Year 5 Information

All of the Year 5 curriculum information and newsletters

Welcome to Year 5

Other Adults in Year 5

Mrs Lawford, Mrs K Thompson

Topics

Our topic changes each term, full details can be found in the "Curriculum Information" section at the bottom of this page.

Growth Mindset

Our whole school learning power for the autumn term is Engagement and our character that represents that learning behaviour is the wide-eyed owl, called Barney.

Barney Owl

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I come in to school each morning ready to work.
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I can concentrate on my work for a sustained period of time.
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I have a positive attitude to my own learning and towards other people’s learning.
Barney Owl

Homework

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The children will be given 10 weekly spellings for the whole term on a sheet, which will need to be practised at home. These are from the National Curriculum list of statutory words. Spellings will be tested each week.
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Children are expected to read EVERY night for approximately 20-30 minutes. Further information about how to support your child with reading will be sent out on a separate sheet.
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We will be sending home a pack of times tables and divisions. Your child should know which one they are currently working on. These will be tested weekly.
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A piece of MyMaths homework will be set every week. This needs to be completed online. Login details will be sent out shortly.
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Each term it is expected that the children create a piece of homework linked to their topic. There will be a choice of activities for your child to choose from. This will be to develop skills other than English and maths and should be completed by the end of Term 1. Children will be informed of these choices shortly.

Please Remember…

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To bring a named water bottle.
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To bring in a sun hat or ideally leave one in their tray and have a separate one for home.
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To send in a coat unless a particularly dry spell, we wont make them wear them but they have them on their pegs if the weather changes during the day.

PE kit:

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Please could we have PE kit in school at all times.
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All PE items should be clearly named.
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Stud earrings at all times/no other jewellery.

Year 5 Curriculum Information

Curriculum Information - Term 2

Curriculum Information - Term 1

Connect with us

Grovelands School, Dunbar Drive,
Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3UW.

Staff Contacts

  • Headteacher: Mr Jon Goulding
  • School Secretary: Mrs Carol Williams
  • Chair of Governors: Mr Paul Young
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead:  Mrs M McKay
  • Inclusion Leader: Ms C Adams
  • Deputy DSLs:  Miss K Swaine, Ms C Adams,
    Mr J Goulding

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