1st Autumn Term 2018
Welcome to Year 5.
English – This half term, we will be exploring books by Dick King Smith; reading about Science-fiction and writing stories based on these texts.
Spellings – Spellings are handed out every Monday; the children will be tested on these spellings on a Friday.
Maths – This half term, we will be looking at number facts, place value and some of the different calculation methods. We will also be carrying on with Big Maths.
Topic – Our new topic for this term is called: ‘Is Anything Out There?’ and it is all based around Space.
Homework – Homework is handed out every Friday and is due back by the following Tuesday. Normally, it will consist of Maths and English, however, once every half term, the children will be set a Learning Log Challenge to complete. (They will be given 2 weeks to complete it and hand it back in – dates for completion are given out at the same time as the challenge)
Reading – Children are expected to read every night. This could consist of their school reading book or reading material from home. Please would you sign their reading record book when you hear them read.
PE – Our PE day is Monday. Please ensure that your child has a PE kit which consists of: white t-shirt, black shorts/leggings/joggers and pumps/trainers.