Coppice Primary

Planting the seeds of
Knowledge,
growth and
success

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Hello and welcome to the Woodpeckers' class page!

We are a fabulous class of Year 5 children

 Meet the team!

Class Teachers

Mrs Deverill teaches on

a Monday and Tuesday

Mrs Sidaway teaches on

a Wednesday and Thursday 

Mrs Seaton teaches on

a Friday

 

                             Teaching Assistant                                               Mrs S  Fowkes

    

Summer term timetable

 

 

 

In the Summer Term 2, our learning will be based around the theme:

Rainforests

Week 1:  What are and where are Rainforests?

Week 2 and 3: What plants and animals live in the Rainforests?

Week 4 and 5: Do people live in Rainforest? 

Week 6: Why are Rainforests important? 

Week 7: What are the threats to the Rainforest?

 

Subject Homework Due:
Maths 
Maths 
Topic  Rainforest - creative topic  10.6.19

 

 

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In Literacy this term we will be focusing on:

* Non- Chronological reports (Rainforests)

* Diary Writing from Ride to Passage

*Stories from Wings of a Butterfly

*Stories from another culture for the new reception class

 
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In Maths this term we will be covering a range of concepts and themes, these are as follows: 

Week 1: Capacity- 
  • Convert between different units of metric measure
  • Understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units such as inches, pounds and pints
  • Estimate volume and capacity
  • Use all four operations to solve problems involving measure using decimal notation including scaling.

Week 2: revision of fractions, decimals and percentages

  • multiply and divide numbers mentally using known facts.
  • Express remainders as fractions
  • Solve word problems
  • Understand percentages as part of 100
  • Find simple %'s
  • Use bar model examples

Week 3: revision of fractions, decimals and percentages

  • multiply and divide numbers mentally using known facts.
  • Express remainders as fractions
  • Solve word problems
  • Understand percentages as part of 100
  • Find simple %'s
  • Use bar model examples

Week 4:  Time and Data

  • Read timetables using the 24-hour clock.
  • Calculate time intervals and find a given number of minutes or hours and minutes later.
  • Draw and interpretline graphs and readintermediate points.
  • Solve problems involving rate.

Week 5: Time and Data

  • read timetables using the 24-hour clock.
  • Calculate time intervals and find a given number of minutes or hours and minutes later.
  • Draw and interpretline graphs and readintermediate points.
  • Solve problems involving rate.

Week 6:  Calculations revision

  •  Use written column addition to add 4- and 5-digit whole numbers, decimals and money.
  • Use written column subtraction of whole numbers and mental strategy of counting up to subtract decimals including money.
  • Choose a method to subtract.
  • Use short division to divide 4-digit numbers, expressing remainders as fractions.
  • Solve single and multi-step word problems, working out which calculation(s) are necessary.
  • Understand and use equivalence.

Week 7: Calculations revision

  •  Use written column addition to add 4- and 5-digit whole numbers, decimals and money.
  • Use written column subtraction of whole numbers and mental strategy of counting up to subtract decimals including money.
  • Choose a method to subtract.
  • Use short division to divide 4-digit numbers, expressing remainders as fractions.
  • Solve single and multi-step word problems, working out which calculation(s) are necessary.
  • Understand and use equivalence.

 In Science this term we will be learning about  :

Week 1 Life cycles of flowering plants
Week 2 photosynthesis
Week 3 Seed Dispersal
week 4 Germination - fair testing
Week 5 Food webs

week 6

Natural scientists
week 7 Natural scientists

 

PSHE

 In PSHE this term we will be looking at diversity, culture, racism and friendship. We will discuss what these terms mean and will look at famous people such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther and how they protested for equal rights. We will learn about different cultures and how we should respect other people's beliefs. Finally will also focus on friendships and how we can be a good friend to others.

Or PE sessions this term will be on a Tuesday and a Wednesday. We will be learning how to play rounders and we will be practising athletics in preparation for Sports Day.

 

ICT

 

In ICT sessions this term we will use Purple Mash to look at concept maps and modelling. We will use the 2Design and Make Tool, explore the effect of moving points when designing, understand designing for a purpose and will understand printing and making. We will also understand and use the correct vocabulary  when creating concept maps and will understand how a concept map can be used to retell stories and information.

Spellings this term:

  • Week 1: 
  • Week 2:  
  • Week 3:
  • Week 4:
  • Week 5:
  • Week 6: 

 

 

Here are the end of Year 5 expectations we will be working towards throughout the year! 

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Help at Home                              You can help your child at home by:

  • Practising spellings sent home ready for the weekly test

  • We are focusing on times tables this year and will be conducting a weekly test 

  • Read for at least 20 Mins each week (3 Times a week)

  • Encourage children to be creative in their Topic homework which will be due at the end of half term

  • Encourage children to complete their Maths homework on each topic which will be set once a fortnight 

 

Maths at home

Useful information and games

https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-5

http://bbc.co.uk/schools/4_11/numeracy.shtml

 http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/timestable/interactive.htm

 My maths - https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

 

 

Diary Dates for this term

 

Monday 3rd June - INSET day - school closed for the children

Tuesday 4th June - School reopens for the children!

Tuesday 4th June - Animal man in to work with Woodpeckers class in  the afternoon.

Wednesday 19th June - Sports day for Woodpeckers class from 10.45am

Thursday 20th June – Class photographs today

Week beginning Monday 24th June – Happy and safe week for the whole school

Wednesday 26th June - Woodpecker’s class curriculum taster day – HGSC

Friday 5th July – Non-uniform day - children to wear own clothes in exchange for donation to the Summer Fair.

Wednesday 10th July – Summer Fair at 1.30pm

Tuesday 16th July – Ambassador Passports assembly at 10.00am for KS2 classes.

Tuesday 16th July – Ambassador Passports Gold award winners treat afternoon.

Friday 19th July - Last Day of term for the children.

Monday 22nd July - INSET day – School closed to the children.