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Welcome to Sycamore Class

Welcome to Year 5!

Class Teacher: Miss Thompson/Mrs Wood/ Miss Ali

Teaching Assistant: Mrs James & Mr Reynolds


This term we will be:

Literacy: Reading Kensuke's kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. Our writing will be structured around the book writing diary entries and descriptions based upon what we have read.


Numeracy: Understanding place value and decimals. Using multiplication and division to solve problems. We will be also completing our fortnightly times tables challenges.


Science: This term we look at the subject Earth, sun and moon. We begin to understand our solar system and how the planets move. We study night and day, seasons and the lunar calendar. 


Topic: Our topic is 'Wild waters' We will look at rivers around the world and the features of a river. Our topic will also encompass map work where children will have to use map refences.


PSHE: The theme this term is relationships. We look at positive relationships and how to get on with others.

Archery Competition 30th March 2022

Remote Learning

Please follow the link below to Oak Academy to find this weeks online lessons. The link takes you to the lessons.



Reading at home

Children are expected to read to an adult at home for at least 10 minutes daily.

School Reading Books can be changed on Tuesday and Thursdays . Children in Sycamore Class are expected to put their book and diary in the book change box on these days.  Please indicate in the reading diary when you have read with your child.   


Please see attached list of words below. These are the spellings that children are expected to learn to spell by the end of Year 5/6.

Times Tables

In Year 5 children are expected to know the following all the times tables including division facts. We are doing fortnightly times tables challenges in class to reinforce these.


Here are some suggested websites to help you practise:


This term our topic is 'Wild waters'.

Suggested websites if you would like to complete some additional research with your child:



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