Welcome to Year 5/6

Our current topic is:  Space and the UK

Please remind your child to do their homework every week.

Homework includes:

  • 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 6th of December 2019)

Maths: We have been working on formal methods of division. We have also worked on 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 have written our own explanation text based on a key question. Our SPaG focus has been using semi-colons in our writing. Our spelling focus has been learning about homophones. 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 looking at weather in the UK. 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, 9th of December 2019). 

Maths: We will be working on coordinates this week. We will also answer problems linked to coordinates. Please encourage your child to use TT Rockstars and Doodle Maths at home to support their maths learning. 

English: We will be writing a character description of the miptor with a focus on descriptive language. Our SPaG focus will be on using adjectives, adverbs and other types of figurative language. Our spelling focus is ie' words and knowing 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 will be looking at weather in the United Kingdom.  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.