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Year 5

Update for Week beginning 23.09.19

This week we have had a full week of both maths and English lessons and Year 5 have really smashed it every time! We have been writing descriptive paragraphs about exciting pictures and consolidating previous learning of place value in maths.

We also had time on Friday for Bejing to come and play Washington’s eco-friendly board games. Next Friday, Washington have the pleasure of playing Bejing’s board games. Look out for a specific post on this!

English, Maths and other curriculum information:

This week in English we will be moving onto setting descriptions and introducing our Stiggy topic. We have our ‘hook day’ on Monday to celebrate this new topic where we have a jam packed day planned. We are inviting children to come in dresses as Stig of the Dump.

In maths this week we will be focusing on addition, subtraction and mental methods to add and subtract larger numbers.

General Information:

The children have written on page 78 their My Maths and Times Table Rockstars login and passwords. If there are any issues please speak to one of us.

PE – Our hall session is now on a Friday and our games session is on a Wednesday.


The topic overview for this new topic is on the website on the Year 5 web page and letters have gone out to all children. Please ask a member of the team if you cannot find this.

The children will have spellings to practise in their home school book. Please work through the Year 3/4 and 5/6 spellings if there are no specific spellings set for your child.

Children also have log-ons for Times Table Rockstar. Please encourage your child to log-on and have a go – even to battle against their friends.

Our library day is Tuesday, where children will be able to change their books.

As always, thank you for your continued support.

Kind regards,

Miss Martin & Mr Thomas

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