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Important Information

This year PE is on Tuesday with Mr Collins and Friday with Miss Eaves, both indoor and outdoor kit will be needed.

Spelling tests will be on a Tuesday morning and new spellings will also be handed out. Spellings will be stuck in Homework Diaries and a copy will also be available on this class page. 

Homework will be set on a Thursday and handed in the following Tuesday.

Children need to be reading a minimum of 3 times a week, including once with an adult. This needs to be recorded in their reading diary. For every 3 times they read, a family point will be awarded.

 

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns smiley

 

 

 

Our Topics this year include, Journey Through Europe, Walls & Barricades, Invaders, Wild Waters and Mexico and the Mayans. 

 

Important Dates

Friday 18th January 2019 - Celebration Assembly

Friday 18th January 2019 - Space Camp 

Friday 1st February 2019 - Celebration Assembly 

Tuesday 5th February 2019 - Internet Safety Day

Tuesday 12th February 2019 - Robo Workshops

Friday 15th February 2019 - Celebration Assembly

18th - 22nd February - Half Term

Tuesday 26th February 2019 - Parents Evening

Wednesday 6th March 2019 - Parents Evening

Friday 8th March 2019 - Celebration Assembly

Friday 22nd March 2019 - Celebration Assembly

Friday 5th April 2019 - Celebration Assembly

Thursday 11th April 2019 - Easter Service @ St Mary's, led by Y4

 

Weekly Update

Monday 14th January 2019

In Literacy, we will using our new focus book 'Journey to the River Sea' to build up to a piece of writing and in Reading session continuing working on our inference skills. Fractions, Percentages and Decimals are our main focus in Numeracy for the next few weeks, this week we will continue to find equivalent fractions using different strategies. In Topic we will be focusing on map skills; using the eight points of a compass and grid references. 

Our new focus in Science is … Earth and Space! This week we will be researching and comparing planets within the solar system. 

 

 

 

Spellings

Week 1 - Test: 15th January 2019

symbol, mystery, lyrics, oxygen, symptom, physical, system, typical, crystal, rhythm

 

Week 2 - Test: 22nd January 2019

apply, supply, identify, occupy, multiply, rhyme, cycle, python, hygiene, hyphen

challenge: vehicle, sacrifice, average

Times Table Practise

Sheets to support children's multiplication knowledge. Sheets can be completed at children's own speed.

Numeracy Homework Sheets

Sheets to support children and consolidate their knowledge of Numeracy lesson contents. Children can print these off and complete them at home and then bring into school for marking. 

Literacy Documents

Sheets to support children and consolidate their knowledge of Literacy skills, including Year 5/6 Statutory Spellings, Grammar Terminology and Punctuation Practise. Children can print these off and complete them at home and then bring into school for marking. 

Going for Gold - Children can practise these at home and they will be tested in school. For each 10 spellings correct family points will be rewarded. 

Designing and making Anglo-Saxon shields (and yes, in our pj's!)

Science - Filtering

Forest School - Reef Knotting, Lashing and Weaving

Did you know if you fill a cup with water and spin it over your head really fast, it won't spill?

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