Welcome to Year 5
Here are some key pieces of information you will need:
This half term, PE in Year 5 is on Monday and Tuesday. Please ensure you bring your PE kit in on those days.
All reading books are changed each Tuesday and you can bring your reading book in to change it as soon as you have read it.
Homework is collected,marked and given out on a Thursday. Maths homework is set from the CGP Workbook and Grammar is a worksheet. Children also have log on deatils for Times Tables Rock Starts and Education City which they can access to supplement their learning at home.
Each half term you are given a homework menu (see below). Complete the activities on this homework menu to be in with the chance of winning the Homework Champion prize! Ask Mrs Moleele for another sheet if you have lost yours.
Spelling tests are on a Friday. You will receive your new spellings each Friday as well, to practise throughout the week. There are spare ones in class if you have lost yours.
Our curriulum theme this half term is: Be a Detective! Here is what we will be learning...
Curriculum letter Summer 1 2023
These are the adults in our class:
Teacher (Monday - Thursday): Mrs Moleele
Teacher (Friday): Mrs Clarkson
HLTA: Ms Patel (teaching the class Tuesday afternoon)
You can talk to any class adult if you have an concerns, worries or questions.
Advice for reading at home
Your child will have been sent their home reading book home. This book is colour coded according to their reading level. If you would like to access more books you can do so online at https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk
When you log in, the books you can access are colour coded according to children's reading levels. Please check the colour of your child's home reading book, this will correspond with a number on the Oxford Reading Buddy website. If you are unsure of your child's reading level, please email me – Year5@quarrymountprimary.org.uk
I hope this helps you to continue enjoying reading at home!
Congratulations to Joshua for winning our Homework Champion competition last half term. Joshua made an Anderson Shelter and an illustrated instruction card about how to grow a pepper plant, accompany our Science unit.
Summer Term 1
This half term, the theme of our homework is Space Exploration to enhance our History and Science units. Have a go at one of the challenges and see if you are voted the Homework Champion.
Spring 2: Homework Menu:
We had some amazing homework entries for the last half term - knitted hot water bottle covers, embroidery samples and paintings inspired by The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and some lovely story writing.
I look forward to seeing all our homework projects for this half term and choosing another successful Homework Champion.
Great effort with our homework so far this year. Last term, we had some wonderful models of Anglo Saxon houses and information leaflets about life in Anglo Saxon times.
I look forward to seeing all your creative homework projects and choosing a Homework Champion at the end of this half term.
Here is our homework menu for Autumn 2.
Keep up the good work completing our creative homework projects and win our Homework Champion prize at the end of the half term.
Here is our homework menu for Autumn 1.
Remember that the best homework wins the Homework Champion prize at the end of the half term!