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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5. We hope this page is helpful in setting out a few events, dates and costings you can expect whilst your child is in Year 5.  Hopefully having notice of these dates, will ensure you are able to clear your diary and book time off work if needed, as it would be lovely if all of our parents and carers could attend all of these events.

Over the summer we have enjoyed planning all the curriculum and enrichment activities that your children will enjoy over the coming year. Topics we will cover in Year 5 are:

 

Autumn term

Stargazers

Beast Creator

Spring Term

Pharaohs

Summer term

Off With Her Head

 

PE

Our PE days are: Tuesday (Autumn term)

                              Wednesday and Thursday (Spring and Summer term)

Please ensure your child has the correct PE kit in school on these days.

Indoor PE kit: yellow t-shirt, blue shorts

Outdoor PE kit: yellow t-shirt, blue shorts, tracksuit bottoms, tracksuit top and trainers

We expect the children to remove any ear studs and watches.

Uniform

It has been lovely to see the children come back looking so smart in their school uniform. Please continue to support us in ensuring your child is coming into school with the correct uniform, shoes and equipment. It is also very helpful if all items of uniform are named, so if pieces of clothing are left out/lost they can be reunited with their owner as quickly as possible. As a quick reminder: winter uniform begins in the second half of autumn term.

Homework

The children will receive maths, topic and spelling homework every week. The children will receive maths homework on a Wednesday. This is due in on the following Monday. The children will receive Topic and Spelling homework on a Friday. Spelling is due back on Monday and Topic on Wednesday.

The children are expected to read every day and have their contact book signed by an adult.

 

 

 

To enhance learning children will be invited to join trips to:

       Term                  

Date

Destination

Approximate cost

Additional information

Autumn term

7th November 2019

13th November 2019

Winchester Science Centre (residential)

The Bug Man

 

 

 

Combined: £18

 

 

Workshop

Spring term

TBC

TBC

Synagogue

Horniman Museum

 

Summer term

TBC

 

TBC

Hampton Court Palace

Sutton Highstreet

 

Letters giving further details of the trip will be sent nearer to the time of the trip.

 

Class photographs will take place during the spring term and individual photographs will be taken on 6th and 7th   November 2019.

Open Evening dates:

Autumn – Thursday 17th October 2019

Spring – Wednesday 25th March 2020

Please remember we value parent helpers in school and on school trips, but you need to have a DBS check completed. Please see the school office if you would like to complete a DBS check.

Some minor changes to these dates may occur, although we will try and maintain this timetable where possible.

If you have any questions or queries or would like to meet with us to talk about an issue regarding your child, please do come and see us at the end of the school day or make an appointment through the office.

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