Welcome to Year 5/6

Our current topic is: Monarchy 

Please remind your child to show you their new homework folders.

Homework includes:

  • Termly Challenge to write a letter to our Queen
  • Maths activity
  • Spellings on our weekly pattern and a spelling strategies sheet
  • General Knowledge quiz

Homework needs to be returned on the following Thursday.

Please come and see us if you have any questions regarding homework. 

Thank you to all our parents who have been so wonderful in monitoring your child's reading at home. We appreciate your support. 

Weekly Updates

 

This week (Ending Friday 18th of October 2019)

Maths: We have been learning formal methods of addition. We have also solved problems involving unknown numbers. Please encourage your child to use TT Rockstars and Doodle Maths at home to support their maths learning. 

English: We have been inventing a new crime inspired by our text entitled 'Crown Jewels Jeopardised'. Our text is a newspaper article.  Our spelling focus has been plurals and we have been learning all the rules that apply when we change a singular noun to a plural. 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. Please sign your child's reading record to allow us to monitor their reading. 

Topic:  We have been researching the life and accomplishments of Elizabeth I and Elizabeth II.  If you have any books or resources at home relevant to our topic, please send them in. 

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Next week (Beginning Monday, 21st of October 2019). 

Maths: We will be working on formal methods of subtraction. We will also do some problem solving with unknown numbers. Please encourage your child to use TT Rockstars and Doodle Maths at home to support their maths learning. 

English: We will be writing our own crime newspaper report. We will also be doing lots of topic based literacy lessons. Our spelling focus is on using the suffix 'ed' and applying all the rules. 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. Please sign your child's reading record to allow us to monitor their reading. 

Topic:  We wil be making comparisons between the reign of Elizabeth I and Elizabeth II.  If you have any books or resources at home relevant to our topic, please send them in. 


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 and TT Rockstars supports rapid recall of multiplication and division number facts.