

 

This is an important year and we will be working hard to ensure that your child has a happy and productive year which gets them suitably ready for Year 6. There are some fascinating topics and exciting trips to be enjoyed as well.

Staff working in Year 5

​Mr Ellis

Mrs Gibson

Mrs Ward

Mrs Gray

Mrs Hardwick

 

Homework

Spellings distributed Monday for test on the following Monday. English grammar and punctuation Monday for Thursday. Maths Thursday for Monday. Times tables and reading should occur on a daily basis to support your child.

 

Parental Involvement

We welcome the support of parents both at home and in school and parent volunteers for one to one reading support in school would be greatly appreciated. Helping your child with homework, reading and times tables will increase their confidence in school and help consolidate what they have learnt. We would love for you to join us in school at our special events.

 

​P.E. Days

P.E. days are subject to change. Please make sure your child always has their kit in school. Kits will be sent home at half term for a wash!

 

Topics covered in Year 5

 

Autumn Term

Farming and it's impact

World War I

 

Spring Term

Brazil

Ancient Egypt

 

Summer Term

Victorian Innovation

Mountain

 

Science

Forces.

Materials and their properties.

Life cycle of plants.

Space.

Growth and reproduction.

 

​Visits

World Museum, St Helens Museum of Glass.

We also benefit from external visits such as Virgin Money, Bikeability and links with high schools.

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