Year 5 - St. Teresa of Calcutta

 

swilkinson@st-marys-morecambe.lancs.sch.uk

Year 5 - St. Teresa of Calcutta

Curriculum overview 2020/21

Virgin Enterprise - Make £5 grow

Make five pounds grow

 

Welcome to our new enterprise section of our class website.

 

We have received our loan from Virgin Money and are now organising our production line ready to start selling our products.

 

As a business  we are manufacturing

woollen god’s eyes

bug hotels

miniature gardens

decorated plant pots (including seedlings)

wildflower seed bombs

 

More details to follow

 

We have decided upon a name and a logo.

 

 

Garden Decor

 

 

Widening Horizons Art Project

Welcome to Year 5!

Class Teacher - Mrs Wilkinson

Teaching Assistant - Miss Moore 

 

 

 

 

 

RE - Our topic is

PENTECOST – SERVING

 

Each of us, by the way we live our lives, the way we treat others, and by our words and actions, show if we have an attitude of service. Often, we are especially influenced by those whose actions speak powerfully of a life of service.

 

Word of God

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor.  He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour.”

Luke 4: 18-19

 

Catechism of the Catholic Church

“Those, who with God’s help, have welcomed Christ’s call and freely responded to it, are urged on by love of Christ to proclaim the Good News everywhere in the world.  This treasure, received from the apostles, has been faithfully guarded by their successors.  All Christ’s faithful are called to hand it on from generation to generation, by professing the faith, by living it in fraternal sharing, and by celebrating it in liturgy and prayer.”

(CCC Prologue 3)

 

 

Our value for this half term is being  COMPASSIONATE

 

 

 

 

In maths we will be looking at fractions and decimals.

As well as using mathletics http://www.mathletics.co.uk/  remember you have have access to Timestable rockstars https://ttrockstars.com/  All children have their own passwords and homework will be set weekly. 

 

Some good websites for maths:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/

http://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/maths/

http://www.mad4maths.com/

https://ttrockstars.com/login

 

  

  

 

 In English we are focussing on JOURNALISTIC WRITING. Have you got what it takes to be a reporter?

 

In class we are reading Who Let the Gods Out by Maz Evans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science will see us exploring forces

 

 

 

In GEOGRAPHY we are learning about Greece and improving our map skills

 

In HISTORY we are learning about the Ancient Greeks and what they have influenced today.

 

DT

We are taking part in the Virgin Money Enterprise Scheme. As a class we have decided we will be making bug hotels to sell. Please help us to keep our costs down (so we can make the most profit) by donating any wood. plantpots, sticks, bee tubes etc that we can use in our work. Thank you

 

 

 

Homework

Please help your child by encouraging them to read and discuss books daily. Remember to encourage your child to write a sentence in their diary to score points on the reading challenge. Also continue practicing times tables. Your child will also have spellings and mathletics/timestable rockstars tasks weekly.  Also a selection of activities will be sent home based around the current topic.

 

Please work with your child at home on the following:

  • Reading (10 minutes daily)
  • Spellings ( Monday to be completed by Friday) - Set using purplemash
  • Mathletics/TTRS (Monday to be completed by the following Monday)
  • Topic (variable dates depending on project)

 

Computer logins

Your child has log-ins for a number of computer platforms to help with their learning - please encourage them to make use of these

 

 

 

PE

PE will be on a Monday and Thursday afternoon. Monday will be with Coach Tom - please come to school in your PE kit.

Thursday will be swimming.

 

 

All children will be provided with a named water bottle. Your child will fetch their water bottle home on a Friday for a good clean. Please remember to return to school on a Monday.

 

Uniform

As the classroom is being kept well ventilated in the current climate, please ensure your child is wearing layers. A dark fleece jacket or waistcoat may be worn over uniform in class. Alternatively, a t-shirt or skins can be worn under uniform.

Please can you ensure all your child's uniform is clearly named. Your child does not need a pencil case as these are provided by school. As there is limited space in the cloakroom please only send your child to school with their lunchbox and a small book bag to carry reading book and homework.

 

I look forward to working with you and your child over the year. Thank you in advance for your support. If you have any queries or concerns, please contact me via e-mail or telephone. If you wish to see me in person, please make an appointment to see me through the school office so that suitable arrangements can be made to meet in a safe way.

 

 Sarah Wilkinson

swilkinson@st-marys-morecambe.lancs.sch.uk

 

 

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