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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

Your Teachers are Mrs V Harris (5H, Year Group Leader), Miss S Barry (5B) and Mr J Lovell (5L). Also working with Year 5 will be Mrs T Walsh (HLTA). We are supported by Mrs L McGinley.

 

mrs.harris@stthomasofcanterbury.thurrock.sch.uk

miss.barry@stthomasofcanterbury.thurrock.sch.uk

mr.lovell@stthomasofcanterbury.thurrock.sch.uk

 

In Year 5, homework is set every Thursday and expected to be completed by the following Tuesday. Your child will be set Spelling and Maths homework  on a weekly basis. 

Children are also expected to read at least 5 times a week for a minimum of 15 minutes each time. This must be recorded and signed by an adult in your child's Reading Record and handed back to your child's class teacher every Tuesday. 

 

Thank you for your support.

The Year 5 Team.

Please be aware the children should now be completing their homework on Google Classrooms. If your child needs any support accessing the homework, please contact your child's class teacher. 

Weekly Focus

In Writing this week we will be writing a character description as well as some poetry based on the Gobi Desert.  Additionally, we will be working on word classes. 

 

In Reading this week we will be undertaking comprehension activities based on our Power of Reading text called 'Cosmic'.

 

In Mathematics this week we are looking at reading and interpreting charts and graphs in statistics.

 

In Science this week we are describing the phases of the moon. 

 

In R.E. this week we will be starting our new topic 'Mission.' We will be exploring the work of the Blessed John Henry Newman.

 

This month we will also be focusing on the Veneration of Our Lady and be focusing on the Marian Devotion, The Holy Rosary. 

5H art inspired by Peter Thorpe

5B PE - Circuit Training

5B Cosmic Predictions 21.9.20

5B Geography Map Skills - Using a Compass

5L - Cosmic

5L - Maths Worded Rounding Problems

5L - Science Experiment

5L - Space Artwork based on Artist Peter Thorpe

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