Year 5 2023 - 2024
Year 5 Teacher
History and Computing Lead
Welcome to Year 5!
This term welcomes lots of exciting learning opportunities for everyone.
Key information: There will be some familiar faces working in our class this year as Mrs Collier provides in class support and Mrs Tomlinson covers Miss White's PPA. We are fortunate enough to have Mr Richards join us for Maths lessons to provide additional targeted support to small groups.
Miss White- Class Teacher
Mrs Tomlinson- PPA Cover- Tuesday Afternoons
Mrs Collier- In class support
Mr Richards- Maths support
Keeping up to date:
You can follow our class on Twitter @LittleLeighSch and keep up to date with all of the fun we're having or follow us on our school's Facebook page. This is also a place for us to celebrate all of our amazing accomplishments.
Keeping in contact:
If there is anything you wish to discuss then please don’t hesitate to get in touch. I will be available on the classroom door during morning drop-off time and after school pick-up.
If you would prefer to arrange a meeting or speak with me via email please don't hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to celebrating the children's accomplishments with you and here's to an exciting new academic year!
We will be reading a range of different texts including; The Infinite Lives of Daisy May
DK Eyewitness: The Victorians
How They Made Things Work! Life in The Industrial Revolution.
Focusing on Comprehension skills. We will be further developing our knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes, making comparisons across books and summarising content we have read.
This half-term our writing will focus on the book 'The Errand' by Leo La Fleur
We will the create our own 'cliff hanger narrative' inspired by the text.
We will be: Further practising our multiplication tables. Incorporating common multiples and factors
We are continuing to develop our knowledge of fractions and decimals. Includng;
Adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators
Finding equivalent fractions
To convert between improper fractions and mixed numbers
To identify, name and write decimal equivalents of a fraction
To solve problems involving decimals up to 3 places.
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This term we will explore 'Earth and Space'. Identifying the names of the planets, how the Earth, Sun and Moon move in relation to each other and to decscrive the Earth, Moon and Sun as approximately spherical bodies.
As Historians; we are diving into the question 'Can the Industrial Revolution be considered as the era of change?'
We will be reflecting on the reign of Queen Victoria, considering the changes to everyday life during this time and how the inventions of the industrial revolution continue to impact our life today.
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