Welcome to Olive Class. Your teachers this year are Ms Gundry-White, Ms Power and Mrs Baldwin.
We are learning
This term in English we will be writing to entertain, looking at a range of poetry, including the Highwayman, and other stimulus.
In Maths we will be focusing on measurement and area and perimeter. We will need to apply all operation methods that we have learnt to these topics.
In our Topic lessons we will be finding out about the Anglo Saxons and the Vikings.
In Science, we will be looking at living things and their habitats. This will include Describing the differences in the life cycles of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird and describing the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals.
Our spelling test is every Friday morning (all spellings are stuck in the homework book).
Daily Reading is to be recorded in reading records which will be checked every Thursday.
The Summer term homework will be stuck in their homework books. Books should be handed in on a Wednesday for marking.
All homework books will be returned by Friday.
Learning times tables is still an essential focus for this year and the children should practise these at home and at school. Timetable and division facts will be tested every Thursday.
Hit the Button is an excellent app/website for this.
Please ensure your child always has a PE kit in school. Olive class have PE lessons Wednesdays.
Swimming for Y5 starts this term and suitable swimming kit should be in school on Monday for our lessons on Monday afternoon. Due to having to walk to Beckenham Spa for our lessons we will return slightly later to school. We hope to be back in school at 3:30 latest.
Forest School will be starting this term too! Please make sure your child has suitable forest school clothes for all weathers. These need to be in school for Friday.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us on our class email addresses if you have any concerns or questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need to speak to us directly about anything, then after school when you pick your child up is the best time.
Thank you for your continued support.
Ms Gundry-White and Mrs Baldwin