Year 5 2021 - 2022
Year 5 Teacher
Happy New Year! We hope that you have had a lovely holiday and are relaxed and ready for a new term of learning. We would like to thank you very much for the cards and gifts we received last term, we realy do appreciate it.
Our new topic this half term is Pole to Pole and Beyond and on our first day back to school (Wednesday 5th January) it is Polar exploration day so bring a sleeping bag if you have one (don't worry if you don't) and a pair of gloves.
To find out what we will be learning and to view this half term's newsletter click on this link: Year 5 newsletter - Spring 1
A very merry Christmas from Year 5. We all hope you have a fantastic Christmas making amazing memories together and we look forward to seeing everyone back in school in 2022.
A link has been emailled to all parents for you to access the Key Stage 2 Christmas carol concert - we hope you enjoy it!
We have had a fantastic 12 days of Christmas - making Christmas baubles, running in the santa dash, watching an online panto, reading Christimas stories in our pyjamas with hot chocolate and candy canes and even got a virtual visit from Santa who brought us all the next book in the Malamander series - "Gargantis'.
(Make sure you check out the other Christmas photographs in the 'Gallery' at the bottom of the page).
Well done to our Pruple raffle prize winners and thank you to everyone who kindly donated.
A MASSIVE well done to our two amazing Children of the Term. Congratulations you have both worked extremely hard this term.
Once again this year we will be celebrating Christmas by enjoying 12 different days of Christmas fun. Please see the Year 5 timetable below.
Also we are collecting items for our purple raffle - the children get a raffle ticket for every purple item they bring in, and the winner will win the lot.
What an amazing day crammed packed full of Tudor learning we have had with Luke from The Past Presents. We took part in some really hands on workshops on Tudor punishments, battles, ships and tournaments.
(See the gallery at the bottom of the page for more photos).
We have had a Tudor crime scene in Year 5. We had to look at the evidence and think about the clues to decide who we thought the victim was.
(See more photos in the gallery at the bottom of the page)
For anti-bullying week we are working on being a good ally and tallking about the fact that bullying someone is not just 'banter'. Some of us wore odd socks to school to celebrate our differences.
We have got some really talented children in Year 5 who are achieving amazing acievements outside of school.
Well done for completing the Three Peaks Challenge with your family and walking the three highest peaks in the UK. This is an awesome achievement - Well done!
This golfing superstar has won the Copley Cup in a golf competition at the weekend - finishing his round 3 under par - AMAZING!!
12 Year 5 children went to New York Stadium to take part in a 'Show Racism the Red Card' workshop. We found out about discrimination, hate crimes, racism and allyship. We also had the chance to walk through the tunnel onto the side of the pitch. Also we were lucky enough to have a Q & A session about their experience of racism with Rotherham United captain Richard Wood and ex-footballer Jason Lee. It was a really informative day and the children that went are now planning assemblies to be delivered to both KS1 and KS2 children.
(For more photos of the day see 'Gallery' at the bottom of the page).
Welcome back, we hope you all had a great break. Our new topic will be Terrible Tudors and we are extremely excited for all of the learning that we have planned as well as the Christmas celebrations that will take place towards the end of this half term. Click on the following link to see this terms newsletter to see all of the learning that will be happening: Y5 - Newsletter - Autumn 2
What a brilliant first half term in Year 5! As a close to our Hola Mexico! topic we have had a Mexican themed day where we have made 3D alebrije models and tried a selection of Mexican food. (See the gallery for the full selection of photos) .
It has been lovely to see our Year 5 and Year 2 children enjoying paired reading. We have been helping the Year 2's with their sounding out, blending and comprehension and the Year 2's have been making sure we read with expression.
(Take a look at the gallery at the bottom of the page to see all of the photos of us reading together).
Well done to these two superstars for winning the Halloween bling your bike and scooter competition. We hope you will enjoy the Rotherham United tickets you both won.
- Maths homework books will be sent home on a Monday and will need to be returned the following Monday.
- SPAG (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar) - homework will be sent out from Monday 27th September. It will work on the area of SPAG that we are covering in class. It will go out on a Monday and will need to be returned the following Monday.
- Spelling Shed - Has our weekly spelling patterns on with games and challenges to help learn that weeks spellings.
- TT Rockstars - is updated.
All children have been given their Spelling Shed, TT Rockstars and Purple Mash logins - if you have any problems logging in please do not hesitate to email me on : firstname.lastname@example.org .
Hi Year 5,
How are you all? I hope you have had a great Summer break and are all rested and ready for an amazing year, - I know we are!
I will be teaching you on a Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and Mrs Lax will teach you all day on a Tuesday. We will have Mrs Elian supporting us in a morning and Mrs Marsh in an afternoon.
We have some fantastic topics planned for you and I can't wait to teach you all about them - starting with MEXICO this first half term.
Our class newsletter for this half term can be found by clicking the link or in the files section - Year 5 Newsletter - Autumn 1
Our start and finish times have returned to normal now so our day starts at 8:45am and hometime is 3:15pm.
Our PE days are Mondays and Thursdays and you will need to come to school in full PE kit of a white t-shirt, blue/black shorts or black tracksuit/ jogging bottoms/leggings (no fashion leggings please). (We will not be doing PE on the first day back in school).
You still have access using your logins to TT Rockstars, Spelling Shed and Purple Mash so please keep using them. I have updated your times tables on TT Rockstars and you will be set a spelling challenge on Spelling Shed each week
Enjoy your last day at home and I will see you all on Thursday 2nd September.
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