You may find this information about the National Curriculum helpful:
Reading and Homework
Literacy & Numeracy homework is sent out on a Thursday and is due back in on Tuesday. Read for 10 minutes every night, you can read a book, a newspaper, a magazine, or on a tablet. Don't forget to sign your Champion Reading Record to earn your Go Tickets.
In year 5 the children look at recounts (newspapers, diary entries, reviews). After that, they explore stories by significant authors as well as looking at a variety of different types of poetry. Stories such as fables, myths and traditional tales are also covered. Children are expected to use a neat and legible handwriting style and ensure that words are spelled correctly.
By the end of Year 5 in literacy, children will have been taught to:
In maths children revise previous topics as well as learning more about:
By the end of Year 5 in numeracy, children will be secure with:
Autumn Term Topics
Spring Term Topics
Summer Term Topics
Mondays and Thursdays (Swimming)
Other information and trips
Affinity Water Environment and Education Centre
River Thames and Royal Maritime Museum
History off the Page - Ancient Greece
World War Two Experience (3 day residential)
Be prepared in Y5
Have your homework, book bag, snack, lunch and musical instruments and music folders
Have your PE kit in school
Take home letters to your parents!
Push yourself, work hard at home, do extra if you can!