I hope you have all had a memorable and enjoyable Christmas and New Year.
In science, the children will be learning all about forces. They will be looking specifically at answering the questions below:
What is a push and pull force?
What is Isaac Newton famous for?
How can I measure the force of gravity?
Over the next six weeks, the children will be learning all about the USA within their topic lessons. 5JS will have an opportunity to taste different foods, locate the USA and explain why it is a popular holiday destination.
P.E will take place on a Monday and Tuesday afternoon. Children are therefore expected to have with them; a white tee shirt, navy shorts and pumps for their P.E session.
Homework will be sent out on a Friday and will usually include spellings and a piece of maths and literacy. The children are also expected to read at home regularly. The homework due in date is a Wednesday. The children can attend Homework Club which takes place on a Tuesday at 12:45 in 5KB.
Please could you ensure your child has their book and reading record in school every day.
To encourage reading at home, we have a whole school reading reward system that is checked every Wednesday. To receive a raffle ticket, your child’s reading record has to be dated and signed at least three times a week. The raffle tickets are then collect at the end of each term and the winner of the raffle ticket (that is drawn out) receives a prize.
High frequency words and Math passports
At the end of the year, your child is expected to be able to read and spell a selection of high frequency words, as well as being able to complete the tasks set on the math passports. You can find an attached copy below of the key words and the South America passport for year five.