Year 5 2021 - 2022

Mrs Jarvis

Class 8

28.2.22 Message from Mrs Jarvis

This half term we will contiune learning about WWII in out topic lessons as well as making bread in our DT lessons.

Our Christian Value for this half term is...


How can you show forgiveness this half term?  


In English the theme will be ...

In English this half term we will be using the text ‘The Tear Thief’ by Carol Ann Duffy.



Non-Chronological report

There will also be additional writing opportunities including letters, and diary entries.

Year 5 and 6 Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation

Guided Reading

In Class 8 We are reading:

fireweed.jpg  Fireweed by Jill Paton Walsh


Tear Thief (with CD): 1 : Duffy, Carol Ann, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Stevenson,  Juliet: Books

Maths : To see what we are learning about in Maths look at our newsletter.


Other Lessons:

History: World War II

Art and Design: Bread

PE: Swimming and Volleyball.

Science: Earth and Space

French: Our School

ICT: Purple Mash Game Creator

Music: Fresh Prince of Bel Air and songs of WWII

RE: People of God

PSHE: Don’t rub it in, rub it out


PE Information: 

Swimming kit will be needed on a Wednesday for Year 5 until July (One piece swimming costume for girls, or swimming shorts above the knee for boys). If your child requires goggles, you will need to provide a note confirming this for the swimming teachers

Indoor kit will be needed by all on Friday for Gymnastics with the sports coach (School Yellow PE top, black shorts, pumps) Football tops will not be allowed.

Please note PE kit can be left in school for the half term. It is important that children have their PE kit ready for lessons as children who do not have 


Spelling: Children will be set spellings on a Friday to be tested the following Friday.

English and Maths: 

Year 5 Homework will be set on a Friday and is due in on Wednesday. English and Maths will be set on alternate weeks. 

Reading: Please listen to your child read at home and sign their Reading Record. We would like children to read at home at least 3x per week.  Reading Records will be checked every week and we aim to listen to children read in school once per week.

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