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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Growing with Jesus

Welcome to Year 5

   

 Homework

Due in After October Half Term (week beginning 5.10.18)

Homework presentation

Please ensure that you follow the school presentation rules in the same way that you would in your school books. 

Please ensure that you follow the school presentation rules in the same way that you would in your school books. 

Please don't stick lots of sheets into your books.

Please refer to the homework section of the website for further information.

 

Creative Homework

This half term Y5 will be completing their creative homework project. Therefore no weekly Maths or English will be set until after half term.

However please continue with daily reading, spelling and mental maths practise.  

During our Topic week we are learning about the Anglo-Saxons. For homework can you please research the Anglo-Saxons and create a project to share with the class. You can use posters, power-points, videos or artwork to present your findings.

Topics to research could include:

  • Who were the Anglo-Saxons?
  • How they affected Britain? 
  • Anglo-Saxon way of life.
  • Treasure
  • Religion
  • Art
  • Or any other aspect of Anglo-Saxon life.

 

Spellings

 Revision of Y4 words - see sheets to practice at home. 

RE

Please work through the 'Wednesday's Word' together. 

'Design a prayer card' competition. 

 

Autumn Term

 

  

English

 

This term we have looked at the short film 'The Piano' by Aidan Gibbons that uses flashbacks to tell the story. We have discussed the charcter's feelings at different points and how the film creates a particular atmosphere and mood. 

 

Spellings

 

Maths

Y5 have been learning about the place value of numbers.  

 

RE

This half term Y5 are looking at creation stories and prayers. 

 

 

 

Science

Can you feel the force?

We have been learning about forces around us, including gravity. Y5 loved learning about Isaac Newton and his role in discovering gravity and how it affects the planets. 

 

Topic

This half term Y5 are learning about the Anglo-Saxons.