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01/07/22

Retweetd From NellieToast 💙

Thank you to all who made this experience possible, I have one very happy but tired boy who’d do it all again!

01/07/22

Goodbye Kingswood, it's been a pleasure!💚 We are on our way back to school now- see you soon 👋 https://t.co/lBzLKBl56F

01/07/22

Our final activity is buggy building! Some serious teamwork going on here! 🌟 https://t.co/FfouF1OSVz

01/07/22

Ten... Can we reach eleven? https://t.co/as7TVAmxrJ

01/07/22

We've got up to nine crates! https://t.co/GhqHNrbeDL

01/07/22

We're up to 11 now! https://t.co/yuSQWcAomL

01/07/22

Crate Stacking - how high can we go? Eight is our current record! https://t.co/b6RdBbpVJ9

01/07/22

Good Morning from sunny Kingswood☀️ Ready for our penultimate activity of crate stack! https://t.co/DLIoeUlOV0

30/06/22

For our final evening of our trip, we are having a camp fire 🔥 https://t.co/Vr1U5it8jx

30/06/22

D-I-S-C-O 🪩 We've had great fun this afternoon at our roller disco! https://t.co/Iw9OZC21Is

30/06/22

Afternoon shelter building - one even has an en-suite bedroom! https://t.co/gb2WJfbVEc

30/06/22

Our second activity of the morning was initiative problems! The hardest was having to solve how to flip the sheet over without stepping off of it! https://t.co/2C0cWJL2fA

30/06/22

Our first activity of the morning is an obstacle challenge! We are completing different challenges on a range of obstacles including a climbing wall and a zip wire 🏆 https://t.co/p9DBGocyuN

29/06/22

This evening's activity... Bottle rockets! 🚀 Which team will get their rocket the furthest? https://t.co/LgiJgruKTI

29/06/22

It's time for some dodgeball before dinner! https://t.co/MtZ3VVarQ1

29/06/22

Our future Robin Hood's and Katniss Everdeen's have been enjoying archery this afternoon! We even had a couple of bullseye's 🏹 https://t.co/TCOiSjqyku

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Year 5

Summer 2
Welcome to Year 5: 
Amazon Class & Mississippi Class 

 

Mr. Gallagher is teaching Amazon Class this year and Ms. Tildesley is the class teacher in Mississippi Class. 

Welcome 

Welcome to year 5 Summer 2! We hope you find the information below useful. This information will help you support your child at home with the organization of their week and their learning at home. 

Key Times 

Homework 

Each week, children are expected to learn their spellings, practise handwriting (letterjoin.co.uk) and times tables (ttrockstars.com) and read for 30 minutes each night – Pupils in year 5 should aim to complete their Green Read the Rainbow bookmark before the end of the term.  

PE  

In year 5, the PE days are: 

Amazon Class – Tuesday and Thursday 

Mississippi Class – Monday and Thursday  

Please ensure that your child has their PE kit on these days. 

Trips 

Cultural Events and Trips this term include: 

Life Education - (10th June 2022)  

Dulwich Picture Gallery – (13th July 2022) 

 

Key Times 

For year 5, the school day will begin at 8.50, and end at 3.35. Please stick to these timings as each year group has their own start and end time to ensure social distancing. 

  

 

 

 

What are we learning? 

Literacy 

We will be reading FArTHER this term which explores the relationship between a father and son, and impossible dreams. We will focus on playscripts, poetry, and persuasive writing. 

Math 

In Maths we will be focusing on measure, specifically length and volume. We will also look at problem solving, and at consolidating this year’s learning. 

Science 

In Science, we will be learning about Animals including humans – exploring the human life cycle and gestation periods.  

Geography 

In Geography we will be learning about ecosystems, before moving on to think about fieldwork using a range of data collection methods.  

History 

Moving on from the Vikings, we will start to think about the Medieval period in Britain, trying to answer the question “Was life in a medieval village ‘nasty, brutish, and short?’” 

RE 

We will be exploring the question, “What is the best way for a Sikh to show commitment to God?” We will learn about the 5K’s, the Sewa and the Amrit Ceremony.   

Computing 

This term we will complete our work on designing and creating games before moving to look at word processing. 

Art 

In Art this half-term we will be creating textiles, focusing on “mola” designs inspired by the Kuna people. Our key artist is Rita Smith, who was born in Panama.  

French 

In Summer 2, we will continue working on expressing opinions, and trying to justify these opinions. 

PSHE 

In PSHE, we will be looking at the changes we go through during puberty.  

PE 

During Summer term we will be continuing with Athletics, building up to sports day towards the end of the term. 

Music 

This term in music, we will continue performing Musical Theatre, bringing together the skills of acting, dancing and singing.  

DT 

In DT we will work on a project relating to electrical circuits and alarms. 

 

How can I help at home? 

One of the keyways every parent can help is to ensure that your child is at school every day and on time. Other than this, the main way you can help is by ensuring that your child reads every day, for at least 30 minutes – this can be with you, or on their own, but it is the most effective way of ensuring that your child progresses and learns outside of school. Practicing times tables frequently is vital. 

Children have logins for Times Tables Rock Stars and Purple Mash– please encourage them to use this frequently, as it will really help with their quick recall of mathematical facts. 

If you have any questions, please talk to Mr. Gallagher and Ms. Tildesley to arrange a meeting. 

Thanks, 

Mr. Gallagher and Ms. Tildesley