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Year 5/6 (Fire Class)

Welcome to Fire Class!

 

Welcome to Spring 2! 

 

We hope you all had a brilliant half term holiday. Welcome to a new half term.

 

During this half term, we will be covering…

  • Non-fiction (The Manchester Ridgeback, inform purpose and in the form of a non-chronological report) and fiction ( The Ice Forest text, a tale of fear genre and focusing on suspense) in English

  • Decimals and percentages, perimeter and area and negative numbers (Y5) and fractions, decimals and percentages and perimeter, area and volume (Y6) in Maths
  • Energy: circuits, batteries and switches in Science.
  • Why do populations change? in Geography.

  • Citizenship in learning for life (PSHE).

  • Does the community of a Gurdwara help Sikhs lead better lives? in RE.

  • Composition to represent the festival of colour (Theme – Holi Festival) in Music.

  • Data handling and online safety in Computing

 

Key Information 

 

PE will be on Mondays and Thursdays.

Weekly spelling tests will be on Friday.

 

Homework/Home Learning

Reading records need to be handed in on a Monday and will be returned on Tuesday. 

Homework  includes:

  • Daily reading

  • Daily spelling practise

  • TT Rockstars

  • A termly project book

  • English and Maths homework

 

Maths homework will be handed out on a Wednesday and will need to be in by Monday morning (so this can be looked at in class). 

 

English homework will be handed out on a Friday and will need to be in by Thursday morning (so we can go through this in class). 

 

If your child has lost their homework, or is not in school on the day it is handed out, a copy of the homework will be available on this class page (under Maths or English homework). 

 

Other

  • Our Smokey Row day is Friday. In KS2, we only visit every other week (weather dependent). 

 

If you need to get in contact with us, please use our class email address: fire@gkglt.co.uk You can expect a response within 2 working days.

If there is anything that needs our immediate attention, please contact the office as the message will get to us quicker than an email to the class!

 

Best wishes,

Miss Lunnon and Mrs Turney

 

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