Year 5/6

Weekly Overview

In Maths the class have worked hard completing further Maths assessment. Their progress since September is pleasing.

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

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

We are enjoying our Word of the Day task which is building up our vocabulary and word class knowledge.

The class have worked hard in English to complete their own original stories. The stories have been entered in the Radio 2, 500 Word Competition. The class have enjoyed entering the competition and the challenge of editing their stories.

The class have made a good start to our Athletics sessions; starting with long jump and high jump.


Spring 2 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 in Year 6 will be allocated their high school places and receive entrance examination results.

This half term will end with our annual Talent Show. Each class will perform in the Talent show; Year5/6 will also host the show.

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. Poetry and non fiction writing.

Maths- Addition, Subtraction, Mulitiplication and Division of Fractions. Problem Solving activities. Multiplication and division rapid recall of all times tables.
Weekly Arithmetic and Reasoning sessions.

Science- Light and Animals including humans.

ICT / Computing – Word Processing and creating PowerPoint presentations.

PSHE- Getting on and Falling out. Say No to Bullying.

Topic- Industrial Revolution

Spanish- Everyday Conversations.

Art- Media based art linked to topic

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