Year 5

Welcome to our Year 5 webpage!

We hope you enjoy browsing all of the fantastic learning taking place in our classrooms each term!

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The Year 5 Team:

Mother Teresa Class - Mrs Humphris and Miss Hammond

Martin Luther King Class - Miss Yussuf and Mrs Butler

 

Please come to our 'meet the teacher' meeting on Friday 21st September at 3pm.

Term 1


Spellings

Below are the list of year 5 key spellings for the year. Please use them to support your children with their English.  As requested by many of you at parent consultations, these words can now also be found at the back of your child's home learning books.

accommodate               definite

accompany                    desperate

according                     determined

achieve                         develop

aggressive                    dictionary

amateur                       disastrous

ancient                         embarrass

apparent                      environment

appreciate                    equip (-ped – ment)

attached                      especially

available                       exaggerate

average                        excellent

awkward                       existence

bargain                         explanation

bruise                          familiar

category                      foreign

cemetery                     forty

committee                    frequently

 communicate               government

community                    guarantee

competition                  harass

conscience                 hindrance

 conscious                 controversy

 convenience             correspond

criticise (critic + ise)   curiosity

 

Reading.

Please ensure your children are reading regularly at home and their contact books are signed.

 

 

There are some online maths games that children can play at home to reinforce the skills being learned this year.  Below is a small selection of sites that may be useful. 

http://resources.oswego.org/games/

This site has lots of fun, timed activities and is particularly useful for times tables and division practice. 

https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-5

This site covers all of the maths skills learned in year 5 and is organised into categories so you can practice specific skills.  Scores can be tracked and the level of difficulty increases as improvement is made.

http://www.math-exercises-for-kids.com/

This site offers differentiated activities for specific age ranges. 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers

Lots of very visual, interactive games covering all areas of the curriculum.