Welcome to Year 5/6

Our current topic is: Extreme Earth

Weekly Updates

 

This week (Ending Friday 15th February 2019)

Maths: We will be demonstrating our knowledge in maths assessments this week. We will identify areas that we need to work on. Please continue to use TT Rockstars and Doodle Maths to work on number facts and maths concepts at home. 

English: We will be showing our knowledge of SPaG in assessmetns this week. We will be writing non-chronological reports. Our main focus will be on public speaking and every child will have the opportunity to share their 'speaking and listening' homework. 

Topic:  We will be writing a non-chronological report about flooding in the local area based on our research from photographs and other sources of information. 

 


Next week (Beginning Monday, 25th of February 2019)

Maths: We will be working on algebra this week. We will be working out the value of diferent letters and we will also be exploring function machines. Please encourage your child to work on TT Rockstars to improve their rapid recall of multiplication and division number facts. 

English: We will be writring a non chronological report on mythical creatures. We will use the key features of non-chronological report to write about unicorns, dragons and other beasts. Watch this space! Reading VIPERS will focus on answering VIPERS questions. Please ensure your child reads every night because this will support the work we are doing in school. 

Topic:  We will be learning about medicine through the ages. 


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.