Welcome to Year 5/6

Our current topic is: Inheritance, Evolution and Charles Darwin 

Weekly Updates

 

This week (Ending Friday 14th June 2019)

 

Maths: Year 5 have been working on fractions.   Year 6 have been doing maths investigations. Please encourage your child to use TT Rockstars daily to improve their rapid recall of multiplication and division facts. 

English: The chidlren have written letters this week and we have looked closely at the features of a letter. Our VIPERS learning has been on APE questions. Please encourage your child to read daily as this will help with their progress. Please remind your child to note down their reading in their reading records.

Topic:  We have been learning to use compass points.  

 

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Next week (Beginning Monday, 17th of June 2019)

 

Maths: Year 5 will be working on multiplication and division this week. Year 6 will be carrying out investigations involving factor trees and mulitiples. Please encourage your child to use TT Rockstars daily to improve their rapid recall of multiplication and division facts. 

English: Year 5 and 6 will begin a unit of work to create a travel leaflet on the Galapagos Islands.  Our VIPERS learning will focus on APE questions. Please encourage your child to read daily as this will help with their progress. Please remind your child to note down their reading in their reading records.

Topic:  We will be learning how various animals have characateristics which help them adapt to their environment.  


Homework

Reading: Please read with your child daily. Reading books will be changed weekly. Please remember to sign your child's reading record. 

Spellings: Please practise the weekly spellings using the bingo grid ideas.  You can find helpful resources for spellings  on our English subject page.

Maths: An arithmetic paper will be sent home weekly. All children have access to Maths games using Doodlemaths.