Welcome to Year 5!
Class Teachers– Mrs J. Daniel
Mrs A. Mansfield ( HLTA)
Teaching Assistant – Miss C. Friebel
Teaching Assistant – Mrs J. Smith
Throughout Year 5 we link all areas of the curriculum to prepare ourselves for the challenges of Year 6. We are working hard with the children to cover any gaps in their learning and nurturing their wellbeing.
Our focus, across both Maths and English, is on refining and applying the skills that we have learnt during our time at Westgate. We focus much more on using our knowledge to solve problems and conduct investigations to really show what we are capable of. We will revisit areas that they have already been taught and challenge them to think deeper and become fluent and be able to reason why they know about something. We are building on the blocks that they are already secure in.
Across the curriculum subjects, our main focuses for this year are ‘Mountains, Volcanoes and Earthquakes’, ‘The Stuarts’ and ‘Healthy Eating’. For the Autumn term we are looking at mountains and volcanoes and asking ourselves; “Are mountains and volcanoes dangerous? Why are people still attracted to them?”
It is going to be a very exciting year where the children will learn to become independent learners, deep thinkers and caring class mates!
YEAR 5 GALLERY
Year 5 News
Sunday 18 July 2021 Year 5 Ace Year 5 have been working hard to answer their ACE question 'How can we convince people to pick healthier food options?'. As teams they have created cookbooks, TV shows and some amazing art work.
Tuesday 9 February 2021 1066 Day On Thursday 29th April we were lucky enough to have a free workshop about 1066. This workshop looked at the Battle of Hastings but also King William's ability to turn a negative into a positive. For example, when he saw Haley's Comet he saw it as a good omen that one day he may be king while others were convinced that it meant the end of the world! The children learned about the historical events leading up to the battle and also were encouraged to have King Williams positive outlook. Towards the end of the workshop they were given techniques to help them be calm and relax. It was a fantastic workshop and the children really enjoyed it. The facilitators of the workshop also remarked on what wonderful children we had at this school and we couldn't agree more!
Christmas in Italy 5G
Christmas in China