Welcome to Year 5/6

Our current topic is: It's a Kind of Magic 

Weekly Updates

 

This week (Ending Friday 29th March  2019)

Maths: We have been learning about volume, area and perimeter. Please encourage your child to use TT Rockstars daily to improve their rapid recall of multiplication and division facts. 

English: We have been writing a set of instructions for a magical brew. Our SPaG focus has been on active and passive voice and past, present, perfect verb tenses. Our VIPERS text is entitled Giants. Please encourage your child to read daily as this will help with their progress.

Topic:  We have been learning about medical practices in Victorian times. 

 


Next week (Beginning Monday, 1st of April 2019)

Maths: Year 6 be learning about mean,ratio and proportion. Year 5 will focus on volume this week. We will use mathematical vocabulary to explain our thinking and solve problems related to these topics. Please encourage your child to use TT Rockstars daily to improve their rapid recall of multiplication and division facts. 

English: We will doing some writing about the beginnings of the NHS. Our SPaG focus will be on using sophisticated punctuation.  Our VIPERS text is entitled 'The Lost World'. Please encourage your child to read daily as this will help with their progress.

Topic:  We will be learning about the beginnings of the NHS.  


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.