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St Joseph's Academy

St. Joseph's
Catholic Academy

Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

This term, the Year 5 team is made up of Mrs Loveridge and Mr Barnett.

Here is the link to our Y5 Reading Blog  

Our Y5 Classroom:

 

 

Our Y5 Timetable:

Our Curriculum

During Spring Term, we will be covering a range of exciting topics.

Maths Mastery -  Area and perimeter, fractions and decimals, angles and fractions and percentages

English – Based around the quality text 'Holes' by Louis Sachar.  We will cover informal letters, non-chronological reports, setting description, narrative, diaries and character studies. 

Science – Forces and Earth and Space

RE – Mission, memorial sacrifice and sacrifice 

Topic (Geography) - Climate Change and Biomes, including rivers and the water cycle

French - Classroom items, possessive adjectives, prepositions

PE - Swimming

Home Learning -  Maths and English homework will usually be set on Learning With Parents and children will have either 1 week or 2 weeks to complete this.  The website can be found  here https://www.mathswithparents.com/

The children have been given their Times Table Rockstars usernames and passwords for them to practice at home. You can access the website here https://ttrockstars.com/

Homework in Upper Key Stage 2 

UPPER KEY STAGE 2 – YEARS 5 and 6 

AREA 

TASK TYPE 

WEEKLY TIME GUIDE 

Reading 

Reading Books 

5 Times a week at least 20 to 30 minutes per day. 

Spellings 

Spelling Zappers 

Children to be tested at least once a week.

Grammar 

Grammar work linked to  weekly focus 

Weekly 

Maths 

Learning with Parents  

activities linked to lessons in  school

New topic set every 2 weeks

Maths 

Maths Focus ( SAT Revision)  Times Tables Rock Stars Consolidate their times tables & improve the speed of their  recall, 

Learn what the corresponding division facts are. 

All children must know to 12  x 12 table fact.

Weekly 

Topic 

4-5 different challenge  

Activities linked to the current topic chosen from the topic grid OR a project that the children work on over the term and submit at the end. 

Half Termly