Year 5

Update for Week beginning 25.11.19

And another week has flown by! This week we enjoyed our third session of Project Touchline with Chris. The value we were looking at in this session was Peace and the importance of teamwork and being kind.

We all worked very hard and powered through our assessment week. We will be using these assessments to aid future planning.

In ARK (Acts of Random Kindness) we thought about what acts we could do around school and outside of school. We talked about kindness can be in the form of a simple smile.

English, Maths and other curriculum information:

This week we will be looking at factors of numbers and multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000.

In English this week, we will be continuing our class book, ‘A Soldier’s Friend’ and answering questions based on the text. We will also be looking at instructions writing.

General Information:

PE – Our hall session is now on a Friday and our games session is on Wednesdays and Tuesdays alternating. This week it is on a Wednesday.

Please could you check your children’s cardigans, jumpers and coats that it is theirs and they haven’t picked up another child’s by mistake.


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.

MyMaths should be completed during each half term and we encourage the children to complete one MyMaths activity per week linking to the learning we have book looking at that week. We ask that they have a go at any MyMaths activity linking to this weeks topic:

  • Prime numbers


Our previous learning:

  • Angles
  • Fractions and Decimals


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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