Welcome to Peacock Class – Year 5/6

Our class timings:

Start: 8.45am

Finish: 3.15pm

Break: 10.30am - 10.45am

Lunch: 12pm - 1pm 

Welcome to Peacock Class!

 

Happy New Year 😊 I hope that you enjoyed spending time with those you love the most and feel rested.

 

Our history topic this half term is going to be, “The rise and fall of Hitler” and after half term we will be looking be focussing on Geography.  In science we will be focusing on electricity and then light. In maths we will be finishing our learning on Fractions and then we will be moving onto decimals and percentages. In English, we will be writing a set of instructions on how to create a Victory Garden.

 

PE

Monday- swimming, please ensure that your child has their swimming kits with them on Mondays.

Wednesday- Hockey, please ensure that your child comes into school in an outdoor PE kit on a Friday

 

Homework

Homework will continue to be set on a Friday and will be due in on Wednesday. This will consist of spelling practise, mathletics and, from this term onwards, it will also include a piece of grammar homework.

In addition to this weekly homework that is being set, we expect your child to be reading independently or with an adult for 15 minutes each day. Please support your child by listening to them read, asking questions about the text and helping with any unfamiliar words. 

 

Spellings:

Spelling homework will be handed out on a Tuesday and is due in on a fortnightly basis but always on a Monday.

Spelling Letter

Spelling Homework Template

Spelling Homework Examples

 

Times tables and reading:

The children are expected to practise their times tables for 5 minutes and to read independently or with an adult for 15 minutes each day. Please support your child by listening to them read, asking questions about the text and helping with any unfamiliar words. 

 

Thank you so much for your support. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

Mrs Jones (Class Teacher)

Miss Lewis (Class Teaching Assistant)

 

 

Safeguarding Resources for parents from the NSPCC

Link to TTRockstars

Link to Mathletics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  •  We as a staff give reassurance to our children that we are there for them as Jesus was for his flock. We will care and look after them, we will teach them and do not leave anyone behind.

BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
AND EACH OTHER