St Philip Howard                                     

 Academic Year 2017-2018

Class Teacher: Miss Garner

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Welcome back to the Summer Term in Year 5.

Please click HERE to see the new term's topic booklet and find out what we will be learning about in Year 5 and ways you can support your child's learning at home.

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In art we designed and made minotaur maze string prints. We then used paint to print our designs into our books. 

    

 In RE our topic has been sacrifice. Here are some role plays we created to show how we can sacrifice ourselves for others. 

      

On March the 19th we celebrated St Joseph's day. Here are some pictures of us decorating biscuits with a Lily - the flower associated with St Joseph. 

Welcome back to the new term in Year 5. 

Click HERE to see what the children in Year 5 will be covering across the curriculum and learning about during the Spring Term.

Click HERE to see the Year 5 spelling lists and test dates. Please help your child to learn each week's spellings at home.

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Preston Manor

Children in Need "Mad Hair" Day

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As part of our forces Science topic we investigated if the material or size of the parachute increase of decrease the speed of the descent?

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Watch and listen to our clapping and singing chant which we learnt as part of our music lesson.

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Basketball

Year 5 are really enjoying their basketball sessions with coach James. 

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Roman Numerals

Can you complete these challenges?

http://www.transum.org/software/SW/Starter_of_the_day/Students/Roman_Numerals.asp

 

http://www.transum.org/Maths/Activity/Jigsaw/Roman_Numerals.asp

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 Year 5 are reading Street Child by Berlie Doherty.

This is based on the true story of an orphan who inspired Doctor Barnardo to set up his famous children's refuge.

Here are some of our freeze frames.

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Curriculum Information - Autumn Term.

 

Homework
Homework will be given out on a Thursday, to be returned the following Tuesday. Those children who do not return the homework by Tuesday will have to complete it during their lunchtime. A homework club will be running during golden time on the Friday (the day after the homework is set) for children who choose to miss golden time in order to complete their homework then. 
 
    P.E.
PE will be on Mondays - Hockey and Thursdays - Basketball. 
Please make sure your child has their PE kit  in school at all times - black shorts, a green St Joseph's t-shirt and trainers or plimsolls.
Year 5 children will also be doing the "daily mile" on the other three days.
 

Reading
Please encourage your child to read every night and remember to record it in their reading record.

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