Welcome to Willow Class
Hello and welcome to Willow Class. We are a class of year 5 children and taught by Mrs Worth. Mrs Flack is our teaching assistant. The children will also have Mr Allen for PE and Miss Haddon for RE - these will be taught during Mrs Worth's PPA time.
UKS2 Homework Information
UKS2 Termly Overviews
We are following the FOCUS scheme for English which is based on the in depth study of a book. Over 5-6 weeks the children will do lots of discussion, role play and writing based on this book. We will be studying 'Nowhere Emporium' and 'Kensuke's Kingdom'
We will have weekly grammar lessons to allow the children to practise the skills learned.
We would like your children to read at least three times a week at home, more if possible. We have a reward system in place where your child’s diary is stamped along with their reading card, and prizes to be won too. We will send reading books home on a Monday and ask that they are returned only on a Thursday. They will then be left untouched until Monday morning. New books will be issued on Monday. If your child is reading a thicker novel which requires a few weeks to read, then please keep it at home until it's finished. Any messages regarding reading at home need to be recorded on Seesaw.
Spellings rules are taught throughout the week. These are based on the Common exception word list for year 5 and 6. New word lists are sent out on Monday and tested on Friday. We will also be covering spelling rules based on the year 5 spelling curriculum. These will be sent via Seesaw.
We follow the year 5 Maths curriculum. We focus on one objective each week and the aim is that all children have mastered this by the end of the week. This will be through practise and consolidation activities including using pictures and resources such as place value counters.
Each week the children will complete a times tables test. It is expected that by the time the children are in year 5, that they all have rapid recall of ALL tables facts up to 12×12.
Please encourage and support your child with accessing TT Rockstars to help them to practise their tables facts. https://play.ttrockstars.com/
Examples of tables facts tests used
This term we will be learning about Materials and their properties.
The children will be doing PE with Mr Allen on Wednesday afternoons. Please ensure children have an indoor and outdoor kit in school at ALL times, Indoor kit = plain t-shirt (no buttons), blue / black shorts and black pumps. Outdoor kit= jogging pants/ track suit pants, plain t-shirt, sweatshirt (no hood, buttons, zips) and trainers.
If you need to speak to any of us, please make an appointment through Mrs Nicholls in the office.
Mrs Worth and Mrs Flack