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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5 Michael Morpurgo

Teacher: Mr Bawn     Teaching Assistant: Mrs Manning

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Reading Books:
All children have a reading book and a reading record diary that they are encouraged to take home and share with parents and carers. When they have read their book, children are able to change them when they arrive at school each morning. Please sign your name and feel free to write any comment each time you listen to your child read, and also when they have completed their book. Please try and listen to your child read daily at home.

Home Learning:

Home learning is handed out every Wednesday and needs to be handed back in to the class teacher on the following Monday. As part of home learning, year 5 are expected to complete activities and challenges via the Mathletics and Reading Eggs websites. One Reading Egg challenge must be completed per month and Mathletics challenges weekly.

 

PE

Year 5 have P.E. on Monday morning and Tuesday afternoon. Please ensure children have their full kits in school on these days. No jewellery is permitted. After Christmas, the children will have swimming on Friday mornings. Please ensure your child has the correct kit for this. Click on the link below to find out more information about our uniform.

 

Music with Kingston Music Service (KMS):

This year, the children will be learning how to play the ukuleles, delivered weekly by KMS. This will be starting on Wednesday 19th September at 9:00am. The children have been given forms regarding the ukuleles and taking them home to practice. Please could you ensure your child's forms are completed and returned to school ASAP. 

 

Medium Term Plans

On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high!

On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 1
On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 2
On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 3
On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 4
On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 5
On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 6
On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 7
On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 8
On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 9
On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 10
On their first day in Year 5, the children were presented with the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. This required the children to work in teams to create a design which ensured their egg could land safely when dropped from 3m high! 11

Year 5 had a fantastic time looking at and examining World War II artifacts! Gas masks, ration books, helmets, bullets, guns and even bombs were brought in for the children to look at and make notes on.

Year 5 helped St Joseph's welcome in the Harvest season with a wonderful assembly.

Year 5 helped St Joseph's welcome in the Harvest season with a wonderful assembly.  1
Year 5 helped St Joseph's welcome in the Harvest season with a wonderful assembly.  2

Year 5 had a fantastic time visiting the Imperial War Museum in London. Check out the photos below!

Year 5 were privileged to have John Merrigan and his sisters visit the class on Thursday 17th October. John's father was the school caretaker from 1933, serving at the school during WWII. John and his sisters came to talk to the children about the school, and Kingston, during WWII.

Year 5 were privileged to have John Merrigan and his sisters visit the class on Thursday 17th October. John's father was the school caretaker from 1933, serving at the school during WWII. John and his sisters came to talk to the children about the school, and Kingston, during WWII.  1
Year 5 were privileged to have John Merrigan and his sisters visit the class on Thursday 17th October. John's father was the school caretaker from 1933, serving at the school during WWII. John and his sisters came to talk to the children about the school, and Kingston, during WWII.  2

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