Year 5/6

Weekly Overview

The class have worked hard this week, in Maths they tackled various SATs facts questions; challenging them on mathematical vocabulary and facts. They have also worked hard on numerous reasoning questions in practice for the SATs next term.

The class are making excellent progress with their rapid recall of all multiplication and division facts; they are now confident with the Times Tables Challenge of 144 questions.

Our early morning focus this half term will be Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation.

The class have worked hard in English this week, completing various SPaG questions. They have produced some impressive descriptive writing using an extract from Flamingo Boy by Michael Morpurgo.

The class have worked hard to secure their lines and master their parts for our summer.

The class are looking forward to taking a break from SATs preparation to attend the JCA Adventure week next week.

Summer 1 Half term Overview

Dear Parents,

Welcome back to a new half term.
This term will be an important and busy term in class. The children will be preparing for their end of year assessments and SATs.

PLEASE NOTE THE YEAR 6 SATs week will be after the May half term; week beginning Monday 4th June 2018.

It is important that all children are punctual and are in class for our morning activity at 8.30am.
The children in Year 6 will also be required to complete a piece of homework, learn spellings and read each evening. The Year 5 children will be required to complete 3 pieces of homework a week, learn spellings and read each evening.
Please ensure your child’s Homework and Reading diaries are signed each Friday morning.

This term Year 6 will be covering the following:
English- Daily Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation lessons.
Weekly Reading Comprehension, Weekly Spelling test. Revision and SATs preparation.

Maths- Addition, Subtraction, Mulitiplication and Division of Fractions. Problem Solving activities. Multiplication and division rapid recall of all times tables.
Revision and SATs preparation.

Science- Animals including humans.

ICT / Computing – Word Processing and creating PowerPoint presentations.

Topic- Industrial Revolution

Spanish- Everyday Conversations.

D&T- Bridge Building

P.E- Thursday (Double session) 1.30-3.30pm

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to come into school to speak to me.

Yours sincerely,
Miss Campbell