Welcome to Year 5/6

Our current topic is:  

 

Welcome back Year 5/6 children and parents.

Our Topic this term is:

THE MAYAN CIVILISATION

 

Earth class: Mrs Ross, Mrs Forster & Mrs Lockyear

Jupiter class: Miss Derrick & Mrs Rawlings

Mercury class: Mrs Cook

 

 

 

 

Weekly Updates

 

 

LAST WEEK(7/12/20):

Maths:We have learnt how to do short division using bus shelter method. We have also solved problems invovling division. 

English: We have planned our stories on 'The Bear Who Lost His Tail' and looked at the key features of traditional tales. Our SPaG focus was expanded noun phrases and fronted adverbials. We revised how to use direct speech in our writing and punctuate it correctly.  Our VIPERS text was 'The Cave'. Our spelling focus was homophones. Please continue to read every day at home because this will help you to make progress in your reading. We check reading records daily to monitor your reading at home and please ask a parent/carer to acknowledge any reading at home with a signature. 

Topic: We have learnt about the Mayan system of writing. 

 

 

NEXT WEEK(14/12/20): 

Maths: We will be learning to plot coordinates wtih a Christmas theme. 

English:We will write our stories inspired by the story of 'The Bear Who Lost His Tail' using the key features of traditional tales. Our SPaG focus is fronted adverbials. We will also revise how to use direct speech in our writing and punctuate it correctly.  Our VIPERS text this week is 'Twas the Night Before Christmas'. Our spelling focus will have a Christmas theme and we will revise key spelling patterns covered this term. Please continue to read every day at home because this will help you to make progress in your reading. We check reading records daily to monitor your reading at home and please ask a parent/carer to acknowledge any reading at home with a signature. 

Topic: We will be making Christmas cards and carrying out a range of Christmas activities. 

 

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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:  All children have access to Maths games using Doodlemaths and TT Rockstars supports rapid recall of multiplication and division number facts. We will check login and password details this week.