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Maths homework will be set each Friday on Mymaths to be completed by the following Thursday.
Literacy homework will will also be set on the first news ihub each week.
I hope all the children had a lovely Easter break (despite the weather!). I had an exciting time watching Liverpool progress to the semi-final of the champions league.
This term our topic has a river focus. In Literacy we will be writing our own river poetry and writing a river warning story.
Mathematics will consist of imperial measures of capacity; calculating the volume of a cube/cuboid; interpreting data (statistics); properties of shape; calculating percentages; multiplying and dividing proper and mixed fractions.
Our science topic will be investigating living things and animal habitats.
PE will focus on gymnastics and Zumba after half term. There is a specialist Zumba teacher for this activity.
In art we are analysing the work of Georgia O'keeffe (pastel flower designs).
Geography is a river study, including a water cycle; locating rivers in Great Britain and world wide and features of a river system.
A river workshop has been booked for Wednesday 25th April in the school hall. Year 5 will also be going on a river walk (all day) along the River Crouch. Letton Hall residential is just after half term.
Photos of the activities we are completing in class will be updated on the class page.
In addition to reading and learning spellings, the practice of times tables is very important. By the end of year 5, the children need to know their times tables up to the 12 x 12. They will also be learning their subsequent division facts.